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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” (50 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (36 reviews)
“perogies” (37 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114 E Main St, Fennville, MI 49408-8428
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we enjoyed the wine, the outdoor seating, the bread, the vibe, the attention to detail amd, of course, the food. the service was great. we will without question...return someday

Thank steven42808
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a homemade and from scratch type of place. Love the options and that everything is sourced locally. I thought they had very reasonable prices for food and drinks. The s'more dessert was HUGE!

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone driving through Fennville to/From Saugatuck needs to realize a GREAT restaurant is right in front of them. Salt of the Earth is, in a word, outstanding. Locals hope tourists won't find it as it's a bit off the main path. Find it. It will...More

Thank AirWavesC42MKII
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely would give Salt a try. I had the hanger steak and a couple sides (Brussel Sprouts and Potatoes) all was very good. Didn’t give 5 stars cause the steak could have been warmer.

Thank tman5781
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorites restaurants in southwestern Michigan. We celebrated our anniversary in the Saugatuck area and included SOTE as one of our dining places. We have never had a bad experience at this restaurant. The food and staff is exceptional. The sea...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We took our grandchildren here for a special dinner. The service was extremely slow. We started with the whitefish dip which had almost no flavor. Our entrees took 50 minutes to come. When our food finally arrived, the hangar steak was cool and the fish...More

1  Thank StJoeLighthouse
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This is a very cute restaurant in downtown Fennville. They had interesting menu items and the food was great. The brussel sprouts with bacon and balsamic were phenomenal. All in all, a good dining experience

Thank mate0517
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Have been here many times, hip spot in a small rural town, rather unexpected, casual farm to table menu that changes daily, great bread, phenomenal soups, interesting menu

Thank miteeeman1
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Hanger steak was good. Pierogi shared plate was good, but there were just two of them..... the JH Salisbury was dry but the potatoes were good. The dessert menu was very limited. Overall, small portions, limited menu choices, and a very pretentious urban vibe for...More

1  Thank JANICE T
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere was nice and sophisticated, although it was a bit dark. The music was awesome, though! All the entrees were too expensive for our budget, so we split a pizza. It was very yummy and tasted very fresh! I loved our server- he was...More

Thank ErinSmith616
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3 August 2017|
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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
Dinner, Drinks
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
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 mid June to mid October. Cheers!
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