Restaurants

Burgers in Northampton

Local Burger

Locavores flock to this burger joint on Main St, where every effort is made to use locally sourced beef and produce. Burger-masters turn out eight tasty custom burgers (especially good for satisfying the late-night …
Ice Cream in Northampton

Herrell's Ice Cream

Steve Herrell began scooping out gourmet ice cream in this place in 1980. Even before that, he had invented 'Smoosh-ins', which is when a topping (any topping) is manually smushed into the ice cream (any flavor) usi…
Cafe in Northampton

Woodstar Cafe

Students flock to this family-run bakery/cafe, just a stone's throw from campus, for tasty sandwiches made on the freshest of bread and named after local towns and landmarks. Save room for dessert, as the pastries –…
Cafe in Northampton

Haymarket Café

Need a place where you can read an entire book in one go? Then try lounging around this bohemian cafe offering espresso, fresh juices, tempeh burgers and an extensive vegetarian menu. If students hunkered down over …
Indian in Northampton

India House

This upscale Indian restaurant was the first in the Pioneer Valley. It is housed in an attractive house decked out with Jaipuri artwork and custom-made (in India) furniture. It's a perfect setting to sample the insp…
Seafood in Northampton

Paul & Elizabeth's

This airy, plant-adorned restaurant, known locally as P&E's, sits on the top floor of Thornes Marketplace and is the town's premier natural-foods restaurant. It serves vegetarian cuisine and seafood, often with …
Japanese in Northampton

Osaka

Osaka's modern dining room is airy and bright, and it serves a wide menu of à la carte sushi as well as hibachi, udon and tempura. And if you're looking for top value in the middle of the day, check out the sushi lu…
Cafe in Northampton

Green Bean

Pioneer Valley farmers stock the kitchen at this cute, mostly vegetarian eatery that dishes up organic egg dishes all day long. There's also innovative tofu, tempeh and rice dishes that will make your mouth water. L…
Vegetarian in Northampton

Bela

This cozy vegetarian restaurant puts such an emphasis on fresh ingredients that the chalkboard menu changes daily depending on what local farmers are harvesting. Think home-cooked comfort food and a setting that wel…
Modern American in Northampton

Sierra Grille

A smart setting, juicy steaks and a knockout brew selection make this the hottest omnivore dinner spot in town. The kitchen also does a stellar job with fish – the Ahi tuna topped with Thai hot basil sauce will awak…