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Opus

87 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3505
978-744-9600
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (58 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
87 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3505
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Reviewed today

We probably had one to many but the cocktails were great! Atmosphere at first floor bar was great and toward the end of the night got really intimate. We went downstairs and there was live music but didn't want to pay and watch so we...More

Thank erianne87
Reviewed yesterday

As always Opus does not disappoint as far as the food and the hostesses at the door were fantastic. We had the fried pickles, chicken wings, falafel, steak, hamburgers and salmon and all was fantastic. The prices are average. If you have a lot of...More

Thank Notkidding335
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food but they forgot to feed me...on my birthday. I came in crying. They put me in a corner booth. They then Left me alone for 10 minutes before asking if I wanted a drink. I did and also ordered food. They came out...More

Thank queengypsy713
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a drink but we ended up ordering appetizers. The place is elegantly decorated with cool lighting. Nice place to hang out and listen to live bands in the basement. We ordered the Korean beef, octopus salad and tuna tartare appetizers. All three...More

Thank GaMenH
Mark M, General Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gamenh, Thank you so much for the 5 stars and great review. I'm so glad to read you enjoyed both our food and drink selections. I must admit the "Asian American Fusion with a Chic Vibe" is one of the best descriptions I've read...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a stylish yet casual restaurant in downtown Salem. The bar scene is excellent, and the downstairs bar with live music is quite good too. The food is very good, and the service is too. Try the fried pickle chips. They are the best...More

Thank Mark P
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Mark, Thank you so much for the 4 stars and great review. We are so glad to read you enjoyed the bar and the underground. The fried pickles are one of the newer items on the menu and have quickly become a fan favorite!...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

Stopped by for some live music during the maritime festival. The music was in the basement which looked to be from ages ago, lots of old brick etc. Overall a cool vibe though its in the "basement" so that does take a bit of getting...More

Thank sVT_traveler
Mark M, Owner at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hi sVT_traveler, Thank you so much for the 4 stars. Opus Underground has a variety of music to enjoy from Wednesday through Saturday and select Sundays. Our building is original and was built in the 1800s. We tried to give it a loungy feel while...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

From the moment you enter this restaurant it has a welcoming and chill vibe. The bar with the lighted top is beautiful and unique. The service was superior. I had a shrimp pasta dish that was on the specials menu. It was very tastey and...More

Thank Hilary L
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Hilary, Thank you so much for the 5 stars and lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed all we have to offer at Opus. We have new specials every weekend so there's always something new and creative to try. We look forward to...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Tasty sushi fusion food with something on the menu for everyone. The dates wrapped in bacon and stuffed with cheese were mouth watering. The staff were friendly and offered to escort my mother (who walks with a stick) down in the elevator to the toilet....More

Thank CatMacNeil
Mark M, Owner at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Hi CatMacNeil, Thank you so much for the 5 Stars and kind review. The Hot dates are definitely a fan favorite! We are so glad to read you enjoyed our staff as well, they are always willing to lend a hand. We look forward to...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I came here for an early dinner and sat at the bar; staff was quiet and attentive, which is my favorite combination. Their cocktail list was very interesting and I ordered the Krotos, which had most of my favorite spirits combined: gin, campari, brennivin. It...More

Thank kmtravels585
Mark M, Owner at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Hi Kmtravels585, Thank you so much for the 5 stars and lovely review. We are glad to read you enjoyed our cocktails and dinner menu. We are proud of how creative and professional our bar and kitchen team are. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Host pleasant and seated us. Waitress was friendly and attentive. Had fried pickels that were very good came with a dipping sauce that has just a little kick. Order chicken and waffles dinner and shrimp with vermicelli. Both dishes were nice portions and great tasting...More

Thank clpjr2000
Mark M, Owner at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Hi clpjr2000, Thank you so much for the 5 stars and kind review. We're glad to read you enjoyed both the menu and our wonderful staff. There are tables at Opus that offer a more quiet & intimate experience, please ask upon your arrival and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3505
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-744-9600
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