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Sal y Pimienta Kitchen

4.7
4.7
1008 Reviews
$31 to $50
South American
The newest concept of South American Cuisine that offers a modern twist on South American recipes using the finest organic selections from land and sea all around the world. With the mouth watering aroma, flavorful spices, open kitchen with a wood burning grill, and warm, welcoming service, you will get to experience South America at its best right here in Houston.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    South American, Latin American, Uruguayan

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (832) 849-0097

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Israel Jesus Munoz

  • Catering

    We can bring South America to you with our personalized catering services.

  • Private party facilities

    Sal y Pimienta Kitchen is the perfect place to book your next private or corporate function. We have 2 rooms. One room has a conference table up to 14 people and the other room is a presentation room which seats up to 34 people.

  • Neighborhood

    Westside

  • Cross street

    I10 & Beltway 8

  • Parking details

    We do recommend to used the two garage parking located behind our restaurant.Street parking available, garage parking available, valet available.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,008 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food5service3ambience4
    Service was little slow. Food was great.
  2. RN

    RachaelN

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Music selection to drown out loud voices given it is a small location
  3. CS

    CarlosS

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and great service every time we dine here
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service1ambience5
    Excellent food. Excellent service. Only grip is that the groupon they promoted they did not honor it. They said that there was a “specific menu” for that. No where in the fine print said that
  5. CG

    CarlosG

    Houston

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience2
    Although we made a reservation for a special occasion, feel designated table was not adequate, almost in hall way and beside was close to waiter station, service was relative slow. Restaurant have long list of missing wines. Beside our reservation was made via Open Table and explicitly indicated we were celebrating our 34th anniversary, restaurant was not even aware. I feel service is not what used to be few years ago.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hospitable hosts, delicious dishes, and wonderful dessert. I recommend to everyone! I would like to come back here again and again
  7. SM

    SamM

    Houston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    Went for restaurant weeks, the calamari appetizer and the four Leches were excellent. My partner and I both got the sea bass and it was overcooked, bland and just lukewarm. The salad nothing special. Friends said Lobster biisque very good and the pork steak very good.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the meat selections really good
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a family dinner to celebrate both of our children and their promotions at work. Young adults working hard and making advances in their profession. Food was excellent, the service was on point, we had a great time.
  10. AL

    ALMAZA

    Houston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Superb dining experience. We came to Sal Y Pimienta for Houston Restaurant Weeks. The food was phenomenal. The wine list extensive and Sandro really knows the wines and can make great recommendations. The ceviche was so fresh, it reminded me of the ceviche I had in Miami. The ossobucco and veal tenderloin were cooked to perfection and the savory chimichurri sauce was to die for. For dessert, we tried the chaja and dulce de leche cheesecake - both delicious and not overly sweet. 10/10 all the way around!
  11. NT

    NitT

    Houston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    Small restaurant, tables are too close to the next party. We were able to hear the conversation of the other people. Service was really good, food was ok I’ll say the best part for me was dessert. I had ordered an old fashioned I had to return it it was terrible and the bartender add a lot of ice!!
  12. m

    mtexas

    Houston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent, imaginative and appealing menu of both familiar and more daring dishes. Staff was helpful and friendly, and the service was par on. All this with a very full restaurant the entire two hours we were there. Really worth a visit.
  13. AC

    AdamC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Exceptional quality food. The dry-aged ribeye was superb. The wait staff was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. They guided us through a large selection of cuts and types (tenderloin, NY strip; dry-aged, wagyu). Overall, the experience was first-rate. One of the finest meals in town.
  14. TM

    TanishaM

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious! Especially the steaks! Great all you can brunch option. The bottomless mimosas were also great, the servers were quick to refill and clean our table for second’s. Highly recommend!
  15. PB

    PjB64

    Houston

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Staff, food and atmosphere were great. We were in a room which was very noisy.
  16. T

    Tami

    Houston

    71 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    71 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    So the service on arrival was terrible--the host was rude and initial waiter the same, the waiter walked off multiple times mid-question and when asking for drinks, then we were asked to move to a different table since 2 guests no-showed. They tried to put us at a table that was literally part of another group when there was an empty table that was separate (they said it was reserved though no one was ever sat there), we had to argue that they were moving us and we wanted a separate table where our conversation would be private. Once we were at our new table our Italian waiter was more accommodating and attentive. 3 of us had restaurant week which was a good deal for the price though the appetizers were smaller than if you ordered on your own. I had the sea bass which was great, the calamari, and the flan.
  17. RE

    RENAM

    Houston

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious and our waiter, Leonardo, was excellent. We are looking forward to future visits to this restaurant.
  18. e

    edreview

    Houston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience2
    Service made this evening most enjoyable! The food was delicious - would definitely go back.
  19. S

    Sarahm

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food we went for Houston Restaurant weeks and they gave us more food than we could finish. all full size portions. The service was impeccable
  20. TL

    TL1959

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful service and food!
  21. T

    Thannanimal

    Key West

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Houston Restraunt week went here for the first time really enjoyed it food was cooked to perfection
  22. LN

    LisaN

    Houston

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and the food is fantastic. We went for restaurant week.
  23. DB

    DeniseB

    San Francisco

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love coming here. Fabulous food and service!
  24. PB

    PeterB

    Houston

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Service was exemplary, food was GREAT, NOISE was horribly loud, could not hear my wife sitting across from me, seating is not very comfortable
  25. j

    jdjd

    Houston

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a wonderful evening- food was great and service was excellent.
  26. PM

    PhyllisM

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Great service by Jesus. Recommend this restaurant. Their HRW menu is awesome.
  27. S

    Serge

    Houston

    53 reviews

    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good, impecable service and food..keep up the good work
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Service is outstanding...
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We had a good experience from the first and second time.
  30. JL

    JLynn

    Houston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I love this place! The food is so good and is something new and different if you're bored with the standard fare, and the waitstaff are professional, friendly and accommodating. Their Sunday brunch is one of the best in Houston as far as I'm concerned. They offer both a red and a white sangria. You can't go wrong with either one; both are amazing. I can't wait to go back!
  31. ML

    MauriceL

    Houston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    The food was fabulous! I have been here many times for dinner but this was my first time for lunch. It did take a little while for the waiter to take our order and it was a little loud for business conversations, but it was worth it.
  32. TS

    TomS

    Portland

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    The list of spirits (e.g. tequilas, vodkas, etc.) should list the prices. It’s unconscionable to have some tequilas priced at $15 and others at $56 or more — yes, for a single shot — without offering that pricing information to customers. Food was fabulous.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience4
    Food was cold even though it was on the Buffet Bar and tasted like it had been on the bar for a long time. We paid a lot of money for our brunch, food that was not fresh made.
  34. LN

    LisaN

    Houston

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    The service and food were outstanding. Everyone should experience this gem.
  35. J

    Jaijai

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience overall! I definitely will be back!
  36. DB

    DianaB

    Denver

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The meats and wine selection were amazing. We had a specific cut of meat that was like butter. Definitely will go back!
  37. b

    barbaraf

    Houston

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The meats are grass fed and very tasty. To try them all, order their special for 2! Easily could feed 3!
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    Got the dry aged ribeye. It was ~$150. Not worth it.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    Best steak I have had in a long time.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and food

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • 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

FAQs

Sal y Pimienta Kitchen does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Sal y Pimienta Kitchen also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (832) 849-0097.

Sal y Pimienta Kitchen is rated 4.7 stars by 1008 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 8 times today
Google Map for Sal y Pimienta Kitchen

818 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 105, Houston, TX 77024

Additional information

  • Cross street

    I10 & Beltway 8

  • Neighborhood

    Westside

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    South American, Latin American, Uruguayan

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    We do recommend to used the two garage parking located behind our restaurant.Street parking available, garage parking available, valet available.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Israel Jesus Munoz

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (832) 849-0097

  • Catering

    We can bring South America to you with our personalized catering services.

  • Private party facilities

    Sal y Pimienta Kitchen is the perfect place to book your next private or corporate function. We have 2 rooms. One room has a conference table up to 14 people and the other room is a presentation room which seats up to 34 people.

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