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Salt Tasting Room

££ - £££, ,
46 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A4, Canada
+1 604-633-1912
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“charcuterie” (26 reviews)
“tasting plate” (17 reviews)
“cured meats” (8 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary
££ - £££
46 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent charcuterie restaurant! Great selections, very well priced, and loved the service! I went with a girlfriend, and both of us are pregnant. The staff was able to confirm which cheeses were pasteurized, there is also a flight of sparkling drinks if you don't drink...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CanadianTravelGurl
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter discovered this delightful hole in the wall gem in an earlier trip. Up a backstreet in the Gaslamp district The restaurant focuses on charcuterie selections Numerous local and international meats and cheeses are offered with a wide selection of interesting condiments Local wine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent meats and cheeses! We ordered the Carpaccio Board and the Bruschetta !!! Then we shared a meat board and a cheese board with 2 separate wine pairings!!! Excellent! We let them do ALL of the choosing! Great meats and cheeses we have never had!!!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sylvias501
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We found this gem of a spot in a back alley in gas town. Unassuming with no sign to mark it’s entrance, so it’s easy to walk past and not notice! This place has a relaxed vibe with amazing local and foreign meats, cheeses and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bshubert
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Salt is a place unlike anything that I’ve been to before. The concept is very cool, you select your flight of wines along with a tasting plate of either meat, cheese or both and pair 3 accompaniments with it, such as green olives or a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank heidijoh_30
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I strongly suggest you to pick a combination of the daily meats, cheeses and condiments as well as 3 types of wines(2 oz each). My favorites: Cacio Di Bosco(cheese), Zanatia - Damasco (white wine) We wanted to taste one of the rose wine they got...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank adcelikel
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We had a very good meal, menu and wine flight. The cheese and meat were tasty. The bad side is the place. Not very comfy and very noisy. It would be better with a more cosy ambiance.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We just stopped in for a drink so i can't comment on the food. Nice atmosphere and good wins. The staff seems knowledgable and helpful.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jacquie R
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We went here one evening during our stay in Vancouver as it had been recommended to us on a TripAdvisor forum. The idea is simple they have a quite limited menu of tapas type dishes and a more extensive wine list. You can choose either...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TonyandKatya
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the worst fine dining experiences I have ever had. Service was deplorable. Many mistakes were made. The menu was very confusing and as a result we ended up getting a wine pairing we did not want or ordered. The result was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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Questions & Answers
karla k
17 July 2015|
Response from Jacqueline L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what wineries have tasting rooms in Vancouver, if any. Many restaurants in Vancouver do carry BC wines though and they offer many by the glass so you can try them before committing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A4, Canada
    (Abbott or Carrall)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-633-1912
Salt Tasting Room in Blood Alley showcases the finest meats, cheese, and condiments in all the land. Our chalk-board menu changes daily: J.N.&Z. smoked beef tenderloin, Mike Vitow's corned beef, Agassiz Farm House Cheddar, Cashel Blue Irish Blue Cheese, Neal's Yard Lincolnshire Poacher, Fireweed Honey, Marcona Almonds and Ambrosia apples may be on. Create a tasting plate and pair with a flight of rare wines, beers or sherries. Dine at our 18ft. communal table deep in the heart of Historic Gastown.
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