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$$ - $$$American, European,
18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
+1 978-825-4311
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4056
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Very cool older hotel bar/restaurant. Excellent service and food was pretty good. Expensive but we enjoyed it and returned for a second visit.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We stayed in the hotel and decided to try Nathaniel's for breakfast. Had a delicious omelet but the coffee was so-so.

Thank jennnn531
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stayed at hotel with package deal that included breakfast. Had three options to choose from on the menu. Service was pleasant and quick. Food was delicious with generous portions. We laughed because my husband got 6 pieces of bacon with his egg plate!! The type...More

Thank Mtjc67
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We went here after our visit to the House of the Seven Gables and we parked in the Hawthorne Hotels expansive lot. This restaurant is located in the Hawthorne Hotel on the ground floor near the ballroom. We were treated promptly by a gentleman on...More

Thank Electorny
GMHawthorneHotel, General Manager at Nathaniel's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Good morning Electorny, I am sorry to read about your soda mishap. As we have soda fountain dispensers, it sounds like the CO2 was empty; however, we do also have small Pepsi bottles that we use for our room service. I will personally make sure...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Fabulous dining for special occasion or a dinner out. Excellent dishes, good service, friendly, helpful waitstaff.

Thank A7872AUnancyg
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We ate at Nathaniel's because we were staying at The Hawthorne Hotel. The room contains few tables but it is bright, quiet, and the staff is solicitous and courteous. We had standard breakfast fare which was tasty.

Thank Deb T
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Excellent food and service. Nice place for a quiet meal after a busy day of sightseeing. Highly recommend.

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were staying at the Hawthorne and this is the place for breakfast. We were served promptly with wonderful food. Great decor makes this a bright, sunny spot to start your day.

Thank judymack3
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

After walking around Salem all day, we needed a place to have a bite to eat. The food was very good, and I'd recommend it, but fairly pedestrian. My son was thrilled that they had a piano that they allowed him to play (he's 15,...More

Thank Zanna W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife and I have enjoyed the Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Hawthorne Hotel in Salem a number of times. It is a well-developed three course menu with delicious and different choices. The food has always been very good, the atmosphere is warm, intimate, and...More

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Response from Chip C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 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
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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