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Johnny's Tavern

££ - £££American, ,
30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
+1 413-230-3818
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“braised beef” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed lunch with our grandson at Johnny's Tavern recently. The fried Brussel sprouts appetizer and truffle fries were quite tasty, and my wife enjoyed her salmon salad. I had a juicy Tavern cheeseburger, while our grandson enjoyed the chicken tortilla salad. Our server was...More

Thank william s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the food was good, it is a bit pricey for pub food. The waitress could have been more attentive. With so many restaurant choices in the area you need to be on top of your game. It is very dark and a very limited...More

Thank 1DKS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time at Johnny's and I'm sad to say that since my daughter will be graduating next May, we may not have another opportunity to dine here because we don't live in the area. However, we'll try to get another visit in...More

Thank jl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I've been around Amherst since my son started college 13 years ago, this was my first time at Johnny's. What a surprise! The staff was great. Menu: very good; food: excellent; price point: excellent; service: excellent. Ambience: very nice, pleasant, casual. Make a reservation...More

Thank Elizabeth7_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a light supper. Great menu. Sat at the bar to avoid a wait which turned out to be a very pleasant time. The barmaid was so friendly and accommodating and fellow patrons were delightful to talk to. Flatbreads were a bit tough but...More

Thank Annlouise4949
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I always like Johnnys. I feel so at home here. Great food, Great bar and great service! I keep coming back all the time. Prices are reasonable too. Love it

Thank MyChoice7679
Reviewed 8 October 2017

As stated this was my second time to visit Johnny's and once again I was WOWED!!! I love the diversity of the menu with an elevated preparation and presentation. There is truly something for everyone and as for me I wanted to order everything on...More

Thank dpape2017
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Foods ok but it's expensive and nothing special. My husband had salmon and enjoyed it, but it was WAY overpriced. I had a flatbread that was good. Reasonable price.

Thank Conniefay
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful, very nice staff and a clean, pleasant atmosphere. Would definitely visit again. Thanks!

Thank HippieMom333
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We took our kid who is a student around for Dinner. The place was very busy, but we didn't wait too long. The service was very good. The menu was reasonably priced. The reason I have the place 3 is that the food was good,...More

Thank Dan A
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Richard B
2 October 2017|
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Response from Kbribow | Reviewed this property |
no reservations, just walked in.
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
4 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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