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Salem Beer Works

$$ - $$$American, ,
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
+1 978-745-2337
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (64 reviews)
“watermelon beer” (12 reviews)
“blueberry ale” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beer is fine and food is like good cruise food. Good for s cheap lunch or fast dinner. Quality isn’t what used to be.

Thank francis v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have great food but the best part in October is that there is a great crowd and we all were singing alone...the whole bar lol great place to stop at.

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Popped to Salem for a day trip and ended up spending half the day in here trying their excellent beer and food. Our server, who sadly I did not catch his name, was great- so friendly and welcoming, beer was tasty, local and refreshing and...More

Thank UKChris19
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This place is in downtown Salem an easy walk from The Peabody Essex Museum I really liked the Custom Burger. Cooked just right and the bun was not bland white bread. Also obviously the beer was not bad either

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Her showed up as a group of 16 without a reservation. They happily seated us and were very friendly and attentive

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Took my tween and teen for dinner here. There was a very wide variety of food on the menu and a big list of IPA beers for my husband. The server was super nice and the service was great.

Thank Delia P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I have been a fan of Salem Beer Works for many years. I remember visiting here during high school and college. The menu has changed since then, I do miss burgers being named after Boston neighborhoods but it's now easier to order. I got the...More

Thank kmeddy
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had the blueberries ale and the north star ale. Both were excellent. Very casual atmosphere...not too loud and lots of tvs if you are up for a game. Had the anchors and wings...both very good. Half order of anchors were very good...fed three with leftovers....More

Thank Jo Ann B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We ate here on Halloween Night - crazy town! Excellent food and service. Loved the mashed potato spring rolls!

Thank BBtravelswell
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Stopped here a few times and made some great friends. The staff is awesome even though they were a bit tired from the Halloween season. They offered a great selection of drinks and even cider. The food was good and the venue was awesome. The...More

Thank KrisArv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2337
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Located in Historic downtown Salem since 1996, and completely renovated in 2011, Salem Beer Works offers 15 freshly brewed beers on tap each day. Our outdoor patio is open during the warmer months.
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