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The 15 Best American Restaurants In Salem

Updated: October 10, 2022

Looking for Salem’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Salem.

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Settler

New American, $, Federal StreetNew American, $Salem, Federal Street
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The 14 best restaurants on the North Shore worth the trip up

    TimeOut, 2021

Ledger Restaurant & Bar

American, $$$, SalemAmerican, $$$Salem
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The 14 best restaurants on the North Shore worth the trip up

    TimeOut, 2021

Flip The Bird

American, SalemAmericanSalem
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Mercy Tavern

American, $$, SalemAmerican, $$Salem
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Dotty & Ray's

American, $, SalemAmerican, $Salem
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Franny Subs & Pasta

Pizza, $$, SalemPizza, $$Salem
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Tin Whistle

American, $, SalemAmerican, $Salem
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Salem

    Lyft

Sea Level Oyster Bar

American, $$, SalemAmerican, $$Salem
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Salem

    Lyft

Village Tavern

American, $$, SalemAmerican, $$Salem
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Salem

    Lyft

The Tavern

American, $$, SalemAmerican, $$Salem
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Dube's

American, $$, SalemAmerican, $$Salem
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Olde Main Street Pub

New American, $$, SalemNew American, $$Salem
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Copper Door Salem

American, $$$, SalemAmerican, $$$Salem
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Deb's Diner

American, $, Federal StreetAmerican, $Salem, Federal Street
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Finz Seafood & Grill

American, $$$, SalemAmerican, $$$Salem
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Salem. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 15185 spots across Salem, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1052 lists and articles from the likes of TimeOut and Lyft – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at TimeOut - The 14 best restaurants on the North Shore worth the trip up and Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Salem to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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