Salem has a ton of great restaurants, cafes, bars, bistros, ice cream shops and more. So, health nuts, foodies and people alike: rejoice!

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Adriatic Restaurant
Adriatic Restaurant
Located in Downtown Salem, in the historic Salem News Building. Adriatic is a modern European restaurant featuring fresh fish, seasonal vegetables, homemade pastas, and bread....
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Atrium Cafe
Atrium Café at the Peabody Essex Museum
Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4: 30 pm and holiday Mondays. No need to pay admission to dine. Enjoy light, informal dining in the museum’s soaring atrium....
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Bambolina
Winner of “Best Pizza on the North Shore,” featuring pasta, Neapolitan pizza, creative shared plates, local craft beer, and wine. Kid-friendly and open for lunch...
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Bella Verona Ristorante
Charming atmosphere and a true culinary experience. Giorgio and his staff prepare each dish to perfection. Delicious Italian dining with exquisite wine. Open: Mon-Sat 4...
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Bit Bar
30+ classic arcade games and pinball games. Local craft beer and specialty cocktails in the beer garden. Innovative comfort food and full menu. 21+ after...
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BonChon
BonChon features handcrafted made-to-order chicken using the highest quality ingredients. Each bite and each moment you want to capture and share with the world make...
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Brodie’s Seaport
Outstanding menu includes fresh seafood, steak, flatbreads, burgers. Brodies’ Lobster Roll won 2014 Best of the North Shore Taster’s Choice Award. Outdoor patio, daily specials,...
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Caramel Patisserie
Our patisserie allows one to experience the best of what the French have to offer, ranging from our chef’s handcrafted pastries, colorful macarons, to freshly...
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Casa Tequila
Authentic Mexican food made fresh every day. Best selection of Mezcal Tequila to make the best margaritas! Open for lunch and dinner. Outside patio. Live...
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Coffee Time Bake Shop
Coffee Time Bake Shop
Baker-owned shop famous for Real Cream Bismarks, Fresh Egg Eclairs, Strawberry Shortcake, Homemade Muffins and Donuts, Great Coffee, and Specialty Beverages. Open 5 am-11 pm....
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Counter
Located in The Hotel Salem, Counter is a modern take on a lunch counter, offering a seasonal outdoor patio and a menu rooted in fresh,...
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Essex's New York Pizza & Deli
Essex’s NY Pizza & Deli
Serving NY-style hand-tossed pizza, sandwiches and dinners. Open every day, web ordering, fast delivery and large groups welcome. Located off Essex Street.  ♿
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Finz Seafood and Grill
Waterfront dining with a seasonal patio. Featuring fresh seafood brought in daily, raw bar, full sushi bar, and private function room. Open seven days a...
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Flying Saucer Pizza Company
Hand-stretched fresh dough made in-house every day. Unique alternative to traditional pizza featuring fresh ingredients in unique combinations. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Live long...
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Gulu Gulu Café
Full-service restaurant with a relaxed, bohemian cafe feel in the heart of downtown Salem! Breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, light fare, and appetizers. Espresso, award-winning craft beer...
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Harbor Sweets
Always handmade, our chocolates are the perfect New England gift. Visit our store, watch chocolate being made, enjoy a sample, and shop for something sweet! 
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Jolie Tea Company
Join us for a wonderful tea experience at Jolie! Over 300 loose leaf teas available to sip or purchase by the ounce. High tea served...
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Kakawa Chocolate House
Love chocolate? We are a unique and delicious chocolate experience! Historic drinking chocolate elixirs, artisan chocolates, ice cream, and much more all handmade on the...
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Kokeshi
Asian street food, noodles and ramen in an unconventional space. Full bar, craft cocktails, and sake. Voted best ramen and best kids dining. Open for...
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KOTO Asian Grill – Sushi & Lounge
Best sushi on the North Shore, lunch and dinner, full bar, take-out, delivery, live music, and Ramen soup.
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Ledger Restaurant & Bar
Located in America’s second oldest savings bank, showcasing original ceilings, safety deposit boxes, and vault doors. The menu is modern New England cuisine, emphasizing wood...
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Longboards Restaurant & Bar
Eat and drink where the locals do! Award-winning lobster rolls and sandwiches, specialty pizzas, burgers, and more! Full menu until 11pm. Outside seating. ATM, Keno,...
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Maria’s Sweet Somethings
Wondrous and whimsical. Unusual and unique. Wacky and weird. Laugh out loud or just smile all the while. GREAT GIFTS! Celebrating 19 years on historic...
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Nathaniel’s at the Hawthorne Hotel
Join us daily for breakfast or dinner, an upbeat, award-winning jazz brunch, or an intimate piano lounge evening. ♿
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Notch
American session beer production brewery, beer hall, and beer garden in Salem, MA. Well behaved dogs welcome in the biergarten.  
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Opus
Opus
Award-winning cocktails and sushi, new American cuisine, veg-friendly specialties, sharing plates, glowing glass bar, nightly entertainment, weekend lunch, and outdoor dining.  Soon-to-be-married? Learn more about weddings...
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Pickering Wharf
A harbor side shopping-village, filled with history and landmarks alike. This is the perfect place to explore what Salem has to offer: from local shops...
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Po Boys & Pies
We are a southern inspired counter service sandwich shop. Street food born in Salem inspired by New Orleans. Keep an eye out for us at...
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Popped!
FREE SAMPLES! Buy 3 get 1 free! 30+ flavors of popcorn made in store. From Loaded Baked Potato to Sea Salted Caramel. Richardsons ice cream, wall...
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Red's
Red’s
Salem’s most popular restaurant. Serving award-winning breakfast and home-cooked meals for over 50 years. Daily lunch specials from $6.95. Group tours welcome. Visit our online...
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Regatta Pub
Regatta Pub at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
The Regatta serves breakfast/lunch/dinner daily; 50 menu offerings (lunch/dinner); chef provides “Comfort Fare with a Flare”; relaxing, family/friend ambiance; indoor & outdoor patio dining- w/...
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Rockafellas
In the heart of historic Salem this casual chic restaurant is the perfect spot for a delicious meal. In the warmer months enjoy your appetizer and...
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Sea Level Oyster Bar
Dine with views of Salem Harbor offering waterfront dining on our seasonal patio. Featuring fresh seafood, raw bar, pizzas and sandwiches, 20 craft beers, and...
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Thai Place
Thai Cuisine and Seafood
Number 1 Thai 2019-2018-2017-2016. Open since 1990 (seven days/week). Lunch and dinner. Take out, delivery. Try our Special Mai Tai. Groups welcome. Lunch specials $7.95,...
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The Lobster Shanty
We’re a local dive bar where everyone is welcome; comfort food served in a casual atmosphere with absolutely no pretense.
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The Roof
Salem’s only rooftop bar, The Roof is a seasonal hot spot offering strong drinks, simple food, a laid back vibe, and a unique view of...
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The Tavern in the Hawthorne Hotel on the Common
The warmest atmosphere in town. Enjoy local classics fireside amongst historic wood paneling and today’s award-winning bartenders!
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Turner's Seafood
Turner’s Seafood at Lyceum Hall
Winner of North Shore Magazine’s “Best of the North Shore” for Best Seafood 2015-2018. An authentic New England seafood restaurant. Classic oyster bar and fresh...
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Turtle Alley Chocolates
Join us in our fabulous new location, 318 Derby Street! Handmade fudge, chocolates, truffles, toffee, and more! Featured in Saveur, Roadfood, The Boston Globe. Life...
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Village Tavern
Upbeat American tavern serving the #1 Voted Best Burgers in Salem along with tasty appetizers and entrees – a beautiful outdoor patio, game room, and big...
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