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Salem Beer Works

$$ - $$$American, ,
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-745-2337
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“watermelon beer” (12 reviews)
“burger” (60 reviews)
“blueberry ale” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
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11 - 20 of 704 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick bite to eat and a local beer. We were seated and after 10 min with service we left. There were about 12 people in the restaurant at the time. The wait staff should at least acknowledge you and say...More

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Great & accommodating server. Perfect location. Stupendous craft beer. Wonderful atmosphere. And, clean bathrooms.

Thank Kellee K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very professional, clean and excellent micro brew pub with a wide and varying assortment of beers and ales on site. I would give the beer an A to A+ and the food B= to A-. It has a sister location on Canal street two blocks...More

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was not great for the prices. Service was terrible and it was not even busy. I expected more.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Just had drinks. Great selection of ales. Could have stayed all night. Server managed to spill my pint over me but otherwise loved the place.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to get some drinks and appetizers to tide us over to our fancy dinner that night. It was a cool place to stop. It was not super busy so service was great. We shared the meatballs and quesadillas. Food was good. Plates...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Food was nice but service was shoddy. Partner ordered ribs and when all the food came out together they were luke warm at best, by the time someone came over to us i was half way thorough my meal. They apologised and said they would...More

Thank WillyShredder30
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I just stopped in here for one beer, didn't try any food. The place is fairly large, darkish on the inside and nicely air conditioned. I had their "Double DIPA" imperial IPA which was better than average though not memorable. The bartendress was very friendly...More

Thank Durge
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Meter parking. Garage across the street. I've been here more then a dozen times. I'm a local. I would recommend this to a visitor to get a beer to regroup from the local Salem attractions. As, a woman, I have always gotten the watermelon or...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Approaching the establishment we noticed how well maintained it was. We entered and was greeted by a very friendly and accommodating hostess. We were waited on promptly by friendly waitstaff as well. The food was magnificent!! Will return for sure!

Thank Delores C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2337
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