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The Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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15 E Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1501
+1 413-549-1200
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Bethel, Connecticut
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here several times prior to UMass basketball games. The salads are very good, the nachos are terrific. I have a good meal every time I go here. The interior is a little dark, but the service is always friendly and fast

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Thank CTTraveler1234
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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149 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

If you can sit outside, do. The interior seems a bit shabby. Hidden at the back of the parking lot, this place doesn't attract students which is a bonus. That said, the prices are a bit high. The food is good and arrived in good time (but there were only three occupied tables). The waitress did not give us cutlery... More 

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Thank NoelleKoeries
West Halifax, Vermont
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

A rather dark interior that hasn't been updated in years. The food is OK. Had a Greek Cobb salad and the ingredients were fresh and crisp, but nothing special. No bread or crackers served with the salad. The service was slow and the restaurant wasn't particularly busy.

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Thank lgsvt
Catonsville, Maryland
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We were staying at UMass and had The Pub recommended as a healthy "bar food" choice and indeed it was... We had edemame pot stickers as appretizers. Surprisingly tasty and I'm not a big fan of the soybean. Our entrees were: mushroom ravioli, talapia tacos, and chicken burrito. Everything was delicious and our portions were generous. Our server, Melissa, was... More 

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Thank Gerry C
Springfield, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Tucked away near the center of Amherst, the place looks like it could be a hoppin' spot. We stopped in for a late lunch and were disappointed. Service speed was a little slow for the number of people seated. The staff was pleasant and courteous. I ordered a 1/2 pound burger, medium. It came out very well done and was... More 

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Thank hoeflerbt
Scotland
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144 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Eating there relatively early on a week day evening may not have been the best time to judge the atmosphere of this restaurant but it is unlikely to ever be that of a true "Pub". The menu covered standard pub type food which was served relatively quickly. While not bad, it was not outstanding but did satisfy hunger. Service was... More 

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Thank Highlander022
Amherst, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Shall I compare it to a summer's day? It art more lovely and more temperate. The pub's terrace under an umbrella in the sun is not to be beaten. Check out the photo of a local Shakespeare scholar on the wall. Heartwarming. Good, reliable pub food and beer anytime of day you like.

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Thank g0ldengut
Chicopee,Ma.
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327 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

It was a beautiful summer night and there was several customers sitting outside and that's probably where we should have ate. We chose to sit inside and it is dingy in there. The tables near the bar are awful and there were scratches and dings everywhere on the table and chairs. The whole place inside is like this. The server... More 

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Thank paulabc2
Boston, Massachusetts
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557 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

My wife and I had lunch at The Pub in Amherst, Massachusetts. It was the first really nice day of late Spring and we were looking for outdoor dining. The Pub fit our criteria. While the view from their patio is of a parking lot the food and service made up for the lack of scenery. We both had burgers... More 

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norwalk, ct
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Food was good and the place was cute. The had fried pickels as a special and they were delicious!! YUM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-549-1200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?