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Scratch Kitchen

245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
+1 978-741-2442
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These people are RUDE! Would barely look at us when we entered and threw menus on a table and walked away. We just wanted a snack so we ordered a beer, pop, and the chips and dip. Over $30! Um no. When food came the...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant with our kids -- 11 and 15. The menu looked interesting and it was a local place. There was loud, fun music playing and it had a nice vibe. But sadly, the service was VERY off. Our waiter seemed very nervous....More

Thank Delia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a beautiful October day in Salem and lunch at Scratch Kitchen was an absolute delight. The restaurant boasts locally sourced ingredients and everything is cooked from scratch daily ; no pre-made,processed, or instant food! Our server was cheerful and efficient, had great recommendations,...More

Thank luckyduck63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was lunchtime and we chose to eat here as it had an appealing American charm about it. We ended up sharing a filling Heritage Ham sandwich with a side of slaw and a root beer. Nothing fancy, just wholesome food.

1  Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stop by at this place during our trip in Salem after a day visiting museums. I didnt have any expectations and this restaurant has been a great surprise! All the food is cooked from scratch with local ingredients, which is something I...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Scratch Kitchen for lunch, based mainly on Trip Advisor reviews. I'm not sure why there are so many "excellents" for this restaurant. Don't get me wrong, it's a perfectly good sandwich/burger place; but my spouse and I didn't really find anything exceptional...More

Thank KC W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here during our trip in Salem.....it looks like it could be a great restaurant if they had the management. While we were there, we had to wait a while for a table which we didn’t mind. Other people were upset...More

Thank katambrose1
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This cafe uses locally sourced ingredients to create unique dishes. They have some typical small cafe/diner dishes with new names and some that are specific to this cafe. I had deep fried cinnamon sugar waffles. One serving is one triangle of a waffle. If you...More

Thank QNPoohBear
Reviewed 9 October 2017

As I entered this diner I was struck by how loud the rap music was playing. We only stopped in for coffees to go. Mine was sloshed on the counter to me spilling a bit. No napkins or apologies. Two coffees (rather small) for $6.50....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant and we believe the spirits guided us . This was the best place ever , small , friendly , and a bit pricy but the food the service and the atmosphere where worth it . We definitely will return next...More

Thank sandyjurgen
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28 November 2015|
Response from Sara B | Reviewed this property |
Operating Hours:Spring/Summer Monday: Closed Tuesday: 11am – 8pm Wednesday: 11am – 8pm Thursday: 11am – 8pm Friday: 11am – 8pm Saturday: 11am – 8pm Sunday: 10:00am – 2:30pm Serving from our Brunch Menu Only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-741-2442
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