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Tavern in the Square

$$ - $$$American, ,
189 Washington St., Salem, MA 01970-3522
+1 978-740-2337
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
189 Washington St., Salem, MA 01970-3522
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancee and I visited Salem for Halloween weekend and after walking around since mid afternoon, all restaurants and pubs had an hour to hour and half long waits (which was expected, not complaining) but after a visit to the Starbucks near by we decided...More

1  Thank Yara P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we missed the start, it was so fun to play along with the awesome trivia! Had some excellent beer nuts and then very tasty fish and chips. Would go again for sure!

Thank lmiller586
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Went for dinner and had an amazing meal. Addy was our waitress and was the nicest waitress I have come into contact with in some time. You definitely get your money's worth here.

Thank donnamaietta
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was not clean. Had to ask for water, set ups, etc. Wait staff was completely inattentive. Table was sticky and food was in our chairs. Food was marginal - okay- not great.

Thank LALady21
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We visit Salem once a year and this is our go to place. They have a great selection of beer...the food is great....and service is always stellar.

Thank immunetoallthis
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My family had a nice time dining outdoors, watching the people and enjoying the evening. Two vegetarians in the family and they had no problem with finding things on the menu that fit their diet. Plenty of choices. I had steak and it was very...More

Thank Chip S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Our first time at the Square. Our initial plans were to eat at the Howling Wolf. The wait was at least half hour and we were ready to eat sooner. First going in, the bar patrons were loud, extremely loud. We asked to be seated...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Just had drinks great location to watch the world go by. Good selection of ales. Staff friendly. Sat outside. Was fab.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My daughters and I visited this restaurant on our recent trip to Salem. We were looking for a new place to eat and found this restaurant. It was so good. We were with my 5 year old grandson and they sat us at a booth...More

Thank ravensmoonlite2002
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great lunch spot. I very wide selection of food. It was on the main corner intersection of the Square. So lots of interesting sites to see while dining outside on the patio.

Thank Brian M
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Washington St., Salem, MA 01970-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-740-2337
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