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SALT

4.8
454 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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SALT-New American Table, brought to you by the owners of McAllen’s house.wine & bistro., Chef Larry Delgado and his lovely wife Jessica Delgado. The chef driven menu features local, organic and sustainable products, and a full service bar that boast beautiful, boutique wines, craft beers, and high end spirits!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(956) 627-6304
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Larry Delgado
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Cross street
Beech & Cedar Street
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Lovely meal. Shoshito Shrimp appetizers. Pear salad was very good. I had ahi tuna: excellent. My wife had scallops: excellent. I had a very lovely glass of Chianti Classico, also excellent.

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3.0Dined 3 days ago

Steak was burned on the outside. Raw on the inside. Not a great atmosphere

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Everything was great! Been here before but had been a while. Were seated promtly with reservation. Had the black and blue cocktail, which was delicious! Cannot stir away from the pork belly appetizer, always amazing! We had the steak, mac and cheese, and ravioli, all great! Service was also wonderful!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Great food, Great service, Great atmosphere. Highly recommend dining here for any occasion. Defiantly will be going back.

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

I love this place!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

The restaurant had great food at reasonable prices and the service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Probably the best restaurant in El Valle. Outstanding food, great service and excellent wine/drink selection. If this restraurant were in Austin, Dallas or Houston you’d need a reservation a week in advance. The staff is well informed and very helpful.

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2.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Although this has been one of my favorite restaurants for years, I had a very bad experience the other night due to the server. He was not friendly .He did not ask for our dinner orders until 30-45 minutes after our appetizers came out. Never discussed the specials. When the salt board was brought out, he did not describe what it entailed. We had a bottle of wine from the bar area, but once our food arrived , we were never asked if we needed more wine when we were obviously done with our bottle. Finally got a hold of the waiter and ordered a bottle of champagne, which we never received. My husband asked for a side of honey and it was not until the 4th time that he received it (when our food was already boxed to go). Didn’t even order dessert because our experience at that point was so bad . I usually love having appetizers, meal, and dessert there so that was a shame. When he brought our checks, I mentioned the honey and champagne. He did not apologize and actually said I had not ordered the bottle of champagne from him, then realized I had. He did not apologize or ask if I still wanted the bottle. He just brought our checks. By far, the worst service we have had there. Extremely disappointed.

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3.0Dined on April 28, 2018

The service was excellent. The food quality was good, however, the prices were a bit high. For example, as a New Yorker I would not pay $65 for New York strip.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Always excellent. The fried chicken is my go to plate. Its not your gramma’s fried chicken. Boneless pieces. One white one dark. Homemade mashed potatoes and a grilled jalapeño to change things up a bit. Get a side order of max & cheese, it’s divine and sized to share with friends. My wife normally gets the pork chop, which is huge and tasty, or the pork ribs (ditto).

Deserts are all excellently sized and delicious. Cocktails are made exquisite. Try the margarita or the Black & blue.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great Ambient best food in McAllen great staff good wines and biets just perfect

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Absolutely wonderful experience! We were hesitant on going due to it being a bit pricey but it was 100% worth it. The staff was extremely friendly. Comfortable environment to have a nice date night. It was a little loud but not to the point that it was an annoyance. Would recommend highly.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I had a wonderful time. The staff was great. I will be back.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The staff was very nice and very attentive. Staff was very watchful of low drinks and refilled water immediately. We were celebrating a birthday, birthday boy got a menu that was personalized with "Happy Birthday" on it, nice little touch. A bit too noisy. Food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The service was outstanding, Ricardo provided great service and was very prompt and friendly. The cocktails were more than outstanding and delicious. Our diner was very tasteful and the presentation was great. One note: my

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

The menu was missing healthier entrée options. I also felt they were trying to be too unique. They need at least one or two safety options for people that don't like to venture out of the norm too much. I.e. a burger, a sandwich, a hearty salad, and a soup. All Entrees seemed a bit overpriced as well.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Anniversary.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The food was delicious at SALT. The fried chicken was delicious and so moist. We also had the saracha shrimp which had just the right about of kick to it. The cocktails were delicious and tasted so fresh.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Excellent food and service. A little pricey but a pretty good value.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Awesome place I loved it!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Great service and food !

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Wonderful food. The manager apologized for the delay between appetizer and entry by deducting from the bill. We were impressed by his gracious offer.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Incredible service. Food was outstanding. Staff has been well trained and it shows.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Hard to choose what to recomend you place for...!!! To me it is the perfect spot, delicious food, good ambiance and outstanding staff, congratulations you all .and my favorite the fillet.... best thing ever made....!!!!!!!
Tony Prats

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Nice people and good food. A winner!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Outstanding food quality & preparation. Excellent service and comfortable surroundings.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Fantastic food and excellent service!! We are definitely heading back there soon. 😊

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Food and drinks were extraordinarily delicious and staff was very attentive.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

The food was really good. I had the Margret De Canard which was tasty, buttery; however, I would rather have liked it slightly fried on the sides - that would have made my taste buds explode! My wife had the pork ribs which were also quite tasty. The appetizer - bacon wrapped mollejas - was out of this world!
Not sure if the parking on the south side of the restaurant is all you have, but it left something to be desired.
The wait staff were on their game - really, really sharp!
Other than that, we'll be back for the steaks :)

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Had dinner anniversary here. Service was great. Food and drink were even better. Place is small but very intimate. Chefs bar is a great spot to eat and watch the cuisine being created. A little over priced but it was worth it for an anniversary dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Loved it all... The food, The drinks, and The atmosphere.. The staff was on point....

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Great service staff every time I come here. They ran late on my reservation but the cute bar with the great all around selection of cocktails, wines and spirits made up for it. I would recommend seating outside for a more quiet romantic feel.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

This was by far the best experience I have ever had at a restaurant. The staff was superb, very knowledgeable on the menu and drink pairings. Food came out in a timely manner. The quality of the food is what stands out the most to me. Mostly locally sourced ingredients of the best quality, prepared mostly in an open kitchen. SALT is a cozy, but upscale restaurant. It was certainly not something I expected to find in McAllen, but is the reason I would come back to McAllen for pleasure rather than business.

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Other than much too loud with any kind of crowd. Everything was excellent

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3.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Sorry but it was nothing special about this place. And service quality doesn’t deserve the value of the price. There are much better fine dining restaurant in the valley and they are cheaper. I used live nyc, Miami Beach and even overthere, there are high quality service and food less pricey from here

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

This is an incredible restaurant. Warm and welcoming with people who really care about food. If I were local I would eat here at least once a week.

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3.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Just was not impressed with the dining experience for a special occasion. Was disappointed when comparing it to a couple other special occasion dining experiences we have had in the valley.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

The food was so fresh and flavorful. The staff was great. I just wish that you had a restaurant in San Antonio.

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5.0Dined on January 18, 2018

I wish I could have Salt’s quail knots and pork chop every week. This placye is phenomenal every time. Can’t wait til next time.

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

First time here. Definitely worth the price... awesome food and service. WILL be back.

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