The 10 Best Restaurants In Salem, Massachuetts
The town of Salem is located on the north coast of Massachusetts just above the city of Boston. Salem is famous for being the home of the Salem Witch Trials, crazy cool Halloween celebrations, and art exhibits, but Salem is also home to some incredible restaurants. Here’s our list of the ten best.
The Howling Wolf Taqueria
The Howling Wolf assures us that they are the coolest cantina on the north shore. With incredible Mexican dishes prepared from scratch daily, they are dedicated to satisfying guests with their cuisine and instilling a community feeling that is generous, kind and willing to “feed the good wolf,” like the old Native American saying goes.
The Gulu Gulu Café
Cafe, Coffee Shop, American, Coffee, $$$
The Gulu Gulu Café
is known for its open mic Wednesdays and bohemian chic vibes. Owned by a young couple, Gulu Gulu Café stays up to date and trendy but creates an atmosphere that welcomes all generations.
Adriatic Restaurant and Bar
This restaurant is known for its fabulous pizzas cooked in brick oven. The imaginative, market-fresh dishes keep their guests coming back for more. The Mediterranean eatery is surely something to check out in Salem.
Downtown Salem © Rufus/flickr
Black Lobster at Stromberg’s Cove Restaurant and Bar
Bar, Restaurant, American, Seafood, $$$
This waterfront restaurant and bar
is famous for its views and cuisine alike. Enjoy a night out on the town with an incredible view and affordable, fresh seafood. If you catch a summer night at Black Lobster’s be sure to check out the live bands and jam while you relax.
Cafe, Restaurant, American, Italian, $$$
is a great place for a family meal out. This casual Italian restaurant will be sure to fill the needs of the kids and parents while also upholding its reputation as a place of fine dining. Try the seasonal desserts to finish off an amazing meal at Cafe Graziani.
Restaurant, American, $$$
A dining experience
in Salem which prides itself in being quirky, progressive, and welcoming. The unexpected yet unmatched Morrocan flavors are mixed with a glowing glass bar where guests can choose to meet for a drink or a full three-course meal. Be sure to visit Opus and enjoy the unique dining experience.
In A Pig’s Eye © Henry Zbyszynski/flickr
In a Pig’s Eye
In A Pig’s Eye is barbecue at its finest. Enjoy their loaded mac and cheese and shrimp po’ boys to get a taste of the south right here in New England. A Pig’s Eye is sure to leave you feeling full and fine.
148 Derby St Salem, MA USA +1 (978) 741-4436
Hawthorne Hotel © Henry Zbyszynski/flickr
Nathaniel's at the Hawthorne Hotel
This Victorian Style restaurant
offers classic New England vibes in addition to modern seasonal dishes and entertaining jazz to tie it all together. At Nathaniel’s they are dedicated to serving what is fresh, in season, and satisfying. It a great place to visit when in Salem, it is filled with culture, a wonderful atmosphere and even better cuisine.
Piatto Della Pasta © The Marmot/flickr
Bella Verona is a great place for date night as its prices are affordable while the food is delicious, classy, and sure to satisfy. Save some room for dessert and wine as the menu is extensive and certainly will not let you down.
107 Essex St Salem, MA USA +1 (978) 825-9911
Ingredients for an Authentic Indian Dinner © Amy Stephenson/flickr
Passage To India
Restaurant, Indian, $$$
This polished Indian restaurant is located in the heart of Salem but is sure to transport you to India after just one bite. With a variety of authentic Indian dishes paired with a full bar and wine list, Passage to India
is a great place to expand your palate and explore a bountiful and delicious cuisine.