One of the things we’re most proud of in Amherst is the wealth of dining options available Downtown. How many towns can boast an African restaurant across the street from a gourmet French restaurant, or a locally-grown Chinese restaurant across the street from an award-winning brunch place? And that’s not even considering our excellent cafe culture! Come downtown and check it out.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 8am-9pm, Friday- Saturday 8am-10pm
Address: 31 Boltwood Walk
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 11:30am-10pm
Address: 63 South Pleasant St
Serving Antojitos (appetizers), Ensaladas (salads), Comida De La Gente (entrees) vegetarian, poultry, fish, beef and pork entrees, and don’t forget our sweet dessert, our Flan is the best! We cater, too!
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 7am-1:30pm, Thursday-Friday 7am-2pm, Saturday-Sunday 7am-2:30pm
Address: 63 Main St
Breakfast food and catering!
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-6pm, Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
Address: 1 East Pleasant St
A jazz/blues themed cafe serving gourmet sandwiches, Soups, Salads, Desserts and Home of Sugar Jones Cookies. Gift Certificates and Catering Available. Serving breakfast & lunch all day, specialty gourmet sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday-Sunday 11am-10pm
Address: 26 Main St
Serving delicious pizza and Italian dishes. Pasta e Basta is a trattoria style Italian restaurant located in downtown Amherst, near Amherst Books. Featuring a varied selection of pastas and sauces, all of which can be combined as a meal.
Hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-11pm
Address: 103 North Pleasant St
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30am-9:30pm, Friday-Saturday 11:30am-10pm, Sunday 12pm-9pm
Address: 25 N. Pleasant St.
An authentic Thai fine dining experience.
Hours: Every day 11am-1am
Address: 15 East Pleasant St
Amherst’s family restaurant since 1968. Open every day for lunch and dinner. Fresh fish specials, sandwiches, Mexican, salads, dinners. Creative casual menu. Wednesday nights feature magician Fran Ferry and kids eat free. Patio dining weather permitting.
Hours: Monday-Friday 5:30am-12am, Saturday-Sunday 6am-12am
Address: 71 North Pleasant St.
Hours: Daily 6am-8pm
Address: 48 North Pleasant St.
No college town would be complete without a few places to toss one back, either. Many of our restaurants serve alcohol with your meal, and there are also several pubs and stores if you’re looking for something particular.
Hours: Mon 12pm-1am, Tue-Thu 4pm-1am, Fri 1pm-1am, Sat-Sun 12pm-1am
Address: 37 North Pleasant St.
McMurphy’s is your classic college town bar with a no frills style. Here you will find great prices on just about everything.
Hours: Mon-Thu 4pm-1am, Fri-Sun 12pm-1am
Address: 1 Pray Street
Hours: Mon-Wed 4pm-1am, Thu-Sun 12pm-1am
Address: 57 North Pleasant St.
Stackers is one of the newer sports bar to hit Amherst in the past few years and brings a nice addition to the downtown bar scene.