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Witch's Brew Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
+1 978-745-8717
12:00 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Conroe, Texas
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112 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking back to our hotel (Salem Waterfront) from House of Seven Gables. The name and the Hocus Pocus art on the window seemed inviting to tourists, so we decided to stop by here for a quick bite, instead of the hotel restaurant. The restaurant was pretty dead when we walked in, a few people at the bar, and... More 

Thank Lisa L
Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local place, sat by the fireplace and had wonderful dinners. We just happened to try this place on a whim.

Thank halfcafe9
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Witches Brew at 4:30pm to a sign on the door that said "Open at 5:00pm". We had a party of 8 so we decided to wait as we figured it would be difficult to get a table at that time. We watched the owner sitting inside at the bar with his staff having drinks as we anxiously... More 

Thank 411jwp
SalemSalem1, Manager at Witch's Brew Cafe, responded to this review

Ridiculous! Never happened More 

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89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this restaurant on our way to the Derby House and the House of the Seven Gables. The food was standard fare with reasonable prices.

Thank Esti93
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Salem a week before the Halloween, we tried several times to get in but the line was incessantly packed. Finally, we were able to get on November 1st, dinner time. The place was still full but a lot more relaxed. It is a quaint cafe, nice decor on the outside and the main dining area has a far... More 

Thank Emilialoves2travel
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First night in Salem, since 2012. The Witches Brew was the lucky restaurant we chose. TWO THUMBS UP! I had the Witches Brew Steak and the Crab Meat Stuffed Mushrooms...deliciousness! Witches Brew Steak was a good size portion, along with the mushrooms. Atmosphere was great and our server was professional and had a great attitude. We had a 2 and... More 

Thank Mercury A
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant near the house of 7 gables. Good for food and comfortable bar. Small menu but extremely tasty. Give it a try.

Thank Rich S
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I had read of Tin ceiling inside so really wanted to go in. Ordered an Ice Tea and it was made from a Mix. I didnt drink it. It was warm outside so 2 of us ordered the frozen deserts. The frozen Coconut and Orange was very good, although really SWEET. One of us ordered Mozzarella sticks, and they seemed... More 

Thank diamun
turlock, california
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235 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The bartender at Brodie's recommended this restaurant. It is off the beaten path and on the way to the House of 7 Gables......Entered thru the bar and then found ourselves in a very cute dining room. I had the Ratatouille, I make it but have never had it in a restaurant. Friend had the chicken on French bread. Both very... More 

Thank candydawn
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had lunch here on Saturday, Oct 15... Started out with an order of mozzarella sticks which were really, really good...I had a bacon cheeseburger and my cousin had a mushroom burger...we both had fries... no complaints from us at all... All of our food was excellent and our server was friendly and attentive. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank N0476

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-8717

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?