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Salem Beer Works

$$ - $$$American, ,
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
+1 978-745-2337
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“watermelon beer” (12 reviews)
“blueberry ale” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my hubby went here while walking thru Salem and it's was great. The October weather was perfect for an outside lunch. The food was good, we shared a few appetizers and the nachos were yummy. Tried this Apple cider beer and loved it!

Thank jdmgirl978
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of reviews recommending the turkey tips here. Even the waiter promoted it as a “must have.” So I was surprised when I got a plate of bland, over-grilled white meat turkey soaked in uninspiring bottled bbq sauce. That and the side of tasteless white...More

Thank vexagon
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The lunch wait on the weekend before Halloween was about 30 minutes. Better than I expected. The food was good and delivered to our table extremely fast. The fries were good but a little over crispy for my liking. The beer was also pretty good....More

Thank Josh P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I went with my friends on a weekend trip to Salem to get the Halloween experience. I cannot offer a review of their craft beers because I do not drink, so I just got a soda. As for the food, the sandwich I ordered was...More

Thank Bea_D_123
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

First off the place is huge, went tonight for dinner and let me tell you Salem maybe spooky but the food here isn't. My wife and I had the corn bread to start, the grilling gave it a extra smoky flavour coupled with the spicy...More

Thank kieran1964
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We went in late October in the height of Salem’s Halloween celebrations to the lines can be long. It was worth the wait for the food and beer. Sit outside if it is nice and enjoy the people watching on the deck. All in all...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with colleagues from work. This place have good beer and nice outdoor places to sit. We all had ribs and we expected more. Indoors it’s good space and the place has a long bar. Visit for the beer.

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I went here to have dinner to kill some time before a reservation that I had. There were quite a few open/empty seats and lots of people waiting. I put mu name in then found a place at the bar. The beers were really good...More

Thank HandyMandy14
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We visited on a very busy day. There were loads of Harley Davidson riders and the Halloween festival so they were busy. We ordered a few rounds of different beers and ate chili and chowder. The food was decent and the beer was average. The...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The blueberry beer was awesome! They added fresh blueberries to the bottom and they floated to the top. This place was packed when I went on Friday October 13, 2017. I met friends who were already there I asked for a menu....no place mat was...More

Thank Sherry J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2337
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Located in Historic downtown Salem since 1996, and completely renovated in 2011, Salem Beer Works offers 15 freshly brewed beers on tap each day. Our outdoor patio is open during the warmer months.
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