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) #23 of 164 Restaurants in Salem €€ - €€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
+1 978-745-2411
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“angus burger” (6 reviews)
“flatbread” (14 reviews)
“sirloin tips” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nicely situated at the main corner in town, with a big patio for outdoor food and drinks. They do not allow smoking on the patio. Leashed dogs are welcome. The area is busy and somewhat noisy, but still good for people watching. We came for...More

Thank domhnall_kaps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered this place on a short visit to Salem. We visited the Peabody Essex Museum and wandered out for a quick lunch. We found both the menu and wine list extensive with many creative offereings. My husband had what he claimed was the "best...More

Thank KSNash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Country Flatbread was awesome and coconut shrimp chili dip was good too. Really pleasant service from our server Georgia.

Thank theHillreview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat after touring Salem. I had the tri tip medallions and my partner had the haddock sandwhich. The medallions were very good, but the mixed veggies were oily. Service was pretty good. We had the option of inside or...More

Thank Isabella M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rockafellas, not only, has a lot of history, it has great food. Our waitress Sara S. was very helpful, suggesting, some of the very best, that they have to offer. Eats, and drinks. Mac and Cheese, and a short rib sandwich, with horseradish. So delicious....More

Thank britewally
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I called for drinks and stayed for a few, only due to heavy rain. Staff seem to ignore you even though the place is empty. Beautiful building. Toilets clean . Service not so great though.

Thank enncle
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The food was great. The drinks definitely are not watered down. The menu had a lot of really interesting stuff. I had the after sandwich and it was great. The service was good also.

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Stopped here for a late lunch. Ordered sandwiches and clam chowder soup. Everything was fine and tasty but not exciting. The service was good and our waiter very friendly. The building is fantastic. It was once a church, then a bank - they still have...More

Thank Susi D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Location at top of the shopping street is good. It's pretty much the first decent dining establishment you'll come to as you walk into town from the train station. Food is okay, especially the fish, and the historic old building is neat. A bit overpriced...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try out Rockafellas for our second meal in Salem. After taking the bewitched night walk tour, Jeff, our tour guide, recommended this restaurant and said it was the best steak in Salem. If this is the best steak, boy...More

Thank Alexis F
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3 January 2017|
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Response from Jarjac | Reviewed this property |
I'm not 100% sure that they do, however, I have severe food allergies and they were able to accommodate me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2411
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