We all could stand to eat more veggies. The good news is that numerous options abound in the Summit City for green goodness. Here’s a look at some of Fort Wayne's freshest salad bars:

Cork n’ Cleaver

The famous Cork 'N Cleaver salad bar in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Easily my favorite option, Cork n’ Cleaver’s salad bar is locally renowned. Eat your heart out, because they have 50 items on the bar. Yes, 5-0! Anchovies and caviar make for an upscale salad bar. Plus the freshness of the ingredients and chilled pewter plates gives the salad a whole lot of crunch till the last bite. They are located at 221 E. Washington Center Road and open for lunch and dinner 5 days a week; with dinner hours on Saturdays and Sundays.

Trolley Steaks and Seafood

Trolley Bar Salad Bar

The Trolley Bar is a true contender when it comes to serving up greens. Along with the standards, they even have gummy bears! Ask about their soup and salad special. They are open for lunch and dinner 6 days a week, with dinner hours on Saturday at 2898 E Dupont Rd.


This spot just south of Downtown serves up a fresh salad bar along with modern American cuisine. Located at 1915 South Calhoun St., it's open from 4:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 4:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Downbeat Diner at Sweetwater

Downbeat Diner at Sweetwater

Off the beaten path, this salad bar will be music to your mouth. Sweetwater, the world's largest online music retailer, which has its headquarters at 5501 US Hwy 30 W in Fort Wayne, features the Downbeat Diner. You can arrange your salad selections in perfect harmony until 7pm daily.

Gigi's Genesis Health Bar

Eating at this salad bar is not only delicious, but also supports the empowerment of people with Down Syndrome. Build your own salad and grab a wrap, sandwich, or pizza, with gluten free options available. The Genesis Health Bar is located at 6081 N Clinton St.

Three Rivers Co-Op Deli

Three Rivers Co-Op provides delicious healthy food options produced locally, with a store and a deli available to customers. Head to 1612 Sherman Blvd and browse through the deli's organic salad bar.

Wrigley Field Bar and Grill

With a soup and salad bar, Wrigley's is the perfect place to grab a drink, watch your favorite sports games, and munch on some delicious greens. Go to 6527 East State to try out this salad bar!

Plowshares at the Market

Located in Electric Work's Union Street Market, Plowshares is a great healthy choice, where you can purchase produce and other local products or make a salad at the salad bar. Plowshares is located at 1622 Broadway. 

Health Food Shoppe Deli

Open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Saturday, every week, Health Food Shoppe's deli has a delicious salad bar that features gluten-free soups, pickled eggs, fruit, and more! Health Food Shoppe is at 3515 N Anthony Blvd.

Lucky Turtle Grill and Lucky Moose Lounge

The Journal Gazette said that Lucky’s offers “An impressive salad bar, impressive service and the sweetest shrimp you have ever eaten. Lucky’s rides the line between being a fun spot and a nice restaurant, and it works as both.” High praise, and worth a visit! Located at 622 E Dupont Rd. it's open lunch through late night Monday-Saturday.

Here's to your health!