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Gulu-Gulu Cafe

££ - £££American, , Cafe
247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
+1 978-740-8882
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (104 reviews)
“goulash” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 01:00 Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a cocktail while venturing through Salem. Ambience is definitely on point. This cafe is filled with such creative and energetic artwork! The cocktails were also top notch and very reasonably priced. However, that being said, I was disappointed in the energy from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 10jenelles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was only there for drinks and appetizers. I received the friendliest service I believe I have ever had. Aside from being a very friendly town, I was shocked to patronize an establishment that was just as friendly. I was seated immediately and only waited...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmattgardner
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Really yummy food with great atmosphere. We got a lot of apps and split, and they were all tasty. The meat and cheese plate was really good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Meggymae
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I stopped in for a late light dinner. The duck sandwich was really good. Decaf Latte was really pretty bad so I ordered the same tea as my daughter. Her's came brewed with a pot and mine with a tea bag. Kind of odd. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank johnpR668SG
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The atmosphere is nice and very casual. However the menu for lunch is extremely limited...more gourmet style sandwiches..no burgers or simple chicken dishes here. I do not happen to like the hip unique style sandwich creations..but that’s me..you might like it. I actually walked out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bernadette G
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I spent time for my breakfast here.It's very good decoration and service restaurant.Yes,you can choose your favorite breakfast,coffee and smoothies.I like curry salad,it's very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Phanwit W
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch while touring around Salem and the food was quite good. I had a grilled cheese sandwich that was very good in my wife had goulash which she enjoyed and I tasted is well.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RiceWP
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Even though I never, ever win bingo (c'mon Tim!), I still love the Gu. The friendly, knowledgeable bartenders will go out of their way to find a brew that suits you, and the food is delicious. For Sunday brunch, be sure to snag a cheddar...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brittney K
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Service was timely, and the food was very good. On a cold day, the hot tea will definitely warm you up.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kiddo2013
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Disappointment overall. my daughter ordered a ham and cheese crepe which arrived at the table with raw batter in its center. I had the cheese platter. The cheeses I selected were good and I would have appreciated the dish more would it have been served...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank miamimimi2018
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19 April 2015|
Response from GuluGuluCafe | Property representative |
Hello Ken! Thank you for writing. We have a beer, wine & cordials license. We cannot serve traditional spirits like vodka, but we do have flavored vodka and several other liqueurs that fall under a Massachusetts cordials... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-740-8882
  • E-mail
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