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Tavern in the Square

€€ - €€€American, ,
189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
+1 978-740-2337
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“waffle fries” (3 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
“mac cheese” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend the fish and chips. The fish is northern haddock and the batter coating is excellent. Fries were good but salty. My wife got the chicken which I thought was just average. Prices are a little expensive. for what you get.

Thank Kordster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most places are jammed during October in Salem and this place was no exception. We went for a late lunch, about 2:30 pm, told it would be about 45 min to an hour wait. Shortly after waiting about 1/2 hour, the hostess was able to...More

Thank neonp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not so great for a sit down meal. In fact, skip the food and just go to watch a game and have a pint. Cute outdoor seating in the warmer weather.

Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vacationing, in Salem. Stopped in 10/24/18 for dinner and drinks. The listed 3 to 4 pumpkin ales on menu....but wait, they are all out until "tomorrow". Ordered Eggplant Stack....but wait, all of a sudden they do not make that anymore. It's on the menu. Then...More

Thank lather66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were told that it would be a 1.5 hour wait. The place was packed. We said ok and went to the bar for a drink. Bartenders were very efficient, friendly and knowledgeable. After round two, I looked around and saw many empty tables in...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was here for dinner on a Saturday night. Had to wait for over an hour to be seated- which we anticipated given how busy the town was. The women’s bathroom was DISGUSTING. No toilet paper, no soap, no paper towels and there were diapers overflowing...More

Thank sampaeltz
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Ok so first we got to this restaurant and put our name on wait. They said it was going to take half an hour and that they would call my friends phone when they were ready...45 mins to an hour pass by and we get...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

So I was a bit disappointed in this place. Seemed like it had a cool vibe and menu looked like good pub food. They even had GF options which I appreciated. The place was very busy and it showed in the service. The waitstaff was...More

Thank Erica G
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We enjoyed our meals. Nice atmosphere. Waiter was very helpful to the group. It was a beautiful day so the doors were all open and a breeze was coming through the restaurant

Thank WeLoveLoon
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This place has gone downhill at a rapid speed, we went in last weekend after not having gone in a while, and it was just terrible, pizza that had this gross dry sauce, menu advertised "sweet pizza", no it was not. Server was out to...More

Thank Lisa G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-740-2337
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