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Salem City Cafe and Bar - CLOSED

113 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079-1903
+1 856-339-4455
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 31, 2014
“Great service”
May 28, 2014
“Great restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
113 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079-1903
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

Had a very good lunch mid-week. The place was fairly crowded. Our soups and sandwiches were delicious but it is all a bit pricey. We'll go back there for the convenience and the good food.

Thank Carol327
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Good food, usually, but can vary depending on what you order. Some is fantastic, some is just okay. Service is nice and they've done a beautiful job restoring this old historic building right across the street from the courthouse.

1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed June 25, 2012

I attended a birthday party in one of the rooms upstairs. The food choice by the hosts was good, but the quality of the food provided by the restaurant was excellent. It was laid out banquet style, but the temperature was very good, the taste...More

1  Thank calm_weather
Reviewed June 14, 2012

This was my second visit to this restaurant, and the food was just as good as the first visit about a year ago. The crab cake was excellent, plenty of lump crab, and nicely grilled. The home-made potato chips are also very good. If you...More

1  Thank Charles S
Reviewed May 28, 2012

This place is at the main intersection in the down-at-the- heels county seat of Salem County,New Jersey. It is an unexpected delight. Hearing the story from locals about how it exists is part of the pleasure of dining here. But the menu, ambiance and service...More

1  Thank abw67
Reviewed April 25, 2012

We stopped here for an early dinner, and what a surprise. I'm in my 50s, been eating crab cakes my whole life--and these were the best I've ever had. Great service, too. We'll be back.

1  Thank BaileyC55
Reviewed November 19, 2011

The Salem City Cafe is situated in a beautifully restored historic building in the historic town of Salem, NJ. The food here is fantastic, truly up to par with more upscale establishments found in larger cities. The staff is friendly and welcoming and the small...More

1  Thank bgtg2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079-1903
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 856-339-4455
  • E-mail
Visit Salem City Cafe and Bar in the heart of historic Salem to experience big city dining with small town charm. Our menu offers a mix of cuisine from across the globe and changes with the seasons. The contemporary decor and all American music creates a lively atmosphere. We have live acoustic music and drink specials every Saturday evening and frequently host special events including our very popular monthly wine and food pairing prepared personally by the owners.
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