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231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
+1 978-745-2411
11:30 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this beautiful restaurant/bar whilst on a day trip to Salem. The staff were very friendly and they served an amazing selection of beers, ciders and cocktails at very reasonable prices. The food was also very good and very well priced, I recommend the pulled pork nachos. As we we were here in the holiday season the Christmas decorations added... More 

Thank david g
Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with family. Very busy night Saturday of Halloween. But once we where seated the food came really quickly. Excellent burgers I had medium rare and the chief got it just right. Nice list of cocktails as well all the be careful of the bar hot special.

Thank Druarc
North East, Pennsylvania, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasant suprise. Looks like a fancy expensive restaurant from the outside but turned out to be the total opposite! The food was excellent. the server was friendly and efficient. And the best part of our dinner-the owner brought us two pieces of chocolate cheese cake on the house. Turns out they were testing out new dessert options. Hope... More 

Thank Rosalyn O
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Rockafellas while visiting Salem before Halloween. We ended up at Rockafellas to fill some time before a tour. We didn't order any food, but we still had a great time! We sat at a nice table right next to a window that looked out to a busy alley way. We ordered different cocktails and enjoyed the atmosphere.... More 

Thank Hillary P
Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Rockefellas many times. We always get great service and the food is terrific. Its a bit slow on weekend nights, but not horrible. The menu is fairly easy for the kids. The decor is really attractive, cozy, and has lots of history. The bar is really nice looking and friendly. The patio is lovely and you can... More 

Thank Jessica F
Walsall, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat inside as outside was full of people drinking and watching the world go by. Inside is quite large and we sat by the window. Service was fine and we soon had both drinks and food. The place looks a bit run down, but I expect at night most people wouldn't notice. There seemed to be a lot of local... More 

Thank Nik2212
Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered burgers to go which were stone cold within 10 minutes of walking. They forgot to put the cheese on my cheeseburger. Burgers tasted fair, not that good. The place is large & looks very nice though. Bartender who took my order was very nice.

Thank PhoenixCath
Level Contributor
62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a few years since I've been here, but it's gone way downhill. First of all, a $25 cover to squeeze into an overcrowded bar (where there is apparently one bartender on duty) is about $20 too much. After trying unsuccessfully to get the bartender's attention, we opted for the $5 bottles of Bud Light by the door, which... More 

Thank TheLostOne
Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss the chance to eat here. The large window seats were great for people watching! Service and food was great!!

Thank emcreel1
Newburgh, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Rockafellas in the past for their Halloween party. Went upstairs last time but decided to try downstairs instead. We waited outside for about 2 hours to get in. Once inside, the place looked dead. There was room inside for maybe 30 to 40 more people. Maybe they very closely adhere to fire codes or maybe they didn't have... More 

Thank Lynn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2411

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