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Johnny's Tavern

) #1 of 79 Restaurants in Amherst $$ - $$$ American, ,
30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
+1 413-230-3818
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxed atmosphere with friendly professional service. The waiter was completely focused on us when he was at our table. At one point I watch him across the room and after he took care of that table he came over to see what we needed. When...More

Thank Kbribow
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at Johnny's is very good, and the menu is large. It is one of the best options in Amherst for a lunch or dinner with a group. The ambiance is appropriate for businesses or dates, and may be best summarized as 'business casual.'

Thank michael k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found Johnny's one year ago during a visit to UMASS. It was so good last year that I had to go back. Had lunch and dinner on the same day. Sat at the bar. Food was awesome at both meals. Service was fine during lunch...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome!! We were in town for an event at UMass and we wanted to go to a local place (not a chain) for dinner. We started with a party of 6 and I called ahead for reservations. They informed me that they only accept reservations...More

1  Thank JMfromLI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this restaurant - excellent food in a casual, convivial environment. Gnocchi was fantastic, as was the salmon, the shrimp linguine, the salads, the flatbreads. Lovely staff. Can't speak highly enough of it, and I am fussy ;) Great prices too, and nice...More

Thank AContentedTraveller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends while we were all in town for a LAX tournament. Although they were quite booked, they accommodated us without a problem (our party was 13). Service was awesome! Food was just as awesome! So fresh and delicious! Love that...More

Thank Ann Marie M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for a glass of wine and had to wait for a spot at the bar, so full was Johnny's at 6:30 on. Tuesday evening. The soft shell crab served to the guy on my right looked and smelled so good I almost...More

Thank Eleanor W
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch during a business trip. The Cobb Salad was fantastic. The staff were friendly and the ambience was great. Just an excellent spot.

Thank Andy V
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Was in town for a tournament & visited for dinner with my daughter. Really delicious dinners & fun atmosphere. Price was right for the portions-I would return next time we're out here!

Thank LoriT528
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious drinks, especially Beyoncé Lemonade and Spring Fever! Wonderful salads and pasta. Loved the Roasted Mushroom Rigati.

Thank Leah W
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Chris F
28 August 2015|
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Response from Pierre R | Reviewed this property |
There's usually at least 6 craft beers on tap, some local, some national. Last time I was there I had a Green Flash IPA (San Diego) and an Abandoned Building IPA (Western Mass). There's also typically a stout, a pale, a... More
Molly F
3 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-230-3818
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Johnny’s Tavern, located in the town of Amherst, Massachusetts, home to the University of Mass, Amherst College and Hampshire College and nestled in the heart of the community. Johnny’s Tavern invites you to sample our menu. We pride ourselves with using organic produce, sustainable seafood, hormone-free meat and poultry where ever possible. Our mission is to provide a truly unforgettable dining experience. To have every guest who comes through our door leave impressed by Johnny’s and feel excited to come back again to the warmth of our hospitality. We invite you to plan your next dining occasion with us. Our team will be happy to assist you with the same standards you have come to know through our restaurants: excellent customer service, delicious food, professionalism and hospitality. We look forward to serving you.
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