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128 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3507
+1 978-745-6996
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

College,younger people atmosphere!Loved it!Quirky coffee shop where the locals hang out!Good coffee,good hot cocoa!Excellent dessert

Thank Tinny_60Richmon_MI
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Honey and I were looking for soup and a sandwich for lunch. Don't get me wrong it was delicious. I got a half soup and sandwich combo. Hey got a roast beef sandwich. Do nothing outlandish. But $25 for soup and sandwich was a little pricey.

Thank TAH65
Hartford, Connecticut
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We ordered a few sandwiches and soups and were not impressed. The presentation of the food was wonderful, the staff was outstanding but the food was bland and lacked flavor. I was shocked because the menu looked amazing and contained a variety of food found no where else. Also, the Falafel was over spiced, which made it difficult to eat.... More 

Thank daybout
Paxton, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends while in Salem. 3 of us had various sandwich soup combos & none of us were impressed. To start...We were all served Luke warm soups. Clam chowder was nothing like I've seen before & I decided not to eat it altogether. Tuna melt was best part of my meal. Other gals did not finish their soups or... More 

Thank AlmostDrumm
Center Moriches, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had soup and salad here which were delicious. Also had the frozen yogurts - also delicious. Prices were very reasonable. Not too many tables to sit at, but definitely worth a visit for a quick light lunch or dinner.

Thank epapp234
Maynad, MA
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Our Witch Walk Tour Guide recommended this place to us last year. We went back again today. They have amazing vegan ice cream. We got the vanilla mixed with raspberries. It was so delicious!

Thank Tumeria
Lynn, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I used to have lunch there a couple of times a week. The food was all made from scratch.... 1/2 sandwich special with soup is a great deal. Highly recommend.

Thank zenelxx
Guastalla, Italy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I went there during an excursion in Salem. Ordered a "Boston College" sandwich, found that horrible. The only motivation for which I would recommend this cafe is the following: the staff was really really nice, polite and patient! The hygiene of that place was OK, and that's enough.

Thank Andre_Ferro7
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

My family and I took a small trip to Salem on our way to Plymouth. We went to the Witch Dungeon Museum and needed a bite to eat after. From a general tourist perspective, I would say this place is like a local Panera, but they make everything from scratch. We ordered 3 lunch pairs; 1/2 portobello mushroom panini with... More 

Thank Alexandra P
Salem, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Just the right balance of flavored, fresh bread. I ordered the Patriot the way it comes with some coleslaw. It really is like getting two sandwiches. A business visitor asked me where the good sandwich shop is that she ate at before on a previous trip. I guessed it was Cafe Kushko. I was right. Why I have not eaten... More 

Thank KennethDykeGlover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3507
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-6996

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