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Nathaniel's

$$ - $$$American, European,
18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
+1 978-825-4311
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“frittata” (5 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

We had just visited the Witch Museum and were looking for a light lunch and stumbled on this gem. The selection, presentation and food were all excellent, but the service was outstanding!! Prices were also a lot more reasonable than we expected considering the location...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rgmummaw02
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

rgmummaw02: Sounds like you stumbled into Nathaniel's during October, when we are open for lunch (during the off-season, Nathaniel's serves breakfast and dinner; lunch is offered in the Tavern.) We hope you enjoyed the Witch Museum and all that Salem has to offer during the...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Busy weekend before Halloween. Wait time was 2 hours. Great food and service. Comfortable seating and atmosphere. We’ll go back again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dreamer760911
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dreamer: Thanks for your patience during Halloween. We are unsure if you joined us for breakfast or dinner, but we are pleased you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed October 11, 2018

As guests of the Hawthorne Hotel, we found it convenient to have breakfast each day at Nathaniel’s. Since we are light eaters, we didn’t opt for the breakfast package, which is basically a $10 credit on any item on the menu. The room was lovely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SuzyQu15
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

SuzyQu15: We are glad you started your days in Salem with breakfast on-site at Nathaniel's. However, service should be attentive and you should never feel like you've been sitting too long. If you visit us again, please feel comfortable waving to the hostess or a...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Walked over here on a rainy night during our stay in Salem. The food was fantastic and the restaurant itself was beautiful. Our server was great, will be back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lullabypearl
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

LullabyPearl: We are pleased you enjoyed your rainy-night dinner at Nathaniel's. We have a wonderful team of chefs who enjoying experimenting with creative specials, so look for something new on your next visit to the Hawthorne!

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We had the B&B combo at The Hawthorne Hotel which allowed for 10 dollars credit towards the breakfast menu or there was a specific menu for the breakfast voucher. I had 3 days of the breakfast. I would recommend the ham for breakfast unless you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michelle F
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Michelle F: Bacon is one of the best things about breakfast; we are sorry yours was too crispy. Please come back again and be sure to send the bacon back if it's too well-done!

Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Normally I am not a fan of hotel restaurants but our French speaking group found this place to eat and I went along with it . It is a hidden gem - the food is interesting, varied and served with pride. Great value . Out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steve F
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Steve F: What a lovely review of Nathaniel's. Many people know us for our breakfast or Sunday Jazz brunch, but we are open for dinner, as you found. Nathaniel's offers a quieter, more european-style ambiance than the Tavern with it's dark wood and warm fireplace,...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

I ate here yesterday morning while staying at the Hawthorne and got the strawberry waffle it was delecious I would defiently get it again

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank h6p8gv
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

h6p8gv: We love that our strawberry waffle enticed you enough to write a review! Glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Please visit us again.

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I usually don’t write reviews, but I feel compelled to do at this time. Like others have mentioned, the service was slow, but the waitress had the foresight to call for extra help to pour coffee and water, and clear the tables. My egg was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Donna B
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Donna B: We are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your breakfast experience at Nathaniel's, event though the server did attempt to provide you with options. We have shared your comments about the homefries with the breakfast chef, who was pleased to hear you liked...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

It was our first morning in Salem and were looking for a breakfast place close to our hotel. Walked up one block to Nathaniel’s. It was a very nice place. We were afraid it was going to be expensive but decided to try it. To...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fidels98
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fidels98: Thanks for trying Nathaniel's for breakfast. We are pleased that you found our menu to be a good value. We do hope you will try us for our Sunday Jazz brunch or dinner on your next visit to Salem.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

When on business, I catch a quick breakfast here!! The Iggy rolls are incredible! Chewy, and filled with raisins and nuts! I need to catch a train at 6:57, but I always manage to get some breakfast, before my talk to the commuter rail because...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 266joseh
Claire K, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Jose: Thanks for starting your day at Nathaniel's at the Hawthorne. We are just a 10 minute walk to the commuter rail station, so a great place to grab a breakfast sandwich, meet with clients, or enjoy a roll from Iggy's!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
  • Public Transportation: Walking distance from the Salem MBTA commuter rail station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-825-4311
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hawthorne Hotel
Description
Enjoy a romantic dinner, or unwind after a busy day in Salem and try out our local cheeses, seafood and meats, while sipping on your favorite wines. Wine enthusiasts will enjoy our wine by the glass flights to compliment or contrast your palate, while a selection of specialty Ales is paired with our menu for those looking for a more robust beer experience.
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