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Nine Elm American Bistro

9 Elm St, Danvers, MA 01923-2809
+1 978-774-9436
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Elm St, Danvers, MA 01923-2809
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner. Cute local restaurant. Very intimate setting. The service was excellent. My dinner was just ok. Very expensive for what I ordered. I would recommend trying it.

Thank Jodimarie1967
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a very busy Saturday evening. The recent expansion did add more tables, but the flow was a bit odd. There is no place to wait for your table. But the excellent food more than offset the wait and the noise.

Thank David P
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I've long had a #1 go to restaurant for special occasions that my wife and I would go to in Gloucester. 9 Elm has now surpassed that as my new #1 after dining there last night. I had not eaten here in years (no particular...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Dined on a Friday evening and had the Swordfish special that night. One of the best pieces of swordfish I've ever had. Cooked perfectly on a bed of risotto!

Thank dogman414
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great friendly experience from walking in the door thru desert. Very attentive service, well detailed delicious offerings. I always get the seafood and never disappointed, always fresh and cooked to perfection. My wife is more of a meat person but we have this habit or...More

Thank mannya333
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Historically I rate restaurants based on their soups, sauces & dressings, as I believe almost anyone can grill/sauté beef, fowl, fish. Prior to our most recent visit we have never been disappointed with anything on the menu. The warm bread with roasted garlic & olive...More

Thank seasondtrvlr
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

What a great meal. This small restaurant is a must visit and plan ahead. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is modern and classy. The food, all 6 guests raved about their meals. I had the seared scollops which were the best I've had. Other...More

Thank John T
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Brought in a gluten free birthday cake, which they couldnt provide, and they had the nerve to charge a plating fee. Hey 9 Elm, go buy a gluten free cake at whole foods to serve to your customers and stop charging the high plating fee....More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This has been our favorite date night spot on the North Shore for years! The food is consistently excellent, even when the chef/owner Matt is away. They use fresh local ingredients and have great specials nightly. The staff is always attentive and helpful and we...More

Thank Nadine F
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I went with some friends several months ago to try out Nine Elm because we wanted to experience a high end Bistro. The place was very small and simple in design and offered a small variety of different types of cuisines that all sounded good....More

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March 26, 2017|
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Response from Route128North | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant itself is only one tiny room and accommodates perhaps 25 people (plus a half dozen or so at the bar). You would need to reserve most of the tables!
February 19, 2016|
Response from normdero | Reviewed this property |
there are parking spots in front and all around the area. I don't remember meters, as it is in the evening and you don't need to feed a meter after 5 or 6 pm. Parking has never been a problem. If there is nothing right out... More
Elizabeth S
November 18, 2015|
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Response from Dale L | Reviewed this property |
For seating at the small bar, people usually are waiting to get in at 4:45. It would be next to impossible to snag 5 seats at the bar (only 7), otherwise. Good luck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Elm St, Danvers, MA 01923-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Danvers
  • Phone Number: +1 978-774-9436
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