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798 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139
617 876 8444
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Closed without a good reason and no information

I called their phone to reserve a table and was asked to leave name, time for reservation, numberof guests, telephonenumber etc and they would return if needed. On their webpage they had the menues, open hours and some other information. We walked there in hope of a good evening and interersting... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2014
Dalaroe
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Stockholm
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Stockholm
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I called their phone to reserve a table and was asked to leave name, time for reservation, numberof guests, telephonenumber etc and they would return if needed. On their webpage they had the menues, open hours and some other information. We walked there in hope of a good evening and interersting food -- but it was closed with a note... More 

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Andover, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Love Salts. Food is outstanding, excellent wine list and top service. The duck (for 2) is out of this world. Food is fresh, well presented, and always outstanding.

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

My wife and I dined here for a nice night out after the theater in Boston. We chose this restaurant based on the reviews here and a colleagues recommendation. We had reservations for nine o'clock and showed up about 15 min early. The table was ready right at nine. There are so few tables it is not hard to understand... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you want the best of food and service, go to Salt. It is a restaurant where one is served like few places do today. The food is very creative and delicious.

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Trieste, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

According to Tripadvisor this is the most exepnsive restaurant in Cambridge MA. This is probably right but you get what you pay for. The quality and presentation of the food was excellent, as was the atmosphere and service. For the mains, GET THE DUCK! It sounds expensive at $68 for 2 people, but it was brought out whole, and it... More 

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Chicago
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Organized a group dinner at this restaurant where I had been reminded what true hospitality is! The owners are the brain and heart that make the whole experience memorable. Bravo to them! From the preparation to the delivery, an impeccable A+! For a group of 25-27, this is THE place to plan an event in Cambridge - you basically rent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

We were underwhelmed....we were there 45 minutes before ordering. There seemed to be only one waitress and any time we tried to get her attention she looked like a deer in the headlights. The owner comes out and greets you which is a nice touch but honestly, I'd rather have quicker, more consistantly attentive service. We basically had to ask... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Had the stuffed duck for two and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very nice wine selection ((California wine). Attentive service but not overdone. Mid week visit so not crowded, quiet atmosphere. Parking on the street (metered) only (no Valet) so plan a few more minutes. Great local find>

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Having read the wonderful reviews, I booked this restaurant to celebrate my girlfriend's birthday. The staff did not disappoint, as we had a memorable candlelit dinner. We opted for their tasting menu, in part because my girlfriend is vegetarian and because Salts is one of the few restaurants in Cambridge to offer a vegetarian/vegan tasting menu (on request). The food... More 

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Boston
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I was shocked by the recent negative reviews of this restaurant so I felt compelled to share my experience eating at this restaurant last night. My husband and I had one of the most amazing meals at Salts last night. This is a small restaurant owned by a couple, he is the chef, she is front of the house. Annalia... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 798 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617 876 8444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 80
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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