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Salem Beer Works

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278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
978-745-2337
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10:00 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 184
    Excellent
  • 186
    Very good
  • 92
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Pub Food

The potato and cheese spring rolls were to die for - massive order though, could easily feed four! I had the green monster sandwich which was excellent and hit the spot after a long day of walking around. Hubby had the crispy sandwich which was good but he didn't rave about it. We both had fries... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
hlmmurphy
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St. John's, Canada
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Center Moriches, New York
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was ok. I thought menu could offer more choices. Very nice beer selection, obviously : ) Staff was friendly and attentive.

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Thank Stephanie M
Manitoba
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145 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was fantastic. Service was prompt, food came fast, bartender was pleasant. Great beer selection too.

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Thank AC_A340
St. John's, Canada
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The potato and cheese spring rolls were to die for - massive order though, could easily feed four! I had the green monster sandwich which was excellent and hit the spot after a long day of walking around. Hubby had the crispy sandwich which was good but he didn't rave about it. We both had fries for a side and... More 

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Thank hlmmurphy
Salem, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have hosted two parties at Salem Beer Works and both went off without a hitch! The managers are friendly and the servers are attentive. I ordered a bunch of appetizers, and everything was delicious! We especially enjoyed the pupu platters (fried pickles, wings, dough bites, nachos, onion strings), quesadillas, spent grain Margherita pizza, hummus platter, and fries (sweet potato... More 

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Thank jamiebethyoms
North Alabama
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here after a long day of touring Salem. I ordered a flight and found several beers to be OK to good. The building was new and clean. The service was just on the OK side. The bartenders were not very attentive and I had to get their attention to get an order placed. They seemed more interested in... More 

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Thank ChiliTravels
Melbourne, Florida
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141 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Good burgers and nice beer selection. Good wings too. Did order the humus appetizer. The description on the menu did not match the resulting dish. Disappointing. Also they deep fried the Pita bread. Why? No need to make what should be a healthy appetizer unhealthy. I would go back again but I would stick to the standard American fare.

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Thank globalnomad12345
Salem, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Beer Works is always a place we like to take visitors because they have something on the menu for everyone. Our guests love to take home a selection of novelty beers as a souvenir. The atmosphere is a little industrial and such a large place can make it difficult to find your wait person, but all in all, a consistently... More 

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Thank Charlo916
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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161 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This place has a nice array of craft beers and good pub food. The best dish I had was lamb and feta sliders with sweet potato fries. The lamb was done perfectly.

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Thank Travelingman074
Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

great local food and atmosphere...had a band to come play live during lunch. Reasonably priced and recommended as a local hang out...just a short walk from the pier.

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Thank BNK3
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

I love the Beer Works! My family has been going for over twenty years. The food is amazing and has been consistent... love the steak tips, and the pumpkin beer 😉

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Thank Sharon G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-745-2337

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:30 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?