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Nathaniel's

$$ - $$$American, European,
18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
+1 978-825-4311
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
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Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you are looking for a place with good food that really captures the essence of Salem, go to Nathaniel's. We had a very good meal, great wine, good service, and the ambiance is fantastic. I also really enjoyed their great piano player who takes...More

1  Thank Catie G
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2014

Dear Catie G: While your review may have been brief, you succinctly covered every aspect of dining experience in the Nathaniel’s Restaurant. We are so happy that you enjoyed our piano player. Your specific notations will definitely be valuable to other diners choosing a place...More

Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We were in Salem one night and ate dinner at Nathaniel's based upon the Tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. We made reservations, but they were not necessary on a Wednesday night. Our server was wonderful. My daughter is extremely picky, and she worked with...More

1  Thank Kelseymom
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2014

Dear Kelseymom: Thank you so much for recognizing our excellent server in Nathaniel’s. We are very appreciative when we see our attention to detail rewarded by a kind review such as this. I will be sure to share your comments with both the service staff...More

Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food & service was great, this is a lovely old Historic Hotel & the atmosphere is truly relaxing.

Thank baryspad
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2014

Dear baryspad: Thank you so much for writing this excellent review about your visit to Nathaniel’s Restaurant. We are very grateful, and happy that you enjoyed yourself so much. Sincerely, Juli Lederhaus General Manager

Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

The food was soooo good I'm still thinking about it. My husband had the signature dish, the shrimp and scallops sophia. Which was fantastic. I had the grilled pork tenderloin with pickled blueberries. Amazing. The service was amazing, and the restaurant was gorgeous. A wonderful...More

Thank xXscullyXx
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2014

Dear 0scully0: What a lovely review. We do appreciate it when our guests point out which dishes have really pleased them, as there is nothing like a first-hand account of a delicious dinner to entice someone in to our restaurant. It is also very helpful...More

Reviewed September 28, 2014

I'm not sure if this review should be on Tavern on the Green or on Nathaniel's page. When we arrived at Tavern on the Green we were told there was a short wait, which was fine. We really weren't expecting after just a few minutes...More

Thank Todd T
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2014

Dear Todd T, Thank you for your review of Nathaniel’s (and, to an extent, Tavern on the Green). I’m pleased you enjoyed dining with us, and that we were able to seat you so quickly on a busy evening. We believe that we are in...More

Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I had an absolutely delicious brunch with live jazz in the background. Not a large dining room but the food came out promptly and was wonderful. My husband had a Cesear salad with bacon and the hash and eggs. I had fresh...More

Thank CarolineMR
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2014

Dear CarolineMR, Thank you for your review of Nathaniel’s. Our Sunday Jazz Brunch is a favorite among Salem visitors and locals alike, so I’m pleased that you and your husband enjoyed dining with us. It sounds like you both made delicious choices! I’m certain that...More

Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I have only experienced Nathaniel's for breakfast for 3 mornings so I can only comment on those experiences - which I can say each and everyone was fantastic. I love their coffee, first of all - not sure what "magic" they do to it but...More

Thank Michele_G_Allen
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2014

Dear Michele_G_Allen, Thank you for your review of Nathaniel’s. I’m pleased that you enjoyed dining with us each morning and that you and your husband found many wonderful things on our menu. No doubt fellow TripAdvisor readers will appreciate your many suggestions. As for our...More

Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I went to breakfast w/ my mom. I ordered pancakes, bacon & fruit. My mom got a Belgian waffle & sausage. Our bussing person was very friendly, and he offered us coffee and water at the beginning of the meal. Our server came over to...More

1  Thank travelinbluesgal
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2014

Dear bostonbluesgirl, Thank you for your review of Nathaniel’s. I’m pleased that overall you enjoyed your breakfast and will share your compliments with the Chef. I do, however, apologize for the experience you had with your server. As I’m sure you can see from other...More

Reviewed August 26, 2014

We enjoyed breakfast each day at this delightful spot and were welcomed by two lovely employees ... Helen and Jasmine. They not only made us feel at home, but the care and effort they made to ensure our breakfast was top notch was above and...More

Thank Gary R
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2014

Dear Gary R, Thank you for your review of Nathaniel’s. I’m glad you enjoyed dining with us and that Helen and Jasmina made you feel so comfortable. Our guests expressing that they feel at home here is among the highest praise we can receive. I...More

Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is the main dining room of the Hawthorne Hotel. We booked on Open Table before we stayed at the hotel. We arrived at 7:15 and were one of two tables in the dining room. Then the others left and we were alone. It is...More

Thank wywyno
HawthorneHotelGM, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2014

Dear wywyno: Thank you so much for your detailed review of the meals you enjoyed in Nathaniel’s at the Hawthorne Hotel. We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to point out the specific menu items you enjoyed, and we will be sure to share your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
  • Public Transportation: Walking distance from the Salem MBTA commuter rail station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-825-4311
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hawthorne Hotel
Description
Nat's serves a modern European-influenced cuisine in a historic setting. Enjoy a romantic dinner, or unwind after a busy day in Salem and try out our local cheeses, seafood and meats, while sipping on your favorite wines. Wine enthusiasts will enjoy our wine by the glass flights to compliment or contrast your palate, while a selection of specialty Ales is paired with our menu for those looking for a more robust beer experience.
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