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Fountain Place

232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
+1 978-744-9572
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The title says it all about this quaint eatery in the middle of Salem. Wonderful breakfast, had the Maryland (crab cakes Benedict) with potatoes. This was served hot, timely and with a good cup of coffee. Excellent place to people watch and quiet. My server...More

Thank rainbow-ettes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for lunch. We were there early to beat the October crowds. A nice cafe with quick service. The chicken panini sandwich with pesto was very good. Came with fries, which were very good as well. Glad we stopped here.

Thank CharismaJ2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here for brunch. They were extremely busy but we don't wait long. As soon as people were finished the waitress cleaned the table for us to sit down. So the waitress apologized for the the wait buy there really wasn't...More

Thank Kent B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delicious breakfast here. It's a small place, so we had to wait a bit for a table, but then it was worth it. The food was great and the service was friendly. I would recommend it.

Thank AWorkingMomNY
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It was what it says a great cafe not a restaurant girl waitress was helpful friendly and quick and well cooked meal was reasonably priced.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This little place on the corner of Washington and Essex Streets in Salem MA is the quintessential breakfast place. Big portions, local color, great food. Sit by the window and watch the world go by! highly recommended!

Thank D M
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Standard diner restaurant food. No surprises and no frills. Fairly priced. Located in old wooded house. Would be nice with a smile from the staff.

Thank Philiph S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I dined at Fountain Place this weekend with my Girl Scout troop during a visit to Salem. We were all hot and tired and downright hangry when we discovered that our planned dining location was not open. We discovered Fountain Place totally by accident... and...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

So stopped by during lunchtime on a Saturday. Food was great and service was amazing. We enjoyed it so much our kids wanted to go back. So while walking around on Monday in the rain we headed in. It was busy, food was so so,...More

1  Thank brysid
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My sister and I went for an overnight to Salem. We found this place when we got there. We met John Boris on the way in--he has his own table there. He welcomed us to Salem and was very friendly. We had lunch--burger and fries....More

Thank dianasphere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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