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Howling Wolf Taqueria

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76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Probably the most popular Mexican place in town. Great food, good service. The have a patio to eat on if you like to bring your dog.

Thank Heidi B
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all...on a hot July day, exploring a tourist town, people are looking to get out of the heat for dinner. This place either had no AC or it wasn't working. We sat at the bar since there was a wait for a table. Nothing outstanding about this place. Mediocre food and margaritas. I wouldn't return to this restaurant... More 

Thank Nikkimichelle87
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place had the most excellent food and service! I took some great photos, bought souvenirs, and had an amazing meal. Thank you!

Thank Shanzzy711
Salem, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Howl at the Wolf on Taco Tuesday-Two tacos for the price of one-Come in and have some Fun!!! Family Friendly, Adult-friendly, too!!! Best tequila-top shelf-Margaritas are perfect for date night, girls night out or just to cool off after walking thru Salem

Thank pennylouf
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was extremely generous, especially in accommodating my wheelchair-ridden boyfriend in a timely fashion, despite the rush hour during trivia games! However, we would've liked to have tasted more spices or some form of addition to the somewhat bland food. I would personally also like to see more choices of rice, and sadly, my grilled corn was fairly burnt.... More 

Thank Tiffi B
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is always good, and the service is great as well. It is a bit small, but cozy and yet you have no problems having an intimate conversation with your party. The staff is very laid back but professional.

Thank Brian G
Portland, Maine
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like it, it's probably the best Mexican food in Salem. I got a great pour of beer. The food is pretty good. Only downside is the hostess wasn't really that friendly it seems like they don't want you to be there.

3 Thank waynetobeme12345
Madison, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here twice while in Salem and both meals were awesome. It is really loud. We sat outside during one of our meals and inside on the other visit. Super busy but staff is excellent and friendly!

Thank JFO57
Bridgeport, West Virginia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is loud and very busy. We only had to wait about 15-20 minutes to get a very small table outside. The wait was worth it though. The food was really good.

Thank A B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Very unprofessional and poor service. I called and ordered delivery at approximately 7:02pm and spoke to a lady on the phone who took my order and said my food would be here in about 45 min to 1 hour. I waited about 1 hour and 10min later I called around 8:12pm to ask about how much longer my order would... More 

2 Thank Kelly A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 19787449653
New Mexican cuisine

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