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Judie's Restaurant

51 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1702
+1 413-253-3491
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“popovers” (349 reviews)
“apple butter” (61 reviews)
“pop overs” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
51 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1702
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Attending a field hockey camp at UMASS, we had to stop in as the restaurant looked inviting, and my wife's name is judy. Completely random visit and we were interested in getting a healthy lunch before the camp. Outstanding caesar salads, and the portobello mushroom...More

Thank 101blacklab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family outing. Excellent entrees. Mussels were excellent. Almost everything comes with a popover. Great relaxed dinner.

Thank Henry R
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We went here for dinner during the UMASS graduation weekend. After about a 30-minute wait, we were seated. All the staff were very friendly and pleasant. Because they are known for their popovers with apple butter, the four of us split one and we all...More

Thank NancySeaside
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Great food! Nice setting in cute downtown Amherst. Lots of variety of food and it was delicious! The staff was warm and welcoming!

Thank Jenn J
Reviewed May 6, 2018

First of all the famous popovers were stale ... service was adequate nothing was really special. disappointing overall.

Thank harlemfamily
Reviewed May 3, 2018

For many years, Judie's is an institution in downtown Amherst. Always busy, it is worth the wait. The food is delicious and the variety of dishes is great

Thank bgillat
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Peach Bellinis were a fun drink. Food was well prepared and tasty. Server was friendly. I'll definitely go back.

Thank smrn8
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The food here is outstanding. Wide selection, well-prepared and perfectly served. We have been coming to Judie's since its inception, almost 30 years ago. The Drunken Scallops are the best dish on the menu.

Thank 991fredys
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Large portions at reasonable prices. Suggest that you order an appetizer & then share a large entrée; no charge for sharing. Good bar choices. Salads are well prepared, as are seafood dishes. Service can be a bit slow & you have to wait in line...More

Thank DocSag
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Happy to have stumbled upon what I since have learned is an Amherst institution! Large menu options, delicious food, nice people, in downtown Amherst. Will return next time I’m in Amherst.

Thank TheBeantownTraveler2
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Questions & Answers
Mary D
February 17, 2017|
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Response from barweb11 | Reviewed this property |
No, and it can get very crowded especially around commencements and during leaf peeping.
June 22, 2015|
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Response from Cathytraveling | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t notice a children’s menu, but there was a section called Little bites with a smaller portions and an opportunity to upgrade them to larger portions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $26
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1702
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-253-3491
  • E-mail
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