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Salty Sow

) #35 of 2,599 Restaurants in Phoenix $$ - $$$ American, ,
4801 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85254-4181
+1 602-795-9463
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4801 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85254-4181
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been eating at the Salty Sow since it first opened in 2013 and have yet to have a bad meal or experience. While their menu has standards that have remained constant, they continually update their specials including main dishes and desserts. Salty sow...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Daughter suggested this place for a reunion with college kids. Food is great- and at happy hour prices. Fried green tomatoes are a must. Salads are huge and service wonderful. Worth the time to stop here!

Thank aztrimom
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Great food, excellent atmosphere and always a good time. Awesome place; happy hour is the way to go!

Thank ParisHunter
Reviewed June 11, 2017

My husband was in the mood for a burger and we wanted to try some place we hadn't been. I wasn't too hungry and I'm always up for a salad. We went to the Salty Sow for an early dinner on Saturday. To our surprise,...More

Thank rusleepn
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The $33 prefix portions were minuscule in comparison to the other five restaurants that we visited for AZ restaurant week. The food lacked artistic presentation and flavor was unremarkable. The slow cooked beef shoulder was excessively salty. Overall nothing to write home about. Taking away...More

Thank courtney_travels_far
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Been meaning to try this place forever and restaurant week gave us an excuse. Went early for the happy hour which was a great deal. ad the mushrooms and the fish taco. Yum! Then fried green tomatoes and beet appetizers followed by the salmon and...More

Thank SNG56
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Everything was perfect about this gastropub. Food that was crafted to perfection. Rib-eye tacos were fantastic. Must try the BBQ pinto beans. Flipping awesome. Not kidding. I almost asked to sub them but i am glad i did not. I sat at the bar and...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Back in town on business, my coworker wanted to return to the Salty Sow as it's near our hotel, and overall a good place. We started with the Charcuterie Plate which wasn't as good as I remember from the past, but still good (I think...More

Thank ModerationForMe
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

I was very surprised by the quality of this restaurant given its location near a walmart and typical chain restaurants. But, it was terrific. The menu was casual, but very interesting and the service and good were great.

Thank Il0vebaseball
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Came here to celebrate my birthday. There were 5 in our party and we all tried something different. Everything was delicious. BUT, the best part of the evening was our server, Carissa! She has personality plus. She kept us laughing all night and she did...More

Thank topthat
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Nancy H
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Dorania M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I agree, contact restaurant directly, when I visited was to early in the year to see any holiday hours, etc
February 14, 2015|
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Response from daniel s | Reviewed this property |
Wife had Halibut last night (it was GREAT) and our friend had Trout, she loved it too..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4801 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85254-4181
    (Tatum Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-795-9463
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Salty Sow serves chef-driven, modern farmhouse cuisine, combining new cooking techniques with old-world methods like braising, poaching, and stewing. Our signature cocktail ingredients come fresh out of the garden, featuring local and organic spirits.
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