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Salt Cellar Restaurant

550 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-4604
480-947-1963
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Ranked #213 of 1,033 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Roseburg, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Our table of eight had at least four duinners served less than luke warm. My salmon oscar would have been delicious had it been served other than quite cold. This claims to be an upscale eatery and the prices reflect that, but the room was crowded and noisy and the service only ok. For the price paid, this family meal... More 

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Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I may have reviewed this restaurant last year. Again this week we enjoyed a birthday celebration with one of our daughters. The cocktail sauce served with the shrimp cocktails we ordered was excellent and worth mention. Our three entrees were perfect. And the bar tenders and servers were great, although the waiter last year did a far better job of... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hadn't been to this restaurant in a number of years and I'm never going again. My wife and I with another couple went a week before Christmas for what turned out to be very average service and low quality food for lots of money. The place looks the same as it did 8 years ago, no upgrades. When we got... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

You would hope, with the prices they charge, that the quality of the food and preparation would be exemplary. Sadly that was not the case. My fish was fried, had the skin left on, was VERY dry, and had no flavor. The dipping sauce was something I could purchase from a bottle at a local grocery store. My husband's lobster... More 

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Palmdale, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We ended up eating appetizers in the bar and not the dining room because of time constraints, but these aren't just any old appetizers. They were perfect. The crab cakes and turtle soup were excellent and very filling. The bartender was very quick with the order. We'll definitely return.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I did a double take when I saw the little place...curious I googled it in the parking lot and came in for happy hour which turned into an amazing dinner and excellent service- especially from Neal the bartender. Your feel as though going down the 3 flights of stairs you are stepping back in time when quality mattered and cozy... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

We started with appetizers at the bar. The bartender was attentive kept our sodas filled up. (We really appreciated the service at the bar because we don't drink alcohol and sometimes that seems to affect the service). When we were seated the both had crumbs on it. The hostess made no attempt to clean off the seat even after I... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's kind of weird when you first drive into the parking lot and see just a small entrance. To my surprise walking down the stairs to a full restaurant was a fun and exciting experience. I've never been to a place like this and it was neat to see. We all enjoyed the food and atmosphere. I thought the food... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went here for the first time with friends on a Saturday night. Arrived on time for our reservation but had to wait in the bar for about 15 minutes. The bar was comfortable and the bartenders were on point. When our table was ready we sat down and were treated to amazing service by all the staff members. Food was... More 

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Tempe, Arizona United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

An unusual setting for a restaurant, it is located in an old salt cellar underground in south Scottsdale. To enter, there is small building on ground floor that houses the stairs to go down into the cellar for fantastic seafood. I have had the king crab legs, which they crack and retrieve the meat for you at the table. (Excellent).... More 

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Additional Information about Salt Cellar Restaurant

Address: 550 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-4604
Phone Number: 480-947-1963
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 80
Cuisine: Seafood

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