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Saldivia's South American Grill

#15 of 7,334 Restaurants in Houston
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10850 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77042
+1 713-782-9494
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Lovely atmosphere with warm colors, beautiful bar and private room for...
Lovely atmosphere with warm colors, beautiful bar and private room for parties.
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Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I am of Uruguayan descent and a foodie and this is by far the best South American restaurant I've ever been to!

Best chimichuri ever Best grilled chicken ever Wonderful grilled meats Best value! Amazing rice and potatoes Uruguayan wines Wonderful atmosphere, wonderful service, and live music I celebrate almost every occasion here for a reason!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
antipestocris
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Best chimichuri ever Best grilled chicken ever Wonderful grilled meats Best value! Amazing rice and potatoes Uruguayan wines Wonderful atmosphere, wonderful service, and live music I celebrate almost every occasion here for a reason!

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Houston, Texas, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Excellent South American cooking .. just love the meats, especially the chuletas de cordero (perfect flavour!), not to mention the entrana and asado. All with an appropriately sized accompanying potatoes and vegetables. And to start, there are empanadas, cold cuts, and the classical tomato and onion salad. The house wines are good ... And all at a very reasonable price.... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Not being aware of the recent move to a new location, we decided to walk from our Courtyard hotel to the restaurant, which we chose based on the recent reviews. After a while we realized that we weren't getting anywhere and we called the restaurant. To our great surprise, the owner offered to pick us up from the hotel (he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have read the last 8 reviews, went to the place, ate the food, and I agree enthusiastically with their opinion. Empanadas are delicious the flank steak was seasoned and done to perfection. The service was impeccable. They have a South American version of pesto sauce called chimichurri sauce that is sublime. We would most definitely go there again.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Do not be fooled by the nondescript strip center. This place has some great meat and empanadas. The meat was flavored perfectly and the chimichuri was excellent and not too overpowering. We will definitely be coming back.

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Katy, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This place is absolutely wonderful! Everything they serve to they way they lovingly greet you at the front door! For a year I worked right next to this place and never thought it was open. I switched jobs and now all of our suppliers bring us here. And when its the day for Saldivia's, we are all super excited! You... More 

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Houston
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146 reviews 146 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have had dinner here about once every two months for the past couple of years. The meals are great, with good ingredients that are well prepared. On Saturdays they have a guitar player and vocalist that make a lively atmosphere. The only negative is that the restaurant is in a strip center hidden behind another block of shops, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My husband and I were in town for the Texans game, and we wanted to find a nice meal that wouldn't break the bank. Success!!!!! Great steaks, empanadas and chimmichurri to die for. Topped of with dulce de leche flan for dessert. An amazing meal, that rivals most churrascurrias and steak houses, all for understanding $60, including drinks. We will... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I visited based on the other Tripadvisor reviews, and was not disappointed! I ordered the empaña, which was their signature steak. It was cooked perfectly; very tender and had a ton of flavor. I really enjoyed it. It came with roasted squash, carrots, potatoes, and yellow rice. They also put bread out on the table and there was a delicious... More 

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Cedar Mountain, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Absolutely delicious! Worth the drive from downtown. Skirt steak cooked to perfection and service rocks. Good luck with the move.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10850 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77042
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-782-9494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
  • Cuisine: South American

Description

Lovely atmosphere with warm colors, beautiful bar and private room for parties.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?