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Scratch Kitchen

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245 Derby street, Salem, MA 01970
978-741-2442
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Description: New restaurant.

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 14
    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
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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Topsfield, Massachusetts, United States
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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 145 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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springfield,ma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a great place to stop for lunch. The menu is interesting and eclectic with everything from fish and chips to unusual sandwich combinations. The fries are especially delicious. I enjoyed my panini, and my daughter enjoyed her burger. Beware, the fries are very generous.....and addicting. There are also interesting beverage choices....sodas from local makers, and homemade lemonade. I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Both times I have gone it was during a weekday it was slow and I had a leisurely lunch both times. Staff was very friendly and willing to discuss the menu if you had questions. The menu isn't huge mostly sandwiches and salads. I've had the Burger and the BLT. (The burger was better.) I've also had the fries and... More 

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My husband and I went for lunch on a Friday. It was delicious, fresh and definitely from scratch -- even the mayo, ketchup, and mustard --- seriously! The waiter was first rate, well informed and clearly close to an owner -- he knew it all! what was also so nice to see -- the PRIDE he took in his offerings.... More 

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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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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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