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Salem Beer Works

) #8 of 164 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ American, ,
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-745-2337
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (96 reviews)
“blueberry ale” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
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11 - 20 of 683 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2017

I had the four ounce mini burger with fries which I enjoyed. The menu was not too pricey. There is a good selection of beer.

Thank fsmith1959
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

It's pretty good. I give it 5 stars because why not. Nothing to write home about. The bartenders are very nice and good.

Thank bilwillson
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Been going here since it opened 25 years ago, and wow has it slipped. The beer is still great (while one 16 oz Spring Ale cost $9.50, so beware!), the nachos and burgers are good, while the entrees we ordered were terrible. Their menu has...More

Thank fjbboston
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I asked for a GF beer and GF bun, that means when I send back the burger with fried onion inside, I mean do not hand pick them off. If that was what I wanted, I would have done that. Afterward I spoke to the...More

Thank _teron6
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We frequent Salem half a dozen times a year to see family and at least once a year we try to eat at Salem Beer Works. Well, not any longer. It seems every visit sees their food and service swirling a little closer to the...More

Thank mymonkeybug
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The family and I stopped in on our way out Salem. The beer was good but a bit pricey. The food was so-so and we waited a long time for our dessert.

Thank Frederic U
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Large selection of beverages and chill atmosphere. The menu has a good selection and food is tasty. It's a great place to hang out with friends.

Thank Brandy K
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our bartender was very knowledgeable and personable. We tried the Hefeweizen, BWX Red Ale, the Blue (with floating blueberries) and the Coconut Porter. Liked all of them- couldn't tastet the coconut in the Porter, but the coffee notes were wonderful. We didn't eat but the...More

Thank Mamasoo
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great place for a quick meal. Bring the children, something for everyone. Also, works for a crowd...can reserve an area for a large group of friends to share for a get together. Food, drinks, very good and reasonable. Friendly service.

Thank Mary jane K
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Food very flavorful. Nice presentation & amount. We all ordered different dishes. We all had heartburn & we could taste it again. Not good. But again good flavor. Maybe an off night for them & us?? But give it a try. Sit inside very loud...More

Thank Ken K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2337
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