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Witch's Brew Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
+1 978-745-8717
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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392 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When visiting Salem, we had heard the Witch's Brew was a fun place for drinks. The bartenders were super friendly and the drinks were great! The food looked good too, but we didn't try any this visit. Definitely recommend this place.

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Coral Gables, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my dinner here, service good, food great, atmosphere beautiful. We were walking around and saw this quaint little café and decided lets go in. It was a great choice. I had the Ratatouille, very nice taste and filling. I am planning on going back in a couple of weeks while on vacation.

Thank almargtrips
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wish we could have stayed longer! Popped in on the way to the ferry port before we sailed back to Boston. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, free wifi! Face timed my husband in Scotland as I said "bye, love you" the other folk in the bar chimed in with a chorus of "love you!" The food looked good but sadly we... More 

Thank MrsTinglis
Brockton, Massachusetts
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190 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

We stopped in on a Saturday not fully realizing it was a pub type of place (guess the "brew" in the name should've been a giveaway). We decided to eat anyway and there was enough of a selection on the menu for each of us to find something (two of us being vegetarian). My husband said the burger was good.... More 

Thank CrystalN320
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Wonderful place!Great food! Spirrow cooked the salmon to perfection!Wonderful time.Within walking distance

Thank Tinny_60Richmon_MI
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We had a great dinner here, delicious and plenty. Drinks are huge. Service is fantastic. This is one of our main stops when we visit Salem.

Thank fractiousnrank
Beverly, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Been here about 20 times in my culinary life... Pretty consistent. Bartender Mike is always nice. The crowd is just surly...Tonight was the worst...walked in to a obnovious patron/ regular that accused my husband of being rude for taking two of four seats that were open and assumed these should have been reserved for her friends BTW ...plenty of seats... More 

1 Thank Kathmandu11
Conroe, Texas
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112 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We were walking back to our hotel (Salem Waterfront) from House of Seven Gables. The name and the Hocus Pocus art on the window seemed inviting to tourists, so we decided to stop by here for a quick bite, instead of the hotel restaurant. The restaurant was pretty dead when we walked in, a few people at the bar, and... More 

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Local place, sat by the fireplace and had wonderful dinners. We just happened to try this place on a whim.

Thank halfcafe9
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Witches Brew at 4:30pm to a sign on the door that said "Open at 5:00pm". We had a party of 8 so we decided to wait as we figured it would be difficult to get a table at that time. We watched the owner sitting inside at the bar with his staff having drinks as we anxiously... More 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-8717

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