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Salt of the Earth

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114 E. Main Street, Fennville, MI 49408
+1 269-561-7258
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Salt of the Earth- rustic American eatery and bakery is located in the...
Salt of the Earth- rustic American eatery and bakery is located in the heart of southwest Michigan farm and orchard country. We cook from scratch to create our entrees, shared plates, wood oven fired pizzas, creative soups, fresh salads, desserts, and artisan breads. Ingredients are locally sourced, and organic whenever possible. Our full service bar proudly serves Michigan craft beers, hard ciders, spirits, and wines alongside other domestic and international products. Our 'Specialty Sips' menu includes a scratch margarita, fresh mojitos, and other seasonal cocktails. We are also an entertainment destination presenting the finest roots musicians on the scene at our weekly house concerts.We are proud to offer a high quality experience in a relaxed and casual atmosphere and hope to serve you soon. Cheers!
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Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 180
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Big city quality inca small town setting

Went there for dinner with friends and quickly fell in love with the place. The cream of garlic soup is to die for!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Erick9999
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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246 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went there for dinner with friends and quickly fell in love with the place. The cream of garlic soup is to die for!

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Kennett Square
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

After having Gaucho steak with sweet grilled onions and chimichurrie at CK's, Togorashi encrusted Niman Ranch steak at Zou 75 both in in Hailey ID., and Creekstone Kansas City Strip in Cottonwood Falls KS. I had the Grilled Hanger Steak here at Salt of the Earth and found it to be the best of all! Nice balanced, reasonably priced wine... More 

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Rockford, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great food, great atmosphere. One of three or four restaurants in the small town, but the only one we tried. Everything was good, farm-to-table food.

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Michigan
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We liked the simplicity of the restaurant. The dishes were interesting and very tasty. The waitstaff was super efficient and friendly. They represent the name of the restaurant well. Healthy, simple menu selections that were delicious. The S'More dessert is definitely worth trying!

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I had one of my best meals ever at Salt of the Earth. All of their food comes from within a 50 mile radius of the restaurant so it is fresh and delicious. They even make their condiments homemade. If you've never had homemade mayo and ketchup on your hamburger you will be blown away. I had a braised pork... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This place was recommended by the B&B we stayed at for our anniversary. It is pricey but so worth the cost. The food is amazing. It was suggested that I try the brussels sprouts which were unbelievable. They are served in a vinegar sauce which adds to the flavor. The macaroni and cheese was also a delicious side. The food... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My wife and I have always wanted to stop at Salt of the Earth. Last night, we were treated to exquisite food and service. Our server, TL, treated us like we were in her home. Salt of the Earth is a laid back experience. If you tend toward the drive thru mind-set or the sports bar fast fare, keep driving.... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Visited this local restaurant in Fennville for my Birthday! The food was amazing and our server " Big John" was unforgettable.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

if i could eat here everyday, i would. i have never had anything that i didnt like. their bread is amazing. fried brussel sprouts are always a hit. they usually have good live music. i highly recommend !

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Perfect blend of local flavors prepared to satisfy! Salt of the Earth is the place to enjoy warm ambiance and friendly service. From Matt or Victor at the bar to Casey and the dinning room team Chef Matt creates the best of farm to fork and even has his own garden!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 E. Main Street, Fennville, MI 49408
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Fennville
  • Phone Number: +1 269-561-7258

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Salt of the Earth- rustic American eatery and bakery is located in the heart of southwest Michigan farm and orchard country. We cook from scratch to create our entrees, shared plates, wood oven fired pizzas, creative soups, fresh salads, desserts, and artisan breads. Ingredients are locally sourced, and organic whenever possible. Our full service bar proudly serves Michigan craft beers, hard ciders, spirits, and wines alongside other domestic and international products. Our 'Specialty Sips' menu includes a scratch margarita, fresh mojitos, and other seasonal cocktails. We are also an entertainment destination presenting the finest roots musicians on the scene at our weekly house concerts.We are proud to offer a high quality experience in a relaxed and casual atmosphere and hope to serve you soon. Cheers!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?