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Scratch Kitchen

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245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food for lunch. Could do with A couple more vegetarian options but the pickle salads was great.

Thank Georgiegirl27
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great spot for lunch! Everything is made fresh and they use all local produce, meats and cheeses. They smoke the meats on premises, make all their own bread and have a homemade ketchup that I fell in love with!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a short visit to Salem and stopped here while walking the Red Line!! Really enjoyed the food and the server, Kara, is great!! We had the egg sandwich with bacon. Very good. We also had the bacon dumplings, which were good but would have been better if served with a little maple syrup. Thank you!!!

Thank TXSeabees
Malvern, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food has a unique quality due to everything being made there. So no bottled ketchup, sauce etc. I had the local fish taco with local fish (hake that day) and shared fries and baked beans with friends. One had a salad and the other had pulled pork. Had we stayed longer in the area we agreed that we would... More 

Thank Mark W
Frederick, Maryland
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a recommendation from a local to try this place. It was a great place for lunch. As the name states, everything is made from scratch. I had the clam chowder and my wife had the BLT. Both were excellent. The service was great. Very friendly and making sure you had everything you needed. very reasonably priced and just down... More 

Thank Bob T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I got the Reuben sandwich and the classic burger and they were both amazing! They make their own ketchup and you can definitely taste the quality of their meats and breads. Definitely will come back here and highly recommend!

Thank Cebu27
boca raton
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228 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do we know what Brisket is? No seriously. $12 for a brisket sandwich that is Market Basket quality pastrami. WASTE of $12. It's not even brisket and then it's even overpriced for what it actually is. I wish I could dispute this charge on my credit card but I cannot and I did not find out until I left the... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good "organic" restaurant with a few great menu options....has some choices for the vegan customer as well, which can be difficult at some places. Food was well prepared and delicious. Our waitress was friendly and delivered our lunches in a timely fashion. Try the lemonade.

Thank 199pamelal
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good and filling and the menu offers some very inventive choices. Service is indifferent, but there appear to be a fair number of repeat diners which speaks for the quality of the food.

Thank Rob R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

My family ate lunch here in August 2016 and would highly recommend it. Everything in the kitchen is made from scratch, from the fresh breads to the amazing bacon. We received warm, friendly service from Deborah, and even though the kitchen didn't get our orders exactly right (small things, really...), Deborah was professional and made everything right for us in... More 

Thank Liz K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-741-2442
New restaurant.

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