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rockyd Aug 6, 2013 06:35 AM

I have not been to Sea Salt this year. I have been frustrated in the past by the long lines and long wait times for food. I have family coming to town next week (Friday) and was wondering how things are working there this year. It would be the perfect place for an early lunch if I thought we could get in and out in an hour or so. (The last time I was there, my fish taco took 45 minutes and that was after the half hour in line.)

Please share thoughts or tricks and timing (better to go at 11:30 or 1:30?)

  1. mitch cumstein Aug 6, 2013 06:52 AM

    Although lunch is better than dinner, I think the wait time increases as the week progresses. The only time this year I have been was monday at around 1:30 or so. Just avoid the peak lunch, 11:30-1 and you should be ok. I would say that sandcastle on nokomis is a pretty solid al fresco option however the menu doesn't tilt so seafood heavy.

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    1. re: mitch cumstein
      american_idle Aug 6, 2013 07:02 AM

      The one time I tried going was about 3pm on a Saturday. The line was 90 people long. My girlfriend was by this past weekend, I'm not sure what time, but the line was still atrocious, so she did not wait.

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      gromit Aug 6, 2013 11:25 AM

      Try to get there between 11 and 11.30. The line really builds from 11.30 and on, and is usually pretty steady until 1 or so. All depends on the weather, of course.

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        Enso Aug 8, 2013 07:03 AM

        It's still v-e-r-y slow except for non-peak times.

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