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Salsa Bar & Grill

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26 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
07-4099 4922
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the heart of Port Douglas, this 'must-do', award winning...
Located in the heart of Port Douglas, this 'must-do', award winning restaurant encompasses all that dining in the tropics should be, fun, fresh, dynamic & memorable. Operating for over 16 years, Salsa’s reputation derives from its amazing and eclectic menu, extensive wine list, professional and friendly staff as well as a bustling and vibrant atmosphere.Whether dining with a friend, family, group or wedding - you can't go past a good Salsa experience!
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Excellent
  • 363
    Very good
  • 112
    Average
  • 43
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mid Day Snack

A stop for a mid day bite turned into an amazing find. Great atmosphere, friendly people and amazing food. An absolute must try in Port Douglas

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
dunham4998
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

we'd read such good reviews about salsa so made a 6pm week night reservation. it's a nice enough space. bright and open. perhaps they were understaffed? but we felt as if the staff were distracted, rushed, didn't engage with us. we waited 30 minutes for our food (just a main course), ate and then waited 15 minutes for someone to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A stop for a mid day bite turned into an amazing find. Great atmosphere, friendly people and amazing food. An absolute must try in Port Douglas

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We visit Port Douglas every couple of years and make it a priority to eat dinner at Salsa. It is hands down the best restaurant in town and I can say this as someone who has eaten just about everywhere in Port Douglas. Do yourself a favour, make a booking and enjoy a great meal here.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Walked in off the street and managed to get a table. We were here in the off season so imagine this may be more difficult in the dry season. Very relaxed and not trying to be anything other than a good place to eat and drink. Had Kangaroo for the first time as a starter and really enjoyed it, cooked... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for lunch after checking out the market stalls. Opted for the yellowfin tuna Tataki and a cold beer. Tuna was delicious. $29.50 total.

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Have reviewed before. Have dined here on average monthly over the past year. They still don't have a clue who I am so minus a star for that!

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Salsa was recommended to us by a friend and it was an enjoyable night out. The servings were generous and presented professionally. Most of the dishes we ate were simple and could probably done with a. Bit more complexity however we couldn't fault the service and experience overall. Good setting, good wine list, very good overall.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

we had the barramundi and steak. both well cooked and vegetables were generous and fresh. the staff were pleasant and atmosphere lovely outside.

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South Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Had a late lunch at Salsa. Expectations high but not worth all the hype. Plastic chairs - too many adjectives on the menu - too many staff asking how is the meal? Disappointed

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Is this really the No 2 restaurant in one of Queensland's top resorts? Blooming heck, cobbers - you've got a lot of catching up to do. Dreary atmosphere, charmless waitresses and very ordinary food. Service? SLOW, SLOW, SLOW.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: 07-4099 4922

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 37
  • Cuisine: Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Located in the heart of Port Douglas, this 'must-do', award winning restaurant encompasses all that dining in the tropics should be, fun, fresh, dynamic & memorable. Operating for over 16 years, Salsa’s reputation derives from its amazing and eclectic menu, extensive wine list, professional and friendly staff as well as a bustling and vibrant atmosphere.Whether dining with a friend, family, group or wedding - you can't go past a good Salsa experience!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?