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Scratch Kitchen

245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
+1 978-741-2442
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“blt” (26 reviews)
“fries” (38 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This cafe uses locally sourced ingredients to create unique dishes. They have some typical small cafe/diner dishes with new names and some that are specific to this cafe. I had deep fried cinnamon sugar waffles. One serving is one triangle of a waffle. If you...More

Thank QNPoohBear
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I entered this diner I was struck by how loud the rap music was playing. We only stopped in for coffees to go. Mine was sloshed on the counter to me spilling a bit. No napkins or apologies. Two coffees (rather small) for $6.50....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant and we believe the spirits guided us . This was the best place ever , small , friendly , and a bit pricy but the food the service and the atmosphere where worth it . We definitely will return next...More

Thank sandyjurgen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I We’re driving into Boston and decided last minute to go to Salem first. We were hungry when we got there. There was very little parking, we walked the downtown area and scratch kitchen was the first place we saw. What a...More

Thank Lu S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is freshly made - even the soup. Amount you receive is more than enough. Staff is very polite and offer suggestions. They have hand smoked meats/craft beers and wine + many other items from soup to salad. Not a fast-food restaurant - takes time...More

Thank romig108
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Everything made from scratch. Everything was delicious - the BLT was tasty; the onion rings and sink sauce were good too. I wish I'd had room for dessert

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly place with the good service, tasty food and welcoming staff. We are enjoyed veru much!

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

On a rainy Saturday, we ran in here because it was the closest restaurant. What a lucky find! The decor is funky, love the Pink Floyd lyrics on the wall. I had fish tacos, which were delicious. My husband had a very generous BLT; he...More

Thank KMK318
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Went with my 15 year old and his friend. Walked in to get seated and I saw Fiddleheads on a sign! I LOVE them! We asked to be seated outside and Debra brought us right out.Took our drink orders and asked if we were getting...More

Thank pumpkinsam
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Long-time customers back for a recent visit. The eggs on the SK Benedict were nice and firm, though the bacon-infused hollandaise was blander than remembered, and the buttermilk biscuit had an uneven texture. On the other hand, the home fries were firm, warm, and delicious....More

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29 November 2015|
Response from Sara B | Reviewed this property |
Operating Hours:Spring/Summer Monday: Closed Tuesday: 11am – 8pm Wednesday: 11am – 8pm Thursday: 11am – 8pm Friday: 11am – 8pm Saturday: 11am – 8pm Sunday: 10:00am – 2:30pm Serving from our Brunch Menu Only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-741-2442
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