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The Brass Buckle

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Mexican, Southwestern, Eclectic
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204 Main Street, corner of Chapman, Greenfield, MA
413-475-3268
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Fantastic new venture run by J.D. Hairston, mad-scientist/cook and...
Fantastic new venture run by J.D. Hairston, mad-scientist/cook and partner-in-crime Anika Balaconis. The menu offers Tex-Mex-like cookin' with a variety of tacos (including the delicate and hand-corned "lengua" tongue and beef tacos) with an incredible array of toppings from pickled onions and jalapenos to flavored sour creams, goat cheeses and more. From a saltcod po'boy to the best grits n' eggs this side of the Mississippi -- homemade nut brittles and "cherry pie cookies" -- this cafe is tailoring itself to the tastes of the community and creating a wonderfully welcoming place with an interesting and diverse menu for all to enjoy. The Vegie Melt is to die for!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's a hippy place with wi-fi; but good!

It's a hippy place with wi-fi; but they serve quality food. I would expand the menu. They serve food on the hot side. Good deserts. Great English breakfast tea.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
HillClimberEast
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Greenfield, MA
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Greenfield, MA
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's a hippy place with wi-fi; but they serve quality food. I would expand the menu. They serve food on the hot side. Good deserts. Great English breakfast tea.

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Watford City, North Dakota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is my daughter's favorite restaurant. So, we had to come check it out. We were not disappointed. Great food with a nice ambience. We all had coffee and I enjoyed their espresso.

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New England
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It's good, it's laid back, it's the Happy Valley writ large. The food is well prepared but a little on the "crunch granola" side - if you're in the mood for good food with a hippiesque experience. - this is the place.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This place is a gem. It was pretty crowded for breakfast and our orders took a while to come. But, the wait was worth it. Very delicious with lots of variety and a great neighborhood feel.

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Northport, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Stopped here TWICE for outstanding coffee drinks (lattes are terrific). Great value lunches all homemade with some interesting sides like house-made pickles, soul-warming soups and very interesting salads and sandwiches. This could be a daily treat if we lived in Greenfield. Needless to say, we will ALWAYS make a detour to The Brass Buckle when we're in the area. P.S.... More 

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Harpswell, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

So, my first comment would be that you need to attack the Brass & Buckle with an open mind. Having lived in the area for 6 years previously my initial initial reaction was "hey this is pretty cool". My wife on the other hand, without the valley history, took a bit longer to warm up. The service, the food, the... More 

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Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The staff here are exceptional. The food is very very good and the prices quite reasonable for the quality. A real gem for this town. Most everything they make is great food. Cafe mocha iced or hot is really really good.

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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138 reviews 138 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Always love their tacos, they are so good. Today I grabbed a Vietnamese iced coffee and two tacos and my wife grabbed a taco along with a salad and her watermelon iced tea. Never fails to satisfy.

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Dunnellon, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It"s a breakfast and lunch spot.... if you are looking for fresh, homemade cooking but simple.... this place is for you. Location is right on main street easy parking.

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Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

As a fan of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, I think this restaurant should definitely be featured! My husband and I stopped by and tried their sandwiches. My husband said the roast turkey and avocado was the best he'd ever had. Nice chunks of roasted turkey! I had the pulled pork & kimchi which was delicious. We recently returned from Germany... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 Main Street, corner of Chapman, Greenfield, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Greenfield
  • Phone Number: 413-475-3268

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Eclectic

Description

Fantastic new venture run by J.D. Hairston, mad-scientist/cook and partner-in-crime Anika Balaconis. The menu offers Tex-Mex-like cookin' with a variety of tacos (including the delicate and hand-corned "lengua" tongue and beef tacos) with an incredible array of toppings from pickled onions and jalapenos to flavored sour creams, goat cheeses and more. From a saltcod po'boy to the best grits n' eggs this side of the Mississippi -- homemade nut brittles and "cherry pie cookies" -- this cafe is tailoring itself to the tastes of the community and creating a wonderfully welcoming place with an interesting and diverse menu for all to enjoy. The Vegie Melt is to die for!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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