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Nathaniel's

) #15 of 158 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$, American, European, Vegetarian Friendly
18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
+1 978-825-4311
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here during our stay at the Hawthorne Hotel. This was by far one of the BEST breakfasts I've ever had. The Eggs Benedict were absolutely bewitching. This was my first time having true restaurant quality Eggs Benedict. The sauce was perfect, the...More

Thank Veronique P
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Veronique P, Thank you for voting us as one of the best breakfast's you have ever had. It means a lot to us to read great feedback like this and I will make sure to share with our kitchen and dining team. Regards, Patrick...More

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Really, how many stars are we supposed to give to a hotel bar that can't even make a Manhattan? After two tries and specific instructions? And despite that insists it's done it right? This place has a good enough location and enough hotel guests that...More

Thank Josiah56
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Josiah56, I am surprised at your review, as we certainly do not coast and take any guest for granted. It is our goal to always exceed everyone's expectations, and that includes someone ordering a traditional rye Manhattan or who comes in to eat from...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had an early dinner at Nathaniel's on Saturday, 10/22. It was the perfect place to kick off our night before going out in the cold drizzle. Despite being busy, the food came out quickly and service was good. The squash bisque was unique and...More

Thank Alexis J
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Alexis J, Thank you for dining with us and commenting on the quick service and unique and delicious flavors of your meal and of course what better way to start the evening than with a couple of martinis! Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Both meals were very good. Cozy intimate setting very relaxing atmosphere. Excellent choices on Dinner menu, we chose Salmon, cooked to perfection. Breakfast was "incredible". You had choices from a double sided Menu! Anyone that complains about that is insane. I chose the Fritatta, and...More

Thank diamun
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear diamun, Nice to see you enjoyed both the incredible breakfast and the excellent choices for your dinner while dining with us in Nat's and the Tavern. Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Staff was very attentive and friendly and the food was fantastic. I had an omelet and my husband had eggs benedict that is served with salmon on a crab cake. I highly recommend breakfast here.

Thank Mpls_Heather
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Mpls_Heather, Thank you for highly recommending our breakfast and noting the attentive and friendly staff you encountered at our Nat's restaurant. Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager

Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had breakfast and dinner here, it was ok. I say this because I had a steak, mind you I am from Nebraska and I should have known better. The steak was alright, not up to the same standards I have from home but still...More

Thank Amanda D
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Amanda D, My apologies for the slower than usual service during your recent breakfast with us. I certainly understand that speediness is important to our guests, and I am glad to see that they took care of you. Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We just had brunch at Nathaniel's Sunday Jazz Brunch on a beautiful, warm Sunday in October. We found the service attentive, the food well presented and prepared, and the jazz combo excellent. The Bloody Mary's were among the best we've ever had. I started with...More

Thank Clif01503
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Clif01503, Thank you for attending our Jazz Brunch recently and for commenting on the attentive service and great food you had. We certainly welcome you back to one of our most popular and longstanding events! Regards, Patrick Cornelissen General Manager

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Beautiful hotel, great experience in Salem. We were looking forward to breakfast at Nat's, a restaurant on the first floor of the Hawthorn Hotel, before hitting the road the next morning. I don't remember not leaving a tip before in my life. I understand bad...More

1  Thank Morozc
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear Morozc, I certainly take every feedback serious, and would like to apologize for not having the breakfast service you expected and deserved. As you can see from almost all of the reviews, our breakfast does earn high marks; however, it is clear that on...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

All five of us had a very good dinner recently here. Service was excellent and wine selections by the glass were good. Pasta, fish, and seafood especially tasty and the teenagers loved the plentiful quesadillas.More

Thank smthibs
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this review

Dear smthibs, Both of our Tavern and Nat's menus are now the same, so that guests can choose between a different ambiance, without having to compromise their menu choices and thank you for pointing out that both places are much more casual, which is what...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016

We ate breakfast here one morning during our stay at the Hawthorne and was very pleased with everything. The food was cooked perfectly and tasted delicious. We were definitely full afterwards! The service was good also. Would eat here again when in Salem.

Thank Shannon123103
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JoO O
Can we eat in the lobby with a dog?
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Definitely a question for management.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
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
Nat's serves a modern European-influenced cuisine in a historic setting. 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.