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“Super experience!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Salum

Salum
4152 Cole Ave #103, Dallas, TX 75204 (Oak Lawn)
(214) 252-9604
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Ranked #77 of 2,993 restaurants in Dallas
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
Cross street: Fitzhugh
Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Super experience!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We went for restaurant week and had a great experience. The food was overall great but my Mahi Mahi was wonderful! The green sauce was deeliciious. It was just sad that I had some left over and had asked my waitress to pack it to go but she forgot about it and I felt embarrassed in asking her so did not get to enjoy it the next day. Husband took the chicken which was good but not great. My crab cake appetizer was yum! Husbands goat cheese and elephant garlic was also fabulous! And to top it all the chocolate mousse was finger lickin' yumilicous! A friend had recommended their Manhattan and it did not disappoint! Potent and perfect! The owner Salum stopped by and chatted for several minutes and that added to the super gastronomical experience!

Visited August 2013
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English first
Laramie, Wyoming
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
“Well worth the effort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

What a nice "find." Wonderful, inventive food, and attentive (not over bearing) service that was there when you needed them and not otherwise. Owner/chef Salum was very interested in the experience his guests were having. We were from out of town but discovered this gem through Open Table and Trip Advisor. It is obviously a locals favorite, and rightly so. If you are staying anywhere near it, GO!

Visited August 2013
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Dallas
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Very Nice Evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We were celebrating anniversaries and a birthday and decided to try this much recommended restaurant. The service was efficient, the owner stopped by to welcome us and the food was good. The atmosphere is very nice but the restaurant does become very noisy as it fills up. We each tried something different and all were prepared very well. The food did seem very rich and small French fries added to the top of the mussel appetizer were just too much. The lamb chops were tasty and well presented but lack a sauce that you would really want to have again. We would recommend the restaurant and would probably return but not rush back.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dallas
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35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Service, Great Atmosphere.. What more do you need?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We were looking for a place to eat dinner after going to the theater in Dallas and unlike New York, not many restaurants are looking for new seatings at 10 PM. I had eaten next door at Chef Salum's other restaurant Komali and on a whim called to see if Salum would be open late last night. They were and we were the only table in the restaurant. Beautifully decorated, service was the over the top wonderful, (always there, but never noticed) and the food.. Wow. From new creative dishes to old standards. Everything was delicious. A place that you should go.

  • Visited June 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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Dallas, Texas
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60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
“A special place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The experience of Salum is that of a members club. And you are treated as a member. The waiters are long term employees; the menu has a tradition to it including introducing new items or at least new treatments on a monthly basis. The owner/chef will come by your table at some point and welcome you. And the food is outstanding. Eight years of business and its full. Pretty impressive.

  • Visited May 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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