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Atkins Farms Country Market

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Bay Rd & Rt 116, Amherst, MA 01002
413-253-9528
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great spot just down the road.

Great store. Amazing specialty items. Local produce, great quality meats. Good beer and wine selection. Good sandwiches, soups, bakery. We're lucky enough to live just down the road!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Pierre R
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Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great store. Amazing specialty items. Local produce, great quality meats. Good beer and wine selection. Good sandwiches, soups, bakery. We're lucky enough to live just down the road!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I was in the Amherst area for a short stay, and was looking forward to getting to know the area. I arrived on Sunday and was looking for a good place for lunch. Atkins seemed a good choice - it was open on Sunday, and it had fairly good reviews. Maybe I was overly enthusiastic based on those good reviews,... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Atkins is a family-owned shop that keeps growing because it's a great place to shop with a growing and loyal following. They have THE BEST ground angus beef, which I buy every time I make hamburgers. I've tried it elsewhere (Whole Foods, Millstone) and this is better. Their vegies and fruit are also the best around. They buy local, and... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
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143 reviews 143 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I'd call this a country supermarket, but why all the excitement over it, I'm not sure. If you're visiting Hampshire College, it's a decent place to stop for a snack or groceries, although as other reviewers note, the prices are too high and the food is average U.S. stuff. As for views, I prefer the gardens at the Yiddish Book... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Farm fresh produce, expansive bakery, meats,fish,deli,specialty items,candy, flowers, gifts, ice cream, beer and wine....it is hard to find something you can't get at Atkins. The quality is always good and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. There are fun events held throughout the year. A great place to stop and spend some time.

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Boston
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What started out as an orchard selling mostly apples has turned into a full service country market. This is one market that is worth going out of your way for -for the apples that are still from their own orchard, or the cider donuts and other bakery items. They even have an extensive gluten-free section. The only thing you could... More 

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West Suffield, Connecticut
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89 reviews 89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Atkins sells a large variety of fruits and vegetables. There is also a deli and organic meat section plus a nice wine area. There is also a small area to sit and enjoy specially coffees and pastries. Don't forget to sample the apple sugar donuts.

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Towson, Maryland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

One of my favorite places to stop when I visit Amherst. Great deli sandwiches and other items, but the real treat are the donuts and their root beer.

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Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Everything in this store in high quality. Soups taste home made. Salad bar was fresh and delicious. Cider donuts are unbeatable. Bakery outstanding. They even sell discounted Christmas items, candy and trinkets. Fantastic experience all around. Grocery store extraordinaire!

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Doha, Qatar
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A charming and well-stocked cross between a country store and farmers market. Atkins is one of our favorite places to shop for provisions when we are in Amherst. Their fresh apple cider is the best!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bay Rd & Rt 116, Amherst, MA 01002
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: 413-253-9528
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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