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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%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2246
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were seated at the bar and immediately taken care of. I had the burritos and my wife had a veggie burrito. She also had a "Sangrita" drink and LOVED it! Service was very quick and we were impressed at how quickly the food came...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My go to for Mexican food. The drinks and drink specials are great. I really enjoy the taco salad. The beef is flavored well. Spice but not to much spice. You get free chips and salsa which is fresh and you can tell the chips...More

Thank jessicamariez
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped in tonight for dinner. We have been many times before but tonight, it was really good! The salsa was perfect. We have plenty of left overs for tomorrow. We were not disappointed. Our server was fantastic. I wish I could remember her name. Stop...More

Thank 2peaches_10
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My family and I have enjoyed El Salto's for many occasions from anniversary celebrations to school field trips. For the last 2 years I have brought my Spanish level 3 and 4 students here to have a day of complete Spanish speaking and authentic Mexican...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. We ate outside under the sun umbrella and enjoyed the evening. The chips and salsa are great as were the fish tacos. I also ordered queso dip that was excellent. I felt the staff was very attentive and quick...More

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Another Mexican place opened up that is close to home and its so much better. El Salto is better than Pepes for sure. Their salsa has a lot of cilantro in it and it seems to over power it. Chips are hard and thick. It's...More

Thank Laura99IN
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Good food good service. The Bistake El Salto is fantastic. Get the flan for desert. Sometimes there is a long wait. But worth it.

Thank dan c
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Used to frequent this restaurant every week or two for about 5-6 years. Over the last year, it has gone downhill as far as service and quality of food. Our visits have been few and far between over the last year and we have finally...More

Thank Kamadcourt
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I was a regular at this restaurant and one day something happened, what was once the best Mexican restaurant turned into the worst. The had a great wait staff and had great food, all gone. Strange thing is, their newer location in Merrillville was very...More

1  Thank islandboyjef
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The fajitas - awesome. They ask of ID's and we weren't carrying one so couldn't order alcohol. Lots of mosquitoes outside so make sure to apply a insect repellent if you are going in evening. Food is very nice and service is a little slow.

Thank nss s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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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