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Salsa Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in Port Douglas
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26 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4922
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Once Salsa was the best in port. Sadly it has dropped out of the top 3. The food was average in flavour and presentation. The service has also dropped off. If you are spending big the service will follow. A 45 min gap between entree and main is unacceptable. The aucostics are terrible in a full house. Wont be returning... More 

2 Thank philipc263
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is a MUST! My family and I came here for dinner on our family wedding holiday. The food here is truly amazing. All our dishes were exceptional, wait staff and service were of the highest standard. We were very impressed! And would recommend to anyone and everyone. Thank you Salsa Bar & Grill!

Thank Ashleigh B
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The special pork dish was amazing; one of the best dishes I had in Australia. The cocktails and bartenders were great. The shrimp starter and bread with olive tapenade were mediocre. The gnocchi of the day was good, but served with a lot of cream sauce. Overall, we really enjoyed it.

Thank Grdallas22
Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been in Port Douglas for years and it deserves its great reputation.The food is imaginative sensational, the ambience is tropical and over many many visits I have never been disappointed. This restaurant has cha cha cha!!!!

Thank Liz4870
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch although we're disappointed the tasting menu was not available. That was the highlight of our previous visit . The wine list was excellent as was the service. Mains we good, just better on previous visits .

Thank check29
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner tried this restaurant as it seems popular. Well, we didn't regret going here. I had the snapper on special menu and my partner had beef fillet. Both were satisfying. Located just in front the Sunday market Convenient location. Friendly staff and delicious food

Thank DavAnne13
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and the service was great. You got to love Queensland where you can sit and enjoy a beautiful meal with a cool breeze coming freely through the open louvres and doors. Great atmosphere. Felt sorry for the waiter who had the most complicated specials menu to relate to us. Give yourself 5 extra minutes for this as the... More 

1 Thank Jan M
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and great service ... really worthwhile - both lunch and dinner were outstanding. Something for everyone on the menu.

Thank Karen L
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recommended this restaurant by a guy in a Melbourne restaurant who overheard us talking about our planned trip. We then were further recommended it by the ice cream seller on the beach in PD who turned out to be our waiter when we dined. The service was impeccable and food was amazing. Quite an extensive menu with 3/4 specials... More 

Thank Samuel D
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived at Salsa with no expectation or prior knowledge of the place. Despite the good service, great food and wine, I will not waste any time getting to the point: order the linguini pepperincino! Rumour has it they tried to take it off the menu after being a 20 year staple. The local outrage was such that they had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $28
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 4922
Located in the heart of Port Douglas, this 'must-do', award winning restaurant encompasses all that dining in the tropics should be, fun, fresh, dynamic & memorable. Operating for over 20 years, Salsa's reputation derives from its amazing and eclectic menu, extensive wine list, professional and friendly staff as well as a bustling and vibrant atmosphere.Whether dining with a friend, family, group or wedding - you can't go past a good Salsa experience!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?