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Black Water Grill Restaurant

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43 Pelham Rd, Salem, NH 03079-2827
603-328-9013
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Kept secret!

Was in salem and looked on TA for some good food. Found the reviews of Black Water and thought we would try it out. Friday nights has live music which was great. Drinks, food and staff were good. Definitely naking this a frequent stop!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
4EddyB
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Providence, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Providence, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Was in salem and looked on TA for some good food. Found the reviews of Black Water and thought we would try it out. Friday nights has live music which was great. Drinks, food and staff were good. Definitely naking this a frequent stop!

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had the pleasure of going there with some friends who have been there before. The food is cooked real well to our tasting. This is not a place where you zip in and out. You spend time to enjoy the meal. We had the steak and scallops combo and the others had broiled swordfish with rice. The manager stopped... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went to this restaurant at the suggestion of my sister. We did not remember this restaurant as a restaurant that we had dined at many years before prior to moving out of the area. We liked it then and loved it tonight. The chef/owner has done a great job; our meals were delicious, the desert was decadent, the wine... More 

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Salem,NH
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Let me start by saying that the owner of this restaurant, Christian Breen, goes out of his way to help the community. He's always willing to contribute. Every year he hosts a breast cancer benefit with the tastiest appetizers around. His chowder and fried calamari are to die for. The restaurant has a cozy bayside upstairs dining and downstairs there's... More 

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My husband and I don't get out alone very often. We love this place! ThIs past time we started with the chicken crunch and crab cakes then had the amazing seared scallops and the chicken saute! Food and service were superb! Looking forward to our next night out!

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Lowell, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went on a Saturday night and this place was fantastic. Very cozy, trendy, and great atmosphere! The drinks were large, tasty, and well worth the money. The menu seemed very well done and they had classy options for whatever you felt like.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Had lunch today at this homey place. Nice patio, great service and delicious food. The captain crunch coated chicken fingers were delicious as was the Cajun fish wrap, and the beef dip (wrapped in naan bread). I would definitely return for another meal!

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Kingston, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were looking for a place to meet friends who were traveling on I 93. The BWG came up in Salem very near the highway. The menu looked good,reviews were positive and the photos were inviting. On arrival we were surprised how quickly the area changed from highway wasteland to country rustic. The BWG is in an old New England... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This restaurant is really good. It offers so much; an outdoor patio, lounge area with lots of seating and dining rooms arranged like a house. The food was excellent. Great portion size for the price. Everything was fresh and cooked perfectly.

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Salem, New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

we had our 30th high school reunion this past year the food was awesome the bartender was very friendly and helpful they did a good job with set up and keeping everything flowing

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Pelham Rd, Salem, NH 03079-2827
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 603-328-9013

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 15
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?