We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
128 Washington Street, Salem, MA
978-745-6996
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
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
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 39: English reviews
Salem, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Helpful?
Thank juneof87
Guastalla, Italy
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Helpful?
Thank Andre_Ferro7
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank Alexandra P
Salem, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank KennethDykeGlover
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I love this place, for takeaway and to sit down. They make everything (not sure about bread) from scratch and the staff is unbelievably friendly. It is a great option for vegans, carnivores, and everyone in between. Their sandwiches are HUGE and fro-yo is a great alternative all the ice cream/pastry shops in town. Stop in, you won't be disappointed!

Helpful?
Thank Alyse M
Salem, MA
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

walking in and out/take out sub shop. Owner is a local and they've been in business for some time. Food is good. Order at the counter and pick up. A few tables but decor is basic.

Helpful?
Thank TravelWriter100
Watertown, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This bar/restaurant had a mix of Asian food. The food was tasty, and there was a lot of it. I took food back to the hotel.

Helpful?
Thank redredrobin48
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Falafel wrap and chicken bacon avocado sandwich were both great! The bacon was crispy and amazing, and the falafel was not over-crisp. Nice staff, too.

Helpful?
Thank Sylvia S
Massachusetts
Level Contributor
47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

I always get the falafel and hummus wrap every time I come here. Hey, you can't get that everywhere! It's really good. I could eat half of one and be satisfied. The menu has other things I'd like to try, like the avocado & brie or gyro pita roll, so I need to visit Salem more often. Casual.

Helpful?
Thank genwings
Lynn, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
289 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Consistently clean sandwiches, with a fairly high quality product. Friendly and interesting staff, and an excellent menu to select from. Even the prices are pretty reasonable, the only major drawback is that there is no parking ever. But that is something that one can contend with if you want a decent Sammy.

Helpful?
Thank criticalchef

Been to Cafe Kushco? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
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: 978-745-6996

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cafe Kushco staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?