SALT - Boulder

4.6
1964 Reviews
$30 and under
American
The philosophy at SALT is simple; a belief that the best food travels the shortest distance from farm to table, that menus should change with the seasons and that the locally sourced ingredients, combined with European technique and innovative thinking make for a truly remarkable experience. Chef Bradford Heap and his staff have made a commitment to source local, organic and fresh ingredients whenever possible. The menu reflects this mind-set, simple, yet elegant and delicious. The wines, while sourced all over the world offer our guests some classic profiles, while introducing them to some new and exciting choices as well as a pre-prohibition cocktails with a twist. Approachable, but sophisticated. Enjoy!

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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1964 people are saying
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vipBoulderDave
Denver
56 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We hadn’t dined at Salt in a while, and it was such a treat! The food was spectacular and service perfect. They had a three course restaurant week offering that was everybit as complete as the usual menu. We plan to come back as soon as in dining opens again.

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LeahA
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and very COVID-19 responsible! They take everyone's temps when they walk in which made all of us feel comfortable.

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RhondaB
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for restaurant week and upgraded our meal, I had scallops and my husband had steak. Everything was delicious! Cooked perfectly! Service was great, and some personal attention from one of the owners making sure that we we happy. Highly recommend them and we don’t live in Boulder, we live in Northglenn. It was worth the drive.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for lunch on a Thursday and couldn’t have had a better experience. Food, service, location and mimosas were awesome. If you happen to find yourself looking for a place to eat in Boulder- this is it!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice little spot, felt safe, customers were spread out properly

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nataliar
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was very enjoyable!

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viptheECS
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing locally sourced food. Great drinks and enjoyed every bite.

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EllenS
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food had great flavors and the servers were friendly. Everyone in my group of four was happy with their experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Made a reservation for happy hour- advertised on the website as 5-cl. We get there, there’s no happy hour (“We haven’t had happy hour since we closed for COVID and we haven’t had a chance to update the website”- bro, it’s been six months). Burger was overcooked and the gnocchi sauce literally(!) tastes like Chef Boyardee. Service was great and we really liked sitting outside. But for the price, next time we’ll grab a Whopper and a can of Beefaroni and save ourselves $80, thanks.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Food for horrible. Service was extremely poor. Never again.

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vipLisaL
Dallas
17 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Wonderful restaurant. Enjoyed my meal immensely. Would definitely go back

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vipHeidi
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

The central location and both inside and outside atmosphere of SALT is very Boulder. We made a reservation for 6 for a birthday celebration which was noted in the OpenTable comments, but neither the hostess or server mentioned it.

We started with the flatbread and it was delicious, but my Free Range Chicken sandwich is overpriced for the standard, no frills fare.

Overall, my experience was just ok. I will most likely not eat at SALT again.

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KarenH
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Arrived today brims for our reservation. Seated immediately. Food was excellent servers informative and helpful. Very positive experience.

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vipDougS
Denver
39 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We mainly went for apps only. Charcuterie board was excellent as usual along with cocktails. Great service.

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JodyA
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably the most romantic dinner spot in Boulder! We had a wonderful evening, with fantastic food and great wine pairings recommended by our server. A five star date night!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love SALT. One of our favorite Go-To’s whenever we’re in Boulder. Everything is always so fresh & incredibly prepared!

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HarperJ
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service, nice patio seating. Could use another plant-based option or two, but the quinoa burger was delicious. Good wine selection.

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CourtLouKy
Louisville
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great location. Definitely will return when back in Boulder!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
12 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Stopped here for a late lunch - cute spot on Pearl. I can see why it’s always crowded. Great Covid-19 set-up; tables were nicely spaced. The Brussel Sprouts were amazing! I had the tacos special of the day. Chicken had a nice flavor but very dry. Looked better than they tasted. My husband had the cesaer salad with blackened shrimp and that was great. I’d definitely go back and just order something else

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GREGGWC
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first date night since Feb 2020 and we couldn't have been more pleased with the food and our server, Spencer. We sat outside and enjoyed the intimate setting. We each had a cup of soup (tomato and butternut squash), I had the pasta special and my wife had steak. We each had a desert, and our cappuccinos were perfect! We'll be back.

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Jason
Denver
22 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great meal! Sat outside near the street, but was not too loud. Food was amazing as I had the paella and it was recommended to pair it with a Tempranillo, which was perfect. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date with spouse

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NoelD
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The restaurant was beautiful and they had extended outdoor seating due to Covid. Service was slow but food was good. We all ordered different types of pasta. I would have ordered a second glass of wine but the server didn't come back to check on us.

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EmeryChills
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience2

Our food and service was fantastic! The lights were too bright and the music a bit too cheesy Miami vibe for a restaurant in downtown Boulder, but we love Salt and will be back many many times for delicious organic meals and drinks!

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PatriciaC
Dallas
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Salmon was excellent, chicken was delicious with a twist on the “usual” roasted chicken- great spice! Yum

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MariaM
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food! I loved the beet quinoa burger! Incredible

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LauraF
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Steak was bland, service mediocre. Was excited to eat here and was disappointed with our experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
19 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Nice seating on Pearl St, good quality food, excellent location

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KimD
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Salt was wonderful! We were celebrating a birthday and we enjoyed it very much. We sat downstairs as upstairs was full (Social Distancing). It was cozy and private. I would have preferred upstairs but still good. It was quiet but still lively. Service was great. Food and bottle of wine were excellent. They brought us a surprise dessert (on the house) for my friend's birthday. Very nice. I will go back. Thanks!

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LukeS
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my girlfriend for her birthday and she loved it. Excellent food and overall experience!

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TaniaM
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We contrasted a née chapter in our family so the experience was very pleasant. Thank you

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an absolute pleasure dining here!

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michaelk
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service!!

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vipGinger
Oklahoma City
8 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Channel. Channel. Channel. Waitress, Extraordinaire! Water & wine & always a pleasant, even when her station is slammed. Never missed a beat.
Chef was flexible and modified my salmon, as requested. Love their Sourdough and Cabernet Butter. Nice portion and fresh.
And, grateful for prompt seating on patio with my pup!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

I went home and ate after dinner. The waitress was super nice and attentive but the appetizer which was peppers and bacon was only a few pieces of bacon so mostly just steamed peppers. I ordered a big salad with salmon expecting a good piece of salmon and not only was it dry it was tiny and not particularly flavorful. We are super disappointed for the price of the meal. I’ve been to Salt at least 15 times and this was definitely the worst food I’ve ever gotten there. My date didn’t finish her salad.

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AmyC
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

This is a wonderful restaurant, and they have set up outside on Pearl with tables and couches. It's well done, and the food is delicious.

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JohnW
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sunday Brunch fantastic. Easy to book reservations on line. Service & food super. Benedict & French toast!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

The food was phenomenal. Service was a bit slow but they were really busy and it was a weekend. Food came out hot and had good size portions.

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JodyA
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, great service, great ambience, felt very safe with good COVID safety protocols. Great spot for a dinner date!

FAQs

SALT - Boulder offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (303) 444-7258.

SALT - Boulder is rated 4.6 stars by 1964 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.