Saltillo Mexican Kitchen

4.8
290 reviews
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$30 and under
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Traditional Mexican
Saltillo Mexican Kitchen is a new and exciting Mexican restaurant located in the Bellaire triangle. Dishes are carefully designed with succulent, authentic flavors from Northern Mexico. We specialize in a variety of traditional dishes and salsas that integrate a Mexican grilling experience. We feature only the finest cuts of steak, brisket, chicken and seafood (flown in daily from the Sea of Cortez) prepared with regional rubs.

We offer great service, a comfortable environment, a well stocked bar with a curated selection of wine and Mexican beers, backed by over a decade of experience. Saltillo is a Mexican restaurant with Mexican roots, which is a great addition to the neighborhood as well to our city.
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WM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great authentic northern Mexican food with good service and reasonable pricing. If you are interested in sipping rum they have a very good selection.

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H
Houston
19 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious cocktails and food - always welcomed like family

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N
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

healthy portions, but kind of pricey for the amount of food. worth trying to a possible intimate date night or get-together with friends.

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KC
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We drive 40 miles from The Woodlands to eat here several times a year. Love the steak and enchiladas with Saltillo sauce. Delightful place to spend an evening chatting with friends and eating great food. Love their salsa flight as well.

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DD
Austin
10 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed our lunch here! Beautiful little spot. A little expensive but the food is delicious! I had an appetizer as my meal: 3 grilled chicken tacos. So good!! Very tender and tasty. My husband had the enchiladas and says they were delicious. They serve homemade tostada chips and 4 salsas. There is a little bar with excellent beers and wine. I will definitely return!

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delish food and great service. Go early if you are in a hurry as this place is well loved ands gets busy!

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D
Houston
63 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. You must have the steak smothered in onions. The first time we went two out of four had it. The next two times all four of us had it. Excellent flavor and steak. Make sure you get Carla as your server. She is great. The service can be a little slow when they are packed, but it is well worth it. Make sure you listen to the explanation of the salsa. When they say one of the green one is hot, believe it. It is made from habaneros.

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M
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and drinks were outstanding and the service was great. Saltillo was a wonderful place for getting together with long time friends. We’ll be back soon!

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HC
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Saltillo is a real gem! The staff is incredible and the food marvelous. We go there every chance we get for a unique and gourmet Mexican food experience.

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a
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Good Mexican food; nice steak; terrific salsas. Outrageously noisy.

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OT
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday dinner. Food and service were great!! We will be back!!

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DG
Houston
38 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

What a pleasure finding an intimate Mexican restaurant where the food is super tasty and you can actually carry on a conversation. The one drawback to our experience was the waitstaff. We actually had three folks assisting our table but the left hand didn't know what the right hand was doing.

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JH
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding meal and service.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome as usual

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r
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

My food was tasty, mole chicken, but my friend ordered the 3 tacos on the appetizer part and was very disappointed because they came with nothing in them but the meat and nothing else came with them, she complained to the manager and he apologized and said the waitress could have mentioned that. She did ask the waitress for lettuce, tomatoes and was charged extra, she didn't like that either.

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TE
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good authentic Mexican food- delicious salsas and enchiladas. Steaks are a specialty and there is a good bar. Small neighborhood gem.

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RM
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a lovely meal! The steak was delicious! We enjoyed the wine which was recommended by our server. Will definately come again.

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J
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really enjoyed our evening. Was concerned when we arrived as the place was packed and there were quite a few families, that it would be noisy. It was not and allowed for normal conversation at our table of 4. My wife loved her kabobs and my steak and enchiladas was good though the steak was just a standard cut. I want to go back with enough folks to order the large cap to share as everyone raves about it. Service was stretched when we arrived as they were full but they quickly got everything under control and provided a nice evening for all.

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N
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Very small, quaint restaurant. No trouble parking on a Friday night. The noise level is quiet so you can talk at your table. Not many kids, definitely a grown up place. Serving sized are for normal people - not huge. The beef was really good - we had beef tip tacos. Definitely would order that again. Spicy Margarita was good. Good value.

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RY
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Saltillo's is 1 of the best Mexican Restaurants for their food quality and service.

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F
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

The food was not up to par. Being a Mexican steak house, the steaks were of inferior quality.

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JD
London
158 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Tapa delomo is the best treat in town! Expensive but worth it for 4+ people. Some good variety of Mexican and South American wines.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

A refreshing change from Houston’s TexMex. Quality food at a reasonable price!

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P
Houston
46 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Neighborhood Gem. Though the name implies they are only a Mexican Food restaurant and they do have Mexican dishes, but they also serve a great steak too!! On our most recent visit, we enjoyed the meatball appetizer which is delicious and the Heart of Ribeye steaks, tender and cooked to perfection. On my next trip I intend to have the bone-in Ribeye, it looked great when served at another table. Someday I'll have to try the Mexican dishes but it's just too hard to resist having their steak.

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KC
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

We drive from The Woodlands to Houston just to eat here. Wonderful homemade chips and 4 different fresh salsas. Our favorite meal is steak and enchiladas. The steak is always perfectly cooked and the cheese enchiladas with Saltillo sauce are fantastic.

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H
Houston
20 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food , spicy margaritas and gracious service

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FH
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place never disappoints. The family style ribeye cap is always on point. The apps are all excellent. We always have a great experience.

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T
Houston
64 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We love the variety of salads. The snapper was perfect with grilled vegetables. The margaritas are very good.

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E
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Saltillo has become that place to go when someone asks where we should go for dinner.

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d
Houston
26 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. The BEST Enchiladas Verdes. Friendly, and accommodating wait staff. I always look forward to our next visit to Saltillo.

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CM
Nashville
27 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Loved every single dish we had! Can't wait to go back.

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NL
Houston
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

This place has good reviews that were deceiving

Food was overpriced for the quality

I’ll just stick with Hugo’s

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RP
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was excellent. Waitress had too many tables but overall very good

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LH
Houston
49 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food . Attentive service. Saltillo is a must for family members who come in from Europe even though we no longer live close by!!!

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k
Houston
20 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is consistently good. It’s become a tradition to dine there on Christmas eve. We will definitely be back!

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PH
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The selection of salsas offered at the start is unique and they are all good. The chips, and also the tortillas with the dinner, are also excellent. We have had various enchilada dishes and tampiqueña for the main course. They were all excellent. The mole sauce is outstanding.

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TM
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

went there for a small office celbration ( 4) the food was delivcous and the servvice impecable. Loved the wine!

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j
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food and service was excellent, but there was a company party going on a Wednesday night and it was very very noisy and distracting with gift giving etc., ruined the evening for us.

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CM
Raleigh
7 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner at Satillos- shrimp

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and presentation was amazing! Mole is out of this world!!!!

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