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J. Gumbo's - CLOSED

19 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1702
+1 413-835-0681
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30 Jun 2014
7 Dec 2013
“Great value and tasty food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
19 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1702
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

This restaurant closed it's doors about 3 months ago in Amherst. The food was ok but nothing spectacular. None of the food was made on premises, which might have led them to close.

Thank GAS273
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Looking for a hearty meal on a cold night? Visited J Gumbo's for first time. Server was very pleasant and accommodating. Couldn't decide between voo doo chicken and something else. Server said lots of people like mixing Voo Doo with Bumblebee... tried it and it...More

Thank RSG-foodie
Reviewed 14 July 2013

The food tasted like a chain and like it was right out of a can! Spices were not blended, and was nothing like I expected after dining in New Orleans. A sad try at cajun cuisine.

Thank albnh
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Anyone expecting true gumbo will be sorely disappointed, What they will get instead is an overly salty tasteless mishmash. Avoid this place or regret wasting your money.

Thank TravelTurtle66
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The voo doo chicken was FABULOUS. There were so many samples of different types of gumbo and they allowed us to taste them all. It was hard to decide which to choose. The portions were HUGE and we had some to take home.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The name of the place seems to be a turn-off for a lot people and it was for me before I went. However, the food is amazing and extremely affordable. I would recommend getting the bowl of whichever stew you desire. It comes with rice...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 18 November 2012

I try out most restaurant arrivals in downtown Amherst (my memoir business is right there), and this newcomer is very welcome. Tasty Cajun-style soups and stews, ample portions at good prices, very nice employees. AND they don't use plastic utensil, thank goddess.

Thank Kitty A
Reviewed 17 October 2012

J. Gumbo's is a new addition to Amherst so my fiancée and I decided to try it out on the recommendation of my sister. The food is fantastic! First, they let you try any of the options they have. Once you have chosen, they serve...More

Thank 42ryanh
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  • Address: 19 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1702
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-835-0681
This is a new restaurant between Antonio's and Subway (Both on TA) in Amherst MA.
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