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Salem Diner

70 Loring Ave, Salem, MA 35209
(978) 741-7918
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Ranked #87 of 214 Restaurants in Salem
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Topsfield, MA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

What was once a great old time diner has become one of the dining options for students attending Salem State University. The public is still able to eat at the facility. I personally feel there are much better choices for a meal in the City of Salem than the University diner. The University did a great thing when it took... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Certainly not what it used to be. Ever since the college took over they now have a very large corporate catering company running the place. Food was by far sub par it is the same crap they serve in the cafeteria. Had a manager standing at counter the while time barking orders and telling the cook how to cook really!... More 

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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

WAS the best diner in Salem. Johnny Pesky of Red Sox fame used to eat there every AM. Bought out by Salem State College. Thanks a pant load Salem State!

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Located in an old trailer, it was an interesting place for a good quality, inexpensive breakfast. There were busy, but service was still fast.

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Vicksburg, Michigan
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Restaurant tucked a way by the harbor in bass harbor. Great view of the harbor and the docks with colorful lobster traps. You are so close to the water you can watch the tide come in. Food was great and there is an outdoor patio. The restaurant is is near the Bass harbor lighthouse.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is a great original local diner to go for breakfast. The portions, price and service is great. They also service a fantastic lunch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

I go here every so often. I've never been disappointed with whatever I eat and the prices are unbeatable! The waitresses are super friendly and wait to get your food is very short!

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North of Boston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Great breakfast menu//a real old fashioned diner experience. Have been going therer for more than 25 yrs

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Salem, Massachusetts, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Typical diner/ greasy spoon fare. Nothing worth driving out of your way for. Lots of regulars and locals, but bring the antacids!

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wales
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

when on a road trip to the US from the UK i found diners a real treat as its something different. My husband and i had a great breakfast of bacon and eggs. The food was nicely cooked and it was great value .The service was quick and the waitress very friendly . Classic old rail car diner.

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Additional Information about Salem Diner

Address: 70 Loring Ave, Salem, MA 35209
Phone Number: (978) 741-7918
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: Diner

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