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Howling Wolf Taqueria

) #10 of 164 Restaurants in Salem €€ - €€€ Mexican, , Vegan Options
76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
+1 978-744-9653
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (53 reviews)
“tacos” (35 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must if you are in the area! The howling burrito was the best thing ever!!! A little spicy but so delicious you can't stop eating it!

Thank ChoopieChula
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here early, as there are no reservations and it fills up quickly. The salsa and guacamole were very good. The drinks were great. I ordered the pollo con chorizo - the concept was great, the execution not so much. The chicken was very...More

Thank Marca P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start with the good: the drinks were decent, the service was quick and friendly, and there was trivia night going on so that was very fun to watch. But, the most important part is obviously the food, and here the food was pretty bland...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Avocado fries are great and the staff are friendly, the food is great and when I'm in salem I go here

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best drinks in town !! The fried avocado is a must!! The staff was excellent, specially Rico. You won't regret it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I used to really enjoy the lively atmosphere and good food and refreshing margaritas. But the menu has shrunk to fried "brown" food and a greasy feel.

Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love it at the Howling Wolf (also now in Marblehead!). Great food and atmosphere. Great fun with or without kids.

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Good selection of food on menu, not just usual taco burrito place. Atmosphere was VERY lively and dining room crowded. There was a decent wait for a Thursday night but they were honest and text your phone as soon as a table is ready. Not...More

Thank crashdown
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Good Mexican food and margaritas. The service was great and the place was very busy. So it must be good!

Thank Marcedes B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A very reasonable place to eat. We stopped for dinner. Service was good. Food was timely. We enjoyed margaritas with our complimentary chips and salsa. Dinner included shrimp tacos with sliced avocado and a mango sauce, fish tacos with cabbage, tomatoes, and a spicy mayo,...More

Thank Penny M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is a good time of the evening to eat here that perhaps there isn't a long wait, we have two children dining with us and we will be in Salem on a weekend, been to Salem many times before, never with kids and never to Howling Wolf. Thanks!!
28 March 2017|
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Response from kjayers63 | Reviewed this property |
All the Salem-ites who answered before me are right - definitely by 5pm. Enjoy!
Jackie B
I know they have a late night menu, which has different options. What is on that menu?
8 October 2016|
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Response from Lobstahicas | Reviewed this property |
not sure
Hillary P
Do they accept reservations?
29 September 2016|
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Response from Lobstahicas | Reviewed this property |
Please note we do not take reservations for parties of any size howlingwolftaqueria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-9653
  • E-mail
New Mexican cuisine
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