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High Horse

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American, Bar, Pub
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24 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1703
+1 413-230-3034
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would have given it a lower rating, but not possible. We came on a Saturday night, which one expects to be busy and service a bit slower, but. We were seated, waited 10 minutes for our server to offer us drinks (not horrible). We then ordered our dinners. After waiting for 45 minutes, we were notified that the kitchen... More 

Thank Michael R
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been there several times with my grandchildren and daughter and son-in-law - variety of food items, good bar.

Thank Abbie V
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to High Horse many times through my four years at UMass. I personally have always enjoyed their food, pretty standard pub feel. Good burgers, salads, sandwiches (My personal favorite is the blackened salmon), and overall a very cool hipster vibe. Although a bit pricey in my opinion for the fairly standard food options compared to other places. There... More 

Thank Tana B
New York City, New York
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Awful. Greasy fries, burnt from the bottom of the barrel. Mushy veggie burger with no flavor. Clam chowder w/bacon (weird) and it tasted bitter, sour and smoky. Tomato soup was like it was tomatoes in a blender and heated up. Watery, odd. I won't go back. Skip it. Dark atmosphere. Waitress didn't offer a refund, or replacement or anything at... More 

Thank otrgirl
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Solid food and good drinks. Menu is an interesting mix - some traditional bar food and some more unusual things like Moroccan meatballs. Service as good, not stellar. Nice atmosphere. Would go there again.

Thank Steven D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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182 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I went with friends on a night with live music. The beer was cold which is always a good thing. The space, however, does not allow for you to sit and watch the band play. The bouncer kept having to ask patrons to take their drinks off the pool table which is fair, but there was nowhere else to put... More 

Thank NoelleKoeries
Saint-Martin-d'Uriage, France
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I have been here three times in the last month and each time was amazed at the poor service. Bartenders took my order and started eating in my view before retrieving it, and this was not a single instance! Another time a meal was forgotten until 45 minutes after the rest of us had been served, and the restaurant is... More 

Thank lisa b
Boston, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Good food, noisy with college-town atmosphere - comfortable variety of seating (bar, tables, quiet corners). Good selection of beers, good food, good service. All in all, pretty good - a little higher priced than I expect as this one stands out as a more special place to take your college kid when visiting.

Thank Joe F
Norwell, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Party of four at 5pm on a Saturday...not that busy. Food was pretty good. Wait staff was fairly inattentive and only delivered one soup, not two as ordered. Told the person who delivered the one soup (not our waiter) but he never came back with the other. Waiter never checked on anything until he delivered the meal and by then... More 

Thank HazelOLeary
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The food here was delicious! We have the gumbo, and a burger and the poutine! Beers were awesome too! However, our service was awful. Never checked on us for our beer or food... or water.... it took him 20+ minutes from when we sat down to ask us about drinks... would go back for the food... and beers. But not... More 

Thank Becca S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?