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Salt Cellar Restaurant

550 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-4604
+1 480-947-1963
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“escargot” (29 reviews)
“stuffed lobster” (22 reviews)
“oysters” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
550 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-4604
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Reviewed yesterday

A little pricey but it's fantastic place to drop $150 or more for a dinner of two. Service is outstanding and knowledgeable, any dish you select can only be topped by any other selection on the menu. The bar is an excellent place to start...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting building, quite unique. We were greeted and seated quickly and courteously. Service was just okay. I thought the food was rather overpriced and my choice of shrimp scampi was so heavily drenched in butter I just couldn't finish it. So overall, a bit disappointing.

Thank Travellerelaine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a tremendous restaurant and it’s been that way for over 30 years...food, service, unique atmosphere and price make this among the top 3 restaurants in the entire valley of the sun that have survived the test of time for outstanding quality.. best fresh fish...More

Thank gerson m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Salt Cellar for a business dinner. It’s important to note that the Salt Cellar is a seafood place....and the seafood looked great, but we all decided to have the 12oz filet. Their selection of steaks was almost as good as the...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Ate here recently with my wife prior to taking in the horse show (Cavalia)down the block. Pleasantly surprised by the awesomeness of this unusual restaurant here in Scottsdale. Firstly, the service was terrific. My wife had a fresh Maine lobster and I had a crispy...More

Thank nycstripes
Reviewed 21 March 2018

After driving by this restaurant for about twenty years, I finally decided to give it a try. I went (solo) shortly after 5:00 on a Tuesday evening in March, and had no difficulty in getting it. The place definitely got busier as it got closer...More

Thank JDP1477
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We returned to the Cellar because of the good food in the past. We were not disappointed. We started with the escargot in the mushroom caps. Just great. Mushrooms were al dente with fresh escargot. My wife had the mussels and steamed clams appetizer (they...More

Thank Palmer R
Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you like oysters, you will be amazed. My only regret is that I only had time for appetizers. I can't wait to go back for a full meal if the quality is the same as my appetizers. This restaurant has an intimate atmosphere and...More

Thank movinon6
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Wife and I, along with two friends went to dinner here on a Saturday night. First, get reservations, we were glad we did as the place was packed. We were seated on time. On the way in, you pass the live lobster tank, giving you...More

Thank John13Tacoma
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We chose this venue to celebrate a retirement. It did not disappoint 😉. The ambiance set the tone of the night for the wonderful meal. We enjoyed all of our choices and left room to share a delicious dessert.

Thank Jill B
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19 April 2017|
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Response from SaltCellarRestaurant | Property representative |
Yes, highly recommended. You can go to the website and then to reservations or call 4809471963 Thank you for your interest!
Marcia M
26 February 2017|
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Response from SaltCellarRestaurant | Property representative |
Although seafood is naturally gluten-free, we do not have a specific gluten-free menu. We can certainly help you with menu choices, however, if your gluten-free issues are extreme, we would not guarantee no cross... More
Sandra B
14 November 2016|
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Response from Hotmaily | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-4604
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-947-1963
  • E-mail
The Salt Cellar Restaurant is known for having the largest and finest selection of quality seafood. Open for dinner 7 days a week, the Bar from 4PM-12AM and the Dining Room at 5PM. Our twin Happy Hours are from 4PM-7PM and again from 10PM to 12M.
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