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Rafters

$$ - $$$American, ,
422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
+1 413-549-4040
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“sports bar” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
422 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002-2237
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Found my new spot for a Reuben! it was FANTASTIC! Served HOT and piled high with tender corned beef. My side of onion rings were also very good. My husband loved his wings. Fast friendly service with a HUGE selection of beers/drinks. Girls room was...More

Thank amberandy
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We went here because the Hanger was closed. Paid $26 for a platter of wings. Not good at all. Burger was dry and my friend ordered a $9 Cesar salad and there was maybe two croutons on it! The drinks were not good either. Beer...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 21 May 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 10 March 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 5 March 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 1 March 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 23 February 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 7 February 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 24 January 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 6 January 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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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