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“Awesome Food- Awesome Staff Since 1942 WOW!” 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 #45 of 1,023 Restaurants in Fresno
Cuisines: Mexican, American
Dining options: Reservations
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“Awesome Food- Awesome Staff Since 1942 WOW!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Friendly Staff, really wonderful home cooked food at reasonable prices. Passing through on a music and radio tour and could not believe how good the food was and how inexpensive. Attentive and friendly staff, giant margaritas. You can't go wrong here.

  • 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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English first
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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“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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“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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“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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