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Bernie's Dining Depot

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749 James St, Chicopee, MA 01020-3915
413-539-9268
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Great value and delicious food! The prime rib is a big deal, unfortunately it is so popular they run out of it, however, you can call to reserve a piece!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Susan P
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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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  • Dining on a budget
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Bernie's is so much better than a diner. Don't expect to show up at 7 and get a table in the dining car. Make reservations, or wait in line, but just know that it will be worth the wait. Bernie's has amazing food and generous portions that keep locals like me coming back (the famous prime rib is HUGE). I've... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Locals love it, the family place to go, try the "prime rib.!" It left ME cold...... Had rez's for a table for 6 @ 6. Had to sign in and wait. What's with that? Was offered a booth. OK for 6 size 6 people of which we are not. Was told we could wait for our reserved table. Waited in... More 

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great value and delicious food! The prime rib is a big deal, unfortunately it is so popular they run out of it, however, you can call to reserve a piece!

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East Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Our group of 8 arrived at approximately 6:50 pm on Saturday night. Parking is ample. If they have a handicap entrance, it's not in the front of the building (There are stairs to the dining car and the other building) When entertaining where we would dine, Bernie's came up, so with our groups size, we called ahead and made reservations... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have written a couple of reviews about this restaurant and have said that the entree is delicious, a pleasing presentation and large portions. but the rude wait staff makes the decision to eat here difficult. This week my family and I decided to stop for lunch and were glad we did. The food was excellent as usual but the... More 

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food has always been great. Portions are huge and service staff is attentive and friendly. Great value, but be prepared to wait if you arrive at peak times. Try the Prime Rib!

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Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We love eating at Bernies.The food is delicious and the portion sizes are perfect...for taking some home. We love being able to take left overs home. The cut of the beef is plentiful. We highly recommend the "Little Caboose" cut . So yummy!

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great place to go but to much food but then again I ate it the next day. The group was the fun part of the experience.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The steady stream of repeat customers confirms these people are doing many things right. Generally, the hostess and waitresses are cheerful and efficient. The arrival of the Ipswich Shellfish Company truck minutes before we sat down confirmed the high frequency and freshness of our favorite New England delicacy, fried Whole Belly Clams. My wife confirms they were excellent, as usual.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This was husband and kids first time here although I had been a few times for lunch. Looking for some good meat I knew this place would be perfect. Service was great and food cooked as ordered. I had the NY strip 18oz with a potato and green beans. Steak is basically plain with no seasoning but with salt and... More 

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Additional Information about Bernie's Dining Depot

Address: 749 James St, Chicopee, MA 01020-3915
Phone Number: 413-539-9268
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chicopee
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 749 James St, Chicopee, MA 01020-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chicopee
  • Phone Number: 413-539-9268

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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