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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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
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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Counter
Counter is located on the ground floor of The Hotel Salem and features new American food with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Hours of...
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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 grill menu, 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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Kokeshi
Asian street food, noodles and ramen in an unconventional space. Full bar, craft cocktails, and sake. Voted best kids dining. Open for lunch and dinner...
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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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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 (Closed)
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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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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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
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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Stella’s Restaurant & Wine Bar
Whether you join us for dinner, wine or just a cocktail to begin or end your night, there is quite a bit to discover at...
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Thai Place
Thai Cuisine and Seafood
Number 1 Thai 2018-2017-2016-2015. 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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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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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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