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Henion Bakery

174 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1724
+1 413-253-4909
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (8 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
174 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1724
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

They made our wedding cake. Wife's favorite is fruit and cream cake. Lots of other good stuff. Breads and such are good, pastries and cakes superb!

Thank Corpulent
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This bakery is small and has a few tables. The selection is moderate-scones, biscotti, cookies, Danish type items. Almond biscotti was delicious. A good place for a quick snack. The staff was pleasant and helpful.

Thank kaya414
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This bakery is phenomenal. The baked goods are some of the best that I have ever had. I had one of the best cookies ever. The quality of the baked goods is excellent. The environment is also quite charming. Every time that I visit Amherst,...More

Thank nurse87
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Tor many years, we enjoy the special sweets that David and Barbara, the owners, freshly bake. Everything is delicious, we always buy the poppy seed cakes. Highly recommended

Thank bgillat
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I've been to this bakery twice just to get a snack. It is in a convenient location, looks inviting from the outside, is small and charming inside. While I was there, several other people entered and purchased items. They have a nice selection of bread,...More

Thank Wildflower01945
Reviewed June 30, 2017

I stop in occasionally for cookies or bread, but lately have shifted to the Black Sheep. While the counter help is usually friendly, when the owners show up to transact business--it's a different story. Rude, dismissive, off-putting. Who needs such lousy attitudes when you're forking...More

Thank PassingLane211
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

A sport is a genetic variant that appears unexpectedly. In a town dotted with distinctive and encouraging shops, Henion's stands out as a hole-in-the-wall family bakery. You can get drinks, not-too-decadent baked goods, conversation, directions, and recommendations for a visitor from out of town. The...More

Thank indoorcampers
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Friendly owners, good service, fine coffee, good breads made in store, the best challah in the Pioneer valley in Mass Very friendly owners, excellent pastries, fine breads, good coffee, and the best challahs, made by the proprietors, in the entire Pioneer Valley of Mass.

Thank activist12
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Large variety of breads. And danish and cakes! Delicious coffee choices. Not very large bakery but makes up for size in quality.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed February 13, 2017

David Henion and his wife run the whole operation. Everything is baked from scratch on the premises. They do wedding cakes too. If you want to stay a while grab a cup of coffee which they offer, a pastry, and a newspaper and relax at...More

Thank Richard G
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Response from localdoc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, David and Barbara are supernice !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1724
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-253-4909
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