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Witch's Brew Cafe

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156 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970-5643
(978) 745-8717
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Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
good food

The food was good. The good customer service and prices were good. I would definitely return. My children are picky eaters.Everyone found something they enjoyed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
Gwen H
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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175 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The food was good. The good customer service and prices were good. I would definitely return. My children are picky eaters.Everyone found something they enjoyed.

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Loved it here! There is a bar area and locals do come here but the food is amazing the portions are great and the price is really good! We had starters and mains and I have to say we couldn't finish either! Such good food, had Pork chops with sweet and sour the chops were the biggest i've ever seen!... More 

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Ajax, Canada
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stopped here for a quick lunch after touring the House of Seven Gables. We should have chose the other restaurant. We shared a Club sandwich and fries, which was plenty, but the food was "ho-hum" the turkey was deli meat, not cooked turkey and the fries I suspect were frozen. The service was alright, and the waitress was friendly.... More 

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Miami
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The food was good. The vegetables were fresh and very tasty. Scallops a little on the small side but good flavor. Swordfish underwhelming. Service was very good.

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Miami, Florida, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had such a good time at this bar. Our drinks were delicious and reasonably priced, and our waitress even gave us a full beer replacement when my rather clumsy boyfriend spilled the last half of his beer all over the table (lol). The food was great - especially the grilled chicken sandwich which was out of this world! This... More 

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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123 reviews 123 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stopped here for lunch after touring the House of Seven Gables. The place is very crowed and we were tucked away at a cramped back table. We found it odd that none of the tables around us were being cleaned/cleared leaving us to think that perhaps they were understaffed. They were out of several of the menu items and... More 

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Canterbury, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

After spending all Day in Salem Ma.going to attractions and walking all about the area we were looking forward to a nice relaxing dinner. We went to this restaurant only to experience one of the worst dinners I have ever had. The baked stuff shrimp was so dry I think it must have been prepared earlier in the day only... More 

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Newburgh, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place..the bartender and the locals were very nice and made us feel right at home! The food was amazing and the drinks were great too. Highly recommend if you like a bar like cheers!

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Athens, Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was recommended by a "local" and the food was very good and very reasonable. The service was fine. This is a small, out of the way café. You will not be disappointed.

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Oxford, Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The wife had crab cakes and said they were very good. I had French onion soup, and it too was very good. Others in our group had a variety of items from the menu and all were pleased.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 156 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970-5643
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: (978) 745-8717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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