We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tavern on the Green

€€ - €€€American, ,
18 Washington Sq, Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, MA 01970-4056
+1 978-744-4080
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 Washington Sq, Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, MA 01970-4056
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (384)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This nicely appointed tavern in the Hawthorn Hotel leaves a lot to be desired. The tavern was not busy, but admission to and the speed of service once seated was very slow, the limited menus was expected since it is s bar, but they were...More

Thank 881rona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we were staying at the Hawthorne Hotel and we decided to have lunch in this place and it is a very cozy place to eat at for sure. All of the staff was extremely professional and very friendly as well. We had ordered a...More

Thank RayTomsRiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good, restaurant we had the soup, a hamburger, and the meatloaf, the fries were good, and the nachos were delicious, and the Atencion of the waitress,and service where essential even they where pack all they long , because it was the last Sunday before...More

Thank mauriciof286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you're coming in here for a drink or some food, TotG has you covered. Even though this is a "hotel bar," you'll find a bunch of locals coming in to hang out. I love visiting when Allison is behind the bar: her cocktails are...More

Thank Brittney K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch at this restaurant inside the Hawthorne Hotel during a day of exploring historic Salem. The combination of people in suits, ties, and business attire with others dressed as the Sanderson Sisters was entertaining. The service was good as was the food. Their...More

1  Thank Heelraiser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little restaurant is super quaint and located inside the Hawthorn Hotel. The food was delicious and the price point was not bad. They wait staff was excellent and made recommendations.

Thank Odyssey136441
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch yesterday. Place was fairly empty but service was a slow. Waitress was pleasant but a bit preoccupied. Food took awhile to come out and my fried fish sandwich and fries were luke warm. It wasn't bad but not great.More

Thank Ichibanhombre
Claire K, General Manager at Tavern on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

lchibanhombre; Thank you for choosing the Tavern for lunch on Friday. We are sorry your meal did not meet your expectations and are surprised the temperature was not 'right out of the oven' hot. It looks like we missed the mark and do invite you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the Tavern on the Green before our walking tour. The waitress was friendly, the food was delicious, and the setting was quaint.

Thank tttraveler2
Claire K, General Manager at Tavern on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

TTTraveler2: Thank you for choosing to dine at the Tavern last week. We are glad you had a pleasant experience and hope you enjoyed your walking tour.

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We stopped by the tavern for an early dinner prior to a nighttime Salem walking tour. Even though it was a Friday evening in October we were able to seat ourselves and chose a table near a window with big comfortable chairs. Our server Julia...More

Thank Randi-Tom
Claire K, General Manager at Tavern on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Randi-Tom: Thank you for choosing the Tavern for dinner last week. You picked some of our favorite menu selections including the chowder, which is named for Chef Steve who perfected this recipe during his 30 years as our Executive Chef. We are glad you mentioned...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Came down for drinks before turning in for the evening. Loved the ambiance. Very cozy, great drinks. Bartender even gave us the recipe!

Thank Randi E
Claire K, General Manager at Tavern on the Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Randi E: Thank you for sampling some of our creative cocktails and for enjoying them enough to want to try them at home!

Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
Hawthorne Hotel
2,161 reviews
.02 km away
Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
1,825 reviews
.30 km away
The Hotel Salem
78 reviews
.35 km away
Harbor Light Inn
500 reviews
3.93 km away
Nearby Restaurants
325 reviews
.04 km away
Bella Verona
446 reviews
.05 km away
Olde Main Street Pub
157 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Peabody Essex Museum
1,888 reviews
.19 km away
Salem Witch Trials Memorial
1,695 reviews
.23 km away
National Park Service Visitor Center
499 reviews
.14 km away
Salem Common
128 reviews
.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
24 September 2018|
Response from judytravels81 | Reviewed this property |
There was a very nice variety of pub style food, soups and salad as i remember
Jessica M
17 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from 697chris | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We had our boys with us ages, 14 and 9.
17 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from GMHawthorneHotel | Property representative |
There is ample parking adjacent to the hotel in the hotel's parking lot. In addition, there is street parking, as well as a parking garage that is located a block from the hotel.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Washington Sq, Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, MA 01970-4056
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-4080
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hawthorne Hotel
Wood-burning fireplace in a cozy wood-paneled room overlooking Salem Common, the Tavern on the Green serves a varied menu with daily specials from 11 am to 11 pm. Open 360 days a year, on the occasions of our Grand Buffet (Easter, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas,) as well as on our huge Halloween party, we only offer those special events. Soups, salads, appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, pasta dishes and entrees, yummy desserts, draft beer, wines by the glass and bottle, custom cocktails, children's menu -- we offer something for everyone.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing