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The Brass Buckle

Mexican, Southwestern, International
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204 Main Street, corner of Chapman, Greenfield, MA
413-475-3268
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
Consistently good, creative menu

Love the selection, not your average menu. Has a SW flair, everything tastes fresh, and staff is always very friendly. Comfortable environment to boot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Turners Falls, MA
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Turners Falls, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Love the selection, not your average menu. Has a SW flair, everything tastes fresh, and staff is always very friendly. Comfortable environment to boot.

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West Boylston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We were hungry and cranky this rainy July 4th in need of comforting, not fussy, but creatively prepared food. The Brass Buckle sits on a corner lot, with full windows, so the happy customers were in plain view. With counter service and folkie decor, and people, this place reminds me of the Harvard Square eateries of my 60's youth. We... More 

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The coffee is good the food is yummy...but the hash is too spicy Other wise the food looks appealing and the few items that i had were very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to this eatery since they opened. The food is great. Fresh fresh fresh . If u want a healthy meal eat here. Very friendly and hard working owners. Plenty of seating. Give it a try you will feal great about the experience.

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Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stopped by for a quick lunch. The wife had the huevos racheros and I had one grilled mushroom taco and one pork belly and pineapple taco. The food was great. Add to this free wi-fi and lots of coffee and tea choices and you have a winner.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is the best food in town and the owners are great! They made me feel at home, a stranger, from out of town. Corned beef and hash and a cup of joe makes my day!

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Decor is awesome, great for breakfast and lunch. Absolutely to die for breakfast sandwiches. The biscuits are some of the best I have ever had. Very good iced coffee, and everything is extremely fresh. Friendly staff as well.

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Medina, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Great Food, seems local and very fresh. Small place but very good. I would easily eat here again. I have been here many times.

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great place for breakfast and other small bites/sandwiches. I must admit I get the same thing every time I go in - the breakfast sandwich on a homemade biscuit. Its amazing. And if you are up @ 8am when they are open, sneak in for a homemade scone fresh out of the oven - delicious! I am amazed by the... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My favorite dish is the biscuits and gravy perfect gravy and meat not too spicy , the cowboy sandwich and the huvero rancheros are amazing as well!

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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, International

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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