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Restaurants near Essex Institute Historic District

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4.7
Exceptional(2476)
Price: Expensive
• American • Salem
Booked 30 times today
This historically unique location houses the new restaurant from Matt O'Neil chef/owner of The Blue Ox in Lynn. O'Neil collaborates with Executive Chef, Daniel Gursha, formerly of Bambara, Cambridge and A Voce and Bouley in New York City, offering a progressive New England concept, where traditional 19th-century dishes, cocktails, and techniques will be elevated with 21st-century resources.
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4.5
Awesome(249)
Price: Moderate
• American • Salem
Booked 5 times today
Nathaniel’s Restaurant at the Hawthorne Hotel offers a perfect start and end to any day. The morning hours are bright with the wall of windows, the plates are creative and include all the Breakfast favorites; Pancakes, Waffles, our Hearty Hawthorne Breakfast, and our Famous house-made Hawthorne Corned Beef Hash!Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, Nathaniel’s transforms into a lounge-like atmosphere, with candles, live piano and acoustic entertainment or ambient music playing from our brass gramophone. Sit beside the baby grand piano, beneath the famed author’s portrait, or in front of the historical culinary tribute cabinet and you will find there is a reason our guests have loved Nathaniel’s Restaurant for decades.Our Tavern restaurant offers a comfortable pub style atmosphere, with our toasty fireplace and warm ambience, you can't help but sink into our comfy arm chairs, while sipping a hot toddy! Join us to experience our Executive Chef, Vanessa Still's, fantastic menu!
A photo of Hotel Salem - The Roof restaurant
4.2
Awesome(34)
Price: Moderate
• Tex-Mex • Salem
Booked 12 times today
Unique among Salem restaurants, The Roof offers Salem’s only open-air rooftop bar and restaurant serving the necessities—strong drinks and simple food. Located at the top of The Hotel Salem, this seasonal dining space features an outdoor kitchen and expansive views of Salem’s cobblestone streets and bustling harbor. Expect to find some of the best-crafted cocktails in the area, as well as tacos, rice bowls, and more.
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4.8
Exceptional(3892)
Price: Very Expensive
• Steakhouse • Peabody
Booked 42 times today
We serve the finest Prime Grade Steaks and Chops as well as the freshest seafood that arrives daily and is simply prepared to express its true flavor. Our award winning wine list is a shining example of our caliber of restaurant. It boasts over 400 bottles of the finest varietals from The United States, Italy, France, Germany, South America & beyond. Come join us for an intimate dinner, a gathering of friends & family or a nightcap at the bar. We’ll show you why so many call us the North Shore’s best "Boston Experience."
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5.0
Exceptional(13)
Price: Moderate
• American • Salem
Booked 4 times today
Welcome to your friend neighborhood bar and sandwich shop. Tucked away on Lafayette Park, just a block from the downtown and seaport neighborhoods of Salem, MA, The Babe is the perfect place to rendezvous after work for a cocktail, grab a bite with friends, or get together for a late night celebration. We take pride in our scratch kitchen with a menu inspired by Northeast sandwich culture and cuisine; touching on fan favorites from Philly to NY, and of course, Boston! Our menu includes specialties like house-ground cheese burgers, loaded Italian subs with freshly sliced salumi, crispy and cheesy mozzarella pockets, crispy wings, and more. The dining room and bar have a casual but intimate feel with high ceilings, updated vintage architectural features, and warm deco-lighting. The Babe also features live performances several nights a week as well as a cozy backyard patio in the warm weather season. Parties larger than 10 guests should contact the restaurant directly for booking
A photo of Toscana Bar Italiano restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1234)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Beverly
Booked 8 times today
When the techniques of old world Italian cuisine meets the style and sophistication of modern dining. An intimate dining experience with a menu that ranges from shareable appetizers and small plates to Chef's authentic Italian specials. Well known for stylish cocktails including our famous Espresso Martini, and sophisticated wine program. Igloo dining is now available during the winter months!
A photo of Daniella's Ristorante - Peabody restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2497)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Peabody
Booked 30 times today
Daniella’s Ristorante is best described as a true Italian dining experience... Classic Italian dishes, an elegant European-inspired wine list, and creative cocktails in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere with the hint of big city charm you have come to love from our restaurants.
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4.7
Exceptional(92)
Price: Expensive
• Chinese • Peabody
Booked 4 times today
Pots is on OpenTable. Make a reservation today! We look forward to seeing you
A photo of Ellis Square Social restaurant
4.5
Awesome(632)
Price: Moderate
• International • Beverly
Booked 4 times today
Ellis Square Social is a neighborhood restaurant and craft cocktail bar located in historic Ellis Square, in the heart of downtown Beverly. Our Depression era building features a bustling dining room, with an authentic tin ceiling, reclaimed wood floor, period lighting, and tufted banquette, providing a warm and comfortable space for an evening out. Casual diners have the choice to seat at our beautiful cast pewter bar for a classic cocktail or craft beer as well as high tops around the bar and counter seating on the window overlooking Cabot Street. At Ellis Square Social, we believe in serving an outstanding home-made product in a sustainable and responsible way, while helping the local economy by buying from local producers.
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4.7
Exceptional(403)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary American • Beverly
Booked 6 times today
Bonefish Harrys is a west coast style tiki themed restaurant featuring west coast tacos, fresh local fish, great smash burgers, handcrafted tiki cocktails as well as steak, chicken and vegetarian options. We are located a short 2 minute walk to The Cabot theatre and a quick ten minute Uber ride from downtown Salem.

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  • suzziebvip
    Greater Boston •22 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    Other than how loud it was, everything was great. Food and service especially. Martina was fabulous. Very attentive and personable
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    Ledger Restaurant & BarPrice: Expensive• American• Salem
    4.7
  • JoyceK
    Greater Boston •16 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 5 days ago
    I love this restaurant.... actually I love all of the restaurants in the collection. What I particularly love is dining in the lounge area with the fireplace, enjoying some popovers and a nice glass of 'something' while awaiting my entree. I usually order the steak frites with a 50/50 order of fries/onion rings - the steak is always done to my preference and the onion rings are so good! There's no rushing... service is very good, friendly and attentive... and never crosses the line into cloying or annoyingly attentive. As we like to eat early, we are usually able to be seated promptly whether we book a reservation or just pop in. The restaurant isn't cheap, but then fine dining seldom is. I'm pretty sure it will make it to the top of your fine dining list.
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    Pellana SteakhousePrice: Very Expensive• Steakhouse• Peabody
    4.8
  • Mememevip
    Greater Boston •29 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 6 days ago
    Everything was delicious. Our server was very nice, our drinks & meals were perfectly prepared.
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    Hawthorne Hotel DiningPrice: Moderate• American• Salem
    4.5
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    Greater Boston •2 reviews
    5.0
    Dined on May 12, 2024
    Great food and service! Will definitely be going back again!
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    The BabePrice: Moderate• American• Salem
    5
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    New York City •2 reviews
    5.0
    Dined on Apr 24, 2024
    Excellent location and the heart of the city. Excellent food, beautiful presentation and incredible drinks. Definitely worth the trip.
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    Hotel Salem - The RoofPrice: Moderate• Tex-Mex• Salem
    4.2
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