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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Salt Island Chophouse & Fish Market

7500 International Dr. (Carrier Dr.) Send to Phone
Fish and steaks in an underwater wonderland (with mermaids in go-go-boots).

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Salt Island Chophouse & Fish Market Restaurant Review

: Okay, so maybe they aren’t mermaids, just waitresses in aqua skirts and white go-go boots---pseudo mermaids to match the faux under-the-sea motif. This is, after all, International Drive, the epicenter of Central Florida tourism, where you’ll find everything from go-cart racing to haute dining. And Salt Island falls somewhere in the middle: too high priced for vacationing families, but just right for conventioneers dining on an expense account who want 17 kinds of martinis, thick steaks and market-priced seafood. More than 200 choices are on the wine list, but they make it simple for novices with an abbreviated list at the top with two to three in a dozen categories, from “Bubbles” to “Worldly Reds” and “Interesting Whites.” The menu changes based on what fish is available, but there’s always a panoply: king crab, shrimp, grouper, mahi, oysters---the list goes on. Interesting sides come for a price, such as fried leek garlic potatoes. Giant desserts may leave you feeling more like a whale than a mermaid, so skip or share accordingly.


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