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*Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm
*We do apologize but we do not take reservations for outdoor seating. The patio is sat on a first come first serve basis. Thank you for understanding.
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!
- OTOpenTable DinerGreater Boston •34 reviews5.0Dined on Nov 26, 2023Fantastic dinner with friends. We hadn’t been there for quite some time….we thoroughly enjoyed everything that we ordered. Fantastic oysters - very fresh and full, excellent seafood salad (although it lacked the mussels that were in the description) and grilled octopus. For entrees we had baked stuffed lobster, sesame crusted tuna and crab stuffed haddock. Every dish was cooked perfectly and very good.More infoFinz SalemPrice: Moderate• Seafood• Salem•4.5
- YDYazmineDGreater Boston •1 review5.0Dined on Nov 18, 2023My visit to Rivalry in Salem was an absolutely fantastic experience! The ambiance of Rivalry is modern and inviting, with comfortable seating and stylish decor. The restaurant has a great layout, providing a cozy and intimate dining experience. The lighting was just right, creating a relaxed and enjoyable ambiance. Now, let's talk about the food! The menu at Rivalry is a delightful fusion of flavors and offers a wide range of options. From appetizers to main courses, each dish was beautifully presented and bursting with flavor. The ingredients used were fresh and of high quality, which made a noticeable difference in every bite. The service at Rivalry was exceptional. The waitstaff were attentive, knowledgeable, and genuinely passionate about the food they served. They made excellent recommendations, ensuring that my dining experience was nothing short of amazing. In addition to the wonderful food and service, Rivalry also offers a great selection of beverages. Whether you're in the mood for a craft cocktail, a glass of wine, or a refreshing mocktail, they have something to suit every taste. Overall, my experience at Rivalry in Salem was outstanding. The combination of delicious food, friendly staff, and inviting atmosphere made for a memorable dining experience. I can't wait to visit again and explore more of their enticing menu options.More infoRivalry Sports Lounge and KitchenPrice: Moderate• Contemporary American• Salem•3.5
- OTOpenTable DinervipHawaii •14 reviews5.0Dined on Nov 9, 2023Sea level is consistently wonderful. We are regulars and it truly never disappointsMore infoSea Level Oyster Bar- SalemPrice: Moderate• Seafood• Salem•4.6
- SSpeciallunchGreater Boston •2 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Very nice ambience. Was a bit disappointed in the seafood chowder but rest of meal was very nice. Service a bit slow but understandably so.More infoHawthorne Hotel DiningPrice: Moderate• American• Salem•4.4
- THTomHvipGreater Boston •29 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Brunch at Ledger, as always excellent! I strayed from the usual three dishes I alternate between and ordered the pastrami has with sunny side up eggs. It was delicious. The service was attentive, friendly and professional. Ledger never disappoints!More infoLedger Restaurant & BarPrice: Expensive• American• Salem•4.8
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