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Gulu-Gulu Cafe

) #12 of 166 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
+1 978-740-8882
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (96 reviews)
“sandwich” (29 reviews)
“wraps” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time in Salem and we chose this place because it had outdoor seating and it was a beautiful day. We were greeted by a server that didn't really care about anything, much less us. She continued that way the rest of...More

Thank RoundTheWorld1111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good service. An eclectic group of people inside. Had a cool vibe to the whole place. Was a unique restaurant with some great beers and an interesting variety of menu choices. The grilled chicken sandwich was good - cooked right and flavorful. Enjoyed...More

Thank KneeNine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch after visiting the Salem Witch Museum. The place was hipster, with a laid back atmosphere. The service was very slow, and almost caused us to miss our flight at Boston Logan. The food was expensive, and not all that great.

Thank mom2sja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have come here several times for a hot drink (like their coconut hot chocolate) or beer. Extensive drink list. Food is average -- not too much on menu. Like their pita bread and dips. But recently I found it quite uncomfortable to be subjected...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here in July with my teen daughter. We had a bowl of tomato soup. It was so good! The beer selection was lengthy. My husband had golush... super meal and location

Thank Shirleen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at this cafe just a little while ago and feel like throwing up. I rarely write a negative review but I am so sickened by what I saw. We were listening to some music at night having a beer and a sandwich and...More

1  Thank momto3longisland
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went here twice while in Salem for an afternoon drink. The staff was really friendly. They have a nice selection of craft beers for my husband and a full coffee house menu. I had delicious cold brew iced coffee. They have a full menu...More

Thank mln304
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were wandering around town doing the tourist thing and found this place completely by chance - so glad we did. A great eclectic feel, with good service, tasty crepes and wonderful coffee. We'd definitely be regulars if we lived here and will return again...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I don't come here often enough. It's worth the drive to Salem, a fun place to visit in and of itself. Wonderful patio next to a small park. Comfy seats indoors. Great salads and sandwiches, delicious hot and cold beverages. A very hip, fun atmosphere....More

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect little spot for breakfast with outside tables. Coffee shop atmosphere/menu but with table service. Great food! Nice spot to people watch:)

Thank summerinplaya
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Ken C
20 April 2015|
Response from GuluGuluCafe | Property representative |
Hello Ken! Thank you for writing. We have a beer, wine & cordials license. We cannot serve traditional spirits like vodka, but we do have flavored vodka and several other liqueurs that fall under a Massachusetts cordials... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-740-8882
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