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232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
+1 978-744-9572
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I look forward to going to this restaurant - it's a real treat and reminds me of diner food. Not 'those' diners in New England but the fine one's you find around New Jersey/New York. Holly is spot on the best in customer service. And the food! I love companions I bring along who try here the first time and... More 

Thank IndyJerry
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Salem and wandered in to Fountain Place for lunch. Our waitress was very pleasant and attentive. I had a Greek salad with grilled chicken. It was delicious and just the right portion. My husband had a club sandwich which was equally delicious. Very satisfying experience.

Thank anitabz2016
Nashville, Tennessee
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173 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast at this place can't be beat! The menu is great and they have specials. The service was really friendly and kindly let us use the wifi after we'd finished eating. It's in a great location in Salem and I would definitely recommend!

Thank sngbrd
Salem, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I've gone to Fountain Place before and never though I'd be treated the way I was today. My friend and I went in at around 2:20pm for a late lunch. We were seated, and while the waitresses were downstairs, my friend needed a napkin. I took two napkins from the table behind me. The younger of the two waitresses came... More 

Thank Seth M
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We felt well welcomed in that small place by the smiling waitress for our breakfast. Absolutely great side of potatoes, we'll seasoned and great taste. Omelette were generous and very well cooked. Just in front of the Bewitched statue. I recommend it!

Thank Martine P
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Service almost inexistant, the food was FULL of oil and butter, can't even feel the taste of my brunch. The toilets are smelly and dirty. I definitely don't recommend this place, we went there because that was the 1st place we saw when we arrived in salem.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My parents, sister and I, drove to Salem for the day whilst visiting Boston in September and stopped and the Fountain Place for lunch. The two women running the cafe (sisters I believe) were the friendliest and most welcoming people we met the whole trip, gave us tips of things to see and maps to help us get around. The... More 

Thank Natalie B
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast menu. Very family friendly. Service was fast. Right in the middle of attractions. Would go back

Thank Rebecca S
Brooklyn, New York
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414 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast place with good diner food on a very popular block right in the heart of Salem. Nice place to get started on the day.

Thank James C
Bethpage, New York
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We wanted to go to breakfast because it is our favorite meal and this place did NOT disappoint! The have great food and offer combo platters! ( which I personally love, a little of everything ). The eggs were cooked PERFECTLY! and the home fries are out of this world!

Thank purplescorpion74

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-9572

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