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“The Chili Con Carne is Awesome!” 5 of 5 stars
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Sal's Mexican Restaurant
7476 N Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93720
559.438.3030
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Ranked #46 of 933 Restaurants in Fresno
Cuisines: Mexican, American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Visalia, California, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“The Chili Con Carne is Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

When I visit Fresno and have time for lunch I always stop at Sal's Mexican Restaurant for the Chili con Carne. It is large chunks of slow braised beef in a delicious red sauce. The beef is beyond fork tender and melts in the mouth. The spice on the sauce has just the right kick. Lastly, the spot on the plate where the red sauce and beans meet is pure magic. The staff is very friendly and attentive. Lunch service is fast as well. Sal's is a great place. Try the short-ribs too!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
“Favorite Mexican Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

We ate here last night and were pleased as always. We eat here at least once per week and the food is awesome. Normally when the portions are large a place is compensating for poor quality. Not Sal's. the quality is what keeps us coming back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Excellent food at reasonable prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

The meals are very tasty and large. The service is friendly and quick. And the prices are very reasonable. The inside is cozy and comfortable the patio is cold, no decor, plastic chairs.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fresno, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“The best Mexican food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Sal's is the best Mexican food hands down. There is a wide variety of dishes from which to choose. I have never been disappointed. The staff is extremely friendly and if you are a frequent visitor, they usually remember what you order. Excellent all the way around.

Visited December 2012
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California
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48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Muy Bueno”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

This place is really good. The salsa is wonderful. The fish taco spectacular and the shredded beef burrito so juicy. Our waiter, Andre, was right there with great service! This place is not fancy, but it's worth the stop. Good food. Sal's has been around along time.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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