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Fountain Place

232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
+1 978-744-9572
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“home fries” (10 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the cafe early in the morning on our visit to Salem. We were only in the town for a few hours and appreciated the advice on which sites to visit and the great service from our waitress - Alyise??. The food was also...More

Thank Geordie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here as we walked around Salem seeing witch sites to eat lunch. The waitress was good - quick and kind to us. The food was really good. My husband is a BLT critic and says this is the second best BLT in...More

Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For any tourist, coming to an unfamiliar place and finding good breakfast can be daunting. Boy, did we get lucky. Fountain Place stood out as we scoped out the town. The menu was filled with a wide range of choices for the breakfast your craving,...More

Thank DJohnnyA
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Right on the corner of two busy walking areas, this place is great for people watching. The food is good - I had eggs, home fries, sausage, and toast on two separate mornings and it was delicious both times. The wait staff was very friendly...More

Thank wolff162
Reviewed 13 November 2017

After researching a place for breakfast we decided on this one. We arrived and it was busy and the waitress ushered 6 other guests to an open table, which was fine. We stood waiting for a table patiently meanwhile all the waitresses go rushing by...More

Thank IrishBlueTraveller
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice cafe in a central location. The food was tasty and service was fast. We had food from the breakfast menu, good selection of items.

Thank FionaM9689
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Stopped here to eat breakfast/lunch a few days before Halloween. We just happened to wander in here when we were hungry and walking by. The place was packed, but with all the other tourists in town, that wasn't a surprise. What was a surprise is...More

Thank Michael0527
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My friends and I went for breakfast this morning after the wait at Ugly Mug was an hour. I'm glad that we ended up here, though. We were seated pretty quickly for a party of five and it being a busy morning so close to...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The title says it all about this quaint eatery in the middle of Salem. Wonderful breakfast, had the Maryland (crab cakes Benedict) with potatoes. This was served hot, timely and with a good cup of coffee. Excellent place to people watch and quiet. My server...More

Thank rainbow-ettes
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We came here for lunch. We were there early to beat the October crowds. A nice cafe with quick service. The chicken panini sandwich with pesto was very good. Came with fries, which were very good as well. Glad we stopped here.

Thank CharismaJ2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3765
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-9572
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