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El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant

3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2246
+1 219-462-0100
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“burrito” (10 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2246
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I have not had a better margarita than the margaritas at El Salto. The outdoor seating in the Chesterton restaurant is very nice. I also enjoy the fajitas at lunch and the veggie fajitas at other times.

Thank rfsmith
Reviewed 6 November 2017

To me there are only 3 things important in any Mexican restaurant. Chips and salsa and of course margaritas. El Salto has great chiips and salsa and their margaritas are the best mass produced I've ever had. The bartender told me what goes into the...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very busy at lunch, but not a long wait to be seated. The server was pleasant, but the wait for food was quite long and it took a major effort to have water glasses filled and the bill brought. Surprised at the automatic 18% added...More

Thank iowavisitor2015
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My husband and I have always enjoyed lunch at El Salto and never do we leave there feeling hungry. They have went through some changes it seems with different wait staff and I thought different owners but they tell me that it is still the...More

Thank Scotland222
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Food was ok - I've had better, I've had worse. Chips and salsa were very good, service was good, Yolandas were good but I have had better Mexican food without having to drive out of town.

Thank Antiquelover2
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Went to El Salto tonight with my family and some family friends.... It was the last time I will eat here. First off, they crammed 7 adults and a 1 year old into a tiny corner booth that was big enough for maybe 5 people....More

Thank sculver7
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our absolute Place for Mexican Food in Porter County. The service is attentive and friendly. The food is plenty and relatively inexpensive. Family friendly, also a full service bar. There are many Mexican restaurants in the area. We have tried most of them, but this...More

Thank hgwilk1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good salsa and chips. Huge frozen Margaritas! Mexican food is O.K. Cozy little booths. Good for families.

Thank 2015Jeannie
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

After out enjoying some of the beautiful sunshine and weather, I was still having a craving for Mexican food. I decided to treat myself to a different place that I have not been to before. Of course, you are a little skeptical of trying out...More

1  Thank Donald B
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The best margaritas in Porter County. Love going there on Tuesday for thier Margarita special. Food is excellent.

Thank Rodney B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2246
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-462-0100
  • E-mail
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