At times unpredictable, but always good, The Black Sheep is the best place for a sandwich, especially if you like yours with progressive political opinions.
Don’t be intimidated by the menu. At Chez Albert the Bouillabaisse and Escargot are cozily at home with the best burger in Amherst.
Cushman has great coffee-based drinks, good pastries, excellent staff, and the perfect understated college-town atmosphere.
Excellent wings and massive draft selection on the Hadley/Amherst border.
High Horse’s ‘Beyond The Pale’ British-style ale is extraordinary, but the rest of their line up is also quite good. The bar food is tasty, but a little pricey for what you get.