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128 Washington Street, Salem, MA
+1 978-745-6996
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honey and I were looking for soup and a sandwich for lunch. Don't get me wrong it was delicious. I got a half soup and sandwich combo. Hey got a roast beef sandwich. Do nothing outlandish. But $25 for soup and sandwich was a little pricey.

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Thank TAH65
Hartford, Connecticut
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We ordered a few sandwiches and soups and were not impressed. The presentation of the food was wonderful, the staff was outstanding but the food was bland and lacked flavor. I was shocked because the menu looked amazing and contained a variety of food found no where else. Also, the Falafel was over spiced, which made it difficult to eat.... More 

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Thank daybout
Paxton, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends while in Salem. 3 of us had various sandwich soup combos & none of us were impressed. To start...We were all served Luke warm soups. Clam chowder was nothing like I've seen before & I decided not to eat it altogether. Tuna melt was best part of my meal. Other gals did not finish their soups or... More 

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Thank AlmostDrumm
Center Moriches, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We had soup and salad here which were delicious. Also had the frozen yogurts - also delicious. Prices were very reasonable. Not too many tables to sit at, but definitely worth a visit for a quick light lunch or dinner.

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Thank epapp234
Maynad, MA
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Our Witch Walk Tour Guide recommended this place to us last year. We went back again today. They have amazing vegan ice cream. We got the vanilla mixed with raspberries. It was so delicious!

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Thank Tumeria
Lynn, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I used to have lunch there a couple of times a week. The food was all made from scratch.... 1/2 sandwich special with soup is a great deal. Highly recommend.

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Thank zenelxx
Salem, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

.....If you gave these folks anything less than 5 circles/stars! This place is amazeballs. Food to accommodate any diet, seriously. FroYo for dinner? Don't worry they'll deliver it to you, too. Don't pass this amazing sandwich shop up. Quick and easy for an excellent lunch or dinner!

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Thank juneof87
Guastalla, Italy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I went there during an excursion in Salem. Ordered a "Boston College" sandwich, found that horrible. The only motivation for which I would recommend this cafe is the following: the staff was really really nice, polite and patient! The hygiene of that place was OK, and that's enough.

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Thank Andre_Ferro7
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My family and I took a small trip to Salem on our way to Plymouth. We went to the Witch Dungeon Museum and needed a bite to eat after. From a general tourist perspective, I would say this place is like a local Panera, but they make everything from scratch. We ordered 3 lunch pairs; 1/2 portobello mushroom panini with... More 

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Thank Alexandra P
Salem, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Just the right balance of flavored, fresh bread. I ordered the Patriot the way it comes with some coleslaw. It really is like getting two sandwiches. A business visitor asked me where the good sandwich shop is that she ate at before on a previous trip. I guessed it was Cafe Kushko. I was right. Why I have not eaten... More 

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Thank KennethDykeGlover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Washington Street, Salem, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-6996

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