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Salt of the Earth - CLOSED

5523 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3512
+1 412-441-7258
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
29 Jul 2015
“Sadly lamenting the departure of Salt”
18 Jul 2015
“So creative, delicious and closing forever any day now.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
5523 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3512
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Salt of the Earth is one restaurant I could visit every week. The menu was never boring, the staff was attentive, the space vibrant without being too noisy. I loved that the offerings were changed seasonally, sometimes more often than that. It is a testimony...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank AdventureRUs
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Owner is an architect by his first calling; this great restaurant was a diversion. Cool design has community tables and kitchen bar seating downstairs, with 4-top table seating on 2nd level balcony. VERY reluctantly accommodated food allergies as they don't like to deviate from chef's...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank MissElegance
Reviewed July 15, 2015

I'm fighting my subjectivity to give this restaurant a good review. So I'll just start with being objective. The food was exceptional and portions were fair, I had the salmon and the thing melts in your mouth, out of this world. My friend had the...More

Date of visit: July 2015
2  Thank Lontanicus
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Great dinner on a Monday night. Staff were beyond professional and friendly. The restaurant has a comfortable, unpretentious vibe -- good lighting & music, plenty of different seating options. Some reviews we read mentioned the drink & food were pricey but we found them to...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank meredithspear
Reviewed May 24, 2015

Our food was very high quality and prepared perfectly. Our server was pleasant and helpful. Also, the atmosphere was great. They have communal seating, although we sat at a regular table on their second floor. The menu isn't huge, but what they have on it...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank BKS8843
Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you don't mind sitting at a large table with people you do not know and adore great clean sophisticated down home food this restaurant is a great experience. All of the flavors combined were magnificent.

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Joanne K
Reviewed April 4, 2015

Food was very good but portions were small. Drinks were very expensive. Prices were on the high end.

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Don S
Reviewed March 3, 2015

We have not been back to this restaurant since there were some ownership changes. Glad we went back this past weekend. Love the appetizers.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Perry S
Reviewed March 1, 2015

We took our daughter out for a birthday celebration. I was a little apprehensive since the restaurant had gained a great reputation under the direction of the original chef, Kevin Sousa but not much has been written about Brandon Fisher. Fortunately, we were not disappointed....More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank saynotomerlot
Reviewed January 2, 2015

I really cannot say enough good things about our meal at SALT. My husband and I had travelled to Pittsburgh for a wedding and had a free night on our own. We were staying downtown but decided to walk to SALT along Penn Ave. We...More

Date of visit: October 2014
3  Thank CharlesAlanAndrew
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  • Address: 5523 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3512
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-441-7258
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