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231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
+1 978-745-2411
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (40 reviews)
“sirloin tips” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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231 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3729
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to rockafellas our last night for dinner in Salem. The marinated sirloin tips were amazing!!! My husband and i both said it was the best steak we have ever had, not only the marinade was amazing the steak was so tender and unbelievably...More

Thank Jessicak837124
Reviewed 1 week ago

While we were up in Salem and we were staying at the Hawthorne Hotel we had asked at the front desk where was a really good place to go for dinner and the person had informed us to go to "Rockafellas". When we arrived the...More

Thank RayTomsRiver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Salem the weekend of Halloween and had a nice dinner here. We were given the vault to dine in which was nice as as was a private little room with a unique flair. Food was good and it seemed to be a popular place...More

Thank GaryC768
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a drink on the way to train and stayed through a few trains! Sarah was an amazing bartender and local ambassador with genuine love for her hometown, which made us fall in love with it too. Great drinks, history, people-watching ... Never...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine dining in a Bank Vault or on an old grand piano!! Been travelling the world and never had such an amazing dining experience! The food and cocktails are great! If you sit outside you get a great view of the "Bewitched" statute of Elizabeth...More

Thank Cath G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very large and very load restaurant in Salem. They have an extensive menu and the wait staff are very friendly. Service was good. Food was OK.

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice place to eat for lunch. Friendly waitstaff and interesting interior. We hadn't realized we were going to be there during Halloween week, but everyone seemed to be participating. Their bathrooms had signs for "Ghouls" and "Zom-boys"

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Rockafellas on Oct 30th hoping we would get a table. We managed to walk straight in and sit at the bar for some food and drinks. The food was good and arrived pretty quickly but the pumpkin beer was definitely our favourite....More

Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient location. Historic and beautiful building. Service was great and food was very good . Highly recommend the steak tips . The portobello tower was so good! Nachos were average at best:(

Thank suezq1013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was a 45 minute wait (no big deal) so I put my name down on the wait list and the hostess also wrote down my cell number. She said that they'd be in touch when a table was ready. I walked around the corner...More

Thank kytraveler327
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Leanne C
17 October 2018|
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Response from Voyage300169 | Reviewed this property |
We were walk ins... extremely luckey.. good luck or go earlier for lunch.
Jamie W
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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