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Ugly Mug Diner

122 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3507
+1 978-745-6844
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“hash” (30 reviews)
“home fries” (32 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
122 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3507
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took our family to the Ugly Mug after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. It’s got a kitschy feel to it with its mismatched mugs and decor which we liked. The food was good but didn’t stand out like we had expected based on reviews. I...More

Thank BakingBookworm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food great value excellent staff just overall fun place to eat at. The pancakes and the mac and cheese are ALWAYS to die for.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eggs Benedict in many styles, fried green tomatoes, and they make a solid egg cream. Potatoes were great and portions ample. You will get your money's worth at Ugly Mug which, by the way, was recommended by a local, as the best breakfast in Salem.

Thank ZippyZZZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there at the right time or might have a wait. Was very crowded, but I can see why. Good breakfast food and large portions. Server was friendly. Food came fairly fast and order was accurate. Prices were reasonable. Only negative is the place is...More

Thank jed54289
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friends and I came for breakfast our first morning in Salem. Talk about something for everyone. We loved it! They even have chocolate egg creams!

Thank SalemNut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard a lot about the Ugly Mug since it opened a few years ago. We finally got there. The highlight of the visit the impressive organization from the young man at the door to manage the line. He did an impressive job to...More

Thank soxskier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First stop in Salem to get our anniversary vacation on a roll. They did not disappoint. We arrived during their busy hour, but with the service you could never tell. The waitress paid close attention to our needs. The food was delicious to say the...More

Thank Amber R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast at the Ugly Mug on a Monday morning. We tried to go Sunday but the place was PACKED and there was a wait. The food was very good. They offer vegan and gluten free options. I had the hash Eggs Benedict and home...More

Thank megamom2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Salem with my teens and we found Ugly Mug Diner while walking around. We had a great lunch. The black bean burger is made on-site and was really one of the best I have ever had. It was huge and came with either fries...More

Thank gurneemom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to an early breakfast on Saturday morning. Not many vegan options but elected for the sweet potato hash browns. They were homemade and very tasty. My sister had bacon and eggs and they were done perfectly.

Thank Janet S
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1 September 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
You will not be disappointed - the staff will keep you safe from fake news or perhaps creat some with your party :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3507
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-6844
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