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High Horse

€€ - €€€American, ,
24 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1703
+1 413-230-3034
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (16 reviews)
“french fries” (5 reviews)
“upstairs bar” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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24 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1703
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to get a drink and a lentil burger (apparently all the burgers are very good). Bartenders were attentive and friendly. Busy on a Friday night, but not TOO loud before 8.30 pm. I recommend it!

Thank boomerCA7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a relaxed bar/dining spot. It has good mood lighting and a nice size bar. It was good for chatting comfortably with other couples. We for whatever reason we're under the impression that it was a brewery, but no it was not- but they...More

Thank NAGEM18
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went with two colleagues while in town for a conference. Neat ambiance-simple but chic. Small menu. Our server, Mary, was nice, but slow and didn't know many of the items on the menu, hadn't tried anything! We tried the pig tails (save your money -...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My husband loves it because of the beer they brew. I have found the meals there hit or miss. It is often hard to find a good vegetarian option. Great for a brew, not my favorite place for dinner.

Thank Sammzzee
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Food service took a very long time & then the entrees were mediocre. Absolutely do not recommend. Amherst has better restaurants at more reasonable prices.

Thank DocSag
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered simple foods but it took a long time to arrive at the table. Too few staff for brunch or just a culture issue- likely both. Great outdoor area too bad we felt rushed to eat quickly.

1  Thank Tina C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to try the High Horse after a recommendation from some colleagues. Unsure what they saw because none in our party of 4 were impressed. We decided to dine outside after noting the dark, dreary, interior. It took about 45 minutes for our meals to...More

Thank MM8803
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on our way home. The server was very attentive and the food and drinks were good. We would definitely recommend!

Thank BritBrat21
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

On a lovely spring evening in Amherst, we were seeking a fine outdoor dining experience at high horse. Sadly that is not what we received. We were a party of two that both ordered salads, and our food took almost an hour to come out...More

2  Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The high horse is a decent place to get a drink (mostly beer) and a meal in downtown Amherst; very close walking distance to the Lord Jeffery Inn. I went there on my first night in town in search of a late-night beer and found...More

Thank FrogSqueezer
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25 May 2016|
Response from OpihiMan1969 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure that anyone who works for the restaurant watches this website. You'll have to call them on the phone.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-230-3034
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