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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this place! The food is reliably delicious and I especially appreciate that the clam chowder is gluten free. We always have lunch or dinner here when we're in Salem

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in here for lunch and we were not disappointed! We shared a few appetizers– everything was delicious and tasted fresh with great flavor. Highly recommend the muscles!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 13, 2021 via mobile

This place is quite obviously a tourist trap, but it's still the best seafood dinner I've had in some time. Service was very quick too. Highly recommend the scallops!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 21, 2021 via mobile

I had a birthday dinner at Turner’s Seafood restaurant with my boyfriend. The food was so fresh and delicious. The restaurant has very nice and inviting atmosphere and great service. The waiters were very helpful and friendly too. Not only the food, but the dessert...also was beyond my expectations. I would definitely come back and strongly recommend it to everyone.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 20, 2021 via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday night of school vacation. Seated promptly told to use QR code, which was a little complicated, compared to other restaurants. We had to sign in, a little confusing. But once we figured it out, thought it was great, ordered our drinks...and appetizers. We hadn’t seen a server yet, but thought with Covid, that was their system. Eventually server came over and we told her we ordered already..so our drinks had been sitting for awhile, since server didn’t know we ordered online. So, bottom line..someone should have explained that we can order online or wait for a server, we were confused and so was she. Had haddock Marsala, scallops, calamari and pretzel..food was excellent. Dessert of chocolate torte was also delicious. Will be back, now we understand about ordering.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 5, 2021

The best seafood restaurant I have ever been. We ended up eating there two nights in a row. From service to the dishes, 5 star!!!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 3, 2021

Waiter, Dave was nice and attentive. Food was average. Was hoping for more in the way of seafood, being that is part of your name, but most tourist places only offer mediocre food anyhow. A bit pricy as well. $85 for a cup and bowl...of NE Chowder, 1 kids burger, 2 glasses of white wine and a fish taco of the day. Guess there is other fish in the sea;)More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 20, 2021

If we were local, we would be regulars. This was our first time here and we zeroed in on the Finnan Haddie which was wonderful. A dozen Duxbury Oysters to share was a splendid starter. Their Key Lime Pie was delightful too. the meter could...easily tip to excellent on another visit. The wait staff was friendly and efficient. We love fresh seafood and they have the pedigree. The atmosphere is that of a much loved American/English/Irish Pub, take your pick. While this isn't an ancient Tavern, it could well become one.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 7, 2021 via mobile

Delicious! Not only was all the staff amazing but the food was so good. Seriously they were so welcoming and attentive. The lobster bisque is to die for! Can't wait to go again!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 22, 2020 via mobile

Great outdoor dining. Especially in the evening. Friendly staff, Very distinguished chefs and kitchen. Malay platter this year, only has three items. Last year, it was 5 to 6 items but, I found portions are much smaller in most all restaurants. Since Coronavirus

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from Cruzthehighseas | Reviewed this property |
Resy is on their website. That is how I have aways booked.If you requested a time then the answer is yes walk ahead and give your name and time. Now you may have to wait a bit for a tale to be open because they donot let a... More
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Response from quickwitt9979 | Reviewed this property |
Market price changes daily depending g on what the restaurant pays on any given day at the dock
February 24, 2018|
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Response from quickwitt9979 | Reviewed this property |
So.e but seafood is the main meals
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Frequently Asked Questions about Turners Seafood

Yes, Turners Seafood offers takeout services.

Yes, Turners Seafood offers delivery services.

Turners Seafood is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5