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Scratch Kitchen

245 Derby street, Salem, MA 01970
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Ranked #42 of 215 Restaurants in Salem
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: New restaurant.
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English first
Middle Village, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

My adopted nephew, his mother and I decided to eat here while we were in Salem to check out Halloween festivities yesterday Oct. 25. After standing on line for nearly an hour to get in, I was advised that the fish of the day, haddock, was only available in a fish taco, which I had no desire to eat, and... More

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Long Branch, NJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped here for a light lunch and there were not enough waiters. Took over 30 minutes to get waited on.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What foodie would NOT be attracted to a restaurant named SCRATCH KITCHEN? We arrived in Salem late one morning last week and decided that sustenance was in order to get us through our day of unmitigated witch - hunting history and tourism. This place is located right next to the garage where we parked our car ($1.75 for over SIX... More

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Salem, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We've eaten there a couple of times. It tends to be under-staffed but it is worth the wait. The wait staff was friendly, once we were seated. The food was great, and, one time, they even made me a special dessert!

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Uncasville, Connecticut
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We made the mistake of not eating before our sojourn to Salem. After 30 minutes searching for parking, we were STARVING! The first restaurant we found was Scratch Kitchen. The menu was small, but had a good selection. This is a great lunch (and potentially breakfast) spot. Light meals and a nice selection of beer and wine. The server we... More

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Portland Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This was our first stop in Salem. Conveniently located next to the parking garage. We stumbled in, starving. People were friendly and efficiently. Food was fresh, plentiful and flavorful. Service was fast. Menu has a nice variety. Prices reasonable. Highly recommend.

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new england
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have had dinner at Scratch Kitchen 5 times now and each time we have been happy with our decision to dine there. It is always nice to read the blackboard inside that lists where different items are sourced from, and the fish tacos are always a great, local choice.

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North Massapequa, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Great food and very fresh. They seem to pride themselves on the fact that the food is all made from scratch ...heck they even make their own homemade ketchup (which was good). We all had burgers which were quite yummy, and cooked to order. Nice fresh rolls they were served on too. We each had different toppings and everything was... More

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Fultonville, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were on a bus trip and time was limited, We were seated right away, after 10 minutes of being ignored and seeing other patrons being attended to even though they arrived after us. We had to flag down a waiter who said I guess I could take your order. One of our party asked for something on the special... More

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Boston area
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Went here for a birthday dinner 20 minutes before closing and they were more than happy to accomodate the 7 of us. The beer was the freshest we had in Salem (lots of stale kegs--not so at Scratch Kitchen-- everything is fresh, including the beer! 3 of us at the table had the fish tacos, and although they were a... More

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