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The Salt Cellar

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Wow...so many choices

If you are a salt lover, definitely check out this place before purchasing anything in town. They... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Bellevue, Washington
Not to be missed.

What a delightful place. It’s worth searching out this hideaway shop in Portland. The salts are... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Marcia L
McLean, Virginia
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23 Oct 2018
“Wow...so many choices”
26 Jun 2018
“Not to be missed. ”
The Salt Cellar Store is the only store totally focused and dedicated to salt for people, located at 7 Commercial Alley in Portsmouth, NH. Carrying a full line of gourmet flavored and infused sea salts to enhance recipes, bath and spa products...more
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7 Commercial Aly, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3864
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

If you are a salt lover, definitely check out this place before purchasing anything in town. They have everything from lotions and bath salts to salt blocks (for grilling), lights and flabored salts. You can even create a gift pack where you shoose your own...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Donald T, Owner at The Salt Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review! As you said we are not the easiest place to find but we try to make it worth the effort. We hope to host you again when you are in Portsmouth (or Portland & Newburyport). -Don

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

What a delightful place. It’s worth searching out this hideaway shop in Portland. The salts are delicious, love the garlic one, and the unique items are a delight. Can’t wait to use my salt block. If you’re searching for a fun gift this is your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We were so glad that we stopped at the Salt Cellar! We were able to learn about different seasonings and found great gifts for friends back home. I also really enjoyed the beauty and body care selection. The atmosphere of the shop is tranquil, open,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

A friend urged me to go into this shop with her and I'm so glad I did. Salts for baths and salts for eating. The staff person was informative but not at all overbearing. She let us browse around and taste on our own. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Visited earlier in the morning, neat little shop, staff was friendly and interacted with us but let us look around as we pleased. Answered questions when prompted. Offers bath/body salts along with food salts/seasonings. Worth a stop! Packaging isn't great on the bath salts. Mine...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Emily K
donatsaltcellar, Owner at The Salt Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Hello Emily, Thank you for taking the time to give us a great Trip Adviser referral. We are sorry you bath salt bag broke open and we'll take extra care to fasten them better. Regards, Don

Reviewed August 27, 2017

We stumbled on this one of a kind shop and it was very informative experience. We learnt about new uses of salt, and there are very interesting uses of salt, that we never knew about. I would recommend checking out their website!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This place caught my eye down a little alley way and am I glad it did. I could have dropped an bundle of money in there if I wasn't close to broke from all my other shopping. It salt slabs to cook on we're so...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kerrih442018
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

I am a sea salt and flavored salt junkie, so this store was a great find. Aside from salt for food, they also have lots of lotions, soaps, and other salt products. If you are in the area, it is worth checking out.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank racertempo
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Great store with all kinds of salt in all kinds of forms. Salt lamps, salt blocks on a rope to dip into soups etc, for flavor, salt eggs and hearts to use as deodorant, plus ground salts for seasonings. So many items can't remember them...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Linda S
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We really liked The Salt Cellar and it's worth a visit if you're in Portsmouth. They have salts in different flavors and if you like to cook it's a great place to pick up some unusual flavors.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Joanne V
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