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) #39 of 158 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
300 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3614
+1 978-744-1619
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“lobster” (17 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
300 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3614
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First night in Salem we stopped at Murphy's to get our lubrication on. Met a friend from Facebook hear this from the area and I'm grateful that we had the bar to ourselves the food was good.

Thank Dwcerino
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Typical bar food live band was great not my kind of music but they were fun! Service was good even though I couldn't hear them. Seems like a place for the locals

Thank cpuzzo
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you like pub food with an fresco patio in the summer, Murphy's is a good choice. Great aps and solid beer choices. Good place for a quick meal.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had a really good meal and good time. Although the place was a bit cold. Personnel courteous and fast service. I recommend the Murphy Burger.

Thank Wolfen143
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Took my lobster loving neice around Halloween for twin lobster special. Sweetest lobusters we've had in a while. Also went Halloween night with my son and his friends before we did our Halloween thing. Food was great from burgers to salad and chowda. Service was...More

Thank lindakfrt
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I was treated to a birthday dinner there. Lobster special. The apps were great as well as the entree. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Brendalee B
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We took a break for lunch and started at the bar with some hot toddies--hot spiked cider drinks that were great. Then we got a table for lunch. We ordered clam chowder and lobster rolls. The chowder was great. The lobster rolls were not. They...More

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I visited on the Sat. before Halloween, and I was not impressed. Average bar, overcrowded and charging $40 cover! Total rip-off. If you are visiting Salem, there are better options!

Thank TheLostOne
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our wings. The Buffalo wings were really good. Nachos were really good too but small portion. Our server Kevin was excellent. Friendly and honest. Looks like a popular and busy place. It's very big and has a few levels. Will defiantly return when...More

Thank Lyne R D
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Came in for some beer and snacks. Very prompt service. Nachos were good so were the loaded tater tots! Nice and big outdoor patio.

Thank zchicsuniq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3614
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-1619
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