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Periwinkles Food Shoppe

540 Loring Avenue, Salem, MA
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Ranked #53 of 215 Restaurants in Salem
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Periwinkles is located in the busy Vinnin Square area. They have been serving the best food since 1987. All the food is made daily with the freshest local ingredients. Periwinkles is a busy local restaurant with outdoor as well as indoor seating. Come by and try one of the many daily seasonal specials, you'll love them!
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English first
Columbia, South Carolina
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We are in Salem every summer and never miss periwinkles. They make the best, largest sandwiches. I recommend the tuna fish or chicken salad. Their breads are delicious. This summer we made a large order of ten sandwiches with specific desires for each one and they made them perfectly. Staff is friendly. Highly recommend! Perfect to take on a picnic.

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Salem, Ma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have catered two parties using Periwinkles and have been very pleased with the quality of the food. My guests also raved about the food, especially the goat cheese, baby spinach and strawberry salad and the mac and cheese. The staff is helpful in their suggestions. I highly recommend their catering services.

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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127 reviews 127 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

When I yawn say are out and about and do not have time to make lunch for ourselves on occasion we will stop by periwinkles. The food is very much overpriced but is very clean and of high quality. Also their cookies are spectacular. Although half the time they do forget to put items in the bag so check your... More

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Hidden away and probably not somewhere you may venture into on your own. Glad I finally went in. Staff were pleasant, service was good and the sald was very fresh and tasty

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sandwiches and salads make a great regular menu, but the special soups, sandwiches and salads are always great.

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North of Boston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The food is always fresh, owner works the front counter. My favorite is chicken salad on whole wheat bread.Go at least once a week. Great catering service also.

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Chandler, Arizona
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104 reviews 104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This muffin and deli shop is great. Go there for there great home made muffins in the morning and a fresh cup of coffee. Also have been there for soup and sandwich again all home made.

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Excellent deli. Everything was very fresh. I got the chicken salad wrap which was huge. I would suggest splitting one!

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

breakfast also. Deli style sandwiches, very fast service. Tables get a little crowded at lunch. Big takeout business. Very fresh ingredients, bakery items, quiche. Catering available

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Cypress, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch. Fresh salads great soups. Staff are all very nice. I would suggest calling a head on on weekdays.

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Additional Information about Periwinkles Food Shoppe

Address: 540 Loring Avenue, Salem, MA
Phone Number: 978-825-0099
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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