Don't have time to read the entire Guide to Dining and Drinking in Salem, Massachusetts before your trip? Here are a few select picks for what to eat and drink in the North Shore city. Feel free to share your own favorites in the comments below.
Looking to head up to Salem from the Boston area? It's very easy to get there, even without a car; grab the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail at Boston's North Station, and you can be in Salem in about a half hour. All of the spots on this map, unless otherwise noted, are within easy walking distance of the Salem train station.
For a broader overview of dining and drinking options in Salem, check out the full guide.
Map points are listed alphabetically, not ranked. This map was originally published on October 5, 2016; it's updated periodically, and the date of the most recent update appears above. In the most recent update, we've added A&J King Artisan Bakers, Deacon Giles Distillery, and The Naumkeag Ordinary, as well as updated descriptions for Bambolina, Caramel Patisserie, Opus Underground, and Rover Bagel.
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- Eater Boston's archive of North Shore restaurant news (includes Beverly, Gloucester, Newburyport, and more)