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El Salto Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2246
+1 219-462-0100
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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La Crosse, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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. The waiter, Matt, was running around like a chicken with his head cut off but... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 is our choice. My favorite id Burritos Mexicanos

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Thank hgwilk1
Valparaiso, Indiana
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank 2015Jeannie
Merrillville, Indiana
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121 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 some places, but that is the only way to explore and have more choices. Very... More 

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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

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

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Thank Rodney B
Valparaiso, Indiana
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193 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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 out. The atmosphere was nice and the people friendly. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank Joe S
Indiana
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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 are house made.

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Thank jessicamariez
Westville, Indiana
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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 in & grab a bite. They have nightly specials. Tuesday's & Wednesday's are margharita nights.

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Thank 2peaches_10
Medaryville, Indiana
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 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 cuisine and culture. The waiters and waitresses speak Spanish to the students and there is... More 

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Thank Rebecca R
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295 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 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 to serve. A very family friendly place with lots of options for everyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3530 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383-2246
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +1 219-462-0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?