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Scratch Kitchen

245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
+1 978-741-2442
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“blt” (25 reviews)
“fries” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is freshly made - even the soup. Amount you receive is more than enough. Staff is very polite and offer suggestions. They have hand smoked meats/craft beers and wine + many other items from soup to salad. Not a fast-food restaurant - takes time...More

Thank romig108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything made from scratch. Everything was delicious - the BLT was tasty; the onion rings and sink sauce were good too. I wish I'd had room for dessert

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly place with the good service, tasty food and welcoming staff. We are enjoyed veru much!

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

On a rainy Saturday, we ran in here because it was the closest restaurant. What a lucky find! The decor is funky, love the Pink Floyd lyrics on the wall. I had fish tacos, which were delicious. My husband had a very generous BLT; he...More

Thank KMK318
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Went with my 15 year old and his friend. Walked in to get seated and I saw Fiddleheads on a sign! I LOVE them! We asked to be seated outside and Debra brought us right out.Took our drink orders and asked if we were getting...More

Thank pumpkinsam
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Long-time customers back for a recent visit. The eggs on the SK Benedict were nice and firm, though the bacon-infused hollandaise was blander than remembered, and the buttermilk biscuit had an uneven texture. On the other hand, the home fries were firm, warm, and delicious....More

Thank William M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Cubano and the chicken panini, AMAZING!!!!!! Everything from scratch to include the pickles. Must try!!!!

Thank Dori H
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We learned about Scratch Kitchen from Karen and the Salem Food Tour. Chef Bill described his version of Eggs Benedict and we knew we had to try it. It was a beautiful day so we were lucky to get a table outside where Debra served...More

Thank AcadiaFernbrook
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is the second summer in a row that we have visited The Scratch Kitchen, and both times we had very slow service. Both times, our server apologized and said the place was very busy, but it didn't look any busier than any other restaurant...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Our group of 5, spanning generations and dietary needs and preferences can pose a challenge, but Scratch Kitchen's options and services met all our needs. Debra provided excellent info regarding locally brewed beer and clearly listened to our special food requests. The outdoor seating allowed...More

Thank Nancy R
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29 November 2015|
Response from Sara B | Reviewed this property |
Operating Hours:Spring/Summer Monday: Closed Tuesday: 11am – 8pm Wednesday: 11am – 8pm Thursday: 11am – 8pm Friday: 11am – 8pm Saturday: 11am – 8pm Sunday: 10:00am – 2:30pm Serving from our Brunch Menu Only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-741-2442
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