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American, Bar, Pub
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300 Derby St, Salem, MA
+1 978-744-1619
11:30 - 01:00
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Repentigny, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We had a really good meal and good time. Although the place was a bit cold. Personnel courteous and fast service. I recommend the Murphy Burger.

Thank Wolfen143
Salem, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Took my lobster loving neice around Halloween for twin lobster special. Sweetest lobusters we've had in a while. Also went Halloween night with my son and his friends before we did our Halloween thing. Food was great from burgers to salad and chowda. Service was exellent and friendly.

Thank lindakfrt
Salem, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I was treated to a birthday dinner there. Lobster special. The apps were great as well as the entree. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Brendalee B
New York City, New York
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894 reviews
570 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We took a break for lunch and started at the bar with some hot toddies--hot spiked cider drinks that were great. Then we got a table for lunch. We ordered clam chowder and lobster rolls. The chowder was great. The lobster rolls were not. They were sparse and dry.

Thank lollygal
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I visited on the Sat. before Halloween, and I was not impressed. Average bar, overcrowded and charging $40 cover! Total rip-off. If you are visiting Salem, there are better options!

Thank TheLostOne
Hamilton, Canada
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our wings. The Buffalo wings were really good. Nachos were really good too but small portion. Our server Kevin was excellent. Friendly and honest. Looks like a popular and busy place. It's very big and has a few levels. Will defiantly return when we visit Salem.

Thank Lyne R D
Hartford, CT
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Came in for some beer and snacks. Very prompt service. Nachos were good so were the loaded tater tots! Nice and big outdoor patio.

Thank zchicsuniq
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We popped in here for lunch during Salem's Haunted Happenings. Very short wait despite it being 12:30 pm on a Saturday during October. Clam chowder was very good. Especially enjoyed the hot Sailor Jerry rum and cider! Definitely recommend it, particularly on a cold rainy day! Recommend dining here and experiencing this pub!

Thank Winnekini
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

After checking out about 10 restaurants in Salem for the one night on the tour that dinner was "on your own," we selected this sports bar/restaurant for four of us because of the menu variety and reasonable prices. Two had beautiful and huge salads (there is a choice of size for the salads!); one had a seafood dish, and I... More 

Thank Remie
Annapolis, Maryland
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Late October, Salem is a bit busy leading up to Halloween. Traveling with 2 small dogs finding DOG FRIENDLY establishments us a joy. We were quickly seated, menus presented drink orders taken, we ordered our meals when we received our drinks and our lunch was quickly served. We did the decked out tater tots with shredded bacon, cheese and sour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Derby St, Salem, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-1619

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