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Johnny's Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
+1 413-230-3818
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“truffle fries” (13 reviews)
“pappardelle” (7 reviews)
“burger” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A weekend stay-cation landed us in Amherst one May weekend, and we decide to stop into Johnny’s Tavern for dinner. It was about 7pm, and while there were a few tables and seats at the bar that were open, the place was very busy. We...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Amherst for a graduation. the 7 of us were tired and hungry. We were stuck in traffic for hoursa,nd had to change our reservation twice. The staff apologized to us for keeping us waiting, and then brought us a free appetizer! The...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dinner during the UMASS graduation weekend. The restaurant was very crowded but we were fortunate to find four seats available at the bar so we took them. The wait staff/bar servers were very attentive and the service was excellent. We started...More

Thank NancySeaside
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a go-to birthday dinner spot for me, the food is great and everyone is friendly! In particular the in-house pasta tends to be delicious.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed May 4, 2018

The gift card from a student got us out and about on a birthday meal, and we included a daughter and her boyfriend. The phone call on the way over said no reservations tonight and we walked in 10 minutes later to see the last...More

Thank 5inavan
Reviewed May 1, 2018

I'm not sure how we missed this place during our many trips through the area but our experience here was fabulous. They had a deal going where you could get an appetizer, meal and dessert for $21. I ordered buffalo chicken dumplings, Shepard's pie and...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We stopped at Johnny's Tavern to enjoy lunch with friends. We had terrific mixed drinks and the menu was varied. All of the food was fresh and tasty. I had shrimp tacos which were yum! Also eaten at our table were grilled vegetable sandwiches, Ahi...More

Thank champangedreamz
Reviewed April 29, 2018

A group,of 16:of us went last Sunday. Had reservations but because they were so busy, we did have to wait at few minutes which was fine with us., we were given three bowls of Truffle Fries at no cost because we had to wait.. The...More

Thank arlene t
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

I am not a big salmon eater but figured I would try something new...it was delicious. Delicious enough that I would order it again. Only downfall is parking. Make sure you feed the meter or you will be ticketed!

Thank Aimee M
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Five of us at short notice on a busy Tuesday. Service was great - helpful and well timed. Mains are a great selection of meat, fish, pasta and pizza. I had steak salad - superb. Others had pasta, muscles chicken. Everyone very happy. Good selection...More

Thank stevesteveuk
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Richard B
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Kbribow | Reviewed this property |
no reservations, just walked in.
Chris F
August 28, 2015|
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Response from BeerVenturer | Reviewed this property |
There's usually at least 6 craft beers on tap, some local, some national. Last time I was there I had a Green Flash IPA (San Diego) and an Abandoned Building IPA (Western Mass). There's also typically a stout, a pale, a... More
Molly F
May 3, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002-2155
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-230-3818
  • E-mail
Johnny’s Tavern, located in the town of Amherst, Massachusetts, home to the University of Mass, Amherst College and Hampshire College and nestled in the heart of the community. Johnny’s Tavern invites you to sample our menu. We pride ourselves with using organic produce, sustainable seafood, hormone-free meat and poultry where ever possible. Our mission is to provide a truly unforgettable dining experience. To have every guest who comes through our door leave impressed by Johnny’s and feel excited to come back again to the warmth of our hospitality. We invite you to plan your next dining occasion with us. Our team will be happy to assist you with the same standards you have come to know through our restaurants: excellent customer service, delicious food, professionalism and hospitality. We look forward to serving you.
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