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Salt Tasting Room

$$ - $$$, , Spanish
46 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A4, Canada
+1 604-633-1912
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“charcuterie” (23 reviews)
“cheese plate” (15 reviews)
“salami” (11 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Canadian, Spanish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
46 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I admire the effort of building a restaurant in blood alley. It is not as sketchy as you think. simple room. Simple concept. I like it. Chose your charcuterie, chose your cheese and your wine. Sit back and enjoy.

Thank Foodtravelerforlife
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We went through an alleyway and i did not expect to see a wine tasting room with bright lights and wine. WE walked in and were seating immediately the server sat with us and explained the concept. choose 3 wines, then choose 2 meats, cheese...More

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered the 3 course meal. Having the meatballs & a salad to start, then the chef's choice meat plate & Canadian plate for mains. Both courses & combos on the plates were excellent. Having ordered the different plates for the mains we were able...More

Thank 68travels
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I was doing a girls' weekend in Vancouver and this was absolutely a highlight of the trip. I called to make a reservation and the manager had seats ready to go for us and was happy to explain anything and everything on the menu. I'm...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Seriously the most dishonest "restaurant" I have ever been to. The charcuterie was nothing more than a few slices of whatever you can obtain from your local grocer. You can go to any corner store in Italy and find superior everything. Yes this is just...More

Thank caljang
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Want a cozy place to try different wines and charcuterie on a date? Want to make a long day/night of drinking/eating your way around Gastown? This is your place. It's a nice stop, nothing too fancy or too filling. I thought that staff had a...More

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I went here in May 2017 with a group of 10 and the service and food was top notch. The only down side was they served half our group first and then waited almost a half hour to serve the other half. Our server said...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My husband found this restaurant through Trip Advisor and extremely thankful we did! We can honestly say that this restaurant and experience was one of our favorites out of our whole trip. Every single person in there was super friendly and helpful and not to...More

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great little place, look for the upside down salt shaker as it's located in an alley so not easy to spot. Great premise, enjoyable meal. The menu is hard to navigate as only on wall in chalk with no explanations of what types of meat...More

Thank Dana M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The tasting menu was great and the wine selection was good too. The location was a bit sketchy to be honest - I wouldn't have been keen to try to find it in the dark.

Thank Hannah S
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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karla k
17 July 2015|
Response from Jacqueline L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what wineries have tasting rooms in Vancouver, if any. Many restaurants in Vancouver do carry BC wines though and they offer many by the glass so you can try them before committing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Wine Bar, Canadian, Spanish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A4, Canada
    (Abbott or Carrall)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-633-1912
Salt Tasting Room in Blood Alley showcases the finest meats, cheese, and condiments in all the land. Our chalk-board menu changes daily: J.N.&Z. smoked beef tenderloin, Mike Vitow's corned beef, Agassiz Farm House Cheddar, Cashel Blue Irish Blue Cheese, Neal's Yard Lincolnshire Poacher, Fireweed Honey, Marcona Almonds and Ambrosia apples may be on. Create a tasting plate and pair with a flight of rare wines, beers or sherries. Dine at our 18ft. communal table deep in the heart of Historic Gastown.
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