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32oz Dry-Aged Porterhouse Steak - Salt & Char, Saratoga Springs, NY

Salt & Char

4.7
4.7
1524 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Established in 2016, Salt & Char is Saratoga’s favorite farm-to-table steakhouse with an inviting and stylish sophistication that brings exceptional cuisine to upstate New York’s most storied destination! Located inside one of the oldest and most historic buildings in its original location, Salt & Char offers a dining experience unlike any other.

Renowned for our commitment to quality, our chefs meticulously craft each dish, creating a symphony of flavors that showcase the finest in Modern American cuisine. Earning a reputation for excellent steaks, seafood, and professional service. Immerse yourself in the harmonious balance of classic and modern design, as you savor the exceptional culinary experience at Salt & Char.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (518) 450-7500
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Nicholas Parker
  • Catering
    Striving for excellence, Salt & Char is proud to offer our clients the best of the best when it comes to off-premise catering featuring event consultations, custom event menus with a dedicated & knowledgeable service team. From office luncheons to your own backyard, Salt & Char is the new standard for extraordinary catering.
  • Private party facilities
    From intimate gatherings & cocktail parties, to large-scale special events, Salt & Char can accommodate groups of any size in our numerous private event spaces. Comprised of innovative chefs, a top-notch service team & event specialists with over 25 years of experience, our events team is here to coordinate your event down to the smallest details!
  • Neighborhood
    Saratoga Springs
  • Cross street
    Washington St
  • Parking details
    street parking. 2 free hours before 6:00 p.m.<br />city public parking lots available in adjacent streets. 48 free hours.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Filet Night Out

    Multiple dates available
    Join us Every Wednesday from 5-9pm for your choice of appetizer & 6oz, 8oz, or 10oz filet mignon! Call (518) 450-7500 for reservations or reserve online below
    Filet Night Out Photo
  • Prime Rib Night

    $45.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Join us for Prime Rib Night, every Thursday! Enjoy our house Prime Rib with home-made popover. Reservations are required & limited quantity is available! $45++ per person, tax & gratuity not included.
    Prime Rib Night Photo
  • Aldo Conterno Wine Dinner

    $145.00 per person

    Mar 7, 2024 only
    Join us at Salt & Char for an evening in Piedmont on March 7th at 6pm. Enjoy a 4-course wine pairing dinner featuring specialty wine selections from Italy, perfectly paired with our executive chef’s customized menu.
    Aldo Conterno Wine Dinner Photo

What 1,524 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Capital District

    Great for fine wines

  • Capital District

    Romantic

1,524 Reviews
  1. conradp

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I loved the filet that I had. It was delicious and perfectly cooked. I also had the blue cheese bordelaise sauce. It was to die for. The waiter told us that it is a difficult sauce to make. That’s why we made reservations to enjoy a chef who can perfect it. Ps the table next to us had the tomahawk steak. Wow

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  2. RECEVO

    Miami

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time at this restaurant and everything was excellent!! Definitely in my top 10 places I have ever eaten at for sure. Wasn't rushed to order anything and the server Carly was great as well! Starters were the Lobster Dumplings which were incredible, French Onion Soup was probably the best I ever had, Steak Tartare was delicious, Gem & Kale Caesar with white anchovies which is a proper Caeser. Mains, Delmonico Steak, Wagyu Top Cap was the star even though we also got the Tomahawk Ribeye (Oscar Style on the side) both with Morel Mushroom and David Burke's B1 (like Peter Luger's) sauces on the side which was fantastic. Sides were Truffle Lobster Mac & Cheese, Brussel Sprouts and Potato Dauphinoise all of which were excellent as well! I would be shocked if someone was upset with dining here 10 out of 10 and will definitely be back!

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  3. KristenS

    New York City

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice ambiance. Food was good. Server was pleasant.

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  4. DAVIDH

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Filet mignon was delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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  5. DawnC

    New York City

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The Top Cap for $120 was very good but not worth that price. The side that are extra $$ were not good, the gnocchi was just dough the potatoes were so plain(salt please). Appetizers $$ Oysters the brine had no taste the shrimp cocktail was gritty but the lobster dumplings were good but too much money. 4 people average meal but the $817 bill w/out tip was so overpriced not worth that by far.

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  6. JaredB

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    amazing!!! best Mac n cheese I have ever had. Some of the best service as well!

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  7. Kimp

    Upstate NY

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was outstanding! Service was excellent. We went for my granddaughter 16th birthday and our waitress was very sweet to her, made her feel special

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  8. Targa4jbn

    New York City

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a wonderful dining experience! Every person we interacted with from arrival, through dinner and upon leaving could not have been more friendly and helpful. The wine choices were expansive. The food was incredible. I had the grilled salmon, and my wife had the pork chops. Both meals were cooked exactly to our preferences. We had a wonderful experience.

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  9. EricS

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, great service

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  10. CentralNYFoodLover

    New York City

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Overall a great experience, the bacon appetizer and special dry aged porterhouse were excellent. Our Server, Carly, was very attentive and helpful with any questions we had. Will definitely go back.

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  11. KathyC

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff attentive, friendly, knowledgeable and courteous. Courses well spaced to enjoy. Steaks cooked just as ordered. Branzino dish perfect. Overall experience very enjoyable, highly recommend.

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  12. SarahL

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely outstanding! The wagu and lobster was the best ! Waiter was amazing !

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  13. LindaB

    Greater Boston

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Steaks expertly cooked!! Yummy side and exceptional service!

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  14. AnthonyT

    Upstate NY

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing. Entire experience was perfect and made for perfect night. Thank you letting us ring in the new year with you.

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  15. NicholasD

    Upstate NY

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is truly on a other level, the wait staff, hosts, bussers, and waiters, are all professional and amazing. Creating an amazing experience. The whole staff helped create an amazing time for me and my fiance. I gave my fiance her engagement ring at this restaurant. The hostess made sure we got a great seating and our waiter took our picture in the moment. The food, angry prawns for my fiance and butternut squash ravioli for me, added a delicious knot to such a special present! Thank you Kaylee and Robert, and the rest of the Salt and Char staff!

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  16. ScottP

    Atlantic City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food, drinks and service are top notch. Just don’t look at the prices, lol

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  17. ChrisW

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best in steak in Saratoga! My favorite go to date spot; and if you’re looking for something not as pricey go next door to Moressey’s

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  18. DonnaB

    New York City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was very slow and the server had no idea that it was Filet Night Out or about wine. More training is required .

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  19. Maddie

    San Francisco

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent experience. Robert our waiter was superb. We split the Tomahawk Ribeye. Cooked perfectly. The truffle Mac n cheese was ridiculous. Highly recommend!

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  20. t182288

    New York City

    63 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    63 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Christmas Eve dinner was very special. We do wish the menu had another fish option other than scallops but overall we enjoyed our meal. Service was attentive and friendly. We enjoyed the wedge salad, clothes line bacon, seafood tower where we added lobster, risotto and lobster baked potato’s. Drinks and wine were delicious too!

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wellman makes an incredible cocktail and is very attentive to his guests! He puts on an absolute clinic behind the bar! We will be back soon!!

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  22. vivekg

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service. Seafood tower was so good.

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  23. FreddyN

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The best restaurant I love it , the food was incredible

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  24. JohnA

    New York City

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Took 6 of us, 4 adults and 2 teenagers, to dinner. A steaks, lamb, scallops, sides were ordered and everyone was very happy. Cooked perfectly and the sides were enough to get a taste of each. Appetizers were oysters and lobster dumplings….those were very good! Drinks all around made for a pricey outing but the quality of the service and food made it worth it in our opinion. I recommend for your next special occasion or date night!

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  25. PeggyS

    Washington DC

    107 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    107 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very nice fine dining experience. Food, service and assistance with wine selection very nice

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A wonderful experience amazing service and the food was wonderful.

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  27. Kimmie

    New York City

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our first time having dinner here and I'm pretty certain it won't be our last! Amazing service, wine was so incredibly good and the food... outstanding! The French onion soup came with puff pastry and it was delicious. The shrimp cocktail was huge! Lobster tail and brussel sprouts for me, was the perfect size dinner! Only thing that was missing, which I should've asked for was a little cup of melted butter to dip the lobster in. 18oz Delmonico with baby corn for my husband. He said it's the best steak he's ever had! Cooked perfectly

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  28. KyleS

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I came here for a high class dining experience with my fiancé, and let me tell you we got it. I ordered a medium rare NY strip, it was cooked perfectly, the appetizers were not too heavy and everything complimented each other perfectly.

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  29. DeborahW

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 13, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Menu was not very big and food was just ok. The steak was cooked to perfection but other than that I was not impressed.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everyone really enjoyed their meals. It was unfortunate that the only vegetarian dish available on the menu was sold out. We were able to cobble sides for our one guest, but that is a bummer.

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  31. JudithP

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The sea tower with extra lobster was wonderful sharing appetizer. Our waitress Liz explained and guided us selecting our choices. 8 oz filet was perfect and the twice baked super accompaniment. Veal short ribs was plated beautifully and it’s definitely A fine dining experience

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service however steak was salty as well as gnocchi side dish. I realize the name is “salt” and char but it took away from the meat flavor and experience.

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  33. MCW81

    New York City

    24 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service and ambiance were great! Food was good, but not great. Portions were small and a bit expensive for what you actually receive.

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  34. Marcus

    New York City

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food. Great service. One very loud party made it hard to enjoy company. Not a great value

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  35. GAETANOC

    Charleston

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The best steakhouse in the area. Every time we have been there has been a great meal.

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  36. KellyR

    New York City

    21 reviews

    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was outstanding. Wait staff were very friendly. Beautiful ambiance.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to celebrate my birthday grateful for girlfriends making special celebration

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  38. Deborah

    Charleston

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    high price point for quality of NY Strip. My husband couldn't eat 1/3 of it. Ambiance was lacking. Felt generic.

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  39. Foody

    New York City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The staff at Salt & Char are top notch, from kitchen to dining room. Best steak house in Saratoga Springs hands down!

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  40. RonFron

    New York City

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    We travel the world and high end restaurants are always part of our routine. Unfortunately, we found Salt & Char to be unworthy of another visit. The food is just okay and generally does not meet the quality indicated by price point. Service was intermittent and slow. When we were eventually served our appetizers, we were simultaneously served bread and extra virgin olive oil because it had been forgotten and gone unserved. I and another person in our group ordered a Gem and Kale Caeser salad. When served, I got a random piece of romaine and mostly spinach—no gem and certainly no kale. When we finally received our entrees, the steaks were well-seasoned but that was about it. Cook temp was inconsistent and appeared to have been rushed.

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FAQs

Salt & Char offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (518) 450-7500.

Salt & Char is rated 4.7 stars by 1524 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Salt & Char

353 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Washington St
  • Neighborhood
    Saratoga Springs
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    street parking. 2 free hours before 6:00 p.m.<br />city public parking lots available in adjacent streets. 48 free hours.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Nicholas Parker
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (518) 450-7500
  • Catering
    Striving for excellence, Salt &amp; Char is proud to offer our clients the best of the best when it comes to off-premise catering featuring event consultations, custom event menus with a dedicated &amp; knowledgeable service team. From office luncheons to your own backyard, Salt &amp; Char is the new standard for extraordinary catering.
  • Private party facilities
    From intimate gatherings & cocktail parties, to large-scale special events, Salt & Char can accommodate groups of any size in our numerous private event spaces. Comprised of innovative chefs, a top-notch service team & event specialists with over 25 years of experience, our events team is here to coordinate your event down to the smallest details!
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