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Howling Wolf Taqueria

76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
978-744-9653
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Ranked #24 of 216 Restaurants in Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
Description: New Mexican cuisine
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English first
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Anytime I visit Salem, this is my go-to restaurant. The wait is always super long, but it's worth the visit. Absolutely amazing food.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is one of my go-to restaurants in Salem, because food and drinks are always great, no matter what you get, and the staff is awesome! They have a huge selection of margaritas, so you're bound to find at least one you love! They have great burritos (I recommend the one called The Howling Wolf), and you can get them... More

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Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Just had a fabulous meal here great food good service. Had Mexicanso in a few places around the world and thus place take some beating. Very busy for a Monday night which shows others think the same would and have recommended to others already

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Friendly and quick service, very tasty Mexican food of very high quality, and generous portions, nice choice of beers, all for a reasonable price. A must for any visitor to Salem! Highly recommended!

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Salem
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I've been enjoying this place for many years...great, reasonable food. However, certain "regulars" are treated with kid gloves regardless of their behavior. In addition, management has not shown equity between customer and employee. There also seems to be a lack of concern that a number of previous customers no longer frequent the establishment. The food is great, as are some... More

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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very nice taqueria with an unusual selection of margaritas and veggie options (the fried plantains were a nice surprise)! In contrast to several other reviews, we had very friendly and attentive service even though it was already fairly crowded at 5:30 pm. We'll definitely visit again!

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Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went on a Tuesday, which is $2 taco night. Understandably, it was packed, even though it was only 5:30. We got a table pretty quickly. Our 8 year old was happy with the kids menu because it had quesadillas in addition to the usual kiddie fare. We shared bacon wrapped shrimp and fried cheese cubes as appetizers. The shrimp... More

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I love this place great atmosphere and the food is great but you have get there early to get a seat. But the good thing about it is you can get the food to go which is a nice touch when you can't sit down but you want some great Mexican food.

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Savannah, Georgia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Not cheap if you order a $30 pitcher of white sangria , appetizers and entrees for three adults (about $90). You could settle in with a beer and taco for much less. Friendly, quick service. Bit noisy but great atmosphere for 20-something pub people. Food is good and way beyond refried beans and rice ( which they also serve). Check... More

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boston
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have tried them all. Atmosphere is not much but the food is the best. The howling wolf burrito is is fully spiced without being harshly flavored. This is deepened with crisp bacon inside. Lovely

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Additional Information about Howling Wolf Taqueria

Address: 76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
Phone Number: 978-744-9653
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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