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Gulu-Gulu Cafe

247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
+1 978-740-8882
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (73 reviews)
“sandwich” (31 reviews)
“brie” (7 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 3 days ago

We'd a great time. They have an amazing selection of beers, the flights were awesome. Wasn't crazy with their food menu but had a good time. I love the set up too. Will definitely go back.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 days ago

The menu is the same, for lunch or dinner. They have a very extensive bar with lots of beer choices. The food is great, several vegetarian choices, very nice service and a fun atmosphere

Thank annemarieloffeld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I enjoyed a wonderful meal at this restaurant. Food variety was great and service was awesome.

1  Thank Loriburke0022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very unique alternative hangout in Salem. Good selection of craft beers and salads, sandwiches, and desserts. No frills but a chill place to hang out. Not for germ-o-phobes!

Thank francis v
Reviewed 17 January 2018

It was a cold day so had a really good hot toddy and their Mediterranean platter. Would have gone again if was around the neighborhood.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Reminds me of many places in Boston - food is top notch, service is fast, there are games to play while you're eating delicious crepes while drinking great beers and Italian sodas and coffees. Great for families - amazing for brunch.

Thank dhybels
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here one night. It was slightly awkward inside. We had a turkey sandwich and goulash. We shared our meals. They were good. Not great. Somewhat of a cold welcome but after we sat down and ordered service was much better. I would...More

1  Thank MJStefko2012
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We stopped here for lunch the week before Halloween. As we expected Salem was quite busy despite the heavy rain. We walked in and were welcomed warmly. It's got a quirky Salem vibe and is decorated accordingly. We were served quickly by a pleasent young...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Great place to come for breakfast or lunch, at night time they sometimes have concerts of small local artists some quirkier than others, but still a fun atmosphere. If you are looking for a light meal (lunch or dinner) this is definitely a place to...More

Thank xanakon
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We dropped in for breakfast on a day out and it was a great place to eat. The service was friendly and the food was nice and the cafe itself is a fun environment. There is art on the wall to look at or buy...More

Thank Chris N
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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