About SaltAir Seafood Kitchen
SaltAir is a fresh approach to seafood, bringing in the freshest products available from around the globe.
Seafood, Global, International, Vegetarian
Hours of Operation:
TUE- 11:00am - 10:00pm
WED- 11:00 am - 10:00pm
THUR- 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
FRI - 11:00am - 11:00 pm
SAT - 10:30am - 11:00pm
SUN - 10:30am - 3:00 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Additional self-parking available
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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SaltAir Seafood Kitchen introduces a new, original to Houston and surprises guests with Vietnamese, Thai, Moroccan, South American and Middle Eastern influences. Crudos, Carpaccio, shellfish presentations adorn a menu to be admired for its light, fresh and clean nature.
SaltAir Seafood Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
Food was excellent. Our entire experienc ...
Food was excellent. Our entire experience was rushed.we dined on a Sunday night, I would've thought we could have had a leisurely experience. The waiter didn't go over the menu( as heard another waiter doing with his guests) . Our entrees came before our appetizers were finished. I would go back because the food is that good.
The four of shared dishes and all were t ...
The four of shared dishes and all were terrific. My only complaint was the room we were sitting in (enclosed porch area) was FREEZING, very uncomfortable. The staff kept apologizing and said they were adjusting the thermostat, but never really improved.
Wonderful place for seafood. The snapper ...
Wonderful place for seafood. The snapper was amazing. Also loved the scallop ceviche. It was by far the best ceviche I've ever had. The cocktails were very incentive & good as well. I also loved the peanut butter & jelly cheesecake.
We've been going to SaltAir for a while. ...
We've been going to SaltAir for a while. The service is great, and the sun room on the west side is pleasant and quiet. Our problem is that the chef makes everything we have had with too much oil, even when we ask them to tone it down. We are both healthy, fitness oriented people, and I expect seafood and fish to be a healthy meal. We aren't certain we are going to return because of this.
The price value equation on the wines by the glass is a bit off. If I want a decent glass of Chardonnay, I'm paying $18+ based on what was on the wine list the last time we went in. How about getting a decent one on there for about $12 to $14 like a simple Sonoma Cutrer? My guess is that they are trying to push customers into bottles. On the bottle list, they did have Newton Unfiltered at a good price.
We had been to Salt Air for a drink so d ...
We had been to Salt Air for a drink so decided to try it for dinner. The food was ok and the server ok. I ordered a wedge salad a missed the part that it was served with green goddess dressing instead of blue cheese. The dressing was terrible; the waiter brought me another type and it was just as bad. My husband had a whole Bronzini fish and which overall was good. For the price there are better places to dine. It is a great place to have a cocktail at the bar as the inside is very nice decor.
The atmosphere was nice when you walk in ...
The atmosphere was nice when you walk in but very noisy. We ate in the side room which is carpeted and cut back considerably on the noise level. The presentation of the food was certainly nothing special and the taste was bland especially the Pei Mussel sauce -- tasted like a watered down can of Campbells tomato soup.
The first time we visited it was just us ...
The first time we visited it was just us two. Going back with another couple allowed a deeper experience, since we could sample more from the menu. It is my favorite spot now, in the group, just barely overtaking Ibiza. Our corner table made conversation possible, the food was fantastic, and the ambiance was festive. The service was spot-on, too.
Although the food was very good overall, ...
Although the food was very good overall, we feel as though we were greatly overcharged for the seafood tower appetizer. In all fairness, we did not inquire about the market price for the tower. We dine out on a regular basis and usually aren't concerned when we order items that are market price. Normally we find that on average, market prices tend to be fairly competitive. After receiving the tower, we were satisfied, but definitely not blown away. We were in fact blown away by the price. If your establishment is comfortable enough charging these prices, your servers should be comfortable enough to inform customers accordingly. If we had been informed, we would have made different choices concerning the appetizers and not left your establishment disappointed and upset.
Great appetizers and wine selection but ...
Great appetizers and wine selection but unfortunately they ran out of their specials and basically most of their fish the night we were there...not ALL the fish, but they are a seafood restaurant so that was disappointing. Of the items that we did get to try, the muscles were amazing and the dumplings fantastic! The manager felt so bad about running out that he comp'ed us, which was REALLY nice and above and beyond of him to do. He explained they just served far more people then anticipated on a Saturday night, which I guess is a good sign, lots of people to mean mean it's good food...we'll go back and try to get there early before everybody eats everything up! :) Overall great experience.
The food was delicious and our server co ...
The food was delicious and our server could not have been nicer; however, after we placed our order at 8:00, she came back at 8:45 to tell us that they ran out of the fish we ordered. OK, we ordered something else, only to have her come back again and say they ran out of that as well. We had no choice but to order "what was left". I felt sorry for the waitress but wondered why it took her so long to let us know they were out of our initial order. She commented "you guys are being so nice, if I came to a seafood restaurant and they ran out of seafood, I would leave". After dinner, she offered "free dessert" as compensation. My husband said thanks, but no thanks we would rather have something taken off our bill. After she checked with the higher ups, they removed all our entrees. At least they did that and we appreciated it, but we will never go back.
Underwhelmed. Our dinner for 4 was over ...
Underwhelmed. Our dinner for 4 was over $300. Ordered 4 appetizers - 1 each. They brought them one at a time so we had to share rather then each person eat their own. They also forgot 1. Brought 3 entrees at once. 4th didn't come for 10 mins. So then first 3 were cold once we began to eat all together. When we asked where the 4th entree was, server said "they will bring it once it's ready." Weird response. One entree was a crab pasta. Pasta was all stuck together in a clump - not very appetizing or tasty. When server brought the check she said she hoped we weren't disappointed with our experience. Weird to say at end - she never tried to rectify anything during the meal. Just not impressed at all. Decor was nice. Atmosphere pretty good but service and food subpar.
The avocado from the light bites section ...
The avocado from the light bites section with lump crab added was a delicious surprise. On my two visits the oysters have been some of the best I have found anywhere, and not outrageously priced at $38 a dozen. The redfish on the half shell was also quite good, fair enough to say I have not been disappointed with anything I have had here. Parking is easy with the big lot in front, service has been very good and not intrusive, atmosphere is casual.
Last visit we didn't have great service ...
Last visit we didn't have great service and felt the menu was a bit limited. They clearly changed things up both in terms of the menu and the service. Service was great and many more options on the menu. Great dinner!
The food was hit and miss. Some items w ...
The food was hit and miss. Some items were fine, others were very lackluster.
My friends did not like the Crab Louise salad - particularly the dressing. One friend split the Crab Louise salad and had Lobster Bisque as her main course - she ate very little of the bisque.
One friend ordered the mussels and thought they were very plain - no flavor. We ordered the steamed artichoke appetizer after asking about garlic (which I cannot eat) in another appetizer.
The artichoke had major garlic and I could not eat it - the waiter did not mention it had garlic and the menu said lemon/butter. The wines were very expensive - maybe one at a reasonable price. The snapper was fine and the lemon dessert was very good.
Gwendalyn was our server. She has a goo ...
Gwendalyn was our server. She has a good personality and enjoyed some fun banter. The fish was cooked nicely. Not over or under. I was disappointed in the crab cake. It is good jumbo lump crab, but the way it's deep fried was not the quality I expected. The wine list is not bad with expected pricing. If you are budget minded, ask the price of a recommended glass of wine or the market price on a dish. We a little surprised on the price that one of the recommended glasses of wine cost. It was very good, but I would not have ordered it if I asked the price. There are definitely other options in that price range or lower. My own fault... I wouldn't call the place "romantic". However, it's not overly trendy either. My wife and I will definitely go back since we love seafood and the dishes are excellent quality.
First time visit to this sea food establ ...
First time visit to this sea food establishment. Oddly, this location has been many various sea food restaurants in the past but it sure looks like this one is going to make it BIG. We ate early on a Friday night and the place quickly filled up with a mixed crowd. The service was friendly, not rushed and even though our waiter was new, he did know the menu and even had some reasonable wine recommendations. The appetizers and salads were fresh and notable. The entree's were exceptional. We both ordered specialty fish dishes and, as expected, cooked to perfection with a light dusting of seasoning. Will return.
First time to this restaurant. The food ...
First time to this restaurant. The food was so good. Very fresh fish and great presentation. Our server was great about recommending items since it was our first time. The bar was really cool and the tables were comfortable and not too close together. Fabulous evening.
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