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123 E Fisher St, Salisbury, NC
(704) 637-7144
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Total Satisfaction by Four

Four of us enjoyed a most delicious meal at Chef Santos last evening. The atmosphere is calm, the dining area looks formal, the staff is extremely courteous and attentive throughout the meal. The meals were all delicious ranging from lasagna, manocotti, and a chicken dish with mozorella cheese in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Mary E
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Kinston, United States
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Kinston, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Four of us enjoyed a most delicious meal at Chef Santos last evening. The atmosphere is calm, the dining area looks formal, the staff is extremely courteous and attentive throughout the meal. The meals were all delicious ranging from lasagna, manocotti, and a chicken dish with mozorella cheese in a wine sauce and delicious veggies. Everyone said their food was... More 

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Spencer, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

If you want the best food in Salisbury NC go to Santos. You may need a resverstion accout of the small place and coupled with the theater next door. It's our go to place for a great meal, Oh yeah the wine is not just a tast but a FULL glass. Shout out for the waitress Rebica and Anna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had dinner at Chef Santos to celebrate two family birthdays and were thrilled we were able to make a reservation on a Saturday night - not always something we can do in our area. Our food was outstanding and there seemed to be almost too many "specials" to choose from, too. Lots of special sauces and spices, which I... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We celebrated birthdays at Chef Santos last night and our meal was outstanding. There were almost too many choices, but we were all happy with our final decisions. Our server, Annabelle, was well versed in all aspects of the restaurant - the food and the history. Our only complaint was that because this is a small space and very popular,... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Chef Santos/Goodfellas is pretty good. Nice atmosphere and decent food. That said, this new cafe..can you say RUDE?? I have never been so upset at a waitress, manager, restaurant in my life. First off, we read the sign with the hours. 12-3 was the lunch hours. It was 12:15. The door was locked. Nobody in sight when we looked in,... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This review is for Goodfellas and the new Cafe Brazil which is also Chef Santos's restaurant. After reading so many great reviews, we decided to try Cafe Brazil. It's a brand new restaurant and from the outside it looks very inviting and cozy. After being seated, we noticed our table was wobbly to the point of it being irritating. We... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I've been dining with Santos for 20 years, and the reason is quite simple: Santos' food is fresh, flavorful, inventive and consistently delicious; his made-from-scratch bread is unbelievable, and his staff know how to pour a glass of wine. It's by far the downtown district's best choice for lunch or dinner. While you can't go wrong with any choice you... More 

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Richfield, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Food is outstanding, this is a wonderful restaurant for special occasions. Love the lasagna and the house "sauce" that you put on the bread. (balsamic base)

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We made a reservation at Santos around 7:00 and were very excited about eating there. We arrived before our time and noticed a number of empty tables. There was a large party waiting in front of us and several people walked in behind us. The staff flitted around and came back and said the restaurant was closed. They locked the... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Who knew that Salisbury would have this wonderful restaurant. The service was above and beyond, from the moment we arrived till we left. Forget the carbs and have the bread, hot and taste. Always a little afraid of ordering seafood not next to the coast, but done to perfection. Also ordered a glass of wine, and it was not just... More 

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Additional Information about Chef Santos

Address: 123 E Fisher St, Salisbury, NC
Phone Number: (704) 637-7144
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 123 E Fisher St, Salisbury, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: (704) 637-7144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?