Salum Restaurant
Salum Restaurant

Salum Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.salumrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (214) 252-9604
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Abraham Salum
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The room can be rented for private parties on Sunday evenings.
  • Private Party Contact: Abraham Salum 2142529604

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Fitzhugh
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking on premise.
A word from Salum Restaurant
Centrally located between the West Village and Knox - Henderson areas, Salum is a casual yet elegant and comfortable space composed by Julio Quiñones, one of Dallas’ most progressive young designers. The spacious dining room displays a welcoming palette of brown, green and beige, with a sleek open kitchen as the focal point. Salum combines the intimacy of a neighborhood establishment with the quality of a fine dining restaurant with an atmosphere that is approachable and distinctive yet unpretentious ~ a marriage of vision, passion and skill with the goal of providing its visitors with an extraordinary dining experience. Owner and Chef Abraham Salum offers an array of contemporary American cuisine that combines the highest quality seasonal ingredients with a nuanced use of contrasting and complementary flavors to create a vibrant and visually inviting menu. Menus change once a month. Parties of 5 or more are not available on line.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Salum Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
118 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (71)neighborhood gem (65)special occasion (55)romantic (45)great for lunch (26)notable wine list (25)good for groups (16)hot spot (4)great for brunch (2)late-night find (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • First visit, and many more to come!
    ChuckinAddisonVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    First visit, after a recommendation from a friend. What a wonderful restaurant. The menu was diverse, and everything was fantastic. A new favorite in uptown!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice food
    MeatloafVIP
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    The food is very good. The best of the evening was the pumpkin bruschetta and coq au vin. Will go more often.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great anniversary dinner
    DallasDavidVIP
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    Perfect dinner. Service was flawless. WE wanted to order every single thing on the menu but settled for the Sea Bass and Lamb - both excellent choices! The Mussels steamed in Chimmay beer were simply the best we have every had. Well done Salum. Well done.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • return visit
    CRDSVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    This is a great restaurant. Great service, great food, unpretentious, a warm and comfortable dinning experience. This is probably my 8th time here over past two years. Good for taking out of town work guest, spouse or small group of friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TedBVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Always reliable for a great dinner. Proper size proportions, creative cooking, reasonably priced. You can't go wrong here!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant lunch experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    I have been to Salum for dinners in the past and have found it to be a delight on each occasion. This was my first lunch experience there, a visit with a friend with whom I had not visited for a long time. Mercifully the sound level was such that it was easy to have a good conversation--all to rare these days. The menu was imaginative and the service excellent, reflecting the dinner experiences I've had there. Food was well prepared, but the fish dish was a bit skimpy even for lunch, and the french onion soup would have benefited from more generosity with cheese. I would not be at all hesitant to take a guest there again, though. It's a Dallas favorite.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always on the mark with service and food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    I can always depend on entertaining my guest with never a question about service or food. My one and only place for treating someone to lunch. I rarely go out at night so lunch is my time to treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The ambiance and food is a B+ and the service was an A-. My entree was a bit on the salty side (sea bass). They wished my date a happy birthday at dinner, which was nice.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Lunch
    carmelrez
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    I took some friends to celebrate their retirement and it was perfect! The food is always terrific and interesting, especially since it changes all the time. This is my favorite neighborhood restaurant for the ambience, friendly service and consistently great food.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Neighborhood Favorite for us
    missdepVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    When we need delicious food and wine, and want to be able to comfortably chat and hear our table mates, we pick Salum. We love starting at the bar, their open-view kitchen, and that the décor is simple, elegant and cozy. Of course, everyone loves owner/chef Abraham Salum - that goes without saying! I recently had the Texas Redfish (recommend), husband had beef short rib with some wonderful grits -- we started with mussels and salad. All were great - plus, our dinner with friends was 3 hours long and we never felt rushed. Our wine, which was excellent, was just $58 a bottle - another plus!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • FIRST TIME AND WONT BE OUR LAST
    alowery11
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Great food, great service, cant wait to go back. The staff was very helpful in providing suggestions for wine and apps.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Marcus08
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Love Abraham! It's always fun when he comes around to say hello. He and the staff always make me feel welcome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Amazing
    HPDadVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Although the menu changes, the quality is always top notch. From appetizer through dessert, you will not be dissapointed. No matter what I choose, old standby or new addition, they are always amazing. When you add the hospitality of the management, the overall experience is amazing. Not sure why I try new restaurants in Dallas all the time, would be much happier if I just went back here more frequently.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delightful!
    Billy525VIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Best grilled cheese sandwich I've ever had - with argula and an olive spread. Cream of asparagus soup was perfect complement!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tulsa Taster
    TulsaTaster
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Salum is a gem! I had added a food request of no grains on the reservation and our waitress knew of this. She explained everything on the menu in terms of how the items could be modified to accommodate my dietary needs. The food was wonderfully delicious and the service friendly and impeccably carried out. I will definitely return whenever in the Dallas area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We love dining at Salum. They always remember you and Chef Sader made a point to come out of the kitchen to greet us. Wendy, our server, is great. Very friendly and helpful. Love that they change up the menu monthly but always keep a few favorites on there. See you soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • multiple reviews; all the same
    BusterVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    excellent food, talented staff and WAY TOO NOISY. but, we had out of town guests and thought we arrived early; by time the restaurant filled it was impossible to hear the person speak who was seated across from the other guest.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect
    WinedoctorVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Salum is a wonderful restaurant. The owner Abraham Salum is always there, working hard making sure all of his guests are happy. The food is always delicious. We love that a portion of the menu changes frequently. The monthly special salads are always great. Last night I had the scallops entrée with an edamame puree that was like really good mashed potatoes. The restaurant is just fancy enough for a romantic dinner for two, but casual enough for a relaxed dinner as well. Prices are moderate, and the prices are actually very good for the level of food, service and ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Under the radar
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    The best 'under the radar' restaurant in Dallas. Also the last of the true 'owner/chef' (Abraham Salum) restaurants and it shows in the consistently great food with new twists and the attention to detail that the staff provides. And it is quiet enough to have a normal dinner discussion, I love that.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful lunch!
    Billy525VIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    According to my co-worker, he had the best club sandwich in town (with melted cheese!!!). I had the shrimp wrap and it was superb. Friendly, uber-efficient staff sets the right tone from beginning to end. Chef Abraham always friendly and eager to say hello.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jeff
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Always have a lovely time at Salum. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, the food is consistently magnificent, and the ambience is always perfect. Definitely a favorite place to dine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I have eaten here lots of times and have always been pleased. However, we went here for my husband's birthday and were so disappointed. Hostess on the phone for 5mins after we arrived (ok but for the 3 other people that walked by and saw us standing there), 20mins for someone to take our drink order (not our waitress as she was "very busy"), wine came during salad course, had to refill our own wine, after-dinner drink came in the middle of dessert, no one checked on us after main course served. We were thankful for the lovely man that cleared dishes and served more water. Otherwise, we would have been completely ignored. Our waitress should find a new occupation. Food was still very good.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Billy525VIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Fabulous September menu. There were so many great items on the menu, we will be back at least three more times to try them all. October will be here before we know it!!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • POLAKVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    WE SPENT $33 of $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE WHEICH WOULD HAVE MEANT A $17 TIP ALONG WITH OUR CASH $10 tip so we asked to add a salad and the waiter had a problem with that
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Continually Good
    Wiserolder
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Service, food preparation, presentation and taste all excellent..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BbbbVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I had stated in the reservation that it was our anniversary, but no acknowledgement was made.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great as always
    DrJudyK
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Salum is one thing I can always count on in Dallas dining:-) It has been consistently excellent over a course of many visits.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Friends are always impressed
    Ferlingetti
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    I take people to Salum for lunch when I want them to be happy, pampered, and talkative. The wait staff and the food make all that happen. Chef is a genius while remembering that surprises should always be pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reliable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Always a pleasure to dine here, and Chef Abraham is always on board greeting and seating customers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Favorite
    lunchtime
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Food, service, and ambiance were all great We invited our friends from Ft. Worth to join us and they were most impressed; in fact called us after they returned home to tell us again how much they enjoyed their lunch. While we enjoyed lunch on this visit, dinner is an equally enjoyable experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful!
    KBW71
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Perfect date night with superb food, wine and service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superior Dinner Experience
    JohnS
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Our dinner was business (among friends) was PERFECT! The food and hospitality were truly outstanding which certainly added to an already outstanding synergistic meeting. The Perch, Pork Tenderloin and Lobster could not have been better. The prices were very reasonable for the quality of the food at this very fine restaurant. I HIGHLY recommend Salum, and it is certainly on the TOP of my list for both romantic dinners and securing great business relationships.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a Reuben!
    Billy525VIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    August is almost over, which means this wonderful sandwich will be taken off the menu. Sad, indeed. Everything here is always delicious, however, so I am greatly anticipating what September will bring.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • menu updated regularly
    BusterVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. Always great food and service. We now go either Monday or Tuesday; never crowded and never noisy. Same great food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • lmtx
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very creative and well presented food.Everything was very good to excellent. I've dinned here four times and always enjoyed and found value in a sophisticated restaurant.the wine list is thoughtful and fairly priced which is a factor in my selecting this establishment.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • wonderful reubens
    Billy525VIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    As always, lovely lunch. Both of us ordered the reuben today on delicious marble rye bread. Fantastic! Impeccable service, as always. We love Salum!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Meal
    LLHall
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    First time and for Restaurant Week. AWESOME food! Our waitress was a bit over confident and too hands-off, but the pace of the meal was a nice and leisurely. Overall a wonderful experience and highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved It
    MMMM
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The cuisine was outstanding and the ambiance was very pleasant. Great date night spot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent and Flavorful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We were there for 2014 restaurant week, and it did not disappoint. This is one of my favorite restaurants. Their menu changes, but they keep favorites like rack of lamb and the goat's cheese/garlic starter is amazing. They always have fantastic flavorful entrees prepared perfectly. The service is consistently excellent and consistently friendly and elegant atmosphere. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Way too loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The decor and lighting of Salum make it seem like it would be a very romantic spot, but the noise level is almost unbearable. I'm not sure if it's because it's just such a small place or if they just have bad acoustics (the floor is stained concrete with carpet over some parts), but it is not pleasant. It's very difficult to speak to your date and I found myself wanting to leave quickly because the sound level was overwhelming. The food was decent (dessert was the best part), and the service was good, but I would not go back.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic