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Salem Restaurant Guide

Welcome to the Salem Restaurant Guide on Salem Food Digest!  Here we automatically feature our popular establishments in Salem.  However, feel free to uncheck the popular category and search for whatever you want to find in Salem.

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Deacon Giles

Deacon Giles

Deacon Giles brings back a nostalgic industry of sipping spirits in modern environment.  Their mission starts with no rules to determine the creativity behind the infusion of the spirits they distill in Salem ...
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Far From The Tree

Far From The Tree

Far From The Tree brings good old New England cider to Salem including thyme, sage, rosemary, pineapple, jalapeno, strawberries and other ingredients to create unique blends for every taste bud.  Check out their tasting room at 108 jackson St. in Salem ...
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Notch Brewery

Notch

Salem first independent brewery specializes in session beers. Inspired by the great beers of Europe, it is a great and communal spot to relax with friends and meet new friends over a great, local beer ...
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Major Magleashe's

Major Magleashe’s

Since 1974 the Major and his team have been providing burgers, steak tips, great cocktails and cold beer to Salem and it's visitors. Tell Phil and Flash we said hello ...
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Okea Grill

Okea Sushi & Grill

Okea Grill & Sushi is every bit as great as it was at its original location if not better! ...
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Minzu Sushi

Minzu Sushi

Minzu Sushi located on Canal St is unique in that in literally on serves Sushi!  The creativity is ever present in the quality and presentation in everything you order ...
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Christina's Pizza

Christina’s Pizza

Christina's Pizza is the hot place to get delivery for SSU students as they make a great pizza pie. Salem Food Digest recommends: Appetizer: Homemade Onion Rings Entree: Christina's Special Pizza Beverage:  Dessert: Baklava
  • Catering
  • Delivery
  • Free Parking
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Georgia's Pizza

Georgia’s Pizza

Georgia's Pizza is your classic family run pizza and sub joint with a few seats if you want to eat there but mainly for pickup or delivery ...
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Bagel World

Bagel World

Bagel World in Salem, MA is a very popular morning stop for SSU students, faculty and many of the residents of Salem ...
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Flatbread

Flatbread Company

Flatbread Company specializes in wood fired pizza with organic, healthy choices.  Interestingly, they have added a bowling alley to enjoy some activity while enjoying their flatbreads ...
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Hawthorne Hotel

Tavern on the Green

Tavern on the Green is the tavern inside the historic Hawthorne Hotel... Salem Food Digest recommends: Appetizer: Tavern Wings Entree: Tavern Burger Beverage: Bloody Mary Dessert: N/A
  • Full Bar
  • Free Parking
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Dotty & Ray's

Dotty & Ray’s

Dotty and Rays... Salem Food Digest recommends: Appetizer: Teriyaki Sticks Entree: Buffet Beverage:  Dessert: The Dessert Bar
  • Free Parking
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Ledger Salem

Ledger

The fine dining experience in Salem has been elevated with the installment of Ledger Restaurant & Bar in the old Eastern Bank location on Washington St. Everything here is a home run from the fresh quality ingredients to the service to the decor ...
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Smokin Betty's BBQ

Smokin Betty’s BBQ

Smokin Betty's BBQ is a welcome addition to the Salem culinary scene as it fills a void that has been missing.  A classic BBQ joint with a full bar ...
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Mercy Tavern

Mercy Tavern

Mercy Tavern is somewhat of the new kid on the block....while keeping the ghosts of In A Pig's Eye alive ...
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Adea's Mediterranean Kitchen

Adea’s Mediterranean Kitchen

Adea's Mediterranean Kitchen is a 100% vegan kitchen offering traditional Israeli dishes. From hummus and falafel to baba ganoush ...
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Kokeshi

Kokeshi

Kokeshi is an exciting new hotspot in Salem from the dynamic duo of Larry and Tim. Serving creative takes on various Asian noodles bowls from ramen to Vietnamese soup. With a full bar too and occasional live entertainment. A new SFD favorite! ...
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The Tin Whistle Salem MA

Tin Whistle

Text Salem Food Digest recommends: Appetizer:  Entree:  Beverage:  Dessert: N/A
  • Full Bar
  • Free Parking
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Maria's Place

Maria’s Place

Text Salem Food Digest recommends: Appetizer:  Entree:  Beverage:  Dessert: N/A
  • Free Parking
  • Delivery
  • Quick Serve
  • Catering
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Red's Sandwich Shop

Red’s Sandwich Shop

Text Salem Food Digest recommends: Appetizer:  Entree:  Beverage:  Dessert: 
  • Cash Only!
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Murphy's Pub

Murphy’s Restaurant & Pub

Murphy's is a classic neighborhood Irish Pub with a menu of entrees that will surprise you.  Shepherd's Pie, Mac & Cheese, Fried Chicken and Biscuits are there along with the standard steak tips, burgers, nachos, and chili ...
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Londi's in Salem

Londi’s Famous Roast Beef

Londi's Famous Roast Beef is located in Shaw's Plaza on Highland Avenue and specializes in roast beef sandwiches,pizza, calzones, salads, and full pasta dinners.  Catering is also available ...
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Sammies

Sammy’s Roast Beef

Sammy's Roast Beef is under new ownership and serves sandwiches and pizza.  Their location has been serving roast beef sandwiches in Salem for more than forty years ...
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Nathaniel's

Nathaniel’s

Nathaniel's is located in the historic Hawthorne Hotel serving fine contemporary cuisine from breakfast to dinner ...
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East Sakura

East Sakura

East Sakura sits at the end of Highland Avenue and offers Salem's largest buffet of Asian and American offerings.  You can also order traditionally in the formal dining/bar area ...
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Celia's Restaurant

Celia’s Restaurant

Celia's Restaurant is a cafeteria style Spanish restaurant. They have recently moved across the street to accommodate their growing clientele ...
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Deli House

Deli House

Deli House is a popular lunch choice during the week whether picking up or getting delivery. Deli House also offers catering for all kinds of events ...
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AJ King

A&J King Artisan Bakers

A&J King is both a bakery and cafe serving up breakfast and lunch goods and all your bread and pastry bakery needs. Find their bakery goods in local stores ...
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Salem House of Pizza

Salem House of Pizza

Salem House of Pizza has been revamped from years past and it has improved its quality and image. Check out our very own SFD Review ...
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Jodi Bee Bakes

Jodi Bee Bakes

Jodi Bee Bakes is a cafe and bakery serving up a Vegan and Gluten Free menu for those looking for sweets without all the harmful ingredients ...
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Boston Hot Dog Company

Boston Hot Dog Company

Boston Hot Dog Company is a quick serve spot serving up creative hot dogs ...
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Bertini's

Bertini’s

Bertini's is a family run operation spanning 70+ years and 3 generations of serving traditional Italian cuisine ...
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Fountain Place Restaurant

Fountain Place Restaurant

Fountain Place Restaurant serves up hearty breakfast and lunch in downtown Salem ...
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Engine House

Engine House

Engine House is located next to the Salem Fire Station giving it its name. A great location for late night weekend grub and they will deliver it to you ...
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Deb's Diner Salem

Deb’s Diner

Deb's Diner has reopened with much excitement for local fans. A classic little diner in Salem ...
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Cilantro in Salem

Cilantro

Cilantro brings a fine dining Mexican experience to Salem that is unique ...
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Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island is your classic large scale Chinese food restaurant with quick food and strong drinks ...
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Mandees Pizza

Mandees Pizza

A Salem favorite for generations Mandees Pizza has always been there for pizza, pasta, and much more. Drop in for sit-down dining or call for delivery to experience for yourself what the Salem Townie types have known for years, great pizza from a great business ...
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Vesuvius

Vesuvius

Vesuvius brings Italian options and more to Vinnin Square. Pizza, pasta, salads, wraps, and burgers all made fresh to order for you and delivery too. Try the new guy in town we're sure you'll go back again, and again ...
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Jamie's Kitchen

Jamie’s Kitchen

The Black Lobster located at Stromberg's Cove is located on the border of Salem and Beverly. A 3 generation owned restaurant is a comfy bar serving locals on both sides of the border. Great views, hearty meals and strong drinks are why you should check this spot out ...
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Bella Verona

Bella Verona

Bella Verona brings fine dining Italian cuisine to Salem near the Hawthorne Hotel for guests and locals alike ...
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Salem Beer Works

Salem Beer Works

Salem Beer Works is popular for its in-house brewery for seasonal freshness. Great location to watch sports on their large screen TVs and large circular bar ...
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Victoria Station

Victoria Station

Victoria Station located on Pickering Wharf boasts some of the best ocean views in town as you dine on the pier. Enjoy their fully loaded salad bar with unlimited refills ...
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Witch's Brew

Witch’s Brew Cafe

Witch's Brew is a regular stop for locals as the quality of the food in this tavern will surprise you ...
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Essex's NY Pizza

Essex NY Pizza

Essex NY Pizza, located in the Museum Place Mall offers great Sicilian style pies and lots of fresh sandwiches ...
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Firenze Trattoria

Firenze Trattoria

Firenze is a cozy fine dining experience in downtown Salem boasting creative and authentic Italian dishes ...
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Brodie's Seaport

Brodies Seaport

Brodies Seaport is a classic tavern experience with live band entertainment on weekends. Located on the wharf with plenty of outside seating ...
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Coffee Time Bake Shop

Coffee Time Bake Shop

Coffee Time Bake Shop is always worth the visit. Fresh donuts and pastries, and cakes made to order. They make their own cream for the Bismarks and are home to the Salem Paczki ...
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Bambolina

Bambolina

Bambolina brings a lot of creativity to the Salem culinary scene. Pizza may be their passion using a wood fired grill and ingredients made in house, but the rest of their menu is pure art ...
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Scratch Kitchen

Scratch Kitchen

Scratch Kitchen is your go to for house cured bacon on your burgers. All ingredients are supplied by local farmers ...
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Omega Pizza Salem

Omega Pizza

Let this little spot by SSU will surprise and amaze you with the variety of it's menu and the freshness of their food. Pizza for sure but the burgers and the roast beef sandwich are worthy of your exploration at Omega Pizza ...
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Life Alive

Life Alive

Life Alive is one of the healthier choices you can make in Salem with their organic and 100% vegan menu items. From juicing to raw organic salads, this place is a great way to stay healthy ...
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Tavern In The Square

Tavern In The Square

Tavern in the Square is your go to sports watching venue as they literally have TVs everywhere. Heck, there are TVs in the bathroom. They boast a large draft beer selection to wash down the classic bar food selections. This place is packed on Football Sundays with a great vibe for local games. Check out their Sunday Brunch too ...
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Howling Wolf Taqueria

Howling Wolf Taqueria

Howling Wolf Taqueria is one of the most popular hangout restaurant and bars in Salem and for good reason. The drinks are great and the food comes out fast and fresh. Great made to order burritos and tacos that can be washed down with various home made margaritas ...
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Olde Main Street Pub

Olde Main Street Pub

This cozy little Irish Pub is where many locals, and the also the local Irish and English expatriates hang out for great meals, cold beer, and morning futbol games. Chef Caldwell is one of our favorites ...
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Brothers Taverna

Brothers Taverna

Brothers Taverna can cater to the couple on a date to a large crowd of tourists pouring in. With a full bar they serve cold beer and great cocktails. Come here early for breakfast, a healthy lunch or great evening dining experience with entertainment or watch a local game ...
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Passage to India

Passage to India

Passage to India is Salem's lone Indian fare and they do not disappoint. Bringing Salem all the great flavors of north and south India. They make a great bar destination for drinks and late night food as well ...
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New England Soup Factory Logo

New England Soup Factory

New England Soup Factory has more than just soup. They carry quick serve healthy wraps, grape leaves and other sides and they typically carry about 5 different soups ...
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Kushco Bistro

Kushco Bistro

Kushco Bistro is a favorite among the college students where anyone can get quick served wraps that are delicious and fresh at a great price. They also do a ton of deliveries to SSU and Endicott and all colleges in between. Heck, they even deliver their house made frozen yogurt! ...
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Finz

Finz Seafood and Grill

Finz is one of the most sought after restaurant destinations in all of Salem. With ocean views and top notch seafood, you can never go wrong here. See Finz advertised often on the Charlie Moore show ...
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Turners Seafood

Turner’s Seafood

An eclectic twist for seafood lovers in a historic spot in Salem called Lyceum Hall ...
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Bob's Surf & Turf

Bob’s Surf & Turf

Bob's Surf & Turf has some outstanding fried seafood & clam chowder in a classic fried clam shack concept. The only unfortunate thing about this is the location as it is not downtown but located on Highland Ave, so it's a trip albeit a short one. Worth a trip! ...
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King's Roastbeef

King’s Famous Roast Beef & Seafood

Kings cranks out quality roast beef and subs for takeout, delivery and dine-in. They are not shy about giving a good amount of food for your buck. Order here for Football games ...
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O'Neills Salem

O’Neills

O'neills is a destination and a local favorite Irish pub boasting a classic Irish breakfast served only on Sundays. Weekend nights are where you can find the college crowd dancing away ...
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Jaho Salem

Jaho

Jaho and its brand is expanding rapidly and for good reason. They roast their coffee locally with a flavor you cannot find anywhere else. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere for business meetings or catching up with a friend ...
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Rockafellas Salem

Rockafellas

Rockafellas is a staple in the Salem nightlife. Thursday thru Saturday it is common to see lines waiting to get in. But during the day and evening, Rockafellas serves up some quality bar faire. Function room available for weddings and other events ...
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Redline Cafe

Red Line Cafe

Red Line Cafe is a Greek Cafe in the heart of Salem. From the crepes to the coffee, everything Red Line has to offer is fresh with a healthy side. Come here for breakfast or lunch and hang out with the open Wifi ...
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Village Tavern

Village Tavern

Village Tavern brings an atmosphere for everyone from the game room to 360 degree bar to the family rooms. Even outdoor sitting in the warm months. Function room available as well. This is a good old American food establishment with BBQ, Burgers and Beer. Daily entertainment too! The Sunday brunch is a go to destination and it is impossible to leave still hungry ...
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Ugly Mug

Ugly Mug

The Ugly Mug is a go to diner serving breakfast all day! We could say get there early but you are going to be in line no matter what cause its that good. They put a twist on all the classics and then some. Hit Ugly Mug for breakfast and their sister restaurant, Lobster Shanty, later ...
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Bonchon

Bonchon

Bonchon is Salem's only Korean restaurant with a brand new Beer/Wine license to go along with its spicy chicken wings ...
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Sea Level

Sea Level

Sea Level is a new Salem hot spot for great food and a place to be seen on the Wharf. With ocean views this place is a destination for tourists and locals. See their ads on the popular Charlie Moore show ...
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Gulu Gulu

Gulu Gulu

Gulu Gulu is not a destination but a lifestyle. People go here daily for coffee, breakfast, lunch, entertainment and work. All walks of life walk thru Gulu Gulu, from the student, resident and professionals. Whether you are there to just sip on your coffee or tea or there to have a sandwich you likely stay twice as long as you normally would in this relaxing environment. Late night entertainment almost every night too. ...
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Flying Saucer

Flying Saucer Pizza Company

Flying Saucer Pizza Company is a great place for kids and adults as they are always changing up their pizza special of the day to something creative and fun. They have tons of local and craft beers to go with their pizza too. Live long and pizza on is their motto in this Star Trek themed pizza joint! ...
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Lobster Shanty

Lobster Shanty

A seasonal staple for Salem residents and tourists alike. The Lobster Shanty brings a vibe that represents Salem’s uniqueness. Whether your dining for lunch or dinner you will likely run into people you know. The Shanty and its sister the Ugly Mug are must stops for tourists ...
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Opus Salem

Opus

Opus and Opus Underground bring a great clash of cultures together in a beautiful way. Offering unique dishes and quality cocktails make for a great dining experience. Head downstairs for some funky tunes in a relaxed atmosphere ...
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Adriatic

Adriatic

Adriatic offers the very best in Mediterranean cuisine. A fine dining experience that requires you to get there when they open at 4pm during the week and 12pm on weekends. If you are coming to town, check out Adriatic for a special night ...
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Aurora Vietnamese Cuisine

Aurora Vietnamese Cuisine

Aurora brings the wonderful flavors of Vietnam to downtown Salem. The only place in Salem that has Pho will deliver to anywhere in the Salem area code. The Vermicelli is full of great, healthy flavor ...
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Koto

Koto

Koto brings a vibe that encapsulates the diversity of Salem. With its creative and artsy sushi and drinks to its night time local entertainment, Koto brings great food and a fun atmosphere into one location ...
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Longboards Bar

Longboards Bar

Longboards is a staple neighborhood bar on the wharf offering up classic sandwiches, flatbread pizza and burgers. With a full bar and a great list of local beers, you can never wrong here. Watch your favorite local sports on their large screen tvs ...
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