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422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
+1 413-549-4040
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“wings” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We decided to come here Saturday afternoon, we had good experience’s here in the past. The service was very good, the server was attentive and was very personable. The place was pretty run down, tears in the seating areas, not just in our booth but...More

Thank John C
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Used to be one of our favorite places in town. Last few times the quality of food has dipped. Had the fish and chips recently and it was literally “throw the frozen fish chunks in the deep fryer” - yuck! Good beer list tho...

Thank BeerVenturer
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Really good food at reasonable prices. Highly recommend the burgers and chicken wings here. They start you with popcorn and your surrounded by TV's

Thank rickdev57
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Today we went to Rafters for lunch. Myself and my group all work at the University just down the road and we get an hour for lunch. We arrived at 11:50 am and there were probably 6 other customers in the bar area. We sat...More

Thank Trigib
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Rafters is a fun place to go for burgers and other pub food. The burger selection is fairly extensive with some really creative burgers. Unlimited popcorn which has always been fresh when I have eaten at Rafters. Also, they have keno, trivia, numerous tv's, basketball...More

Thank John M
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Although Rafters is mainly a "sports bar" with numerous TV screens, it is still very good for a light lunch (all I've tried). Their "burger and beer" deal is especially attractive: beer and burger for $10. The free popcorn is a nice touch for the...More

Thank ESE43
Reviewed January 23, 2018

We stopped here for a quick bite, chosen mostly for convenience. It's a bar, with a side restaurant area. We ordered two items, fried mac and cheese and the fish tacos. These were the worse fish tacos I've ever had: heavy batter, deep fried and...More

Thank Knows
Reviewed January 5, 2018

If all you want is pub food, this place will fill the bill. This is a busy place on pregame (UMass hoops) evenings but they do get you in and out without feeling rushed. We have been there twice in the past 3 weeks and...More

Thank WestMasstraveler
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This is my go to restaurant when I’m in the area. Great selection of beers, delicious clam chowder, and my favorite sandwich- roast beef and cheddar with horseradish sauce. Family friendly place with separate seating away from the bar which is great.

Thank SR621
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We headed over to Rafters when the place across the street was too noisy, and we were told there'd be a half-hour wait for our group. Rafters was much less crowded, and also much less noisy. We had dinner there, along with a few beers....More

Thank James W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-549-4040
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