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Salt of the Earth

114 E Main St, Fennville, MI 49408-8428
+1 269-561-7258
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (32 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (32 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114 E Main St, Fennville, MI 49408-8428
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been going here for years. Was greeted this evening by the most ignorant host. Said was a 15 to 20 minute wait so we said we would wait at the bar and he stated "I prefer you don't as the drinks would take longer...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying at the Kingsley B&B, the owner recommended this restaurant for a 'Good steak'. The place was quaint, busy, with an excellent unique and fresh menu. Outside is a garden where they grow some of their own herbs and food items. I had...More

Thank roeservices
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had SotE on our list of places to eat at for a long time, but finally had an opportunity to go as an early anniversary dinner. We had the grilled tomato toast, smoked octopus, and pork belly to start. My favorite was the tomato...More

Thank micrane253
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretentiousness abounds with the $31 tuna special and other items described as "deconstructed". Dismantled indeed. And most of the meal left in the kitchen. A small piece of tuna lonely on the plate. Accompanied only by 1/2 boiled egg, one cherry tomato - cut in...More

Thank weknowgoodfood2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first visit and we will be back! Bob enjoyed the Farmers Plate, especially the pork belly and delicious house made sausage. My Hippie Scramble was yummy with a great mix of seasonal veggies. Pay the $2 upcharge for the bacon biscuit. Good...More

Thank Cyndy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard great things about this locally sourced restaurant and looked forward to trying it. It did not disappoint. The food is so fresh and the drinks are very creative. It may become my favorite place.

Thank terryv1217
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Salt of the Earth is a locally sourced, farm to table restaurant. The wait staff is very friendly and attentive. Food is expertly prepared and very tasty. It has been a "hidden gem" that is beginning to be discovered, so reservations are recommended. We will...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you are ever in Saugatuck Michigan, drive a few miles out of town to a little town called Fennville. There you will find a restaurant called the Salt of the Earth. It was one of the most amazing culinary experiences I have had in...More

Thank Tony N
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were interested in Salt of the Earth for it's 'Farm to table' model. According to their wording, all of their meals are cooked with locally sourced products. I ordered a handmade pizza called 'A Pie Called Macaroni', that was delicious and more than filling....More

Thank Jordan W
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I like the fact that everything is homemade and all the ingredients are locally sourced at this restaurant. The food was okay, nothing absolutely outstanding, but not bad. Maybe not worth the prices. I am fairly soft spoken and my boyfriend had a hard time...More

Thank Whitney M
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3 August 2017|
Response from huckpatt | Reviewed this property |
For a group of six or more, or if attending the music show on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 E Main St, Fennville, MI 49408-8428
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Fennville
  • Phone Number: +1 269-561-7258
  • E-mail
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 craft cocktail menu features updated classics and creative house specialties. 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. Join us for Sunday Brunch every Sunday May-November. Cheers!
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