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In a Pig's Eye

$$ - $$$American, ,
148 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5644
+1 978-741-4436
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
148 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5644
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Important to note that this is now called Mercy Tavern!! We stopped here for drinks after visiting the maritime site (it's a quick walk up the street) and wow were they strong! We also split an order of nachos, which were okay - I probably...More

Thank amycf820
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are locals and decided to try this for the first time since the the name change to Mercy Tarvern. We were warmly greeted and promptly waited on. My wife and I got mixed drinks and they were strong and tasty. Our order was the...More

Thank 272PaulB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this bar before going to The House Of Seven Gables and was impressed. Not the biggest place around but I was given a warm welcome and enjoyed a nice few beers and a great meal at a good price. They have specials which was...More

Thank Daniel381
Reviewed 9 March 2018

meal was great lucky enough to get parking out front ...staff was wonderful this was my 3 time there

Thank jemizioch
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I are visiting from Florida. We decided to eat pretty cheaply tonight to try to save money. Decided on the tavern at 4:30pm which was still on their lunch menu. I have to say the New England Clam chowder and beer was...More

Thank Carey L
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place was great, good food , good portions. The bartender made good strong drinks ;) . We originally went there because we were told by friends that they witnessed “paranormal” activity.. since I’m a huge fan of that kind of thing we went but...More

Thank kaylamI1506BR
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The most accomodating tavern i've enjoyed in 3 weeks and 5 states (countless pubs...).!!! Excellent tap beers, HURRAH to Michelle the most accomodating bar-lady, great sandwich fixed to share (by Michelle's initiative), great music (we could hear each other!!). A real pleasure. Weekend live music...More

Thank Shuli_Noy
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This place is now called Mercy and it's amazing. The hamburgers are something from out of this world, I think this is the best burger on the east coast! They have pork skewers as an appetizer- also fantastic, the warm olives are something I would...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 4 September 2017

17 years ago my wife and I visited In A Pig's Eye and had the best burger ever. On our first trip back to the US since then we had to try this place and, despite a name change to Mercy Tavern, it thankfully still...More

Thank Dr_Marc_B
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing staff and great food!!! Hamburgers are huge!!! Mac and cheese is too die for!!! Will be back!!

Thank Wendy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5644
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-741-4436
  • E-mail
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