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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
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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5523 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3512
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71 - 80 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 18 March 2012

First of all, they had no Chardonnay and had listed on the board a number of interesting but obscure white wines. Secondly, they do not serve bread--which was unbelievable to me. Thirdly, I didn't think I would enjoy sitting so close to the tatooed chefs--the...More

Thank Chefcorr2012
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Everything about this place is thoughtful, from the set-up of the dining room, the artistic floral arrangements, and the menu on a giant wall chalkboard, to the sleek staff attire and the dishes offered. This a definitely a unique dining experience for Pittsburgh, one that...More

Thank girlcitrus
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Definitely unique table setting. We sat with other people at a long table, but seeing the eclectic menu was amazing. They support local farmers and the servings are not overwhelming. French press coffee with the best dessert was definitely a nice touch.

Thank Amber1024
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Proud to admit, I am a foodie and love trying new restaurants with adventurous delectibles.. SALT stretches beyond adventure to disgusting with some items. The beet salad was the best part of the meal. It was superb. Delicate,sweet roasted beets with a textured frisee drizzled...More

2  Thank starz1343
Reviewed 28 February 2012

I have to say that I have searched and read MANY reviews on many restaurants... and since I had to be in Pittsburgh for work. I wanted to go somewhere special for my boyfriends birthday (Feb 20). Its always hard taking a chance on a...More

Thank MsMorales
Reviewed 27 February 2012

It's wonderful to see new and exciting restaurants opening in Pittsburgh-- but this one just tries too hard. The menu is packed with offal (for instance, an appetizer of coxcomb), and I just don't "get" why foodies salivate over things peasants once ate only b/c...More

3  Thank Godmother12
Reviewed 27 February 2012

I love this place. Have been there 3 times for dinner, everything I had is great, but my favorite... the snails, unbelievably delicious. the service is also really good, attentive, friendly, knowledgable and relaxed. on my top 3 in Pittsburgh

Thank smashing79
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Called for a reservation. Answering machine said to leave the request on the machine and that they would call back. We did not get a call back, showed up and was treated like a street urchin by the host. "THere are no reservations available for...More

3  Thank KirkPA
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Went to NaCL yesterday very curious to try it out. Its definitely got a hipster vibe. The items on the menu are pretty unique so if you are not adventurous with your taste buds, this is not the place for you. I had the gnocchi...More

Thank drredpgh
Reviewed 20 February 2012

One of the newer and one of the tastiest restaurants in Pittsburgh. A bit noisy with limited seating but well worth it. The seasonal menu is daring and delicious. Try the octupus or salmon app. and be amazed. The lamb shank was a favorite the...More

Thank movinon6
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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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