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148 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970
978-741-4436
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11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food and great atmosphere

This is another Salem standard with good food, decent service and good prices. It's generally very crowded but the food makes up for the wait.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Salem, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I've heard other locals say they wanted to support this local business and since I couldn't go to the scheduled meeting with them I went with my partner for lunch one day. He ordered the haddock bites which were on special and he enjoyed them very much. I saw a "shrimp teriyaki" special and thought it odd so asked about... More 

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NYC
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is another Salem standard with good food, decent service and good prices. It's generally very crowded but the food makes up for the wait.

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New Jersey
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256 reviews 256 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is my third trip to In a Pig's Eye and I really enjoy coming here. The food is very 'stick to your ribs' and they mix a great drink. I had a really good Chicken Parm with pasta and two drinks that were potent. The best part is the local entertainment and being able to relax with the local... More 

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England
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great lunch stop in this very weird town. The lady owner was really welcoming and the atmosphere was comfortable and laid back. Definitely worth a visit.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

After seeing the House of Seven Gables , walking around we stopped in In a Pigs Eye for a quick bite. It is small rustic setting with nice serves and warm feeling Staff like the locals are very friendly and social We had sandwhiches and burgers but the food was plain tasting. Although cooked it lacked flavor. even the sandwhichs... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

This was a great find recommend by Kay at the Daniels House where we stayed. I had t h email pastrami melt ando my daughter had the veggie melt. They were both delish! I would definitely check In a Pig's Eye out if you go to Salem MA

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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138 reviews 138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went in on a busy Saturday night and while we were able to get seated quickly the service was poor. It took a while to get a menu and then even longer to get a menu. The menu was pretty tiny and we seemed to have multiple people trying to serve us and do multiple jobs in the restaurant.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A tavern type eatery in a historic neighborhood. As out-of-towners though, we did not feel very welcomed by the waitress, who never so much as smiled at us. The food was tasty and plentiful though.

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East Windsor, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stopped here on the way back from The House of the Seven Gables. The menu had less then 15 items on it which was very disappointing and caused us to leave before we even got drinks because no one had any interest in their food. Would not recommend visiting here! We even wanted to sit at a different table... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Love this little nice and cosy resturant, you feel so welcome! and the food and service is great, a place to return time after time

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?