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Scratch Kitchen

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245 Derby street, Salem, MA 01970
978-741-2442
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Description: New restaurant.

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    Very good
  • 27
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  • 11
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food!

Always fresh and interesting meals at SK. And great selection of beer. We go about 30 minutes out of our way to get to this place - but it is worth it. Love the Scratch burger. Home made potato chips are fantastic. Parking is very convenient.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Ellery D
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Topsfield, Massachusetts, United States
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Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We stopped by Scratch Kitchen on a recent trip to Salem-they had great clam chowder! I wished I had gotten a bowl of it! Bacon on all the things! The fish tacos were spot on, I just wish they had sides!

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vermont
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I dont' know what was better - the awesome waitress, the fresh decor or the food made entirely from scratch (and I mean they make the mayo, ketchup, mustart, bread, smoke the meat.....). Had the best ever clam chowder, BLT and fries. You absolutely have to go!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Best grilled cheese sandwich ever. Best grilled BLT ever. I don't know where you get the bacon from but it's delicious. And that's after having each sandwich twice, on subsequent days.

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Topsfield, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Always fresh and interesting meals at SK. And great selection of beer. We go about 30 minutes out of our way to get to this place - but it is worth it. Love the Scratch burger. Home made potato chips are fantastic. Parking is very convenient.

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Houston, Texas
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Service was friendly and attentive. All the dishes were very good particularly the fish taco and the pulled pork. Onion rings are very good (a little too much salt). Interesting beer selection - both draft and bottle. ingredients were all high quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

So my other half an I were originally headed somewhere else, but we were walking past Scratch and the blackboard outside caught our eye, so in we headed!! My god!! So very glad we did come here! We were welcomed straight away by a wonderful woman who's name I didn't catch, she then showed us to the table and proceeded... More 

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Peabody, MA
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Scratch Kitchen is larger inside then it appears from the street, all food is fresh and organic, waitstaff is friendly, food choices are a bit odd, prices are a little bit expensive but they usually are in restaurant.com. I enjoyed my visit and my food but I probably will not return

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Alexandria, Virginia
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I stumbled across Scratch and I'm so glad that I had lunch there. The food was so fresh and healthy, the staff was so friendly. It can be challenging to find healthy food when traveling so I really enjoyed Scratch! I highly recommend!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My wife loves this place. Over near the wharf and in a good location. It's good Carolina bbq and really good desserts. Worth your time.

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Gales Ferry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Hungry for lunch as we were strolling around in Salem. Happened upon this place. They claim everything is made from scratch right in their kitchen. All three of us were very pleased with the size and portions of our lunch. Staff friendly and helpful. We would definitely go back again.

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Additional Information about Scratch Kitchen

Address: 245 Derby street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: 978-741-2442
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 245 Derby street, Salem, MA 01970
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-741-2442

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

New restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?