Whether you're just dropping your athlete off or staying for the entire showcase, Amherst is a great place to visit. Listed below are some events and attractions you might find interesting.
Colleges - Listed as the #1 College Town in the country, the Amherst area is home to five colleges, and this might be a good opportunity to schedule some visits.
There is a wide selection of locations for eating out in Amherst from the traditional college fare to the gourmet restaurant.
Antonio's, 31 North Pleasant St., Phone: 413-253-0808. Open daily until 1AM, weekends until 2AM. An Amherst icon serving pizza by the slice. $3 a slice.
Bueno y Sano, Boltwood Walk, Phone: 413-253-4000. Giant burritos made from fresh ingredients. Tacos and quesadillas are also on the menu,
The Hangar, 55 University Dr., Phone: 413-549-9461, daily 11:30AM until 1AM. chicken wings as an art form. delivery too (wings, not beer). (549-9464).
Pho Noodle Soup, 41 Boltwood Walk, Phone: 413-253-0007. Right behind Antonio's next to Thai Corner. Vietnamese and Korean dishes.
River Shark Cafe, 17 Montague Rd., 413-259-4259. Unique breakfast place and cafe.
Amherst Brewing Company, 24-36 North Pleasant St., Phone: 413-253-4400, . Open daily 11:30AM until 1AM, dinner stops at 10PM. American and pub fare. $10-$20.
Amherst Chinese Food, 62 Main St., Phone: 413-253-7835. stir-fried pork, chicken, beef, shrimp or tofu.
The Black Sheep Deli, 79 Main St., Phone: 413-253-3442, This local deli can make you a mean meat sandwich $5-$10.
Loose Goose Cafe, 1 East Pleasant St., . A great selection of enormous sandwiches.
Panda East, 103 North Pleasant St., Phone: 413-256-8923. Open Monday through Thursday 11:30AM until 10PM, A wide selection of Chinese and Japanese food
Arigato Sushi, 11 North Pleasant Street, Phone: 413-253-1070.
Chez Albert, 27 South Pleasant Street, Phone: 413-253-3811, . An intimate French bistro with a simple but high quality menu.
Judie's, 51 North Pleasant St., Phone: 413-253-3491, Open Sunday through Thursday 11:30AM until 10PM, closed Mondays. located in the center of town. . $15-$25.
La Piazza, 30 Boltwood Walk, Phone: 413-253-5444, Featuring Classic Italian inspired with new recipes.
Tabella Restaurant, 28 Amity Street, ☎ 413.253.0220, Cosmopolitan gourmet small plates menu emphasizing farm-fresh organic ingredients.
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