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Witch's Brew Cafe

) #29 of 158 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
+1 978-745-8717
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Opens in 27 min
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This little restaurant off the beaten track always serves a great drink and great meal. Their menu may not contain hundreds of choices, but delivers in what they offer. Wonderfully priced, and prepared. We come back every time we visit this town which is often....More

Thank tedwebster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is excellent any time of day and served by one of Salem's best staff. If you only need a beverages to break-up your touring day -this is the place to visit. Many seniors are early visitors to Salem and this restaurant generally is open...More

1  Thank romig108
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i've eaten very well and have been pleased to meet Spiro who is really interesting. The prices are not too expensive and the design is smart.

1  Thank vincehad57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in here for an early dinner around 4 pm. There was not a soul there. We were sat at a table and when I opened my menu bugs started crawling out! We left and did not eat here. Also the menu wasn't very...More

1  Thank kelsey g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were eating dinner quite late on a Sunday, and we were the only people in the restaurant area. The meal was delicious and the staff were gracious, even though they were soon closing the kitchen.

Thank epo25
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Absolutely excellent food Great clam chowder and steak highly recommended If in the area do not miss eating here you won't be disappointed

1  Thank jshdrh24
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped there for lunch on our first day in Salem. It has a quaint pub-like atmosphere with a bar and tables for dining and a second room which is just for dining. We chose the dining room which had views of Derby St and...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in because the place we had planned on going had closed. Was looking at the menu when the dish I was eyeing came out sizzling to the table next to us. Order the Witch's Brew Steak; you won't be sorry!

1  Thank jls02010
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We stopped in on a cold March day. The greeter/server was very nice. The lunch menu varied enough that the four of us found (easily) some really tasty meals. From Quesadillas through Paninis things were nice. The only drawback was the special salmon burger which...More

1  Thank Fenway1958
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

When visiting Salem, we had heard the Witch's Brew was a fun place for drinks. The bartenders were super friendly and the drinks were great! The food looked good too, but we didn't try any this visit. Definitely recommend this place.

1  Thank Shopaholic_x0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-8717
  • E-mail