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Lake Placid

Salt of the Earth Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


$8 - $31
International, Contemporary, American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for "out of box" food - Salt of the Earth is the place to hangout, enjoy awesome food, spirits, great service. Venison cutlets, fabulous sea food dishes and more. Definitely place to visit. D

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dmitry F
Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant has a very comfortable ambiance. I find it a little overpriced for the quality, but overall very good.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank mariahjosilo
Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

We were up for Columbus Day weekend and only got in due to a cancellation. We were grateful to the person who followed up and offered an early seating. The restaurant is located in a renovated farmhouse off of Rte 73. The atmosphere is cozy,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Hodork
Reviewed October 4, 2019

Since we read the good reviews and since we did not have reservations, we decided on an early dinner. We were the first people to be seated but a number of people did come in after us. service was quick and efficient. My wife had...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed October 4, 2019

Our dinners were delicious. Salmon and Jambalaya were both great. Unique decor and very friendly staff. Would highly recommend eating here

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank reeselis
Reviewed September 30, 2019

We're so glad that we picked Salt of the Earth for our fine dining experience at Lake Placid. Tip: phone ahead for a reservation, as the restaurant isn't large and it's busy. We wanted an early evening reservation, and all that was available was 5:45...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

The food was great here and they accommodated our group of 10 efficiently. The cocktail menu could be expanded upon as they only had one cocktail available- the cocktail of the day which was just ok. The wine list was pretty good though, so that...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank crystalking
Reviewed September 13, 2019

Went on a Wednesday in September and left very satisfied. We each had app, salad, and entree and have nothing but WOW to say. Loved the atmosphere, decor & staff. Nothing but nice and knowledgeable all round. Very clever little things make the space kitchy,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jtbroderick
Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

Dinner with friends in an eclectic, homey bistro. Service was excellent and entrees were creative and tasty! We ordered the Pan Seared Duck & Monkfish with Risotto (chief’s special) along with House Salad and Wild Boar Lumpia to start. All dishes were nicely presented, appropriately...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank VTizhome
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for something special to celebrate our 33rd Anniversary! This came highly recommended so we made reservations.It’s a cute restaurant in a home ,a bit quirky ,eclectic! ✔️ We are not the formal dining type ,so far so good !...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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