We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gulu-Gulu Cafe

247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
+1 978-740-8882
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crepes” (99 reviews)
“brie” (7 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (529)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 507 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was recommended by a local. The restaurant is located just off the Main Street; it has ample indoor seating, a small outdoor patio right by the main entrance, with a sort of bohemian hip vibe and ambiance. There's open seating and, at least...More

Thank Carmenda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with a Buddy of mine for a beer. There were many belgian beers to choose from. I like this place as it's a good neighborhood bar that sells pretty good food too. They do trivia on at least one night. Good wait service....More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great place! Everyone there is so friendly. Our waitress was great. We sat there for a hour amd they did everything they could for us.

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If comparing to the ugly mug then I would have to lower my rating on the mug to a 3. Gulu gulu is a lot more spacious although they do cram the 2 person tables a bit close together but no different then small bistro...More

Thank world0208
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I thought the coffee was really bad. I liked the decor,but I thought I could get a good cup of coffe, but that wasn't the case.

Thank kwilhelmy
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Five of us had lunch here and everything was very good! Don’t think you can go wrong with anything you order but...be prepared to relax and wait for your meal. Busy place!

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed April 20, 2018

SO I love their tea and I love their salads and I spent my 4th of July very sad on a couch with my hipster music and I am happy to say I love guru guru cafe!

Thank clarktammy1992
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem in Salem - Tina our waitress was so helpful and pleasant. Great food and atmosphere- come here and have fabulous food !!!

Thank David C
A TripAdvisor Member
132
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch here with my friend yesterday, followed by one of the sweet crepes. Everything was delicious and the service very friendly. Definitely recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The first time I visited Gulu gulu I fell in love with the crepes. I made a special trip from our Plum Island vacation just to bring new friends to try the delicious crepes. I cannot believe how disgusting it was and absolutely no filling....More

Thank Shanna M
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Salem Hotels
The Hotel Salem
34 reviews
.09 miles away
Hawthorne Hotel
2,083 reviews
.31 miles away
Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
1,762 reviews
.36 miles away
Harbor Light Inn
478 reviews
2.66 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Firenze Trattoria Salem
236 reviews
.06 miles away
Life Alive
189 reviews
.08 miles away
Flying Saucer Pizza Company
273 reviews
.01 miles away
Opus
237 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery
811 reviews
.06 miles away
Bewitched Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery
788 reviews
.02 miles away
Witch Dungeon Museum
610 reviews
.10 miles away
Salem Old Town Hall
19 reviews
.08 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ken C
April 19, 2015|
Answer
Response from GuluGuluCafe | Property representative |
Hello Ken! Thank you for writing. We have a beer, wine & cordials license. We cannot serve traditional spirits like vodka, but we do have flavored vodka and several other liqueurs that fall under a Massachusetts cordials... More
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-740-8882
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;