Salud Tequila Lounge
Salud Tequila Lounge
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Salud Tequila Lounge

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.saludlounge.com/
  • Phone: 7732355577
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00PM - 2:00AM Saturday: 5:00PM - 3:00AM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Contemporary Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Jose Gonzalez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Reserve the back room for your next function! Make it a private tequila tasting with our resident tequila master or create a custom food and drink package. The private room at Salud is ideal for groups up to 100 and features a beautiful hand-painted mural of the tequila making process. Ideal for birthdays, engagements, going-away parties, graduations, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, anniversaries, bridal showers, any occasion!
  • Private Party Contact: Kathy Lindner 7732767582
  • Entertainment: Live DJs Thursday - Saturday.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North & Damen
  • Public Transit: Blue line at Damen.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Street parking and valet available on the weekends.
A word from Salud Tequila Lounge
Salud is located in Wicker Park and was the original premium tequila lounge in Chicago. With a strong commitment to the best ingredients, Salud only serves 100% agave tequilas. The best tequila deserves the best food. Executive Chef Jose Gonzalez has created a unique contemporary Mexican menu that blends the flavors from every region of Mexico. Featuring favorites such as the Tequila Burger, Fajitas, and Ceviche. Ask about our monthly tequila dinners. We are proud to offer the best selection of 100% agave tequilas in Chicago. The Salud Margarita (named "Best Margarita 2010" by Chicago Magazine) starts with two ounces of 100% agave tequila combined with organic agave nectar, and hand-squeezed Persian lime juice. No other margarita is made with such care & precision. This is just the beginning of your tequila eduction. The most important part is to sit back, order 100% agave, and let us share with you the best this wonderful spirit has to offer. SALUD!
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Salud Tequila Lounge reviews from OpenTable diners
  • I went because I was told
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 1/11/2013
    I went because I was told it was a lively place but unfortunately it was dead.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food is decent, the tequila
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/16/2012
    The food is decent, the tequila selection is good. The ambiance is more bar/club than restaurant. The service we had was horrible. She forgot our drinks, would disappear for long amounts of time and ran all the credit cards without putting on the discount we got, which I told her about 3-4 times, so she had to rerun all the cards. I would not go back unless I was just goig to sit atteh bar and have a tequila drink.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding tequila selection
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/2/2012
    Outstanding tequila selection and even better food! You won't be disappointed with their tacos or empanadas
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Went to Salud with my boss
    JDG1976
    Dined on 10/5/2012
    Went to Salud with my boss and our significant others. It was a great night-good cocktails and not the normal stuffy steakhouse scene. Our server was great, and the food was very good! Will definitely be attending again. The manager made sure to come by and say hello and ask how everything was going, which is a major plus.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always an awesome time at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/25/2012
    Always an awesome time at Salud. Service, food and drinks are great! Stop in for a special and I'm sure you will go back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Waitress was somewhat inattentive,
    Anne
    Dined on 9/8/2012
    Waitress was somewhat inattentive, but food was good, cocktails were great. Not as loud for dinner as it is later in the evening.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yummy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/2/2012
    Unique neighborhood gem. Must experience. Food and drinks were delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • drinks are great, a little
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/26/2012
    drinks are great, a little expensive but worth it. The food is good but needs side dishes included for the price. Service was fast and friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Salud is excellent. The tequila
    NA11VIP
    Dined on 7/22/2012
    Salud is excellent. The tequila drinks are innovative, creative, and just tastes great! The food is excellent. I had the tacos, and they were well-prepared. The service was good as well. Salud is a pleasant atmosphere, and the prices are very reasonable. I definitely recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Salud has great ambiance,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/19/2012
    Salud has great ambiance, fun cocktails and good service. The ambiance is perfect for a date, as it's pretty romantic. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our server was totally awesome.
    Stevenw312
    Dined on 7/6/2012
    Our server was totally awesome. She was not over baring and recommended great drinks....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Salud is nice, but it is a
    NA11VIP
    Dined on 6/27/2012
    Salud is nice, but it is a small space, so make sure to have reservations when you come. I do recommend if you are in the area.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall our experience was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/15/2012
    Overall our experience was great!! Moni was our waitress and she was absolutely pleasing the entire meal. The only complaint we had was that it was 90 degrees and the windows were open making it almost stifling in the bar. We celebrated my 30th birthday here and despite the heat it was a memorable experience. We will be back without a doubt...maybe next time we'll sit in the lounge area :)
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I loved the carne asado sandwitches
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/7/2012
    I loved the carne asado sandwitches with received beans. Guacamole, tomatoes, and fresh onions. Superb cocktails!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Bar with awesome food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/28/2012
    Great Bar with awesome food options. Tequila options are endless. Pizza us a must
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The server really knew the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 5/18/2012
    The server really knew the bar offerings and mixtures of each drink. It was helpful in deciding what to choose.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tequila surprise
    BrunchedVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2012
    Excellent food, tequila and service. We got there on a Saturday night, parking was easy in front on Milwaukee and we were seated right away (due to reservations). We had the Tequila fligts for which our server (Kelsey) explained each Tequila type and how it was made. Very strog tequila, wich is why we came thre. The food was an extra benefit; the mexican pizza and the flautas were great starters and the Carne Asada Tacos were just right, very good. Very nice vibrant scene; and the lighted table (table lite up) were unique. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Wile we went for the drinks,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/1/2012
    Wile we went for the drinks, we stayed for the food and appetizers. We were very impressed with the food and will definitely recommend it to others. Our drinks were good, nothing too spectacular though.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My friends and I had a great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/21/2012
    My friends and I had a great time at Salud! Definitely make a reservation ahead of time and they should be able to seat you in a cozy booth which lends itself to conversation. The food and drinks were delicious, I would definitely go back again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, better drinks.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/7/2012
    Great food, better drinks. If you love Tequila, then Salud is a must on your list of places to check out.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It was OK.. service could
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/13/2012
    It was OK.. service could have been better. As an example, the night we went there they had a $5 Sangria or Margarita pitcher special (very small pitchers). We arrived early for our OpenTable reservation, so we sat at the bar while they were preparing our table. When we ordered drinks, the bartender did not inform us of the specials, which we would have definitely taken advantage of. Food was simple but good. The guacamole was a bit too salty. I may go back, but there are better places in the Bucktown area, so I probably would not recommend it to friends.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I went there on a Friday night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/9/2012
    I went there on a Friday night at 9:30 with 3 friends. We recieved our drinks/food right away. However, the server went to refill my friends water, but instead poured it into his Magarita. Which he didn't say anything because he didn't like it that much anyway. The food was good, but I feel we did not get our moneys worth. The bill came, we split it with cash and credit card. The server said she understood how to split the bill up, but she put it all on the credit card and left all the cash. We dismissed it, but the last mistake was the worst. She lost one of my friends credit card and accused her of not checking her coat, wallet etc. The manager took her # and told her to cancel the card. After we left he called, they found it. Loud music
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This a perfect spot to bring
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/7/2012
    This a perfect spot to bring the girls out for steak nacho's and margaritas!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Adam is AWESOME - as a superior
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 3/3/2012
    Adam is AWESOME - as a superior GM, he knows how to work his audience with exceptional Tequila knowledge. The quality of the food is fantastic. Very fresh and clearly hand made GO!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Super dark. We were the only
    A1foodie
    Dined on 2/28/2012
    Super dark. We were the only ones in there and the waitress rarely came to our table. But she was very nice when she did come by.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was Great and the service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/18/2012
    Food was Great and the service was fantastic the drinks were amazing as well
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tequilla tasting & a special meal!
    VinnyC
    Dined on 2/17/2012
    The manager took his time to walk us through a guided tequila tasting, which made the evening unique for us, but the big hit was the food. Outstanding grilled pork loin with incredibly sweet/crispy/fluffy plantains and perfectly prepared tilapia were the stars of a nearly flawless meal. Thanks, Salud!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I went there for Valentine's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    I went there for Valentine's Day, and had a great time. The host greeted me right away and gave me a single red rose. What a wonderful surprise! I was brought promptly to my table and given the menu to peruse. The table was decorated with rose petals, candles, and a rose. Nice touch! My server greeted me quickly, but not soon enough to feel rushed. She explained how I could choose from two appetizers and two entrees. I had a lot of questions, and she took time to answer them all. Once I ordered, all the food came out perfectly timed. The chicken and steak entrees melt in your mouth! I ordered a flight of tequila, and that was excellent too. When the check came, it was less than I expected. V-Day for under $100? Awesome!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was non descript and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/3/2012
    Food was non descript and bland. Service was poor at best.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I had to take my customer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/15/2011
    I had to take my customer out and chose Salud since the customer is a tequila connoisseur. To our disappointment they didn't have the tequila that the customer requested, they said they ran out of it and their stocks came the day after (I thought they advertised as the best tequilla lounge, they shouldn't be running out of tequilla!). Next, they didnt have a beer that was listed on their menu (their excuse was the menu is changed!) We completed our hat trick with the dessert. We ordered 3 brownie sundaes and the server came back with just 2, said they were out of Brownies!!! Are you kidding me?Only satisfaction my customer had was with the food, not that there are too many food options here.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Went there on a Monday night.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/14/2011
    Went there on a Monday night. Our waitress was a little slow. Didn't know her drink specials. But the "PALOMAS" were delish! The scallops and bacon were very good not over cooked and the bacon was nice a crispy.
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Started with the guacamole
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/22/2011
    Started with the guacamole and chips which was delicious. We also tried the scallops. They were also delicious. Two of the people had the fajitas which were very good. We all enjoyed our meal there. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We plan to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good place to drink. But not to eat
    ILuvLatinFoodVIP
    Dined on 10/21/2011
    Food was ok, but expected more. Drinks were ok. Service could have been better if the music wasnt so loud. Our waitress couldnt hear my order and got our drinks wrong.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have been wanting to go
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/29/2011
    I have been wanting to go here for a few years now. The only issue I had was that the drinks were too watered down. I ended up getting shots.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The taco platter and pitcher
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2011
    The taco platter and pitcher deal for $20 was good, but please note the pitcher was the size of a Big Gulp. We were able to get 3 glasses out of the pitcher - 1.5 drinks per person.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fisrt Time Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/27/2011
    This was my first time visiting and I will be back. The ambiance, staff, and service was great.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Excellent specials and very
    VinnyC
    Dined on 5/12/2011
    Excellent specials and very friendly staff. Oh, and fantastic cocktails!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was good and drinks
    sofiadujourVIP
    Dined on 4/23/2011
    The food was good and drinks were delicious, but I would rather recommend this as a drinks place than a dinner place.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good for drinks (esp. tequila),
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/8/2011
    Good for drinks (esp. tequila), mediocre for food.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for my first date. Very
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/1/2011
    Great for my first date. Very nice scenery, good food and the drinks were great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic