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Caramel French Patisserie

281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
+1 978-594-0244
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastry” (11 reviews)
“macaroons” (46 reviews)
“mousse” (3 reviews)
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281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Baguettes are always available here. Macarons are extremely on spot. High end pastry case has stellar selections and they would make the perfect gift for someone who appreciates French pastry.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank nurseria
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Found this place on Instagram while doing some research prior to our trip to Salem. We are big fans of sweet treats and baked goods, and Caramel did NOT disappoint. We had the chocolate croissant, almond croissant, pear tart, mini chocolate twists and took some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicolellyn
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Excellent patisserie in historic Salem, in fact the best in the Boston area. A good choice of authentic French pastries, the cafe also makes a nice place to sit down for a snack while visiting Salem. Haven't tried their soups or sandwiches, but the pastries...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank picolina
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Stopped in here while walking around because we spotted the macarons. They were a delicious snack while exploring Salem. I recommend the pumpkin if you are here during the fall season.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We wondered by here after visiting the Bewitched statue. We love patisserie so we were excited to happen upon the shop. The staff was friendly and helpful - you'll have no problems there. The pastries looked inviting and beautiful. It was hard to decied what...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A sweet treat from Caramel was the perfect addition to a day of walking around Salem. The only difficulty was choosing just one pastry as they all looked so beautiful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank amandamw5
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you are on the hunt for the best croissants, search no more! Absolutely delicious, flaky, crisp and oh so tasty.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KrazyLazyT
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We went into Caramel after seeing the beautiful display of macaroons in the window, but inside, we were wowed by the pastries. As I browsed the display case of artful cuisine, my mind was filled with memories of similar pastries which we enjoyed while on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 646lorit
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Walking through Salem and passed this Patisserie, did a U-turn to go inside and see if it truly was an authentic French Patisserie. YES!!! Anyone who has traveled in Europe, knows exactly what I am talking about. I hope Salem realizes what a gem they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BamTamOK
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This patisserie was a lucky and much appreciated find. We dropped in for coffee and pastry for a mid-afternoon snack. The pastries were not only beautiful but fresh and very tasty as well. The best part was that the pastries were full of natural flavour...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tleemur
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-594-0244
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