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The Black Sheep

79 Main St, Amherst, MA 01002-2350
+1 413-256-1706
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (24 reviews)
“pastry” (7 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
79 Main St, Amherst, MA 01002-2350
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great deli/bakery in Amherst. In particular I love their peanut butter cookies - and great coffee! Have really good soups, salads and sandwiches.

Thank Pierre R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Black sheep has a great selection of specialty sandwiches or you can design your own to eat in or take out. Their coffee is good too and you can have a sweet treat to go with it. I did not try the breakfast sandwiches or...More

Thank travellightyear
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I have been going to black sheep for years normally with no problem. I went twice recently, and both times I was shocked at the lack of care or concern about the food they make. i have a gluten allergy, and I always order a...More

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I went to get some lunch last week with my boyfriend after hearing about how this place. I ordered a roast beef sandwich (I think it was the triple bypass?) and I was really happy with it. I love roast beef, especially North Shore (of...More

Thank KFlapp
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Love their sandwiches! The Valley Girl is my favorite! Great pastries too, especially their croissants and lemon squares.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Went here for breakfast, the croissants where out of this world. The coffee was good too. Would definitely come back when we return.

Thank b0nniederby
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We enjoyed lunch at this delightful local bistro. The hardy sandwiches were made on fresh baked bread from their bakery, and most of the ingredients came from local farms. Enjoyed the ambiance and friendly staff. One in our party enjoyed a Boston Cream cupcake, but...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My favorite place for dessert, as the pastry and baked-goods are varied. Delicious. The coffee is quite good. Seating can be limited, but there are often tables outside. Very casual.

Thank michael k
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I often call the Black Sheep Deli my "office" because I enjoy going there, reading the newspaper, working on my computer, meeting friends or sitting with a great cup of coffee and delicious feed.

Thank jsilverjones
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Offers a large and varied menu of salads, sandwiches, desserts and pastries, and coffee and teas (walk up service like a Starbucks or deli). I believe all the bread items are made in house. The baguette my sandwich had was perfect! Both my son and...More

Thank alostyankee
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AmyR50
1 August 2016|
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Response from Penny R | Reviewed this property |
Don't know anything about their catering. But they serve very good food in the coffee shop.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Main St, Amherst, MA 01002-2350
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-256-1706
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