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422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
+1 413-549-4040
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“burgers” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If all you want is pub food, this place will fill the bill. This is a busy place on pregame (UMass hoops) evenings but they do get you in and out without feeling rushed. We have been there twice in the past 3 weeks and...More

Thank WestMasstraveler
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is my go to restaurant when I’m in the area. Great selection of beers, delicious clam chowder, and my favorite sandwich- roast beef and cheddar with horseradish sauce. Family friendly place with separate seating away from the bar which is great.

Thank SR621
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We headed over to Rafters when the place across the street was too noisy, and we were told there'd be a half-hour wait for our group. Rafters was much less crowded, and also much less noisy. We had dinner there, along with a few beers....More

Thank James W
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Rafters it's our spot for great drinks and pub food. The best wings in the valley and plenty of sports on tv. The staff is the best.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Today was my second experience eating at Rafters this spring. We've been visiting UMASS Amherst quite a bit (with three kids enrolled) over the last six years and I feel that we've missed out on this gem until now. Rafters has an excellent menu and...More

Thank Fallgirlma
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Good pregame spot. Large party and was able to combine tables near/next to each other. Very good service : )

Thank joe s
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our go to place during the Umass basketball season. They always get you out in time for the game. Most of the beer is $3.50 a bottle, wine around $6. Burgers are HOT and FRESH. Had most items on the menu, which does change each...More

Thank Travel Guy15
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good place to have a good time. The food is very good. If your in your 20's that's the place for you.

Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite local places. Now and then I just want a good burger, and this is the place. And not afraid to cook it medium rare! Love the mushroom Swiss burger with caramelized onions. They've got a really good craft beer selection too....More

Thank Pierre R
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This used to be one of our favorite places, but the last several visits have been very disappointing -- pizza with minimal toppings, steak fajita that was tough, etc. The place seems to be going downhill fast.

Thank Andrew E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-549-4040
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