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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pizza Place
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“This is our favorite pizza in Salida, though there are several great places to choose from. Simple fare, and a great patio in the summer.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Bar & Tapas. Located across from the park/river, it's a nice stop for a small, foodie stop.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food and possibly the best sangria I've ever tasted. This is one of our favorite places in Salida. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Always good music on weekends. The bar food is excellent too. Great service & drink menu too. Awesome summer ambiance in the summer on the outdoor patio.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Everything here is delicious -- bread for the sandwiches is baked fresh daily. High quality ingredients, creative menu, and fun vibe. Often very crowded at lunch - consider getting food to-go and walking down to Riverside Park.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Has live music on Fridays & great food. The view is right next to the Arkansas River. Cannot beat the ambiance.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Food
“The beer is top notch. The music on weekends is always good. The food truck food is wonderful.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Walmart is across town -- it's okay, too... but Safeway is much closer and their sale prices are generally pretty good. They'll have all the essentials! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Breakfast is hard in our town, but if you enjoy well crafted baked goods, this is perfect for breakfast and you can take your Howl coffee in here. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Check the line-up, the Steamplant generally has live music, art shows, or comedy.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice variety of good quality food; including seafood. This is one of my favorites in Salida, downtown.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee, lots of local art, breakfast items and baked goods all day! Great downtown location. The owners and staff are really cool about letting you stay and visit over coffee as long as you like! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Largest indoor hot springs pool in North America. Fun for the whole family! Diving board, climbing wall, and slide. Lap pool and leisure pool for soaking. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Distillery with the finest drinks within 100 miles. Usually have live music on the weekends. Owned by our very distinguished mayor of Salida, PT Wood. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Specialty coffees and products that have excellent quality, beautiful design and the ability to convey emotional meaning. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic old-time bar. Great place to grab a barstool and toss back a cold one.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“This is our favorite pizza in Salida, though there are several great places to choose from. Simple fare, and a great patio in the summer.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Bar & Tapas. Located across from the park/river, it's a nice stop for a small, foodie stop.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and possibly the best sangria I've ever tasted. This is one of our favorite places in Salida. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Always good music on weekends. The bar food is excellent too. Great service & drink menu too. Awesome summer ambiance in the summer on the outdoor patio.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Everything here is delicious -- bread for the sandwiches is baked fresh daily. High quality ingredients, creative menu, and fun vibe. Often very crowded at lunch - consider getting food to-go and walking down to Riverside Park.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Has live music on Fridays & great food. The view is right next to the Arkansas River. Cannot beat the ambiance.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice variety of good quality food; including seafood. This is one of my favorites in Salida, downtown.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice cuisine in a classic old Salida building. A bit more upscale for your evening meal. Great place for special occasions.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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