We are delighted to have you back!

We’re dedicated to ensure your safety and peace of mind while you enjoy your dining experience. We guarantee your dining experience will meet and exceed your expectations! We are exercising our Best Practices and have listed our New Guidelines to operate as safely as possible. We want to continue to work together to keep our guests, employees, and community safe. Thank you for supporting El Salto. We look forward to serving you soon!

For the health and safety of our guests and employees, El Salto will continue practicing social distancing and operate at 50% seating capacity. Waiting in the lobby is not permitted. All tables are spaced 6 feet apart with a maximum of 6 people seated together. Sanitizing stations are set up throughout our restaurants. Employees will be screened daily upon starting their shift. Wearing personal protective equipment is required for employees. Guests are encouraged to wear masks also. (Which will also be available for purchase) While bar seating will remain closed, we will still be serving Margaritas and other cocktails. Click here for additional details.

Now Hiring


Are you a team player? Join the El Salto team! Click here to apply now!


As we all continue to monitor the unfortunate Corona Virus (COVID – 19) situation, we would like to reassure you that your health and safety, as well as our El Salto Team, is our top priority.

The El Salto team would like to make you aware that we are taking EXTRA precautions and taking the necessary steps to continue to thoroughly clean, disinfect and sanitize all areas of the restaurant.

Here’s What We Are Doing:

Extra daily deep cleanings in ALL areas of the restaurant.

Additional sanitizing and disinfecting stations for equipment, supplies, vendors, guests and employees.

Team members are continuing to use the best practices of hand washing, hygiene and cleanliness.

Here’s What You Can Do:

Wash your hands frequently (20 secs) with soap and warm water and dry with paper towel.

Cover nose and mouth with a napkin, tissue, or inside of your elbow when coughing and sneezing.

Use hand sanitizers often when soap and water is unavailable.


Let’s continue to work together to keep El Salto, our guests and the community healthy. Take care of yourself and others.

Thank you,

General Management

The freshest, finest, authentic Mexican food

In authentic Mexican tradition, the Mendoza family created El Salto to serve communities fresh cuisine in a cultured, festive and inviting atmosphere. With locations in Valparaiso, Chesterton, Munster, Merrillville, and Portage there is an El Salto nearby to serve you.

El Salto is notorious for their amazing margaritas and weekly margarita specials. Fresh ingredients and quality service make El Salto stand above the rest. We invite you to come to visit one of our six locations to taste the difference and where it’s always a fiesta!