Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary

4.5
2020 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Steakhouse
Saltlik is the quintessential modern steakhouse in the heart of downtown Calgary!

A menu of comfortable luxury designed by executive chef Chris Mills, does not only satisfy the appetite of any true steak lover, but has the variety to excite each and every diner. Saltlik's 55 label wine list features new world benchmarks and old world favourites, with the majority of wines ranging from $50.00 to $70.00.

Saltlik is minutes away from the Saddledome, and steps away from the Telus Convention Centre, Theatre Calgary, and the Olympic Plaza, making it the perfect start to a night out in Calgary.

Come in today and enjoy a premium casual dining experience, made special by our professional and engaging service team.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 2020 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
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Food
4.5
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.3
Value
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Kayla
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Came in for my friends birthday on Monday evening as he wanted a steak! Boy was he not disappointed!!!!!!!!
The fillet was phenomenal, this steakhouse has the BEST steaks in all of calgary!!
The service was extremely attentive and knowledgeable, and we found that absolutely everyone who worked there was willing to answer a question and take our orders.

I ordered the fillet with a side wedge salad and mashed potatoes, I definitely was not disappointed! We also had calamari to start, and it’s probably the best calamari that I’ve ever had!
The price is justified by the incredible food, and overall service.
Highly recommend this place for anyone looking for a great evening out.

10/10, will be back!!!!!!!

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CarronC
Calgary
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Awesome good and service!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience4

NY steak tasted like a frozen grocery store steak. Filet came out super rare. Waitress offered to re cook the rare steak . NY was probably one of the worst pieces of meat I have ever had , made it through a third of it. We decided to try salt like since our go to (Modern steak) was closed. Needless to say we will never be back

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Mike
Calgary
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wok-Fired Calamari was delicious appetizer. Had the Red Wine Marinated Hanger Steak, it too was excellent. The Lobster ravioli that comes as a side with the Grilled Salmon should be a dish on its own. Everything was great, really enjoyed our meal.

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TheoR
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Just an easy dinner out with my partner. We expected a different kind of patio but understand everyone is doing their best. It was still a nice outing.

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JamieS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience3

The appetizers were great, but our waitress never came to take our dinner order. We were there 1.5 hours and by the time she came around we had to leave (pick up kids, also it was about to rain). Only 4 tables so wasn't too busy. I'm sure the food is good, would have been nice to try it! We settled for A&W on the way home.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on June 9, 2021

Hi Jamie, I apologize that we clearly didn't deliver the experience you and your group deserved. I would love the opportunity to connect with you in hopes to make this right. Could you please provide me with your contact info to my email - mlamonaca@saltlik.co m. Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

Service was painfully slow and several times had to hunt down a waitress for a fork, to get the bill, to refill water etc. Meal was good. Calamari was delicious.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on June 9, 2021

Hi There, I apologize that we didn't deliver the experience you deserved. I would love the opportunity to connect with you in hopes to make this right. Could you please provide me with your contact info to my email - mlamonaca@saltlik.co m. Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outdoor seating

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on June 9, 2021

Hi Opentable , Thank you for the 5 stars! I'm glad to hear we hit the mark for you. We hope to have you back in soon! Massimo Lamonaca

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vipHugginThePost
Calgary
17 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall1Food4Service3Ambience1

Open Table stated standard seating in our reso, buy we were put outside in the snow, under a leaky tent.

We were told the special tomahawk steak was 125.00, but it was 147.00 on our bill. Also, there was a charge for an 8.00 coffee shot that we didn't have.

Just overall, not good.

Our server was funny though, so that helps.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on May 12, 2021

Hello. My name is Cynthia, one of the operating managers at Saltlik Calgary. Thank you for your feedback. Would you have time for a quick call to discuss your experience with us last weekend? If so, my number here is 4035371160. Thank you in advance for your time.

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vipSoooooooooL
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

food +ambience+ staff were all great. Covered tent just in case it rains, blanket and heater were all ready for patios.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on June 9, 2021

Hi There, Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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vipExcellent
Edmonton
18 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place for dinner and a real nice touch with the option to take a bottle of wine back to the hotel.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on June 9, 2021

Hi Excellent , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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vipsmathieson
Calgary
18 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Filet steak sandwich was delicious. Perfectly cooked and tender.
Prices are a bit higher.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on June 9, 2021

Hi Smathieson , Thank you for taking the time to leave us a rating. If there is anything we can do to make your experience a 5-star one, please feel free to reach out to us. Hope to have you back soon! Massimo Lamonaca SALTLIK Calgary.

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Tara
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

we had a great time -Cacio e Pepe was awesome- loved it. Amazing service and 50% off wine was so great - thank you!!

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 26, 2021

Hi Tara , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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snowflakecdn
Calgary
11 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Despite the cold day (I believe it was 2 degrees) SaltLik had heaters and blankets for patrons. They are following all COVID protocols - tables are 6 feet away, they are cleaned thoroughly between patrons, and very careful in serving.
The food was fabulous!
They kept our wine inside so that it didn't get too cold in between pourings. They made the best of the situation so that we could dine out.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 23, 2021

Hi! Thank you for this detailed and great review. I'll be sure to pass the compliments along to the team. Hope we see you soon with some better weather!

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BILLF
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Only complaint was we didn’t know that the dining was only on patio due to covid. We had thought that was in place the next day. Otherwise we would have dressed a little better. They were putting heaters out, but our seat did not get any heat. They also offered blankets, my wife used two.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 15, 2021

Hi Bill, Thank you for the 5 stars and thank you for your feedback. Since patio open day we have added quite a few heaters in hopes to provide better heat. We hope to see you back on our patio soon! Massimo LaMonaca General Manager Saltlik Calgary

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Kamal
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

It was a great night. We really enjoyed our dinner. We just gave 4 star because our 2 Hangar Steaks were very dry. They did taste good but the cook wasn’t good as due to the dryness we had to chew a lot. But otherwise it was nice.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 15, 2021

Hi Kamal, Thank you for the review. I have passed your feedback along to my Chef around the quality of your steaks. Please ask me for me next time you're in and I'll be sure to deliver the experience you deserved. Hope to see you soon Massimo LaMonaca General Manager Saltlik Calgary

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vipToddH
Calgary
20 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The supper was outstanding! The meals were cooked to perfection! The drinks were nice and cold and service was quick and very courteous. I will definitely come back for more!!

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 15, 2021

Hi Toddh , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall2Food5Service1Ambience2

Terrible service rude waitress

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 15, 2021

Hi There, Could you possibly email me your contact information and the best time to reach you. I would like to gather some more information in hopes to make this right. My email is mlamonaca@saltlik. co m Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca General Manager Saltlik Calgary

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HayleyG
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience3

Really good pricing for very high quality drinks and food. I will be going back

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Mikewark
Manitoba
2 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We loved the place so much we decided to have dinner the next night in Banff at Saltlik!!

Both great choices!!

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 9, 2021

Hi Mikewark , Thank you for the 5 stars! I'm glad to hear we hit the mark for you. We hope to have you back in soon! Massimo Lamonaca

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AndrewT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing dinner with exceptional ambience. Every drink was mixed to perfection and food came out exactly as requested and tasted fantastic. The service from being greeted at the front door to being waited on at the table was impeccable. Next time we are in Calgary we will definitely be back.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 9, 2021

Hi Andrewt , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience all around. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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vipEmvp
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Good value good service....keep it up...will be back

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 9, 2021

Hi Emvp , Thank you for taking the time to leave us a rating. If there is anything we can do to make your experience a 5-star one, please feel free to reach out to us. Hope to have you back soon! Massimo Lamonaca mlamonaca@saltlik.c om SALTLIK Calgary.

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DaleE
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

We visited the Saltlik in Calgary on a Thursday evening. Quiet night, to be expected. Service was very good (Patrick). Restaurant was about 60% full.
Meal was adequate but I expected more from the Saltlik. Peppercorn New York Strip Loin was over seasoned:( , so was the asparagus :(. I'm starting to sense a phase where restaurants are over seasoning a lot. Please don't mask the natural flavor of a piece of meat unless it's poor quality. I hope the next time is better.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 9, 2021

Hi Dale, Thank you for your review and feedback. I am disappointed that we clearly missed the mark on the quality of food for you. If you're up to it, would you be able to provide me your contact info and the best time to reach you as I would like to make this right. My email address is mlamonaca@saltlik.c om. Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca General Manager

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LenG
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

The atmosphere is great. Could be a little quieter for a steakhouse.
The pricing is on point and choices are good.
The ribeye could be better if thicker better meat consistency.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 9, 2021

Hi Len, Thank you for the review. I also appreciate your feedback around the music and your Ribeye. We hope to see you soon!

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TammiH
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great first experience. The server it was their first saturday night shift and she was amazing.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 9, 2021

Hi Tammih , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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SkylerC
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Our server was phenomenal. She went out of her way to get us new shots after she noticed they were made wrong. The food was extremely delicious and the overall vibe of the restaurant was great. Definitely will visit again when in Calgary next.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on April 9, 2021

Hi Skylerc , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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Trevor
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food, service and atmosphere were all great, everyone in my party left happy and full.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Trevor , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was great and Patrick was a good waiter

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi there, Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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AlannaM
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience2

The service was extremely slow, the entire table ordered a medium rare steak and was given a rare steak we went our food back to the kitchen and it took about 20 minutes to get our meal back. In the waiting process only 2 out of the 3 people were given something to snack on. When we asked the waitress to get a 3rd snack she said it was coming and never did we receive the 3rd.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Alanna, Thank you for your review and feedback. I am disappointed that we clearly missed the mark for you. If you're up to it, would you be able to provide me your contact info and the best time to reach you as I would like to make this right. My email address is mlamonaca@ sal tlik . Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca General Manager

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ChristinaS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall1Food2Service2Ambience3

My best friend and I went out to dinner recently. My steak was overcooked and her drinks were made incorrectly twice in a row. Our server was friendly but it took quite a while for her to come back to our table which left us waiting without drinks for a fair amount of time. It was our first night out in a year due to covid and we were so excited but this was disappointing.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

If you're up to it, would you be able to provide me your contact info and the best time to reach you as I would like to make this right. My email address is mlamonaca@saltlik.c om. Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca General Manager

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NatalieZ
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

great place to go, awesome food just make sure you check your bill before you pay

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Natalie, Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your self. Also, thank you for your feedback around the billing portion of the experience. Hope we see you soon!

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MarinaB
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Awesome food, highly recommend the wagu appetizer. Our waitress was outstanding, very friendly and attentive.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Marinab , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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Ahewaz
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Unfortunately then remove the Key Lime Pie from the menu however everything else was perfect.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Ahewaz , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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Edwin
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and service was great well worth the cost.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars Edwin! Hope to see you soon

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Alex
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience4

Overall, it was a good night however the waitstaff did a poor job of communicating the cook time of our meal, it was at least twice to three times the time we were told of 15-20 minutes and when the butcher block special arrived (tomahawk steak), the sides that came with it were barely enough to serve the 4 of us (ie: having to cut the single floret of cauliflower into 4 portions for the table), clearly a communication break down between the waitstaff and kitchen.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Thank you for your review and feedback. I am disappointed that we missed the mark on proper communication to you and your guests. If you're up to it, would you be able to provide me your contact info and the best time to reach you as I would like to make this right. My email address is mlamonaca@saltlik. co m. Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca General Manager

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AmyL
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Favourite steakhouse in calgary, love the french onion and New York striploin

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi Amyl , Thank you for the 5 stars! I'm glad to hear we hit the mark for you. We hope to have you back in soon! Massimo Lamonaca

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I am glad that we gave it a try, we would go again if the opportunity arise

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a rating. If there is anything we can do to make your experience a 5-star one, please feel free to reach out to us. Hope to have you back soon! Massimo Lamonaca SALTLIK Calgary.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Was good. Nothing special. Prices didn’t match what was online but they honoured it anyways. Server didn’t say much.

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JoeB
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very enjoyable evening the food and service were great. I highly recommend Saltlik.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 26, 2021

Hi Joeb , Wow, 5 stars! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience. Please say hi the next time you're in as I would love the opportunity to meet you! Massimo Lamonaca

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ARaj
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

It took more than an hour to get the food after we ordered.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary
Responded on March 30, 2021

Hi ARaj, Thank you for your review and feedback. I am disappointed that we clearly missed the mark on the time you should wait for food. If you're up to it, would you be able to provide me your contact info and the best time to reach you as I would like to make this right. My email address is mlamonaca@saltlik.c m. Hope to hear from you soon Massimo LaMonaca General Manager

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FAQs

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (403) 537-1160.

Saltlik, A Rare Steakhouse - Calgary is rated 4.5 stars by 2020 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.