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Scratch Kitchen

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245 Derby street, Salem, MA 01970
978-741-2442
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Today
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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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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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chicken fingers

They make one of the top three best chicken fingers in salem.The breading us light and crispy.The chicken inside is juicy and delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
criticalchef
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Lynn, Massachusetts
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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174 reviews 174 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

They make one of the top three best chicken fingers in salem.The breading us light and crispy.The chicken inside is juicy and delicious.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

no welcome. Had to ask if we could sit down. We're out of Bloody Mary mix. No coffee was made and we ended up getting it halfway through our meal when we saw staff standing around drinking it upon our arrival. Our server was rude and did not want to be there. Our hash browns came out cold and dry.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I stopped in for lunch, menu looked amazing and the staff was super-friendly. I went with the suggestion of the waitress- a Steak sandwich (something I would have never ordered on my own). All I can say is WOW! Absolutely amazing!!! Also got a beer as she suggested and that was just as yummy. Waitress was so helpful in pointing... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place was delicious. I went here on a date with someone, and we both have food allergies. This place was just awesome. Everything is made from scratch, as the name suggests, but still delicious. It takes a little time for things to be made and brought out, but it's kind of to be expected. Don't come in if you're... More 

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Penfield, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a no frills sandwich shop. Some of the best fries ever! Pulled pork was soggy from the slaw dressing which was all in the same basket. Other then the sogginess, everything else was great.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food was delicious, and that's the one positive thing I have to say. The staff was unfriendly, and at certain points just plain rude. I don't know why the service was so poor, but it's an internal issue they really should address.

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Alright here's the problem the food was great. BUT, the service was horrible... The young man that seated us and took a while to take our order was very unpleasant. He looked angry the whole time and clearly did not want to be there. He spoke very monotone like he was depressed or something. It took a while to get... More 

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We couldn't decide what to order as everything sounded good so ordered a few items to split. The food was tasty and fresh. Our waiter, Bryan, could not have been more patient, helpful, pleasant and attentive. Would definitely go back.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Sat in SK on Halloween surrounded by witches and warlocks. All the food seemed home made and natural - skin-on fries served in a flower pot plus they make their own bread. Even the cola was made with cane sugar. A great place to go for lunch and at a reasonable price too.

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Tulsa
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We visited Scratch Kitchen while on a food tour in Salem and I'm so glad we stopped by! We sampled two types of sandwiches, a soup and bacon fries and it was all delicious! I especially love that everything at the restaurant is locally sourced. We will definitely visit again if ever in Salem!

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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?