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26 Wharf Street,Port Douglas QLD
Food 4/4 StarsSetting 4/4 StarsService 4/4 StarsValue 3/4 Stars
Great restaurant. I cant remember the last time I met such great staff and their dish and product knowledge was second to none. Highly recommended!
Dived into PD to skip the rain - so pleased our original restaurant choice was shut. My wife and I have eaten at top class restaurants around the world so we're not easy to please. The food was SENSATIONAL - the tapas special and pulled pork were "to die for", my wife had the Thai chicken spring rolls and was delighted. We'd already agreed we would not have pudding but after those four dishes we just had to see what was on offer. The mango Alaskan baked bomb was ORGASMIC and the creme brulee was as good as they get - we have had worse food in Michelin two star restaurants - it was simply breathtaking!!!! Well done Salsa - simply outstanding food and great low-key friendly service!!!
My boyfriend Nick and I were at the Grill a week ago on a Thursday night on recommendation from Jaqueline from the Lorna Jane shop when we were over from the UK on holiday. I can honestly say 100% that it was the best meal of our 24 day holiday in Australia and Hong Kong!! We had the most delicious food- sharing plate starter, barramundi and nanagui fish main dishes and gorgeous chocolate souffl? desserts!!! Oh and the cocktails, Isabelle's epiphany, strawberry champagne martini, Bloody Mary and my favourite the Obama Mojito!!!!! The staff were so friendly and informative and enthusiastic and the barmen actually let me have the Mojito recipe, never happens in the Uk! If we were still there, which I wish we were, adored Port Douglas, would go back there in a heartbeat!! Love it!!! Debi Bennett : ))) 10* Plus!!!
Absolutely perfect in every way. No visit to Port Douglas is complete without at least one meal at Salsa.
Always a great and unforgettable experience
Food 4/4 StarsSetting 4/4 StarsService 4/4 StarsValue 4/4 Stars
OK ... I'll admit it's been 12 months since our last visit to Port... Gotta Get BACK There!!! Because not only is it 'the place of my heart' it has also attracted some of Australia's best chefs. The restaurant competition in Port is fierce because there are so many great ones... but the King of the pile, the TopDog, the Creme de la Creme has GOT to be my favourite restaurant of all - Salsa Bar and Grill! You can't beat it for originality, style, friendliness and longevity! Go Salsa!
Why this restaurant has not won any national awards proves how bias the restaurant reviewers are in this country, I have been a regular of Salsa for over 10 years in both locations and time after time have outshined those so called national award winning restaurants.
Everything about our experience at Salsa was impeccable, perfect food, amazing service, and a beautiful restaurant made for a memorable evening. We will be back for sure
I have been eating at Salsa Bar since the old days and have continued to be a huge supporter. It has become almost a Religious Experience to enjoy Sunday Lunch at Salsa. Service is faultless and enthusiastic with great knowledge and understanding of the dishes. Food is consistantly good with an ever changing menu. Sadly Salsa is a standout in an almost wilderness of good food in the Cairns and Port Douglas Region. There are a number of Restaurants that win awards in the area that would not survive in a competitive environment. The exception is Salsa Bar where the reviews from Melbourne and Sydney Residents speak for themselves. It is THE Restaurant the locals dine at. I would not hesitate to recommend it.
Every time I visit Port Douglas, I never fail to eat at Salsa. The food is amazing in such a great location. The service is friendly and great. One of the best restaurants I have been to.
Consistently amazing meals and friendly,efficient service.
Great food and excellent Customer service. Just a great all round service.
The best and most friendliest place to eat in Port Douglas, and almost anywhere.
Our favourite place to dine in Port Douglas, every meal is perfection, the atmosphere is wonderful and the service is brilliant.
Some of the best food and service in Port Douglas. Every thing about this Resturant is great, will be back again, again and again!!!
Food 4/4 StarsSetting 3/4 StarsService 4/4 StarsValue 3/4 Stars
Was one of the best meals NAND service I have ever had 5 star
I have dined at Salsa numerous times and have not once been close to being disappointed. Service is outstanding as is the quality of food. I can promise that you will not be disappointed!
Probably the most consistantly good restaurant in Port Douglas. A must do!!
Food was fabulous! We would highly recommend this restaurant. Definitely book in advance as they book up very quickly!
Overlooking the beautiful waters of Port Douglas, Salsa Bar & Grill is the go-to-place for locals and tourists alike. Situated on the popular Wharf Street precinct, Salsa Bar & Grill’s white timber furnishings, latched windows and pendant lighting are reminiscent of a Queensland-style beach house, creating a relaxed tropical experience for all diners. With a signature lime and mint-infused Obama Mojito in hand, choose from a delicious range of lunch options such as yellowfin tuna tataki with apple and seaweed sticks or sous vide beef fillet with kipfler potato, chorizo and cauliflower bonne femme. While waiting for the sun to set, don't go past wild barramundi with split lentil samosa, tomato masala and cucumber ribbon salad, followed by Salsa’s decadent dessert tasting plate to share.
Crispy aromatic half duck served with fragrant rice and red paw paw chutney.
Salsa Bar & Grill has been welcoming locals and visitors alike through its doors for over 20 years. Having won many awards over the years for creative menus, customer service and atmosphere, the team at Salsa pride themselves on serving guests of the restaurant like they are welcoming old friends back home. With an international Masters in Cookery, Chef Goran Zonai and his multi-national team bring an abundance of flavour and spectacular eye catching dishes to each and every menu. The menu sources as much local produce as possible and is sure to leave you wanting more.The carefully crafted wine selection features predominantly Australian and New Zealand wines as well as some international beauties. Restaurant Manager Renae Reddrop has hand picked an array of wines, beers, ciders and developed amazing cocktails to ensure every great meal at Salsa can be accompanied by a great beverage.Whether you come in for lunch, dinner, join a wedding group or simply wish to sip cocktails and enjoy the view – you must make sure your trip to Port Douglas includes a visit to Salsa!
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