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Nathaniel's

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American, European, Contemporary
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18 Washington Square West, Salem, MA 01970-4056
Walking distance from the Salem MBTA commuter rail station.
19788254311
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This restaurant is at Hawthorne Hotel
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Nat's serves a modern European-influenced cuisine in a historic setting...
Nat's serves a modern European-influenced cuisine in a historic setting. Enjoy a romantic dinner, or unwind after a busy day in Salem and try out our local cheeses, seafood and meats, while sipping on your favorite wines. Wine enthusiasts will enjoy our wine by the glass flights to compliment or contrast your palate, while a selection of specialty Ales is paired with our menu for those looking for a more robust beer experience.
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  • 150
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Loved the Veggie Omelet

Their veggie omelet was very good. Hubby had the salmon omelet and we both had fruit as a substitute for potatoes. The fruit was a whole variety on a plate and with everything else, there was more food than tummy room so we took it home to enjoy later. Great service, friendly staff, loved the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Rebekajean
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The Woodlands, Texas
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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The Woodlands, Texas
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536 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Their veggie omelet was very good. Hubby had the salmon omelet and we both had fruit as a substitute for potatoes. The fruit was a whole variety on a plate and with everything else, there was more food than tummy room so we took it home to enjoy later. Great service, friendly staff, loved the food, coffee was plentiful. The... More 

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New Hampshire
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had heard that this restaurant was exceptional so we tried it out for breakfast after looking at the menu online. The food was fine actually but the wait staff very slow and inattentive. We were seated but not acknowledged for at least 10 minutes in spite of having many wait staff on the floor. Once we were finally greeted,... More 

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear babtek, While we did have staff in training the day you visited, I apologize for the slow service you experienced, as I can understand that that was disappointing and certainly not a reference to our usual quality of service. Regardless you should not have been waiting for 10 minutes before being acknowledged and I will make sure to address... More 

Salem MA
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food served at Nathaniel's is very delicious. The ambiance is just as great. Definitely a place to go to celebrate that special occasion.

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Susan T, Thank you for reviewing us and noting that you had a wonderful evening at our Nat's restaurant. We look forward to seeing you back. Kind regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The hospitality of the restaurant was great!! The atmosphere of the dining room goes well with the historic site of the little town. The foods were prepared to the perfect taste.

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Jane C, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with other readers on here. We recently changed and updated our Nat's menu, as it now serves a European-inspired selection that can be nicely paired with our new wine and beer list and we have received very good feedback. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to seeing you back... More 

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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great fresh food and service! I went just so I could say that I had been inside the building (for paranormal reasons) but actually enjoyed being the dining area and the waitress was very talkative. There was even a elderly man playing the piano. Not overly expensive either!

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Manson2015, Thank you for choosing Nat's as your dining destination. On select days we do feature live music, which certainly adds ambiance to the great food and service you encountered. I hope you'll return soon! Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager More 

Derry, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you're looking for a historical setting right downtown Salem with excellent food, this is the place.

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear NHPorters, I appreciate your shout-out of our updated Nat's restaurant: a moderns cuisine in a historic setting! Thank you for the feedback. Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager More 

Plymouth, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had dinner here on the last night of our stay at the hotel. Food was delicious. I had meatloaf which seemed to be individually prepared cut from a larger piece. Mushroom gravy was a great companion for both meatloaf and mashed potatoes. We sat at the bar and our server/bartender was the best!

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Momtwoboyz, Thank you for dining at the Hotel last night. Although it seems from the meal you had that you ate at our Tavern, both our restaurants are equally as good to enjoy a good meal! Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager More 

Mpls, MN
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283 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We ate breakfast and dinner here for 2 days (this was part of the Explore Salem Package through the Hawthorne Hotel). The breakfasts were excellent- one morning we had the Benedict and the Seafood Benedict and both were delicious and filling. The 2nd morning we had the Two Egg Breakfast from the menu's overnight package options - that was also... More 

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear MNroadtrippers66, Thank you for recognizing the great work Nikolette does on a daily basis in our Nat's restaurant and sharing your superb dining experience on here, both during breakfast as well as during dinner. You surely picked some of my favorite dishes as well and I hope you saved space for the equally outstanding desserts we serve, or perhaps... More 

Castleton On Hudson, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We ate breakfast here on our last day in Salem. The coffee was great, the food was very good and the price not bad at all!!!!!

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Heather G, Thank you for leaving such a short and lovely review of our Nat's restaurant and I hope your breakfast was the start of an equally great day on your way back to New York. Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager More 

Wenham, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My wife went to Nathaniel’s on Saturday evening where we listened to live piano music and had a delicious meal. My wife started with a new cocktail “Elderflower” which she enjoyed very much. We both had the smoked salmon as an appetizer which was delicious. I had the mussels Marinier which were perfectly cooked and again delicious. We shared a... More 

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GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Tom Z, I am excited to read that you enjoyed our new menu. Designed from scratch last month by our Executive kitchen team, it sounds like both yourself and your wife had a great evening tasting the new dishes. And glad to read that your wife gave you good marks for your excellent choices! Best regards, Patrick Cornelissen General... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Washington Square West, Salem, MA 01970-4056
  • Public Transportation: Walking distance from the Salem MBTA commuter rail station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 19788254311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, European, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic

Description

Nat's serves a modern European-influenced cuisine in a historic setting. Enjoy a romantic dinner, or unwind after a busy day in Salem and try out our local cheeses, seafood and meats, while sipping on your favorite wines. Wine enthusiasts will enjoy our wine by the glass flights to compliment or contrast your palate, while a selection of specialty Ales is paired with our menu for those looking for a more robust beer experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?