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231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
+1 978-745-2411
Today
12:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Closed now
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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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Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a bite while taking in some of the cool historical sites in Salem and wasn't impressed. Service was pretty good but the food was eh. Fried haddock wasn't fried very well (not crispy) and the onion rings were falling apart. Not awful but could do better.

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Thank KevinPMcRae
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and drinks nice bartenders and prices were reasonable great BBQ chicken flatbread. Yes we will go back as soon as I can get a day off.

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Thank Sheila W
East Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have been visiting Salem for several years and always walk by this place. Looks like a great place to eat. We finally decided to go for lunch. It was early around 11:30 so it was not crowded. We ordered the quesadillas and and a burger. I also asked for an order of fries after I placed my order. They... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 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 

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Thank david g
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 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.

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Thank Druarc
North East, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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 

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Thank Rosalyn O
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 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 

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Thank Hillary P
Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 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 

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Thank Jessica F
Walsall, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

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 

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Thank Nik2212
Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?