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
Send a Gift Card
Buy now and send it instantly by email, or print a card to give in person.
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
We arrived at 715 on a sat night - just ...
We arrived at 715 on a sat night - just my husband and I. We were shown a table near the "bus station" and asked for something else so we were seated in another area. After we sat down I realized it was a more like an extension of the outdoor area - diff chairs (director chairs and not comfy) and most of the guests were older or had kids. The good was great and the server knowledgable but we went out to get away from our kids and feel like grownups! The ambiance left a lot to be desired.
The Houston Chronicle ranks this as the ...
The Houston Chronicle ranks this as the 16th best restaurant in town. The Chronicle's restaurant critic must have been paid off. Food was pretty good, but service was simply awful. Attractive interior, but the noise level is such that it's impossible to enjoy the scene.
I usually try to avoid places inside the ...
I usually try to avoid places inside the loop but SaltAir is worth the drive and the inner loop congestion. There is plenty of parking space, you don't have to valet. The service is sharp so you don't have to plan on spending the entire night waiting for the waiter to fashionably slow.
Food is very good as is the value.
I don't like inner loop dining but if you have to go inside the loop this is a good place.
Went to SaltAir for a business dinner. ...
Went to SaltAir for a business dinner. Server was not attentive and entrees were not served together. One meal did not arrive until about 15 minutes after all the other meals had been served. Manager came by at one point to say he was checking on the meal and would bring the side and then disappeared for about 10 minutes. Food was ok but there are so many other choices in Houston that I probably won't go back.
This was our second time visiting SaltAi ...
This was our second time visiting SaltAir, and it was a fantastic meal. The cocktail list is creative and delicious. There's a great wine list with affordable options. And the food! The branzino was SO delicious. It's buttery and definitely big enough to serve 2. We shared several sides - the mashed potatoes were our favorite. We'll be back again!
I met a dear friend there for lunch. I w ...
I met a dear friend there for lunch. I was not impressed! I have been going to Brasserie 19 for some time now and enjoy it very much. The waiters are always friendly and the food and wine pours very generous. I thought since this was part of the same group my experience would be similar, wrong! Our waiter could have cared less and was barely understandable. The food was ok but compared to Brassiere 19, I'd rather spend my money where it's appreciated.
We were seated immediately and our serve ...
We were seated immediately and our server was helpful and attentive. Based on our description he suggested a wine that was exceptional. Our shared salad was excellent, and we both had the 1/2 shell redfish--quite good and perfectly seasoned. The coffee, French press, was a good, final test that was well passed! There was a lot of energy and, perhaps, the only drawback was the noise level which made conversation a bit challenging at times. Overall, it was a great place for seafood.
We had the seafood platter as an appetiz ...
We had the seafood platter as an appetizer and it was great. I ordered the snapper and it was nothing to write home about. The restaurant is quite pretty. We sat on the side room. Next time I will ask to sit in the main room.
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.
Please sign in to record your input. Thanks!
Report this review as inappropriate?
If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.