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Tavern in the Square

American, Bar, Pub
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189 Washington St., Salem, MA 01970
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There was an enormous variety of almost everything you could want for breakfast plus loads of interesting lunch items.....buffet was refilled frequently and service was very good!!

Thank rawpl
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have one been to the Boston Tavern in the Square, I was excited when the Salem restaurant met my expectations. Although we only went for drinks this time, the service was great, very attentive and friendly. The restaurant itself was very clean and welcoming, right on the corner with great outside seating. I would absolutely come back!

1 Thank ReviewGuru16
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the outside atmosphere on the patio! Live music outside rockin' the 70's! Great place to people watch!! Superb scallops!! Great service!

1 Thank Connie G
Jackson, New Jersey
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236 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the in places in Salem. Last Friday night it seemed everyone was there. We were part of a rehearsal dinner and it was well done.

1 Thank Bill P
Centurion, South Africa
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We were in a rush to have something to eat before our tour started and this place delivered. They were fast and the food was tasty. On a warm summer's evening, the outside tables are the best.

1 Thank PierreDorf
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141 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We were visiting Boston but decide to broaden our horizons for a night in Salem. Tavern on the square was recommended and had an extensive menu with great selections. We enjoyed a dinner of Pizza and Salad which was quite enjoyable. Service was a little slow but otherwise an enjoyable experience.

Thank burrdjd
United States
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great food, great service, great cocktails, lots of beer, terrific outdoor patio, perfect location. What else do you need? Have been here multiple times and NEVER disappointed.

Thank Daniel P
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Get a feel of the local area along with some good food and cocktails,outdoor seating is available. Great nochos!!

1 Thank beachnana2
Salem, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Right in center of Salem , has sliding doors thru-out . A large variety of draft beers . Many food choices on there menu to choose from . Super pub food.

2 Thank alpinejj
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We had had drinks and apps at another restaurant, but wanted to try this one for dinner. Being rather full, we opted for drinks and split a nice steak dinner. The kitchen staff gave us two good-sized pieces to share, along with the rest of the side dishes. The food was very good and the waitress was efficient. As he... More 

1 Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Washington St., Salem, MA 01970
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-740-2337

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