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5 West Beach Road, Adelaide, South Australia 5024, Australia
(08) 8235 1991
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Ranked #261 of 1,390 Restaurants in Adelaide
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Went along to Salsa for a catch up with friends. Although the atmosphere was moody and dark we couldn't actually read the menu properly because of the "moody atmosphere". Lovely roaring fire just what you need on a cold wintry night, that was a good bonus. Waitress came round and told us the specials and left giving us time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012 via mobile

Salsa's chef is fantastic. He cooks traditional, quality Italian dishes like you would expect to eat in Italy . The venue is nice and slightly quirky, and close to the beach. If chef is not too busy ask for a zabaglione ! These are not common these days as they are labour intensive to make, however if you like a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

The cool decor and relaxed setting of Salsa make it a perfect venue for warm summer nights or cool winter ones with the indoor open fire and warm and inviting interior. The food is divine and the service is excellent. Highly recommend this restaurant for all seasons.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011 via mobile

The food is great - truly authentic Italian just like nonna would make. Service was good with friendly and attentive waitresses BUT the yelling, banging and crashing in anger from the chef was appalling. We ate and left immediately due to this. My thanks to the staff Chef - there's a time and place. Perhaps some more training is required... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

Cafe Salsa has been a favourite eatery for a number of years. However, our most recent visit was also the most disappointing. While the quality of the food remains excellentg, unless you order pasta, the size of the meals is very disappointing. The plates are getting bigger, but the portions are getting smaller. To walk out of a restauraunt after... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

Great food looking forward to next time keep it up boys.......

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

This is in a great spot and away from the other busy places of Henely and Glenelg. The food was excellent and they have a great choice of pasta's. Service was ok although a little slow. They were fairly busy. Worth a visit!

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Adelaide, Australia
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60 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

We stopped at Cafe Salsa with a couple of friends as they had eaten there before. We sat outside under the rather daggy palm frond shelter on delightfully retro chairs. It is within 100 metres of the seashore, but no actual views. The service was friendly & efficient, the food tasty & hot ( classic Italian menu) and the wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2009

Great food, great location, great ambience. The best place to kick back after work under the palm frond pergola, have a few drinks, and just watch the sunset.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2008

funky and delicious. great to get a seat next to the fire in winter.

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Additional Information about Cafe Salsa

Address: 5 West Beach Road, Adelaide, South Australia 5024, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 8235 1991
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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