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Fountain Place

232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
+1 978-744-9572
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“home fries” (9 reviews)
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232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I were on vacation we happen to come upon this little restaurant in downtown Salem. The food was great and the prices are amazing especially if you have a family, but as for the boss that's a whole other story. As we...More

Thank ChristinaMenro3033
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So stopped by during lunchtime on a Saturday. Food was great and service was amazing. We enjoyed it so much our kids wanted to go back. So while walking around on Monday in the rain we headed in. It was busy, food was so so,...More

1  Thank brysid
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My sister and I went for an overnight to Salem. We found this place when we got there. We met John Boris on the way in--he has his own table there. He welcomed us to Salem and was very friendly. We had lunch--burger and fries....More

Thank dianasphere
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I ate at the Fountain Place on a chilly, damp March day. As soon as I walked in I felt warm and welcomed. There were lots of delicious sounding items on the menu. I chose clam chowder and a Swiss and mushroom burger. The service...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Tons of omlettes choices, great coffee, home fries were fantastic! They served up huge portions. Service was excellent and on a Thursday morning, we were the only ones in the place.

Thank Mamasoo
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I know tourists like the typical overpriced food, but really, if you are going to travel you really should go where the locals go. There is a reason those places are open and always busy. Well, this is one of those places. You really should...More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I look forward to going to this restaurant - it's a real treat and reminds me of diner food. Not 'those' diners in New England but the fine one's you find around New Jersey/New York. Holly is spot on the best in customer service. And...More

Thank IndyJerry
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were visiting Salem and wandered in to Fountain Place for lunch. Our waitress was very pleasant and attentive. I had a Greek salad with grilled chicken. It was delicious and just the right portion. My husband had a club sandwich which was equally delicious....More

Thank anitabz2016
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The breakfast at this place can't be beat! The menu is great and they have specials. The service was really friendly and kindly let us use the wifi after we'd finished eating. It's in a great location in Salem and I would definitely recommend!

Thank sngbrd
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I've gone to Fountain Place before and never though I'd be treated the way I was today. My friend and I went in at around 2:20pm for a late lunch. We were seated, and while the waitresses were downstairs, my friend needed a napkin. I...More

Thank Seth M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-9572
  • E-mail