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 The Opus Experience

At Salem’s newest dining destination, you’re greeted by an oversized, glowing glass bar that’s perfect for conversation, sharing plates and drinking contemporary cocktails. Opus has a maverick team both in the kitchen and behind the sushi bar, creating innovative and satisfying flavor combinations. Brunch served 7 days. Live music at Opus Underground: Opus, 87 Washington Street, Salem, 978-744-9600,

 Japanese Cuisine

Maki Sushi Bar & Grill is conveniently located in downtown Peabody. Our menu features over fifty specialty rolls made to order with the freshest ingredients possible. We also offer a full liquor bar with hand crafted cocktails. Come in today to enjoy great sushi and our house Makitini. Maki Sushi Bar & Grill, 43 Main Street, Peabody, 978-854-5426,

 Donatello Restaurant – Italian Done Right

The Dicenso Family is proud to have one of the North Shore’s finest authentic Italian restaurants. Featuring classic Italian dishes at a great value. Open for lunch and dinner, come join us and experience the award-winning taste of Donatello. Featuring an extensive wine list, beautiful banquet rooms for your special occasions, and a comfortable bar. We look forward to serving you soon. Donatello Restaurant, 44 Broadway, Rt. 1, North Saugus, 781-233-9975,

 Waterfront Dining & Drinks

Victoria Station & Vic’s Boathouse is a staple on the North Shore. They stand above the rest for their panoramic waterfront views, historic ambiance and most of all their cuisine; fresh, locally caught seafood and slow roasted Angus prime. Vic’s Boathouse offers local craft beers and traditional brews, elegant wines, chic martinis, and creative pub. Come enjoy fireside dining, great food and live music. Victoria Station & Vic’s Boathouse, 86 Wharf Street, Salem, 978-745-3400,

 Local Farm Fresh Ingredients

Scratch Kitchen is a quality-driven restaurant with a focus on regional and local, farm-fresh ingredients. We feature house smoked meats homemade: bacon, breads, condiments, pickles. We believe in helping our regional and local producers by showcasing their efforts to the best of our abilities in creating dishes that let their hard work stand forward. Enjoy. Scratch Kitchen, 245 Derby Street, Salem, 978-741-2442,

 A Dining Destination

Nine Elm American Bistro combines award-winning cuisine, friendly service, and casual ambiance to provide the North Shore’s best dining experience. Make a reservation and find out why our neighborhood bistro has become a dining destination. Nine Elm American Bistro, 9 Elm Street, Danvers, 978-774-9436,