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Salum Restaurant
Salum Restaurant

Salum Restaurant Details

  • 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: Contemporary American, Continental, 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 (214) 252-9604

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.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "As always, lovely lunch. Both of us ordered the reuben today on delicious marble rye bread. Fantastic! Impeccable service, as always. We love Salum!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The cuisine was outstanding and the ambiance was very pleasant. Great date night spot."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "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."
    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."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Unfortunately when we dined there during the Restaurant's week the noise level was unacceptable and prohibited us from hearing each other and converse. Will give it another try on a regular night."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "It was just slightly above average this time...one of our favs as a couple but we both left feeling a little dissatisfied."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "While the food and menu at Salum are always at the top of their proverbial games, one simply can't beat the service! From the busboy to the servers to the kitchen staff to owner and chef Abraham, they make you feel like part of the family. This is a real winner!"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "The food was great! Very fresh and tasty. I highly recommend this wonderful neighborhood eatery."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "This was not my first time at Salum, but it was my first time without the company of some very well-known and wealthy dinner guests. It may be possible that a reputation is what you need to get served properly at this restaurant. Although the waitress was kinda at first, she was seated another five tables after us. After she dropped our food off, she was not back for another 30 minutes. My husband's steak was overcooked, and when I informed her, she neither apologized or made any attempt to remedy the situation. I understand that waitress' get busy, having been one myself, but it is very easy to make a customer pleased by simply offering a free dessert or a reduced tab. This experience was not worth the $$$ bill."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Always a favorite during Restaurant week. Service and food impecable."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Visit Salum with a wonderful variety of neighborhood people. The food, wine and ambiance is excellent. The wait staff is the best and you always come away ready to come back."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed out most recent meal there; it's a great neighborhood restaurant. Salum does a wonderful job serving inventive, delicious cuisine with entree prices typically under $30. The quality is akin to many places that service $35+ entrees. Enjoy the wine by the glass selections and appreciate when there is a knowledgeable server who can make informed recommendations."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "We eat out a lot and this one is at the top of our list. Amazing food, great service, all around awesome experience."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Excellent in all categories. It is a bit pricey, but the portions are ample with a side on the plate. The staff is very attentive and focused on your satisfaction. The fish dishes are always great."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Took my wife, son and daughter-ijn-law for dinner to celebrate my wife's birthday. This was our first visit to Salum and it will not be our last. The food was delicious, service very good, and Chef salum even came by our table to ask if all was OK. I have no complaints and my wife was very pleased with her birthday dinner."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Was out of town for a while and, upon returning, wanted to return to Salum right away. I did, and am awfully glad! It was like a breath of fresh air: wonderful food, incredible service, and a beautiful ambiance. Thanks, Salum! It's nice to be home."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our visit to Salum. We had mussels, roasted garlic with goat cheese, beef filet with chimichuri sauce and the scallops. It was all delicious! Our server, Neil, was attentive, unobtrusive, and pleasant. Will definitely put Salum in my regular rotation of favorite spots!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "After having several good experiences at Salum's we took some friends there for dinner. Three of us ordered pan seared scollops. They were undercooked, almost inedible. The service was also poor. We had to hale servers to order and they never checked back to ask how our meal was. What a disappointment."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We love Salum - we love Abraham Salum, the owner/chef, we love the people who work there, the great food, good wine, impeccable and attentive, but not overbearing, service, and just the warmth of the place!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "A gem of a restaurant ... Pate is always great, great staff and great service and of course the food is always sensational . Maybe I should be touting Salum so highly.... I might not get a table next time if the secret gets out. Kudos to,Abraham and his entire staff... You do it right"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Salum never disappoints. Whether a special occasion or just a nice evening out you will find great food with attentive service. There is enough selection in each category that everyone will find something to satisfy. I never hesitate to recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "chef needs to go back to school perhaps to become a carpenter"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "another winning menu for July! Wonderful sandwiches, salads, and entrees. As always, incredible service! Love this place!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "This restaurant is a neighborhood wonderful place. It is close to where my group of friends live. I was surprised at the lack of a packed restaurant, which used to be the case. The food is still very good, everyone enjoyed the great selection offered and everyone said their meal was great. We will be back."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We always enjoy dining at Salum. The ambience is wonderful. The food always superior. A fine dining atmosphere where you can always have a conversation with your guests without noise."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Consistently tops! Neil's and Kristin's service is always tops. Our meal last Saturday was nothing short of superb - Sea Bass with a very light coconut-inflected sauce and crispy corn nuggets, and Lobster Tail. Don't miss an opportunity to enjoy a lunch or dinner here!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "You don't have much time left for the June menu. You simply cannot miss the fettuccine with shrimp, combined with the caprese salad! Best meal I have had - yet - at Salum (and that is sayings something)! Flawless!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Thank you for a fun night of great food and service. Very attentive server and the food was outstanding"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "I have always had wonderful meals here. Pleasant staff, beautiful dining room; it tends to get noisy the later on in the evenings. excellent bartender."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Honestly, if you let the month of June slip by and do not try the Fried Chicken Wrap or the Shrimp in Linguine, you will be missing out, I promise you! Wonderful dining, as always, and all chefs dropped by the table to make us feel welcome today. Not many places in Dallas that will treat you this well!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "This is the first restaurant we visited when relocating to Dallas and was an excellent choice. The presentation was great, food superb, and personal touches by the Abraham Salum and staff wonderful. We would recommend this to anyone!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The one thing constant with this long-running restaurant is the consistency. From the creatively crafted and delicious dishes, to the outstanding but not hovering service, its always an great evening at Salum. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Overall the experience we very good. Only issue is we had to ask several times for the warm bread. Otherwise we had a lovely evening and will return The lobster ravioli arrived with a generous serving of lobster and the bacon scallops were prepared perfectly. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "My birthday celebration on Saturday night was delightful in many ways. We were seated near the open kitchen, so we could watch the chefs working their magic. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable and vivacious. The mood was celebratory. The appetizers, entrees, and Emeritus wine combined for a celebration which was perfecto."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Location is not very special, but once you step inside you are in an elegant setting. Spinach ravioli with lobster medallions and beurre blanc was a favorite as well as the cod en papillote and bourbon bread pudding. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "The food was excellent and service attentive. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Always our favorite spot for special occasions. A perfect balance of ambiance, winning food combinations, terrific wine finds and the attention of a waitstaff and management staff that care about everyone having a terrific experience."
    Dined on 5/3/2014