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Fountain Place

232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
+1 978-744-9572
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (6 reviews)
“finger food” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best little restaurant. Very nice people and really good food. Worth the visit for breakfast and the location is great.

Thank Marlina H
Reviewed 16 May 2018

My daughter always insists that we come here when we are in Salem. As we live in the UK it isn't that often, but fortunately it's still here and the food is still great. A favourite place, friendly, great food, everything you want it to...More

Thank monty m
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here by chance for lunch one day with several small children. They have coloring books and crayons for them and the kids ate their food! My turkey club was great as well.

Thank Katy C
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We visited the cafe early in the morning on our visit to Salem. We were only in the town for a few hours and appreciated the advice on which sites to visit and the great service from our waitress - Alyise??. The food was also...More

Thank Geordie B
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We stopped in here as we walked around Salem seeing witch sites to eat lunch. The waitress was good - quick and kind to us. The food was really good. My husband is a BLT critic and says this is the second best BLT in...More

Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 2 April 2018

For any tourist, coming to an unfamiliar place and finding good breakfast can be daunting. Boy, did we get lucky. Fountain Place stood out as we scoped out the town. The menu was filled with a wide range of choices for the breakfast your craving,...More

Thank DJohnnyA
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Right on the corner of two busy walking areas, this place is great for people watching. The food is good - I had eggs, home fries, sausage, and toast on two separate mornings and it was delicious both times. The wait staff was very friendly...More

Thank wolff162
Reviewed 13 November 2017

After researching a place for breakfast we decided on this one. We arrived and it was busy and the waitress ushered 6 other guests to an open table, which was fine. We stood waiting for a table patiently meanwhile all the waitresses go rushing by...More

Thank IrishBlueTraveller
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Nice cafe in a central location. The food was tasty and service was fast. We had food from the breakfast menu, good selection of items.

Thank FionaM9689
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Stopped here to eat breakfast/lunch a few days before Halloween. We just happened to wander in here when we were hungry and walking by. The place was packed, but with all the other tourists in town, that wasn't a surprise. What was a surprise is...More

Thank Michael0527
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-9572
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