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Salem Beer Works

) #8 of 164 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ American, ,
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-745-2337
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“blueberry ale” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice selection of beer, but server was not very helpful in choosing beer, she didn't seem familiar with what they offered. Food was good (not great, but good)

Thank 2jaded
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in after a nighttime ghost tour. My husband and I ordered some apps and beers. I LOVED the Hibiscus Sour :) The cheese balls were delicious!

Thank Mrspierce14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came back to visit after 2 years since moving away. First, the blueberry beer has changed and not for the better. Used to be a light smooth beer to enjoy. Now a heavier, darker and not as enjoyable. Service was good to begin with, ordered...More

Thank Route20guy
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest, this place has gone down over time, but it is still my favorite restaurant in Salem. I miss the old ambiance when they remodeled it to match the other Beer Works around, covering the cool old brickwork with paneling that looks like...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always worth a stop for a refreshing beer! My first time to this location. Bartender was friendly and the never disappointing blueberry beer was delicious.

Thank scarymary73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our cheese balls came out cold inside, which they did fix. Our mains were alright overall but didn't blow me away. Place was a ghost town which I found interesting. A lot of taps weren't working.

Thank Reese Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second trip to Salem Beer Works, and it was even better than the first. We were a party of 9 people, ranging in age from 9 years old to 66 years young, and there was something on the menu that appealed to...More

Thank kjohnston1118
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Short rib poutine was AMAZING, Beer was great, large restaurant, staff friendly. Great for a girls night out or family meal.

Thank kmcgivern27
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is outstanding. They have phenomenal beers and the kitchen is new england mixed with southern. They have fantastic late night snackability as well and they stay open late. I was there for a wedding but it seemed to be a popular local spot...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great beer, great food, right in the middle of salem. Try the blueberry beer! Best beet salad ever

Thank EffieEther
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2337
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