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Howling Wolf Taqueria

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
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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“tacos” (34 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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76 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-7502
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A bit of a wait if you want to sit inside, but got seated immediately outside. The amount of food and quality for the price was very good. Service was good and fast. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favorite restaurants that we always visit while in Salem. Even though the wait is usually close to 45 minutes to an hour, we always enjoy the quick service once seated. The food is delicious and very cheap and one meal...More

Thank Courtneyanderson20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We managed to get a table just before this place got incredibly busy. Even though it was busy and people were waiting for tables we did not feel rushed. Food was amazing and very fresh and the cocktails were great.

Thank Carlab182
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has delicious food. It is fairly small so finding a table can be an issue. We ordered to go and took the food back to our hotel.

Thank Love2taketripsUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch on a Saturday. Great timing, the place was mobbed shortly after we were seated. We ordered the steak quesadilla and the shrimp tacos with an order of the avocado fries. Our food was served up fast and hot. Very tasty....More

Thank CrystalN320
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this business for our taco Tuesday fix! We got there too early to take part in their specials for Taco Tuesday as they didn't start until 4:00 pm. We both got the shrimp tacos, which had shrimp, avocado and fresh cucumber on them....More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As tourists we were looking for a place recommended by the locals. If they eat there you know it is good. It was recommended as having good food and decent price restaurant. They were right. Good service, food and prices. Enjoyed burritos, quesadilla and tacos....More

Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with my partner and there was a problem with the cooker's exhaust system, so that some of the items we ordered, could not be prepared...our lovely server, Cat, was apologetic and advised which items were available, 5 minutes later, the manager...More

Thank Nickolas H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Howling wolf has a great selection of Mexican dishes and drinks, but that makes them very popular and getting a table (especially during the summer) difficult. I always get the tacos which is the best bang for your buck. Seafood always tastes fresh along with...More

Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Serviceable if not noteworthy Mexican, the music was from my generation which made me wonder...what are so many of these young people doing here?

Thank David M
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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
8 October 2016|
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Response from Lobstah-icas19 | Reviewed this property |
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Hillary P
29 September 2016|
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Response from Lobstah-icas19 | 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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
New Mexican cuisine
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