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Chez Albert

178 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1978
+1 413-253-3811
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“escargot” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm Hours
French, European
178 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1978
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

My wife and I went for Valentine's date night and it was awesome. The cocktails were delicious. I had the Honey Bee, which was an amazing creation with cardamom infused bourbon, honey, citrus and bitters. My wife had Qu'est-ce Que C'est, which she assures me...More

Thank Pope_Elvis_The_First
Reviewed 7 December 2017

On this evening visit -- We usually are there at lunch -- the salmon was juicy and crusted nicely and the oyster appetizer was fresh and tasty. The brie appetizer was a little more viscous than I like, but the atmosphere and service by the...More

Thank johnhA3674EL
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The cute French guy with the tattoos who waited on us was perfect, as were the escargot. Delicious food and ambiance. My husband had the fresh fish sandwich and frites and loved them. Definitely will return when I'm next in the area.

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We visited to celebrate a special occasion, and were looking forward to a special evening. We were somewhat disappointed. Our waitress was trying to rush us, she seemed to be in a hurry, and kept returning to our table for our order without giving us...More

Thank Adventure-hiker2
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited our daughter at Amherst College and came to this lovely bistro to celebrate her birthday. Everything was beautifully presented and delicious. Fresh and local produce was used in everything and even the house salad was unique with the chef’s special combinations. The setting...More

Thank bonnlm
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I've reviewed this restaurant before, but our recent visit was marked by the special entrees offered. We order off the standard menu only half the time because the chef's special offerings are so tantalizing. This time it was swordfish, teder and not dry. The host...More

Thank johnhA3674EL
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The environment is great and the cocktails too, however the food was very expensive and it wasn't that great. I had the gnocchis and I wasn't blown away it was just a regular meal. But we had a great waitress, she made us laugh so...More

Thank MariaZG1
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Cocktail menu has some very interesting choices. We tried Pear Ginger and Spirit Animal, both of which were excellent. We enjoyed the chicken liver special appetizer and especially liked the Pate de Foie, made on site. The pâté was accompanied by dark fruit jam and...More

Thank RonW61569
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The host knows gluten sensitivity is an issue, and knows ingredients well to counsel us. Lamb shank was tender and sauced well -- not heavily. I am reluctant to leave after a meal because the atmosphere is so warm. Bartender loves to craft a cocktail...More

Thank johnhA3674EL
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is now the best restaurant in the Pioneer Valley (with Blue Heron in Sunderland giving it a run). A charming proprietor and excellent French cuisine.

Thank Daniel B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1978
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-253-3811
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