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Black Water Grill Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Grill
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43 Pelham Rd, Salem, NH 03079-2827
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Saugus, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to try BWG based on reviews here. Atmosphere was really nice although we sat in the bar area because dining room wasn't opened yet. Appetizers were excellent, drinks only ok, I am very particular about my Bombay Saphire martini! My husband ordered the filet mignon and was not disappointed. It was wonderful, cooked to perfection and tender. I ordered... More 

Thank Nonni311
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time my fiancé and I decide to eat out, Black Water Grill always makes the list. BWG is a fabulous local, hidden spot that serves up everything from pasta dishes, seafood and the areas best salads. Speaking from (many) experiences their buffalo crunch and harvest salads are AMAZING. Appetizers are not to be forgotten either, this is a place... More 

Thank Kellieord
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Met another couple here for dinner recently. Arrived at 4:00 - was told that the dining room was not yet open, so we were seated in the "bar" area. Tables a bit closer together, but was OK. I think that the dining room would have had a better atmosphere. A somewhat limited menu, but to be expected for a smaller... More 

Thank Andrew D
Hudson, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Black Water Grill did wonderful job making my party a hit ! Evan the party coordinator was so helpful ! I would recommend B.W.G for your next party .

Thank deborahjeanne00
Seminole, Florida
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I can not express enough how Great this restaurant is! The staff was exceptionally thoughtful & wonderful! After the burial of my father, we were to arrive at this restaurant during luncheon hours. Unexpectedly, our arrangements were earlier than we expected. I was given the personal number to the event organizer Evan. I texted him to let him know that... More 

Thank C H
Windham, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Had dinner there last month and was pleasantly surprised at how good the meal was. We ordered dinner salads and they all were fantastic. The salamon addition was delicious. Looking forward to getting out on the patio. Have already been back!

Thank Ray G
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a "Celebration of Life" for my brother who had just passed. We used the function room downstairs and had between 60-70 guests who fit comfortably. I had ordered various hot and cold appetizers which were delish. I had spicy calamari very good, variety of flatbread pizza, hummus, tahini, chicken strips, and skewers, spinach puffs, cheese and fruit tray,... More 

Thank LindagSalem
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Food was well prepared and in large portions. Fish was not overcooked and salads looked and tasted fresh. Staff was friendly.

Thank wac55ma
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Thanks to Evan and staff for an outstanding event. Had a baby shower there on Saturday and from beginning to end the experience was impeccable. Food was excellent as well as abundant, and service was attentive. The room set up was absolutely beautiful. I can't say enough about the experience and highly recommend for an event.

Thank PatCD
Derry, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my family on a Thursday night. There was only one pasta dish on the menu which sounded good so I ordered it. I had read a previous review saying this pasta dish tasted like boxed pasta with Campbell's tomato soup poured over it, and I would definitely have to agree. The pasta was extremely bland with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Pelham Rd, Salem, NH 03079-2827
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 603-328-9013

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