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The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island - Salt, The Grill
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island - Salt, The Grill
  • Address:
    4750 Amelia Island Parkway
    Amelia Island, FL 32034
    Amelia Island
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $31 to $50

The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island - Salt, The Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/AmeliaIsland/Dining/SaltTheGrillattheRitz-Carlton/Default.htm
  • Phone: (904) 277-1100
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: 6:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Rick Laughlin
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complementary valet parking
A word from The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island - Salt, The Grill
Salt, the the AAA Five Diamond award winning restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, features simple ingredients from the earth and the sea, properly seasoned and artfully prepared. With more than 400 available wines and an innovative menu showcasing the bounty of the season, Salt offers a dining experience that is a rare combination of the relaxed and refined. As a tribute to the contemporary coastal setting, more than 40 varieties of salt, harvested from every corner of the world, are available to enhance the flavor and appearance of each exquisite dish. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This was our third time and again found the food excellent, well prepared and appealing. It is a wonderful restaurant for special occasions."
    Dined on 8/26/2014
  • "Wonderful service, food and ambiance. We celebrated our 10th Anniversary and our server recommended great dishes and desserts. The prawn and tuna appetizers were amazing. My huband had the wagyu beef and I the seafpod parpardelle, both completely sensational! Expensive but food was exceptional!"
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Salt is by far the most outstanding restaurant on Amelia Island. Without a doubt the best food and service that we have ever had."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "My dinner at Salt was one of the best meals I have ever had! Everything from the service, to the atmosphere (view of the ocean) and most importantly the delicious food was outstanding! The entire evening was wonderful!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "always our favorite on the island, pricey but more than worth it. Food and service are superior"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Great restaurant - especially for special occasions. Had beef tenderloin. Food was absolutely delicious. Great view of Atlantic ocean."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "starters/salads excellent; main courses of red snapper and rib eye steak unexceptional"
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Salt is one of the better restaurants that we have had the pleasure of dining at in 2014. Because it is located in the Ritz Carlton Hotel much of its clientele are guests. The menu is very inviting with many options for all courses. The veal and lamb dishes are outstanding. The seafood pasta is also great. The chef was willing and able to eliminate certain ingredients to deal with food allergies. The soufflés for dessert were also worth doing. We would definitely go back to Salt again when we are in the hotel or the area."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Salt was an amazing experience. The decor, ocean views and great wait staff made for a sublime time. The food was incredible, right presentation and portions. Tuna tartare... highly recommended!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Creative menu, delightful entrees and impeccable, caring service! A joy to spend an evening at such a wonderful restaurant. We'll be back for more fun!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Must go for a foodie experience. Always fantastic service and an unforgettable meal when doing the chef's adventure. Well worth it."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We ate at a couple of great restaurants while on AI, but overall, this was definitely the best dining experience---food, service, view, ambiance. We were celebrating our birthdays and they brought dessert with candles, etc. The heirloom salad --many kinds of tomatoes--was incredible and that would have been enough, but the steak and eggs with hot stone cooking station at the table was over the top. My wife's sea bass was also to die for. Though you are in a resort town, I agree that you should dress for a meal like this---while most men adhered to the collar, slacks, shoes code, a guy sitting next to us had on jeans and a bad hawaiian shirt---oh well. Overall--a great experience and we would definitely go back."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Amazing food with terrific service. Best place to dine on Amelia Island. Creative dishes with amazing ingredients and unbeatable service make it worth the money. High-end oceanfront dining is hard to find, but they have it here."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I had the chefs tasting menu with the wine pairing. It was one of the best meals I have ever had. Very romantic"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "This was our 3rd year. The service is superb and truly a dining experience. Having a view of the water/beach is always a plus, if available. The requested dress code gives the restaurant an upscale experience. Enjoyable food and great service."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Salt opened our eyes to the variety of salt. The meal was very high quality. The 4 types of salt was an eye-opening experience about how various highly flavored salts can make bread explode with flavor! Wonderful!!. For service, our only criticism is that the Chef would not allow us to order without including our desert option with during the main course. Therefore, we declined. When i tried to order an appetizer (salad) while deciding on the main course, we were also told that the Chef only would allow one order that included the appetizer or salad. Honestly, it's a bit more Kitchen Patrol than is reasonable for the size of the bill at the end of the meal . . . come on, lighten up a bit, yet keep the fantastic salty edge."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Just a great dining experience. Everything was well done and they'd made note of the reservation requests I'd made. Will be back."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "This was our third visit to "The Rita-Carlton Amelia Island"-Salt, The Grill How nice to find a restaurant that will still require appropriate dress attire out of respect for all the patrons and the staff. You look around and know your patronage is going to be appreciated and service will be excellent. The view of the beach and water were both calming and enjoyable. Our server was always close by to see to our every need. We save a chance to enjoy a cold martini when dining out, they never seem to taste the same at home. Salt always exceeded our expectations."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "This was our second dining experience at 'Salt' and again they went above and beyond with their attention to detail. It is truly a 'dining experience'!!! From the presentation to the service and the food - Fabulous!!"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "My husband and I have dined at Salt three times before and loved it. Was very excited to return with another couple to celebrate 2 birthdays the other night. Service and food were good, but definitely not 5 Diamond rating so we were rather disappointed. It took 45 minutes to get a bottle of wine and and hour after we sat, we finally received bread service, which is actually bread worth eating! While the entrees were good, there was nothing special about it, especially for the price. I have certainly had much more exciting dinners for a fraction of the price.... And the dessert was microscopic for $20 (signature souflees). It would have been nice to have a server who was more engaging and could elaborate on the menu too. Not great :-("
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "This was our 75th visit and Salt did not disappoint. Wonderful tasting menu, attentive but discreet service, and beautiful room with great ocean view."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Salt is one of the things that brings me back to the RC at Amelia Island. I found out late in my schedule that I would have an opportunity to return to the island for vacation, and one of the first things on my "to-do" list was to book a reservation at Salt. Beautiful panoramic ocean view from our table, great food, excellent presentation, and terrific service. My wife and I (who rarely agree on anything dinning-wise) can both say that Salt compares with any of the best dining experiences we have had anywhere in the country! Would highly recommend"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Everything was wonderful. Fresh made pasta was delicious. Halibut and the gnocchi that came with it- yum! The tuna appetizer was huge. Don't skip dessert, worth every calorie!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "My husband and I had dinner at Salt to help celebrate our 10 year anniversary. It was fantastic!!! The service was great and the food was even better. The salt pairings that were chosen by our server to compliment ou dinner selections were great. Its pricey but we had a few apps and shared a meal and it was plenty."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We had such a fantastic dinner in celebration of our 50th wedding anniversary. There were some great surprises too--including complementary champagne to begin, "comped" desserts (outstanding souffles), and a personalized after-dessert plate of goodies. The wait staff was excellent, our main courses were amazing and perfectly prepared, and we felt very special and pampered! Will be back again."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Ambiance, service and food were superb except for the dessert. Signature dessert - chocolate souffle - was virtually tasteless. The couple at adjacent table told us that, in the past, they and others have had the same criticism of the souffle and informed the serving staff. Yet, the souffle remains on the menu and the serving staff praises it highly."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Not a single disappointing minute. The pappardelle pasta is a dish made of dreams."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We did the tasting menu, but chose our desserts. Each dish was unique, very fresh ingredients with beautiful presentation. Soufflés were amazing!"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I had the four course dining experience with wine parings. Every single dish was wonderful. The plates were beautifully prepared. I had been told that this is the best place to dine on Amelia Island so my expectations were high and I was not disappointed. This evening will rate in the top 5 dining experiences that I have had in my life."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "My wife and I decided on the Chef's Adventure Menu, a 4-course, blind tasting menu, with the wine pairings, and didn't regret a thing. The wine pours were quite generous, starting with a full flute of champagne, and each dish was exceptionally done. I expected more varieties of salts, but the three provided were delicious and fun to try. My wife's convinced they could read her mind (or bugged our table) to know what she was hoping for, especially the soufflés for dessert."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Salt at The Ritz-Carlton was AMAZING! The food was great, the service was like no other and the place itself is just beautiful!! this is a must have place if around town. I can't wait to go back1"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Salt is a wonderful place to have a dining experience. The chef sent out a chilled cauliflower soup that was wonderful with the salt and bread. My husband had tuna tartare with small chunks of melon which made it a great summer dish. My pasta with seafood in a mushroom cream sauce was one of the best I have ever had. The pairing of the salt to compliment the dish was explained with each dish. I will definitely be back if we are ever in the area."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We have been to this restaurant numerous times and always consider it a special occasion. . The bread was not delivered for another 15 minutes. We then waited another 45 minutes for our entrees with only one visit from our waitress to advise us that they were on their way. I had ordered a dessert soufflé in advance while my husband had not. We again waited more than a half hour with no dessert and no one cared to ask my husband if he wanted to order a dessert. After telling them we would not wait any longer, the manager tossed my dessert on the table and walked away when we said we were tired of waiting and we're ready to leave. They did remove our entrees from the bill but no one spoke to us."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We had a fantastic dinner while staying for a few days at the Ritz. The ocean views are unforgettable, service is knowledgeable and professional, and the food (and accompanying salt choices) is both thoughtful and delicious. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food was great and view was even better. Highly recommend for anniversary or birthday dinner"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "the ONLY resort hotel restaurant I would recommend! Consistently outstanding in service and food"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We were frequent guests years ago and we hugely surprised by the casual atmosphere and mediocre service we experienced this time. Our table ordered the tasting menu which should of made the service easy but unfortunately the timing was not 5 diamond as the Salt is rated but rather more like a 3. Our courses came to quickly and the paired wines were brought well afterwards. Everyone was friendly but seemed hurried and unfocused. The food was good but more like a very nice restaurant we would eat at for any evening out. There will be no hurry for us to return. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Third time is charm!.....as was the first and second. One of our favorites on the island. We opted for the chef's choice with wine pairings to celebrate our 25th anniversary and we were not disappointed. Too bad we are moving to San Diego, we would come here again and again."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "This restaurant is incredible! The food is not only delicious, but the presentation was perfect. The Foie gras app should have been kept in an art museum. The service was also top notch. I can't wait to come back."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We had the beef tenderloin and Maine Lobster. David was our server. The pairings of the salts with each type of food were amazing! The wines were perfect, and our soufflés at the end were amazing. Plus we had just gotten Engaged early in the day so David made it extra special. We will be coming back. "
    Dined on 5/29/2014