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El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant

3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2644
(219) 462-0100
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English first
Corryton, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a family outing and everything was very nice with excellent food, efficient service and great atmosphere. Since I am fluent in Spanish, I particularly enjoyed talking to the waiter and the cashier. Very friendly staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

A great place to eat but the service is slow. I am beginning to think that they may have too many tables to wait on. A recent meal saw my wife and I wait a half hour for our check. Another time my wife went with a family group and the 6 meals all came at different times.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We used to go here regularly. The past three times (I gave them three times to "redeem" themselves in case it was an off night) the service in particular got worse. It used to be that your food was ready almost too quickly, now we have waited 30-45 minutes before being served, and that was after asking our server if... More

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Lubbock, TX
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

HUGE amounts of food. The drinks are wonderful and available in huge sizes as well as normal. There are items on the menu I have seen at very few other restaurants and is part of why I go there.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Enjoyed the shredded beef chimichanga, tostada, and strawberry margarita's. Reasonable prices. Good food.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My husband is Mexican and he finds the food not only authentic, but delicious. I especially like the Shrimp tacos. He especially enjoys the meals that are more like a home made meal, similar to Stew or Pot roast. The atmosphere is festive. Only problem is that the service can be slow.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

went there on june 6, 2013. terrible service. waited 15 minutes at the table and no one showed up to take our order. we left and will NEVER be back. yes, they were busy but there were waiters walking past us constantly and no one even acknowledged us.

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Valparaiso, IN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

We went to El Salto May 24th and had a terrible time. We had a bad waitress(took our drink order but never got drinks) and after an hour and twenty minutes ,NO FOOD. After waiting 40 minutes to sit , and we were told 20. We talked to the manager and he just stared at us and said nothing. So... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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265 reviews 265 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Went there on a Saturday early evening. After a hot day in the sun, the Burrito Deluxe and a 22 oz. glass of cold beer hit the spot. Service is friendly and quick, and the atmosphere is festive and upbeat. The place can fill up quick, so either get there early or expect a 10 minute wait, although turnover is... More

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Saint John, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I actually usually go to their restaurant in Munster, IN, rather than the one in Valpo. I have been to all 3 restaurants (they also have one in Chesterton...and a new one just opened in Merrillville that I haven't been to yet). I love their fajitas, and their tacos, and their burritos. It's a fun night out with good food... More

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Additional Information about El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Address: 3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2644
Phone Number: (219) 462-0100
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
Cuisine: Mexican

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