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Howling Wolf Taqueria

) #9 of 166 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
+1 978-744-9653
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (57 reviews)
“tacos” (38 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow big burrito!! Cheap and delicious. I love this place and music.. really fun, we lunch there in our visit to salem

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place, a bit of a wait (good sign!). Only drawback was that the menu was vegan limited, most of us ended up having the tofu burrito, which was good, but that was about all we could have. Fried avocado had egg in the batter...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You want to arrive early to secure a seat, as this place is popular for both drinks and food. The signature burrito was awesome, although I was surprised the red chile was spicier than the green. In Colorado, it's the other way around. The chips...More

Thank Guinness L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place located in downtown Salem. Indoor, outdoor, and takeout dining options. The tofu burrito is very, very good!

Thank WallietheWalrus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The flavors are great here and the choices are many. We all ordered the burritos in varying forms and they were huge plate fillers. One bad thing is that the whole thing seemed full of mostly rice and not much meat.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after a ghost tour. The website indicated they were open until midnight. We arrived at 8:40pm and were told that the kitchen closed at 9pm. We were assured that we would have time to order. The place was hopping and we were...More

Thank Selena H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at the Howling Wolf today...taco Tuesday specials. Awesome authentic food served here. We had various tacos and they were all delish! Definitely recommend this place. Fun atmosphere too.

Thank johnbR6319GJ
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great southwest style Mexican restaurant. The chicken taquitos were the best I've ever had and my friend said the same of her burrito. Margaritas were great too. Can't wait for the next time we're in Salem! We will definitely eat here again....More

Thank VickiDisney
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stopped for dinner after a long day of sightseeing, and with no idea what we wanted. We were seated right away, and the place was bustling, both for dine in and carry out. Our waitress was friendly and the food was very good!!!

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife and i were looking for a place to have a nice lunch on a rainy day. My wife suggested the Howling Wolf in Salem. We were able to be seated immediately by a friendly hostess. The decor is interesting and eclectic. An energetic...More

Thank Norman F
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28 March 2017|
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Response from kjayers63 | Reviewed this property |
All the Salem-ites who answered before me are right - definitely by 5pm. Enjoy!
Jackie B
8 October 2016|
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Response from Lobstahicas | Reviewed this property |
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29 September 2016|
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Response from Lobstahicas | Reviewed this property |
Please note we do not take reservations for parties of any size howlingwolftaqueria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-9653
New Mexican cuisine
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