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188 Essex street, Salem, MA (Formerly Red line cafe)
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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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
Breakfast and caffeine

Stopped in on 5/1 for breakfast and some coffee around 8:30.Was greeted and served promptly by the staff. Not only was our breakfast sandwich filing but the lattes were both just about perfect. A very nice little cafe on a cobblestone street right in the tourist area. If your in the area, stop in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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English first
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Stopped in on 5/1 for breakfast and some coffee around 8:30.Was greeted and served promptly by the staff. Not only was our breakfast sandwich filing but the lattes were both just about perfect. A very nice little cafe on a cobblestone street right in the tourist area. If your in the area, stop in grab some coffee, maybe a sandwich... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

My 3 children and I stopped here for lunch, they loved the S'mores Crepe and I enjoyed my panini. The staff was friendly and prompt. It's location is perfect in the cutest neighborhood in Salem.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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213 reviews 213 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

In the most wonderful neighborhood of Salem this is such a friendly coffee shop with good selection of salads, sandwiches, panini, and crepes. The real fruit smoothies are terrific!

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My family and I stopped here a couple of times during our visit to Salem (once for lunch, once just for coffee). Great coffee (specifically their iced lattes) and delicious crepes.

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Philadelphia, PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Unremarkable brewed coffee equal to service station coffee. $3 hot chocolate was a packet of Swiss miss with wrong proportion of milk, could not be revived by additional cocoa and sugar. Bad.

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Ocean View, Delaware, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great lunch spot ! Good fresh portions of salads, sandwiches, panini' sand wraps . Also delicious fresh made to order savory and sweet crepes . Yum!

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Bradford
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We ate here twice on our visit to New England. Good coffee and sandwiches and the pastries looked awesome. The best Mango smoothie! Great location for getting about the centre of Salem.

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Mansfield, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Best coffee we had in Salem. Staff was very friendly and informative. The space and atmosphere was great. I got a wrap and a panini both were excellent. Worth a stop, great for breakfast and lunch.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had mango smoothie, ice-tea and pumpkin muffin. They were all average quality, but above-average pricing.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Food came out quick, tasted good and staff was very friendly!! Had a crepe for breakfast. Yummy!! Wish it had more comfy loungy chairs. Overall very good!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 188 Essex street, Salem, MA (Formerly Red line cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Greek

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