Downtown Grand Rapids restaurant closes for good

The closed Saladworks on Ionia Avenue SW in Grand Rapids. (Aug. 7, 2017)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A downtown Grand Rapids restaurant has closed its doors for good.

Saladworks at 44 Ionia Ave. SW closed abruptly, according to, which has been hired to auction off its assets.

The restaurant location has already been removed from Saladworks’ website. The Saladworks at the Shops at CenterPoint on 28th Street SE is now the only franchise of its kind open in Michigan.

The Ionia Avenue Saladworks first opened in 2014, according to It’s unclear what led to its closure.

Its assets will be auctioned off Wednesday online. Items up for bid include kitchen equipment, furniture and supplies.

Those interested can set up appointments to inspect auction items Tuesday by calling 866.260.1611.