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Opus

) #15 of 165 Restaurants in Salem $$ - $$$ American, , Sushi
87 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3505
978-744-9600
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“sushi” (55 reviews)
“steak frites” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Sushi, Japanese, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
87 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3505
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed dinner with friends who are locals and recommended Opus because they enjoy coming here for the burgers. We were pleasantly surprised to find a wide range of interesting menu options, including an excellent selection of sushi. We ordered the sauteed shishito peppers to...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is superb! The cocktails are hipster, in my humble opinion the cocktails are over crafted, but very cool and unique- also they make a lot of ingredients from scratch!

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Opus offers interesting and genuinely excellent food and drinks. The setting, in the heart of downtown Salem, is quite nice. Service is helpful and friendly, though it can sometimes be a bit slow. But that is a minor issue: This is one of the best...More

Thank Mark P
Mark M, General Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mark, Thank you so much for the kind words. We pride ourselves in providing great hospitality, and are always trying to improve on our speed. Best Wishes, Ceni Qoshja General Manager Opus

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Bar tenders are outstanding and creative! We had 7 cocktails and they were all delicious! I would highly recommend if you're in Salem!

Thank whsstar9
Mark M, General Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Dear Whsstar, Thank you so much for the kind words. I'll be sure to share this with our talented and hard working bar staff. This will certainly mean a lot to them. Best Regards, Ceni Qoshja General Manager Opus

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We came here with a group of ladies to celebrate our friendship! Perfect place for such a celebration. Food, GOOD! Drinks, GOOD!! Service,GOOD!More

Thank Verna C
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Verna, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review. It truly warms my heart to read when a guest has an amazing experience. Please introduce yourself the next time you're in so that we are able to put a face to...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Opus has a great atmosphere and is one of those places you can go to alone and sit at the bar and not feel odd. But if you can also feel welcome as a couple for a special night out or friends having drinks and...More

Thank Robin M
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Dear Robin, Thank you for your kind review. It truly warms my heart to read you had such an amazing experience and loved the drinks, appetizers and sushi. We hope you dine with us again soon. Warmest Wishes, Stefanie O'Neill Manager Opus

Reviewed 14 February 2017

You can't go wrong with Opus. Haven't had a bad meal yet, and we go there quite frequently. They have a fantastic burger, steak frites are outstanding, bacon wrapped medjool dates are a must try. The wife orders Sushi and I'm not a big fan...More

Thank JOHN P
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. It truly warms my heart to read reviews such as yours. I am delighted you enjoy the food and we hope you dine with us again soon. Warmest Wishes, Stefanie O'Neill Manager...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

We’ve heard some good buzz about Opus and were excited to check it out. The wait was 45 minutes at 6 p.m. on a Saturday, so the hostess encouraged us to get a drink in the lounge. She took our number to text us when...More

Thank bugrad06
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hello bugrad06, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtfully detailed review. I am thrilled to hear that you had such a great experience upstairs with your food, drinks, and service. I do apologize however for the delay for your drinks in...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

Try a new cocktail, just tell the server what you like and they will come back with something fabulous! Especially if you like to try something new. True with the food as well. And if you are not sure, they sometimes bring over a little...More

Thank Heidi W
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hello Heidi, Thank you so much for the kind words! This is exactly what we love to hear. Some of our cocktails can be pretty adventurous, so I always encourage our servers and bartenders to give out samples. It's great because you get to try...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was our second trip to Salem, Ma and our second trip to Opus. We went the first time in October for dinner and it was delicious. My husband got a burger, it was cooked to perfection. We got a sushi app and it was...More

Thank nancydutra
Mark M, Manager at Opus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hello nancydutra, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review! I am so thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed every one of your visits to Opus. I hope you join us again the next time you visit...More

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Jaynicole11
Do you have a gluten free menu?
3 January 2017|
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Response from CatRob_12 | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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Amber C
Do you accept reservations?
3 April 2016|
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Response from Rusnita2014 | Reviewed this property |
They do not for sure on weekdays. I'm not too sure about weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3505
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-744-9600
  • E-mail
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