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Salem Beer Works

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$$ - $$$
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278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-745-2337
10:00 am - 12:30 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:30 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Salem Beer Works recently on a Saturday night. We've previously eaten at the sister restaurants in Boston and Lowell, so already were familiar with the brand. Parking was a bit of a challenge, as it always is in downtown Salem, but we found a spot at a meter that was free after 6pm around the corner. Despite a... More 

Thank Chris B
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It seemed like a place designed for college students, but it's not. We brought our kids for a brunch and we all loved it. The patio is great. Inside is comfy and cozy. The location is terrific, right off Washington Street. The menu is diverse and worked for all of us. The service was really good. A definite favorite. Its... More 

Thank Jessica F
Salem, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time. My friend has been a few times. We went for lunch and I was not disappointed. I had the fish and chips (really good). Had an awesome server, wish I could remember her name. Only complaint I had was I didn't care for the slaw that came with lunch, and I love a good slaw.... More 

Thank Brendalee B
Marietta, GA
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't eat but had one of their light beers. Delicious. All brewed on site. The rest of my party ate and they said the food was great. Very extensive menu. Prices are good. Wait staff very attentive.

Thank Susan B
Regina, Canada
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Ate lunch here, service was great, very friendly and attentive. Really enjoyed the food and the locally crafted beers were delicious! Highly recommended! Reasonably priced.

Thank RiderFan83
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We went to the beer garden on the night before Halloween, 2016. It was super packed and it took a while to get a seat. I had the Redeemer IPA, which has a strong malt to it, but was totally perfect for a chilly night. My wife had a Customs House IPA and was not a fan. For food, I... More 

Thank Joel H
Liverpool, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Good range of beers including a couple of float choices. Food was good. We were able to sit outside in mid October and enjoy the Fall sun. Service spot on

Thank Childwall56
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We used to come here a lot when my wife and I started dating. Coming here for Halloween was a gamble, but wait time wasn't too bad, just a half hour. They renovated the establishment a few years ago, I like what they did for design but the layout is a little odd in comparison to what is was previously.... More 

Thank John O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

I always have a great time here! The best blueberry beer around, hands down. This is a great choice for a great casual burger and beer night out. The parmesan fries are to die for and my go to is the burger. They have a nice outdoor eating area for one serious people watching. Consistentaly great food and beer

Thank dorygirl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

This was a popular place during Halloween weekend and that means lines could be long. So plan early and get your reservations. Two of the beers I wanted to try were out so I was slightly disappointed. The fools was good and the price was average for a brewpub. I recommend the scallops on chips.

Thank J C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2337

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