Salut Bar Americain - Edina

4.5
2960 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Salut Bar Américain is the brasserie down the block. Warm and welcoming, with an urbane wit and urban sensibility, it’s an afternoon hangout and an evening refuge. It’s your neighbor with a French accent. The setting evokes a classic Parisian bistro/restaurant. The service is spirited, confident and capably executed. And the cooking captures the freshness and hearty flavor of French cuisine. It’s the vibe inside that sets Salut apart from bowing maitre ‘d’s and sniffing sommeliers. From the welcoming wine list, to the playful décor, to the genial buzz in the dining room, Salut celebrates the French restaurant’s essential qualities while dispensing with the exclusionary ones. It demystifies French food by making it accessible and rewarding while poking fun at the stereotypes that surround it. Salut gives French dining a shot in the arm – while giving the French a gentle kick in the derriere. In this sense, Salut is a dual citizen: Authentically French – but proudly American.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2960 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MaryH
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely server , great food , always have a great experience at Salut!

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Amy45
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Disappointed that we went there for oysters and they were out

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KatieN
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love Salut. Many years
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Great memories with family and friends.

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LoriT
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a lovely evening with friends.
Thank you.

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Chxrule
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The service was fantastic, the food was delicious. I wish they would add Gluten Free baguettes as an option.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a great experience overall! Great service!

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JcatSpecial
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service and good food, Salut never disappoints. My wife and I enjoyed the Salad Nicoise and the Walleye meunière.

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tudie
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Nice, clean, beautiful food...just what I was hoping for - not your run-of-the-mill food. I look forward to going back again very soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always

MO
vipMO1234
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

GREAT SERVICE and food. Marie is the best! We will be back!

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vipSavvyDiner
Minneapolis
65 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent dinner as always!!

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MichaelC
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience1

I've been to this place a couple times - the food is really good. Getting a table is a challenge. This time, I thought I'd book in advance for an early seating, but I still got the 'run of the house,' i.e. the worst table possible. After a long week, it would have been great to unwind with a nice cocktail and meal, but it wasn't meant to be. I realize that capacity constraints are an issue, but that early in the evening? They were insistent on seating me under bring lights on a flight path. They were very polite, but adamant that all the decent empty tables had someone else's name on them. I decided to leave.

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ZoomDoggy
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Friendly and quick service, tasty cocktails, and that hanger steak was out-freaking-standing! It seemed they were doing a good job of seating tables even further apart than minimally necessary for covid-related safety reasons, which was appreciated.

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ThomasM
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

I went here for some happy hour drinks with friends. They had a decent array of choices to choose from. However, I found their happy hour food selection wanting. There were very few options and most were not appealing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

salut is walking distance from our house. we love it! it’s a very special place for us.

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vipArlyneC
San Antonio
9 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

It was good which it always has been but not outstanding. No complaints.

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vipSharon
Phoenix
69 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The menu has been reduced from pre-COVID times but the food was still good. Their French fries are excellent and so is the baguette .

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JillK
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our outdoor seating in the cozy brick paved alley. Was the perfect atmosphere for our delicious dinner.

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vipBethW
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We love Salut... have been there a million times!!!
Please stay open and bring back the French Onion Burger!!!
Thank You

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Carm
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would love to dine here often. Ambiance, food, service. Unfortunately I come from the burbs to get here.

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erinB
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was great, even though the menu was shortened due to covid

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vipLindsey
Minneapolis
36 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Oh my goodness the food, drinks and service at Salut are always terrific and this time was no exception. My husband had the flank steak and it was done very rare - exactly the way he likes it. The oysters were yummy, my smokin' cosmo was wonderful as always, and I loved my Cobb salad. It was a little breezy sitting on the side, but we felt safe being outside. Our server Kate was perfectly attentive.

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KatlinS
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love the food here. I’ve been to the one in Saint Paul as well and I am always very pleased, the service is always excellent too. I will continue to come back!

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Terry
Minneapolis
18 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience3

With. COVID limited menu you would think the dishes served would be very good. My wife and I ordered filters and they were not Dr St, somewhat cold and poor quality. French Onion soup lacked cheese and flavor. Gimme fries were greasy and soggy. Mussels over half of them were not open. Have dined at this neighborhood spot a lot over the last four years. But the quality, flavors and value was a huge miss on this visit. Not a way to keep customers in an already difficult dining environment.

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Bette
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Arrived and dinner was just ok. Felt like they were not in the grove quite yet? Had to send some food back, pay for bread and service was just moderate. I have eaten there many times before but this time it was not great.

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Fantasticfood
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic. Try the hanger steak!! Very well seasoned. Great food. Waiters made you feel comfortable even though they had masks. Good time all around.

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KathyGSunnyG
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always dependable for good food and service. We go often and live the personal interaction...and feels safe during COVID!

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Mary
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall3food1service5ambience3

This is a better restaurant than it is portraying during COVID. That is all I can say. This place has always been hit or miss but it had found a good place last winter. Now, not so much.

Last time I had the steak sandwich it was completely delectable. Crispy fries, perfectly done steak, served open faced and just lovely. This time, overdone meat and soggy, (SOGGY) fries. I didn't want to spoil the evening by sending them back but I wish I had by the time I was done. Even the side salad of greens had too much vinegar and nothing else.

Truly a disappointment to say the least. Miss this one until they can open up fully or you'll certainly be disappointed.

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MaryS
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual . . . Great food, great service . . . We will return.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have dined there before

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vipTheMinnesotaMs
Minneapolis
33 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside in the passageway, reminded us of Paris. Our wait person Nicole was outstanding and the food as wonderful as ever!

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LucindaW
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food2service5ambience3

Great to be back on the patio at Salut in Edina. Our server was friendly and attentive. I enjoyed a wonderful glass of sparkling Rose. Sad that my chicken entree was unbelievably salty. I am a salt lover who carries a mini salt shaker in my purse -- and even for me it was way over the top. My dining partner had the Marguarita Pizza and was happy with his choice. Not sure I would order the Roasted 1/2 chicken again.

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Tuna
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best burger and fries, cooked perfect med rare. Great value on happy hour drinks

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PaigeD
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience3

I got the mussels and they were delicious I could've had 2 plates of them. The person I was with got the steak sandwich and there were only 3 little strips of steak on it and they said it was gross and not worth the amount they charge for it at all. We ended up just sharing my mussels because they couldn't even finish their sandwich.

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ZR007
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The good was amazing! You really pay for what you get here. Not only was the food amazing, but the service was outstanding! We had the nicest waiter named Christopher who made the experience 10x better. Will definitely recommend this to friends and I can’t wait to come back!

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went with girlfriends for my bday and the server was wonderful and did two desserts on the house! Food was great- once again salut did not disappoint!

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Wino
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant. Excellent food and service.

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GingerW
Minneapolis
15 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor seating was perfect. Service and food were both great. We had a lovely dinner.

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DP612
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anything we’ve ever ordered here has been fantastic! Steak, chicken, drinks...all so delicious. And service is always amazing!

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ChrisA
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The menu is still limited with Covid, but what a great place for a couple of drinks my wife. We love the calamari, and the sandwiches and fries rival any other sandwich only place.

FAQs

Salut Bar Americain - Edina offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (952) 929-3764.

Salut Bar Americain - Edina is rated 4.5 stars by 2960 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.