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Salsa Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Barbecue, Australian
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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: Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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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    Very good
  • 118
    Average
  • 43
    Poor
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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
Outstandin

Hubbie had the tasting plate with 5 thins on it and loved it...I had red claw linguini and was also wrapped. Good serving size as well. Great service, good wine list, nice view.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Susan S
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Phillip Island, Australia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Phillip Island, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Hubbie had the tasting plate with 5 thins on it and loved it...I had red claw linguini and was also wrapped. Good serving size as well. Great service, good wine list, nice view.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Had my birthday dinner here (10 people). Staff were lovely and attentive. Food was amazing. I have been here about 4 times and it is always AMAZING. only negatives - sitting near the water feature, was a little hard to hear people talk. but highly recommend

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Best meal ever we will be going back for sure. We had the pork belly for entrée which was mouth watering and the main was Evan better. The tasting plate for two finished it all off. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We just got into Salsa on Tuesday 20 May, 2015. It was heavily booked. We sat at the front overlooking the street and the estuary in the distance. We had two tasting dishes as an entree, a jambalaya and the salmon as mains. All were delicious. A fusion of flavours which had us guessing what we were savouring. For dessert... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We generally dine at Salsa at least twice a month and usually choose off the specials board because the menu will be there on our next visit. We have been dining at Salsa for more than 20 years and have never had a meal where we have walked away unhappy with any aspect of our culinary experience. For visitors to... More 

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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great venues, brilliant well trained and enthusiastic staff and food to die for. I can send people to Salsa and have no fear that they could be disappointed. Their quality is year-round because they attract good permanent staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Probably a tad expensive. We had lunch on a Sunday. The food was nice and the service was good. Would return but maybe try the dinner menu

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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Salsa always delivers I have been going to this restaurant for many years when in Port Douglas. The food is always innovative tasty and good value. The service is friendly efficient and fast.

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Steeple Ashton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Very relaxed, top quality venue. Very nice varied menu, served up by friendly professional staff. We just loved our visit, a lasting memory of Port Douglas !

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

After being told by staff that reservations were fully book the wonderful assistant informs us that there could be a table for us! Dinner was fabulous!! The beef cheek is a MUST try along side the champagne cocktail!!! Staff were very pleasant and caring regarding all aspects of the meals! Wait times were short! Will definitely be back!!

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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: Barbecue, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

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