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Gulu-Gulu Cafe

) #9 of 164 Restaurants in Salem €€ - €€€ American, , Cafe
247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
+1 978-740-8882
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (96 reviews)
“sandwich” (28 reviews)
“wraps” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice while in Salem for an afternoon drink. The staff was really friendly. They have a nice selection of craft beers for my husband and a full coffee house menu. I had delicious cold brew iced coffee. They have a full menu...More

Thank mln304
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were wandering around town doing the tourist thing and found this place completely by chance - so glad we did. A great eclectic feel, with good service, tasty crepes and wonderful coffee. We'd definitely be regulars if we lived here and will return again...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't come here often enough. It's worth the drive to Salem, a fun place to visit in and of itself. Wonderful patio next to a small park. Comfy seats indoors. Great salads and sandwiches, delicious hot and cold beverages. A very hip, fun atmosphere....More

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect little spot for breakfast with outside tables. Coffee shop atmosphere/menu but with table service. Great food! Nice spot to people watch:)

Thank summerinplaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (my husband, our super friendly and well-behaved dog and I) loved this place. All of the employees were so friendly to us and especially our dog. He got treats and a bowl of water and everyone wanted to pet him (they asked before they...More

Thank crazybuthappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very hip, boutique-style eatery, with local artisan's work on the walls. Great food & friendly staff. Will definitely patronize again the next time I'm in Salem!

Thank annepassarelli
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This place is a nice cozy place to go to eat and relax. The food is good and the drinks are good. Nice staff too. Atmosphere is unique. Outside seating as well.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great little find! Hip vibe and music, cozy but spacious, good choice of both coffees as well as an excellent beer list. We had friendly service, decent goulash and excellent lox. (Used the free wifi, too) Stumbled upon this as tourists walking through Salem, but...More

Thank mediaguru
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Looking at the menu, I was very excited to try the food here. We got the cheese plate and the mediterranean dip platter for appetizers, the popeye crepe and the vegetarian burger for our entrees, and the chocolate banana crepe for dessert. The only thing...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast in the heart of Salem. The crepes were awesome. It has good gluten free options as well.

Thank traciek67
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Ken C
19 April 2015|
Response from GuluGuluCafe | Property representative |
Hello Ken! Thank you for writing. We have a beer, wine & cordials license. We cannot serve traditional spirits like vodka, but we do have flavored vodka and several other liqueurs that fall under a Massachusetts cordials... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
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08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-740-8882
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