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In a Pig's Eye

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148 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970
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11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
No Frills Place

if you are looking for a cool place to eat then go to in a pigs eye. funky little place on the corner has good food and a fair price. sandwiches are good and so is the chili.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Pleasantville, New York
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Pleasantville, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if you are looking for a cool place to eat then go to in a pigs eye. funky little place on the corner has good food and a fair price. sandwiches are good and so is the chili.

Thank bobbyur
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect place to enjoy some great live music and good food! The restaurant is small so it tends to get pretty loud in there. The waitstaff was attentive and fun to interact with... they even sing and dance along with the bands. It seems to be more of a local hangout, but even as a tourist you are bound... More 

Thank Sarah B
Troy, New York
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175 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us stopped for lunch. We enjoyed the food, the wilted spinach salad is good, the Cuban's were good, the BBQ was good. Did not feel rushed. Everyone enjoyed what they ordered well enough (nothing sent back, nothing to complain about). Very casual and I could repeat that. Good prices. Service was a little bit slow up until the... More 

Thank RoadWarrior47
Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended and we were told it was a fun place and I'm sure at one time it was....but apparently now there is a new owner who was rude, disinterested, unhelpful. The food was ordinary and served on paper lined tin placed so that as I carved into my ribs the paper was also torn under the food... More 

1 Thank Paula B
Honolulu, HI
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133 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a tourist bar. Friendly staff, good food, variety of beers. This is a small bar. There is live music, lots of locals.

Thank Amanda T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the name and my husband loves pork so we stopped for a quick lunch, the service was fast, the food hot and it tasted great, I would recommend it!

Thank Dorothy C
Saint John, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost walked by this place coming back from Seven Gables, was very busy but we went in and in no time I was eating a very good pulled pork sandwich. Everyone, 5 in all had a great time and will definitely be back!

1 Thank Gary T
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Its a small place but has really good drinks and dinner. Very casual place and most of the people that work there have worked there for a long time

2 Thank Lausier15
Oil City, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Just dropped in for a quick lunch and found a gem. The name is what caught our attention but when we walked inside we knew we were in a hidden treasure. We understand that it is mostly frequented by the locals and that is the atmosphere we were looking for. Our waiter was a sweetie and very helpful in suggesting... More 

1 Thank Sheshw
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Terrible service. Ordered chili and mac and cheese to go, the portions were horrible they filled the cup up half way! They also charged me for cheese even though it says its supposed to come with it! They dont pay any attention to you after when they first sit you down. Witnessed this poor old man hovering by the kitchen... More 

2 Thank Samantha M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 148 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-741-4436

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene


Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am

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