Restaurants | Salt & Cleaver is at the Cutting Edge of Dining

Restaurants | Salt & Cleaver is at the Cutting Edge of Dining

salt-and-cleaverSalt & Cleaver debuts is hand-crafted sausages on the Fifth Avenue block of Hillcrest.

Salt & Cleaver’s website,, is very fitting, because that’s what the casual eatery is all about: the celebration of sausage. Enter its urban, Chicago-inspired interior—with exposed-beam ceilings, wood-backed booths and brick walls—and grab a seat at the massive wraparound bar. The menu includes house-made dishes, plus make-your-own sausage sandwiches. We suggest the latter. First, choose your meat—choices include smoked pork bratwurst, spicy Polish sausage and beef frankfurter—then add fixings such as sauerkraut and yellow peppers, and pick from an array of sauces. Executive Chef Carlos Sanmartano uses only the freshest ingredients available to create unique flavor combinations inspired from cuisines around the globe. Wash it all down with one of at least 20 craft beers on tap or a cocktail from the fully stocked selection of specialty spirits. 3805 Fifth Ave., Hillcrest. 619.756.6677.




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