From Our Editors
Sal's in Methuen on Howe St is one of the more inexpensive Italian restaurants in the area, delivering a delightful menu that won't break the bank. Stop by for the excellent quality and stay for lightning-fast service. You'll be a regular at Sal's before you know it.
Defined by its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when the New England weather is cooperative. It should be noted that business casual is the recommended attire. Also, though the prices may be low, you can bank on the ingredients being fresh. In fact, you should be able to enjoy a good meal for $11 or $12, and can probably get in and out for $8 if you try.
There really is something for everyone, with gluten-free options, as well as low-fat and vegetarian items on the robust menu. Plus, if you're searching for the perfect spot for a family gathering (or a birthday meal), it's rated as a nice local option for big groups and families with children. In addition to its quick service (take-out is available), the restaurant also offers delivery, and can even cater an event for you.
One of the better pizza chains in the area, Sal's stands out, no matter how you slice it. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.