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) #38 of 166 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ American, ,
300 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3614
+1 978-744-1619
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
300 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3614
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Family of four who had been walking through Salem since the morning and needed lunch. It was a late lunch so not crowded. The service was excellent and the food was very good. We liked the decor as well. Would definitely eat here again if...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Another Irish Bar in Downtown Salem. It's okay, the building is be beautiful but it feels like some potential is lost. Just grabbed a brew here with a friend. The staff are friendly. What I do like is there's a pool table here. There's not...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate here with my wife for lunch while touring Salem. Chose Murphy's because it is right beside the Old Burying Point Cemetery. The one wall of the bar is shared with the wall that surrounds the cemetery which we though was very interesting. I had...More

Thank vman09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food even if i couldn't get past the large lobster staring at me! the Service was good and friendly!

Thank 93ms2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been walking around Salem for hours and decided to stay for dinner to avoid traffic. We looked ahead, saw Murphy's and decided to try it out. It isn't the cleanest restaurant-table and floors a little sticky-really looked like it just needed a thorough...More

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a party of nine and everyone enjoyed their lunch. Food's great, and the staff is nice. Recommend. We had long waits because they were understaffed that day. I don't know if that's their norm or not.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Had to go for a late lunch here as was told a spooky story the night before on a tour. This pubs back wall is up against the old cemetery downtown and it was said that on a stormy night, the wall gave way to...More

Thank Calgary_Can_Travel
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A bar, is a bar. We went and had some wings, and beer. Average service. The wings were pretty good. Meaty. The air conditioning was up a little high, which made the experience uncomfortable.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

First night in Salem we stopped at Murphy's to get our lubrication on. Met a friend from Facebook hear this from the area and I'm grateful that we had the bar to ourselves the food was good.

Thank Dwcerino
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Typical bar food live band was great not my kind of music but they were fun! Service was good even though I couldn't hear them. Seems like a place for the locals

Thank cpuzzo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3614
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-1619
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