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Salsa Bar & Grill

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££ - £££
As featured in Best Food in Port Douglas
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26 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4922
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Shanghai Region, China
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been holidaying in Port Douglas regularly for over 20 years. In that time, we have NEVER missed at least one meal at Salsa bar and Grill. We have to take our hats off to Bill who has been the owner and still is working in the kitchen! The whole thing just works so well...and when we were there,... More 

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Thank NickandNadia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had the fish in a coconut curry sauce that was perfectly cooked and flavorful. My husband had a seafood payeya which he also liked and we both shared their sampler dessert. I highly recommend this place to anyone visiting port Douglas.

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Thank Moni113
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been traveling around Australia for about two weeks and have had several amazing meals. Our dinner at Salsa stands out! We arrived without a reservation and were told it would be about 20 minutes for a table. The bartender was pleasant and helped us choose a delicious cocktail. And after about 20 minutes we were seated as promised. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been in Port Douglas for 2 days and visited twice already. The first time was for a cheeky afternoon cocktail and snack. The waitress was lovely, service was impeccable, cocktails and food were amazing (highly recommend the fish taco from the bar menu and a cosmopolitan). The second night we rolled in at 10pm. We had just been in... More 

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Thank Kellyann1075
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Salsa is the best restaurant in PD. It should be rated numero uno ahead of other top rated places. we tried walk in but it was full until 8 or 9. It was also fully booked for the most popular dinning hours when I tried to book for the following night.so be warned. book early to avoid disappointment. we did... More 

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Thank William1364
Whitsunday Islands, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended a wedding reception at Salsa. Found the food, staff and location were great. Would recommend it for sure.

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Thank June G
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the checkin at the start to the last minute of our departure the service was exceptional as was the food. The prawns and pork entree were amazing not to be outdone by the Creole Jimbalaya which was excellent. Being a coeliac they catered for my diet and nothing was a problem. Our waitress Rads was unbelievable, friendly and really... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant five years ago and were pleased to see it was still here. I had one of the two specials of the day - fresh snapper, and loved it. Food is great, presentation is beautiful and the service from our waiter Roy was exceptional. Highly recommend it.

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Thank LindyLuuu
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in a hot night and despite being very full they accommodated us with no problem. Very friendly staff who looked after us extremely well. Delicious food with menu to cover all tastes. The Creole Jambalaya was excellent. Family friendly.

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Thank Ragehcat
Woodbury, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the view of the inlet and a delicious lunch at Salsa. Attentive staff served us exceptional pulled pork and egg rolls. We will return for dinner before we leave Port Douglas!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 4922
Description
Located in the heart of Port Douglas, this 'must-do', award winning restaurant encompasses all that dining in the tropics should be, fun, fresh, dynamic & memorable. Operating for over 20 years, Salsa's reputation derives from its amazing and eclectic menu, extensive wine list, professional and friendly staff as well as a bustling and vibrant atmosphere.Whether dining with a friend, family, group or wedding - you can't go past a good Salsa experience!

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