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Howling Wolf Taqueria

76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
978-744-9653
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Ranked #24 of 215 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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Kirkland, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Howling Wolf Taqueria was simply excellent. My wife and I were given 3 suggestions when asking our hotel concierge for a great Mexican restaurant in the Boston area. After a few minutes of internet research, we decided on HWT and are thrilled that we did. The restaurant was packed tight and LOUD when we arrived around 8pm on a... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

One of the more frequent places I visit in salem. Favorite Mexican around for sure, after red lulu shut down. The shrimp tacos and fish tacos are both great, however I have had much better guac.

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danvers
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A good place for beers and appetizers. As far as quality meals, it really wasn't very good and I think people go there for the "atmosphere' . I do like it therefor great service fun, clean, relaxing... but food is really mediocre. I did tell the waitress at Howling Wolf the meat was a little "freaky" got the tres amigos,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The food here is unbelievable the servers seem on top of there game the menu is choice it is also vary clean for such a busy place

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I went here on Halloween for my friends 21st birthday. It was a perfect choice. The "Dire Wolf" drink is great and deadly. We had heavy drinkers who felt this drink, and it was the first one we ordered. The service was great and the food was even better. Loved it.

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Danvers
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just had dinner at Howling Wolf and it was fantastic again!!! Monday night in November and it was packed! Our server was very knowledgable about the menu and local beers on tap (which my husband appreciated)... The atmosphere was very lively and a little on the loud side, but we love it! The homemade chips and salsa are always good,... More

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

The best place I ate in Salem. I highly recommend the Howling Wolf. Its very cool atmopshere with a great friendly staff. No lines to wait. yest It is that well managed. Food is delicous not to hot not to spicey .. you can have it cooked or less or more spicey if you like. Great customer service. excellent staff... More

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Cape Cod
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great staff, very helpful with gluten free options for my husband who has recently been diagnosed as borderline celiac. We both had the beef enchiladas and I must say that they were probably the best restaurant enchiladas I've ever had. Food is yummy and fresh. If you want a quiet meal go at opening because later in the day it's... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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107 reviews 107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went to the Howling Wolf based on high recommendations and it feel short for us. We needed dinner at about 10 pm and were excited we could get it. However, after about a 30 minute wait after putting in our food order we asked for an update and found out that our order wasn't put in. And then to... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place is it! We are here for dinner one night and lunch the next day. The service was fantastic I wish I had gotten our servers names each time because they were truly great. Both had amazing recommendations and each of us got something different. My chicken chimichanga was some of the best Mexican food I've ever tasted. The... More

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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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