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Chef Santos

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123 E Fisher St, Salisbury, NC
(704) 637-7144
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,337 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea this restaurant existed. I was actually searching for a different place but I'm glad I found this one instead. The menu is comprehensive, the food is excellent and so is the service. I had the Pollo Cuscinetti and it was delicious. Prices are reasonable for the food and attention you receive.

Thank Frank d
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dishes each time we eat there, never disappointed. Small restaurant with a Brazilian flair with great food. Always look forward dining there

1 Thank wayne m
Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef Santos Brazilian downtown restaurant is one of the best in Salisbury and the Piedmont. The food is excellent, the ambiance is very nice, but the prices are reasonable.

Thank Edward N
Wyckoff, New Jersey
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky Brazilian twist on American and Italian standards, tasty, low priced and convenient to all parts of town. Open Sunday's, (big deal in these parts). Nice low priced wine by the bottle.

Thank T2x
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food! Hubby and I loved the "Full" glass of wine and enjoyed the food. The servers were on top of everything. Can't wait to go back!

Thank CCCretin
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We visited Chef Santos tonight for a business gathering. We used Trip Advisor to find a place in Salisbury because we had people coming from Greensboro, Charlotte, and Winston. We had a very pleasant dining experience in a comfortable, cozy setting. The service was pretty good- a little slow at times but not horrible, especially with a large party (we... More 

Thank Amy E
Salisbury, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The most amazing meal I have had in a long time! What a fantastic dining experience. The place is quaint so plan ahead with reservations and prepare to be wowed!

Thank Heather M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Decided to find something off the beaten path on an I-85 trip recently and found positive reviews for Chef Santos. Turned out to be accurate: great local place, with friendly service, ample portions and tasty dishes! Check it out. Great experience.

Thank Rdub56
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat dinner in Salisbury. White table cloths, and the best steak you will ever eat. A and the best part it is better and cheaper than the corporate chains!

Thank Gregory C
Macon, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I have had nothing but great experiences at Chef Santos. I first went with a colleague who recommended some of the Brazilian Specialties. I was not disappointed. I then took my wife who thoroughly enjoyed the food. The service was great as well.

Thank Phil A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Fisher St, Salisbury, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: (704) 637-7144

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