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The Black Sheep

79 Main St, Amherst, MA 01002-2350
+1 413-256-1706
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwich” (26 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
79 Main St, Amherst, MA 01002-2350
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good food as sandwiches are very tasty with fresh bread and very nicely prepared. My only complaint about this place is the service. The last time we were in there only two people there and sandwiches took about 15 minutes to come out because...More

Thank Western M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sandwiches are creative and incredibly good with vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian options available. I love that they're available to order half size as well as full size because that leaves room for their desserts which are to die for. Can't recommend this place highly...More

Thank rdy2pack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I contacted the Black Sheep to cater part of my daughter’s bachelorette party. The food was amazing and they even delivered it to the venue. We were at a local winery for a few hours and besides sipping away at some great local wines, we...More

Thank Michie1291
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to love this place since it is local and cute. However, when I walked in this Monday morning, wanting to order some pastries, I saw flies——about five or six of them—— happily hovering over and feasting on the muffins, the almond croissants,...More

Thank Rinoa D
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice deli. Near amhearst college a great place to get a freshly made sandwich with a ice cold tea.

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I've been coming here for thirty years, so they must be doing something right. We usually stop in for breakfast. The croissants are enormous, fresh, and tasty. If it's getting later, I will grab one with ham and cheese as a brunch item. The coffee...More

Thank Kathygnome
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The Black Sheep catering is just sensational! I have used them many times, but this time it was for a wedding a small family wedding of 23 people. The food arrived on time. It was delicious and piping hot. We had mango chicken, lasagna, rice...More

Thank Pat_R2050
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This cafe was really cute and the mousse was to die for! The menu had a lot of interesting options that are very vegan/vegetarian/dietary restriction friendly, but for the picky eaters like young ones and myself there is a build your own sandwich option. Overall...More

Thank merrydaily1945
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Black sheep is a place were you go, get a coffee and pastry or get lunch. This is a place were you can listen to local musicians play. I would not recumed this as a place to do work or have a work meets over...More

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had a brief day trip to Amherst and had heard ads on the radio for The Black Sheep Deli and always wanted to go there. It was packed with people at lunchtime and their selection of sandwiches and salads is huge and all so...More

Thank MaryAnneErickson
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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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
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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