If you’re reading this, you’re probably a person. And since you’re a person, there’s a good chance you need to eat. Salem has a ton of great restaurants, cafes, bars, bistros, ice cream shops and more. So, health nuts, foodies and people alike: rejoice!

Simply click the categories below to find delicious food and drinks.

 
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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Bella Verona
Bella Verona Restaurant
Charming atmosphere and a true culinary experience. Giorgio and his staff prepare each dish to perfection. Enjoy a delicious Italian meal with a good glass...
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Bit Bar
30+ classic arcade games and pinball games, 30+ local craft brews and spirits, 20+ new comfort food menu options. 1 place, unlimited fun: Greater Boston’s...
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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
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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Brothers Taverna
Enjoy American cuisine where breakfast is served all day. Specialties include Paninis, Pasta, and Pizza. Casual, family-friendly environment with a bar as well. We specializing...
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Counter
Counter is located on the ground floor of The Hotel Salem and features new American food with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients.  
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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 & Grill
Finz Seafood and Grill
Waterfront dining, raw bar, outdoor patio, and innovative seasonal menus with seafood, steak, chicken, and vegetarian options. Outdoor fireside lounge. Open for lunch and dinner....
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Flying Saucer Pizza Company
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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Howling Wolf Taqueria
Howling Wolf Taqueria
Fresh & authentic Mexican food! Award-winning food & drink! Coolest cantina on the North Shore! ♿  
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Kuscho Bistro
Large portions, superior ingredients, and friendly service make this a great place for lunch! Made-to-order sandwiches with gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options. Also serving fresh...
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Ledger
Ledger Restaurant, located in a historically unique 200-year-old bank, houses a family-friendly progressive New England concept where traditional 19th-century dishes, cocktails, and techniques are elevated...
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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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Mr. Crêpe
We serve a big array of delicious savory and sweet crêpe, full espresso bar, daily baked goods, and more. Open seven days a week.  
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Nat's
Nat’s at the Hawthorne
In a relaxing setting, culinary enthusiasts will appreciate our wine and beer pairings carefully selected to bring out the flavors in each dish. On Sunday’s...
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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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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
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
Waterfront dining on historic Pickering Wharf overlooking Salem Harbor. Indoor/outdoor bar, outside deck dining, raw bar, fresh seafood, gourmet pizzas, and an amazing beer selection....
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Thai Place
Thai Cuisine and Seafood
Number 1 Thai 2017-2016-2015-2014. Open since 1990 (7 days/week). Lunch and dinner. Take out, delivery. Try our Special Mai Tai. Groups welcome. Lunch specials $6.50,...
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The Roof
The Roof, Salem’s only rooftop bar, is a seasonal dining space featuring an outdoor kitchen and expansive views. Expect to find some of the best...
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Tavern in the Hawthorne Hotel
The Tavern in the Hawthorne Hotel on the Common
For casual food fireside in a pub style atmosphere come to the Tavern for burgers, salads, sandwiches, and creative cocktails. The Tavern serves from 11am-11pm...
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Turner's Seafood
Turner’s Seafood at Lyceum Hall
Winner of Northshore Magazine’s “Best of the North Shore” for Best Seafood 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. An authentic New England seafood restaurant. Classic oyster...
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Village Tavern
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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