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Johnny's Tavern in Amherst MA
As part of our girl's weekend road trip to "The Other Side of MA" Gayle and I found a great little food and shopping district about a half mile from the museum that we were slated to visit. This central district offered SO MANY great dining choices - but we decided to go with the first one we spotted - and were so happy with our choice - Johnny's Tavern in Amherst MA.
|Johnny's Tavern in Amherst Massachusetts|
Johnny's Tavern, your typical local pub with an upscale feel, is located in the town of Amherst, Massachusetts. Their menu is INCREDIBLE! The management team is proud of their extensive item selections which feature organic produce, sustainable seafood, hormone-free meat and poultry where ever possible. Known for their excellent customer service, delicious food, professionalism and hospitality, this tavern is a great place to dine with friends, or have a casual date night.
I was a bit parched and hankering for a citrus-y cocktail and spotted a fun "Beyoncé Lemonade" on their cocktail menu! The perfect thirst quencher - and garnished with a thick slice of cucumber - it was a great start to our lunch.
Because we knew we were going to have a huge dinner that evening, we decided to go on the lighter side for lunch. Gayle ordered one of their flatbread choices, the Chicken Pesto Flatbread Pizza and I went with their Salmon Salad.
Pesto Flatbread Pizza|
house made basil pesto, grilled chicken, goat cheese, tomatoes
grilled, 5 oz, greens, roasted red pepper, olive,
cucumber, feta, lemon pepper vinaigrette
|Lunch at Johnny's Tavern in Amherst MA|
For those visiting from Connecticut, this restaurant is about a 1.5 hour drive from my native New Haven CT and about an hour from Hartford CT. It's a great place to have brunch, lunch, or dinner when touring local colleges, museums, and area attractions. Immediately following our lunch we visited the nearby Emily Dickinson Museum.
The area is a great destination for a day trip or a weekend getaway! For more area attractions visit http://visithampshirecounty.com/
30 Boltwood Walk
Amherst, MA 01002
About Amherst MA
Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, in the Connecticut River valley. With a population of 37,819 (2010 census), it is the largest community in Hampshire County. The town is home to Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Disclaimer: This visit was part of a trip sponsored in part by Visit Western Massachusetts, however all opinions are my own.
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