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Salt Air

Seafood Restaurant$$$$
Venice, Venice
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  • Tim B.
    Tim BushJuly 30
    Great neighbourhood restaurant with a cool vibe. Go for the Black Cod or the Trout and leave room for the Monkey Bread. Excellent!
  • Odi N.
    Odi NazerJuly 5
    Lovely atmosphere, mixed garnished oysters are amazing, steamed salmon, and the new your steak are wow❤️😍
  • Lee S.
    Lee SimpsonJune 13
    Been here 5+ times
    Easily my favorite restaurant in Abbot Kinney - so good I went twice in one day.
    Upvoted 2 hours ago
  • M F.
    M FApril 29
    Everything was delicious. The charred octopus was insanely good. Very nice ambiance and environnement. Ok service.
  • Yan
    YanApril 12
    Black cod with cauliflower rice
    Upvoted 2 hours ago
  • Heather R.
    Food just wasn't good.
  • 2na
    2naJanuary 2
    Monkey dessert
  • Naz F. G.
    Naz F. GérdabiAugust 25, 2016
    i discovered my new fav Rosé here: Chateau Les Valentines Cotes De Provence. The Monkey Bread is a dessert that will make you cry it's so good ~ literally wanted to swim in the Creme Anglaise sauce.
  • Meg F.
    Meg FarmerAugust 2, 2016
    We had a feast here and loved it all. Pea toast was surprisingly tasty, but the octopus and shrimp were my favorite. Skip dessert and head down the street to salt and straw for ice cream instead.
    Upvoted 2 hours ago
  • r0by
    r0byJuly 29, 2016
    Tomato soup and lobster roll
  • Mara M.
    Mara MJuly 10, 2016
    Oysters were very fresh, mussels were delicious. You can't go wrong with either of them.
  • Justin W.
    Justin WelshJuly 4, 2016
    Been here twice so far. So far, 2x very average. Save your money and go to GJelina. Not at all exceptional.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MaddernJuly 3, 2016
    Tuna Tartare. 😍
  • Ellis H.
    Ellis HamburgerJune 29, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Pea toast! 🤑
  • Melissa W.
    Melissa WJune 11, 2016
    Seafood erotica. Note: Eat the pea toast with your hands. Gl using a knife and fork.
  • James H.
    James HJune 7, 2016
    Bouillabaisse
  • Pati P.
    Pati PimentelMay 1, 2016
    Don't order The lobster Omelette. Unseasoned and Bland.... Too much noise in The Room .... :P
  • Joe W.
    Joe WhitmarshMay 1, 2016
    The steak is out of control as is the pea toast and burrata
  • Viv C.
    Viv CApril 26, 2016
    The mussels were amazing
  • Silvia B.
    Silvia Butta CaliceApril 14, 2016
    Super yummy oysters! A bit pricy but worth it
  • bym
    bymApril 8, 2016
    Good place to have great food! ENJOY!
  • Reserve
    ReserveMarch 17, 2016
    Breathe it all in at Salt Air while enjoying a refreshing Cobbler, made with Peychaud’s Bitters, Carpano Antica, lemon and orange. Read more
  • Jeet M.
    Jeet MarwadiMarch 5, 2016
    Fries are delicious!
  • Jeet M.
    Jeet MarwadiMarch 5, 2016
    Tried the pea toast, unique to say the least. Good blend of blandness of the pea and the kick from jalapeño with a crunchy toast base!
  • Reserve
    ReserveJanuary 29, 2016
    At Salt Air, Chef Greg A. Daniels’ refined yet eclectic bistro fare focuses on fresh seafood and seasonal ingredients. Dishes run the gamut from shareable small plates to whole fish and grilled meats Read more
  • Jeremy S.
    Jeremy SchoellerDecember 18, 2015
    Very good service, scallops are large and tasty. Monkey bread is a must have after every meal.
  • Lina L.
    Lina LanovoiDecember 17, 2015
    Amazing. Fresh seafood
  • John D.
    John DuncanOctober 19, 2015
    Octopus salad a must.
    Upvoted 2 hours ago
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencOctober 19, 2015
    Absolutely should be in the top restaurants in Venice! House salad is on point, cod was very juicy and lean. Seafood restaurant with the best chicken we evered had.
  • John D.
    John DuncanOctober 17, 2015
    Oysters were great. Bouillabaisse was stellar and Octopus rocked. No booze but great wine selection
  • Adela M.
    Adela MazankovaOctober 10, 2015
    Absolutely delicious & well curated menu, so you don't have to spend an hour deciding what to get. Also - the interior! 💙
  • Paul S.
    Paul SacchettiSeptember 10, 2015
    Great lunch spot, awesome sandwiches.
  • Owen W.
    Owen WardSeptember 3, 2015
    Excellent small plates with a beautiful bar area to hang out before or after dinner. Beer and wine selections are great, didn't try the "non-cocktail" cocktails. Try the octopus.
  • Leïla E.
    Leïla EggerAugust 17, 2015
    Great place! Nice food!
  • Dylan B.
    Dylan BoydAugust 7, 2015
    The cod is good. Spicy.
  • Munirah G.
    Munirah GwaizAugust 1, 2015
    Wth😩 monkey bread is SO GOOD!!!!
  • Dontae M.
    Dontae MearsJune 27, 2015
    Get the fries!
  • Daniel A.
    Daniel ArcherJune 18, 2015
    Pan-roasted chicken, pea toast, asparagus, oysters
  • Brian M.
    Brian MartinezJune 18, 2015
    You have to try the Monkey Bread it was amazing!!! Awesome service our server was so helpful!!
  • Go Find Alice
    Go Find AliceJune 15, 2015
    Order the pea toast please!
  • Raquel K.
    Raquel KissJune 7, 2015
    Best Lobster Rolls in the world
  • Raquel K.
    Raquel KissJune 7, 2015
    Clams were amazing!!!
  • Kayla J.
    Kayla JohnsonApril 19, 2015
    Fantastic service! Loved the clams and lobster roll. Great decor.
  • Dace D.
    Dace Duarte JaenaDecember 24, 2014
    Poached salmon, oysters, mussels
  • Robert Crawford R.
    Robert Crawford REALTOROctober 19, 2014
    Fresh, gourmet seafood in a clean atmosphere in the heart of Venice
  • Jeff P.
    Jeff PetrielloSeptember 7, 2014
    Delightfully over-saturated flavors & an atmosphere like a laid-back ABC Kitchen in NY. The cheddar corn fritters are some of the tastiest things ever. You MUST leave room for the Monkey Bread dessert
  • Amit K.
    Amit KalraSeptember 7, 2014
    Get the green beans!
  • china
    chinaJuly 10, 2014
    Oysters and the gravlax are the key.
  • Carissa B.
    Carissa BilinskiMay 10, 2014
    Must haves: pea toast, buttered cod and monkey bread. Awesome food & good atmosphere for dinner
    Upvoted 2 hours ago
  • Eater
    EaterApril 3, 2014
    cThe house-made linguini with the pistachio pesto is pure comfort in a bowl, covered with a dusting of parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper. Simple and delicious. Read more
  • Andy R.
    Andy RosenbergJanuary 15, 2014
    Order as many appetizers as possible. Great food, friendly service.
  • 一馬 T.
    一馬 TDecember 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    My Yelp review: http://www.yelp.com/biz/salt-air-venice#hrid:deVkwDaO86unhaJF1I2UNg/src:self
  • verymonica
    verymonicaDecember 14, 2013
    Fish chips amazing! Nice strong house ginger beer. Monkey bread was perfect. Skip house salad (over dressed) + lobster roll (couple bits of lobster, not worth it, go to Connie + Teds/Son Of A Gun)
  • Antoinette d.
    Antoinette de LeonDecember 1, 2013
    Lobster roll and monkey bread
  • Antoinette d.
    Antoinette de LeonNovember 22, 2013
    Lobster roll and monkey bread...
  • Klara L.
    Klara LichtNovember 14, 2013
    This place is really light and well designed. Nantuckety. And the Ranchos Huevos were excellent!
  • Eater
    EaterOctober 30, 2013
    Don't overlook the fried fish skin chips with harissa or the bright green pea toast with ricotta. There's Gueuze on tap, and Brian Butler's cocktail list makes good use of beer and wine in drinks.
  • Elle C.
    Elle CameronOctober 14, 2013
    The salmon tartare & grilled octopus are awesome!
  • Maria G.
    Maria GonimaOctober 5, 2013
    Might be too quirky for its own good. Menu items require more explanation than usual. Unfortunately my expectations didn't match the delivery. The place was mostly empty and service took a while.
  • Pamala B.
    Pamala BuzickOctober 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Bouillabaisse is amazing.
  • Chelli H.
    Chelli HerreraSeptember 22, 2013
    Great for brunch. Oysters are delish and save room for the monkey bread. Amazing.
  • Gail H.
    Gail HAugust 10, 2013
    Eh. Beside the tomato salad not the impresses. Pacing awful. Guess my tip is, go somewhere else?
  • Jon C.
    Jon CroninJuly 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Delicious and tasty rolled up into one!
  • Helen L.
    Helen LDecember 22, 2014
    O lugar é lindo, atendimento de primeira e comida bem feita. O cardápio não têm muitas opções, mas agrada. O salmão com azeite ficou na medida.
  • Guía P.
    Guía PlanetingApril 28, 2014
    Salt Air, el lugar más cosmopolita de Venice Beach Read more
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