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SALT - The Bistro

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1047 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Many of us in our party decided to dine here for dinner. The staff was able to accommodate us right away and made sure we were comfortable. Extremely accommodating and courteous servers made our dining experience ever so great. Atmosphere is very calm and comfy. Wide variety of selections on the menu. The food, really, really good. Great stop!

Thank rollingwheel
New Jersey
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had an incredible dinner here. The grilled prawns were one of the best meals I've ever had. And the "make your own cocktail" option is just so fun! Our waitress, Britt, was simply outstanding and delightful. A wonderful evening.

Thank Karen C
Vienna, Austria
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had my best burger here in boulder at the Salt. Very good food, very nice location and perfect service.

Thank Abulaulau
Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I am sorry but I have nooooo idea why salt is so popular. It has to be the location because EVERYTHING else is lackluster. I've probably been there at least five times and the last time I promised myself I was never going back...for any reason...even if it was free! They have this build a drink concept that I find... More 

Thank dbfuzz
Huntley, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just happened on this place during a day trip to Boulder. What a GEM. The food was amazing. Especially the pastured steak braised short rib. Melt in your mouth with great flavor. They can make most things on their menu gluten free as well. The do offer GF bread. Higher end on price but our family felt it was... More 

Thank Recluf1
Broomfield, Colorado
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy, fun atmosphere. We like to start in the cellar and have the bartender create a drink for us. The menu items are simple but tasty and worth the price. The small plates are all good. I especially like the beet salad and flat bread. Location is convenient. They also can do parties.

Thank Emerson3091
Fargo, North Dakota
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171 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat on the patio one Wednesday afternoon with our 2 collies after a walk on Pearl Street and enjoyed a great cocktail menu and local beers. Salt has about 5-6 outdoor tables on the east side of the building away from the afternoon sun and it was very comfortable. Our dogs were able to sit next to us just... More 

Thank Nicole N
Ft. Collins
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225 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot and even the outdoor seating isn't too loud (traffic from the street). The cheese board is delicious. They went out of their way to make sure my food was safe from allergens. Drinks were tasty and prepared quickly. The service was almost a bit too relaxed for the type of place they're portraying. Or maybe they want everyone... More 

Thank RainJames
Sylvania, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have happily dined at Salt many times over the past couple of years, and was stuck by its decline during our visit last evening. The food was uninspired, over-salted, and mediocre-tasting at best. We returned a kale salad because it was gritty -- having not been properly washed. Service was sketchy. There were four in our party. Two of... More 

Thank LadyDi657
Redondo Beach, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SALT proved to be an excellent choice for a great breakfast / brunch following a stroll / people warching and shopping on Pearl Street. The food was tasty and service was good. I would recommend this restaurant to friends.indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank AwayWeGo2016789

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1047 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5110
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 13034447258

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?