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Red Line Cafe

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188 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3705 (Formerly Red line cafe)
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Morgantown, WV
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147 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just down the block from the PEM made this an easy choice for a quick lunch. Two pre-made turkey and cheese sandwiches were filling but nothing special. Pleasant folks taking orders made the experience satisfactory enough that we would return for another quick lunch.

Thank Tripplanner-89
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch in between our tours. They were so friendly. The food was great and they have gluten free options. You're in and out in time to see all the sites.

Thank Brandy C
Coshocton, Ohio
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coffee was great, but don't expect to much from the breakfast menu, not very many options. When we finally did decided on something after inquiring about the crepes that we found out they only sell after noon, mine was just o.k. nothing amazing and my daughter's eggs were very over cooked and dry. But if you are just looking... More 

Thank scottncasey
Powell, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great homemade food... Everything made from scratch! A healthy menu owned by a friendly Greek couple

Thank cachrissis
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turkey club panini and bistro crepe. Food was freshly made to order and matched description. No airs or graces just a local cafe. Help yourself to soft drinks from the fridge, straws, cups, cutlery all available to serve yourself

Thank lanayca
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for a quick bite after visiting Peabody Essex Museum and Salem Witch Museum. Located within walk distance to both. Excellent breakfast croissant, crepes, and the most amazing Caesasr salad with a Tex-Mex twist. Highly recommend.

Thank emcornell
Salem, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your great service and fresh food . I have to say they are so nice to me and my sister . Thank you to all of you who have a tough job dealing with the good ,bad and the ugly ! lol Lorelei

Thank CrowHavenCorner
Bolton, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a great place for lunch as we toured the Peabody Essex Museum nearby. My turkey/bacon/guacamole wrap was light and fresh and delicious. My husband's veggie crepe was very nice. The staff was exceptionally nice.

Thank Lindaqvx195
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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321 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Big place with lots of seating available. Stopped in for crepes and coffee with the family. Espresso was good, crepes were ok but not much filling so I was still hungry. The store has an all-glass front and right on the mall walkway so you can people watch while eating.

Thank vzescape
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for breakfast. We had paninis and a giant cookie. The food was delicious. The staff superb and friendly!

Thank Roberto S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3705 (Formerly Red line cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem

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