Salt 88
Salt 88

Salt 88

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://salt88.com/
  • Phone: 4029919088
  • Hours of Operation:


    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern European, Contemporary Italian, American
  • Executive Chef: John Horvatinovich
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 129th and Maple
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Save time and the environment and carpool.
A word from Salt 88
Melding Mediterranean with a dash of everything We've given our cuisine an incredible amount of thought--the planning of this menu kept our chef up many nights. To put it simply, you can call the cuisine at Salt "Modern American," but "Eclectic" might be more in our lane. Our dishes feature unpredictable combinations, bold and lively flavors, and the finest ingredients. Enjoy our New American-Italian menu with a touch of Asian influence.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Salt 88 reviews from OpenTable diners
126 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (67)fit for foodies (67)special occasion (63)good for groups (49)neighborhood gem (38)notable wine list (36)romantic (36)hot spot (35)great for lunch (33)scenic view (25)late-night find (17)vibrant bar scene (13)great for brunch (9)kid-friendly (4)Show More
  • Great night for the patio!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We enjoyed our Wednesday night Restaurant Week outing to Salt 88. The food was very good, as we have come to expect at Salt, and the patio was very comfortable. The only negative was we were seated next to the water fountain and it was to loud to carry on an easy conversation. We will ask for a different table in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting
    Chuckos
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Very unique dining experience with tremendous staff. Wine and beer selections varied and will bring me back for another evening. Food was for most part very good but i found my selection not quite up to personal standards. I ordered sweet and spicy pizza and it was rather dull. on the other hand, i ordered a soup that was special for evening and was wowed by flavors and could have just had it. Service was spectacular.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    Simon
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This restaurant is totally awesome! Will return many times
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Steak
    Omahadiner
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The worse 30 dollar steak meal I have had. Tough chewie. Cooked perfectly and decently seasoned. I didn't finish it because I was tired of chewing. Most expensive taco I have had. It was good but not a$4 taco.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Thanks for a great evening!
    NewFavorite
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Food and service was awesome! Will definitely go back soon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Food was great but restaurant was very noisy. Sometimes difficult to hear our table's conversation.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious and wonderful service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I love this place. On our second visit last week, I had Ravioli Artesa and my husband had a Lamb Chop entree as they had run out of veal chops, both delicious. Our service was A+. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Seafood delicious
    Bobbi1
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We ordered the salmon and trout. Both were delicious and the service was excellent also
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the dessert.
    Foodie
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    The only thing that went wrong was that they did not get the message from Open Table that I put in the special memo asking for deck seating so the table wasn't ready when we arrived. Happy hour selection was great. Not a fan of the mojito, but I switched to sangria and never looked back. The sashimi was great with a delicate orange flavored drizzle that really made the dish. Many of us enjoyed the goat cheese rangoon. The best part was the uniquely flavored complimentary cotton candy. The outside deck made for a lovely birthday setting.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great happy hour prices
    Diz55
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We sat out on the patio and really enjoyed ourselves. Maybe the next time we come, we'll find menu selections we like better.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it; would recommend
    MarynVictor2
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Best calamari in town; all of the appetizers will bring us back. Drinks alone are worth coming back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It was ... Fine.
    Foodlover
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We had heard good things about this restaurant but it was a let down. The food was fine but if I'm spending more than $20 on an entree I expect great. I had the trout which was ok with the veggies nothing spectacular. My fiancée had the sirloin which was good - better than the trout- and the mashed potatoes. I wanted to be wowed but wasn't.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the Food - But need earplugs
    interestedingoodfood
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    While we have gone several times now to Salt, the food is great, the building, wonderfully done, the wait staff wonderful, but the overall noise level - well, almost unbearable. While I am a 40 something nearing 50, when I go out to enjoy food at the level in which Salt serves, I do not appreciate the noise level of a chain restaurant. Sister establishment, Hiro, seems to be able to have all of this figured out, and I am sure that Salt will, but at this time, it is the one thing that really needs to be fixed.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprisingly Good
    Dave
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I have never eaten here before. Twelve of my fellow retirees picked this place for our monthly lunch. We make an effort to try restaurants where we haven't been before. 10 of my fellow retirees were able to make it. The food was surprisingly good - enough to make me want to come back and try their dinner selections. Service was excellent. Presentation was done well. They have excellent Gelato which I tried for desert. They also surprise at the end of lunch with cotton candy. I understand their happy hour and wine tasting events are quite something - again something I would like to try.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will go to Salt 88 again.
    abc321
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Enjoyed Salt 88! The food and service were excellent. Our waitress, Chloe was awesome.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistent
    BL4evr
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The food and atmosphere were excellent as usual! If you are looking for a fun place that delivers great food in a cozy atmosphere Salt 88 is the place to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine
    datenite2
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We have dined here a few times and though there wasn't anything terrible about it nothing stood out either. It has been better service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious from beginning to end
    Jbsw
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    From our drinks and appetizers to our main courses and dessert, our dining experience at Salt 88 was amazing. We had the salmon cakes, fries and avocado egg rolls as appetizers. The salmon cakes were okay the other appetizers stole the show. We had pastas, sirloins and more for the main courses and not a plate went back empty. You have to get the chocolate cake. It's the perfect combo of rich and light cake!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wilbur
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We had a memorable experience. All of the food we ordered was wonderful and the service was great. We will look forward to coming again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Larger selection than I expected.
    Samsweeps
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Tried several appetizers. Was there crab in the goat cheese rangooons? Egg rolls had a good crust - just wasn't a fan of the bacon - loved the avocado in them. Pizza seemed a little sweet. Chix and asparagus penne was very good - mildly seasoned instead of drowning in garlic. Only disappoinment was the side salad with only greens - how about a carrot or tomato - dressing was good (carrot ginger). For chocolate lovers the choco ganache layered cake was a huge hit and a very generous slice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Janr
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food, wine and service was outstanding! Acoustics....not so much. I'd definitely recommend Salt 88, but not for a quite dinner or if you want conversation for more than two people.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner with friends
    Diablo
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The food was awesome! Quite a variety to choose from! Beautiful ambiance. Great service!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Why I may never go back to Salt
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I enjoy carry outs from Hiro 88. But I am disappointed with Salt. The "greens salads are too plain. They are similar to Hiro 88 salads but the simple salad works fine with the oriental menu. Not with the Salt menu. You need to create a good salad to draw the lunch crowd. I have eaten lunch at Salt 3 times and each time I have been more disappointed than the last. The most recent experience was ridiculous. The waitress mention a special pizza. I decide to try it. It was a HUGE pizza and it was $18 so my lunch table with the tip was $25. And the pizza wasn't that good. I nearly complained walking out the door. But you need to understand what at noon on a Friday, there was NO ONE in your restaurant. Get a decent menu. No Tricks
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Spectacular Patio
    omahaboomerfoodie
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Always outstanding food and service. This was our first time on the patio. Loved it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Our dinner was good, nothing too impressive though. The crab cake appetizer was delicious, though not very warm. I ordered the steak entree and it was mediocre. We shared the chocolate cake dessert, which was outstanding. I would return for cake alone.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unexpected
    llpinklove
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Based on the look of the website I assumed Salt was an upscale restaurant. Upon arriving my boyfriend & I were pleasantly surprised to find a relaxed vibe. There were a few groups arriving at the same time as us but the hostess crew was on top of things & everyone was seated promptly. I was glad I made a reservation because it was busy & full. There were only two of us but I noticed two large groups seated comfortably together. Great service. Drink prices are reasonable but my boyfriend was not impressed with his Manhattan. Good food. I highly recommend the Ravioli Artesa. Wasn't a huge fan of the waitress' recommendation, I don't remember what it was called. Desserts looked impressive but I wanted the complimentary cotton candy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Trendy decor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    My wife and I went there for date night. Was a good choice. Food was good and so was the service. Goat cheese rangoons were great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always enjoy Salt88
    PizzaLoverVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Weeknight happy hours and Sunday happy hours are always fun. Friends also enjoy it, and the food is great all the time. Service from Chloe, Billy, and everyone who has helped us (sorry I can't remember all the names) is friendly and efficient.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    Dave
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    A few of us foodies (one from out of town) dropped in on our 1st visit. Enjoyed the ambiance, drink selections, food options and presentation, and friendly staff. Asked to speak with the owner on one occasion and he visited our table and with us to answer our questions. The cotton candy story is a great one to hear.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tried something different
    vis31
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    I usually eat what I am familiar with and decided to try this restaurant. I heard so many great things. My favorite restaurant is Hiro, not realizing its part of it. It was amazing. The owner/cook came and spoke to us. Many compliments especially when he made his own wine. Will be coming back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice place
    iowahawkeyes30
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Took my gal to salt on Saturday night based on a recommendation from a friend. Nice atmosphere, good drink menu with some interesting wines. Highlights were the meat andcheese tray, perfectly cooked steak and pasta. The only thing I didn't care for was the spicy chicken soup.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Finally tried - will be back!
    Dogger
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The food was very good - we had trout and steak, both of which were really good. Our server, Kevin, was outstanding - personable, funny and very efficient. Prices were a touch high, but not unreasonable... we will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Friday happy hour
    Sums
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The outdoor patio was a great location on a summer evening. Happy hour menu offered lots of treats at inviting prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointeddinner1
    happydiner1
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Despite the reservations were made on Monday for Thursday evening, we were seated right next to a table of 12 people - the noise was unbearable. We asked to be moved but were told there were no other seats, despite the availability of another "reserved" seat where the people hadn't arrived (could have switched). Your restaurant keeps throwing out "curve balls" - I want to patronize your restaurant, but don't want to put up with your poor organization.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun dinner!
    2MastersP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The menu was limited but everything looked amazing. The wasabi Gouda mash was excellent. We will definitely visit again. Great sangria too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a jewel for sure
    rosa
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    great service. great atmosphere. awesome patio. excellent food. great drinks. unique and one of a kind.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just ok
    lahh
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Had heard good things about the place but it was nothing special especially for the prices. Also not impressed with the service. After she brought out the appetizers we had to ask TWICE for plates and napkins and utensils while the food sat in front of us. Don't get the bruschetta. Pretty disappointing.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 1st time was better
    Carlygirl
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    My first time to Salt was back in February and it was amazing!! This time was just ok. We were seated for quite a long time before anyone came over to get our drinks and it wasn't even that busy. The waiter did apologize though. The food was ok but it was not as good as the first time I was there. I had really high hopes after such an amazing first impression, this time just didn't quite measure up. Still a nice place overall.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent cocktails and apps
    TuesdayCocktails
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Looking for a place to cap-off a long day at work? Salt 88 has excellent cocktails to toast with friends from the office. Want tasty drinks paired with a great selection of happy hour appetizers? Of course, what could be better? Our favorites at Salt 88 so far include the Ginger Drop cocktail paired with the Goat Cheese Rangoons and the Main It Rain cocktail paired with a slice of Sweet and Spicy Pizza.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Our waitress was nice and friendly, but there were several times that we wanted her that we could not spot her in the room. I do not know if same waitresses do inside and outside setting. We were all happy with appetizers, soup, main entrees, wine and desserts. Other than that I will say that I like firm vegetables, but my carrots were plain old hard. Wish we had been asked if we wanted to sit outside. I used Open Table to make reservation. Our table was set up inside. It was loud. We went out to patio after eating. It was way quieter and more relaxing out there. I would also like to see salt and pepper on the tables. Everyone does not like their food seasoned the same. What I want should not be the restaurant and chefs choice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.