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Witch's Brew Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
+1 978-745-8717
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12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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277 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in on a cold March day. The greeter/server was very nice. The lunch menu varied enough that the four of us found (easily) some really tasty meals. From Quesadillas through Paninis things were nice. The only drawback was the special salmon burger which tasted a bit "fishy". The tea was either hot or cold, a trait of most... More 

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Thank Fenway1958
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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392 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When visiting Salem, we had heard the Witch's Brew was a fun place for drinks. The bartenders were super friendly and the drinks were great! The food looked good too, but we didn't try any this visit. Definitely recommend this place.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my dinner here, service good, food great, atmosphere beautiful. We were walking around and saw this quaint little café and decided lets go in. It was a great choice. I had the Ratatouille, very nice taste and filling. I am planning on going back in a couple of weeks while on vacation.

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Thank almargtrips
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wish we could have stayed longer! Popped in on the way to the ferry port before we sailed back to Boston. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, free wifi! Face timed my husband in Scotland as I said "bye, love you" the other folk in the bar chimed in with a chorus of "love you!" The food looked good but sadly we... More 

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Thank MrsTinglis
Brockton, Massachusetts
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190 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped in on a Saturday not fully realizing it was a pub type of place (guess the "brew" in the name should've been a giveaway). We decided to eat anyway and there was enough of a selection on the menu for each of us to find something (two of us being vegetarian). My husband said the burger was good.... More 

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Thank CrystalN320
Richmond
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Wonderful place!Great food! Spirrow cooked the salmon to perfection!Wonderful time.Within walking distance

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Thank Tinny_60Richmon_MI
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a great dinner here, delicious and plenty. Drinks are huge. Service is fantastic. This is one of our main stops when we visit Salem.

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Thank fractiousnrank
Beverly, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Been here about 20 times in my culinary life... Pretty consistent. Bartender Mike is always nice. The crowd is just surly...Tonight was the worst...walked in to a obnovious patron/ regular that accused my husband of being rude for taking two of four seats that were open and assumed these should have been reserved for her friends BTW ...plenty of seats... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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112 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We were walking back to our hotel (Salem Waterfront) from House of Seven Gables. The name and the Hocus Pocus art on the window seemed inviting to tourists, so we decided to stop by here for a quick bite, instead of the hotel restaurant. The restaurant was pretty dead when we walked in, a few people at the bar, and... More 

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Local place, sat by the fireplace and had wonderful dinners. We just happened to try this place on a whim.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5643
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-8717

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?