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Food 101 Bar & Bistro

19 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075-1151
+1 413-535-3101
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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19 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075-1151
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in for a business visit to Mt. Holyoke College, and my hosts took me here for a last dinner. The restaurant is set up to be intimate, but a few too many hard surfaces lead to it getting sort of loud inside when...More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Terrible customer service. Our waitress who wouldn't give us her name (Server 12 on the receipt), was so extremely rude to my girlfriend and I. 1. We ordered fries to share and our waitress accidentally brought out two orders claiming that we both ordered fries...More

Thank NickAshe
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I each ordered a medium to rare steak which was served up cremated. The waitress said customers like the charcoaled effect but it wasn't that, it was cooked too high consequently ruined the taste of the meal all we could taste was...More

1  Thank simon c
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Consistent excellence is not easy to accomplish in the restaurant business, but this wonderful place has done it. We have dined here multiple times on different days and have never had even a minor complaint. The servers should be training all others at area establishments...More

Thank sofismon
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband & I decided to go here spontaneously on a Tuesday night. Best decision ever!! We both got the plat du jour -- an angus blend burger on a brioche roll with fries and a fabulous wasabi mayo!! Absolutely delicious!! Cocktails were excellent also...More

1  Thank lyndatwin1
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places in Western Mass! While my husband and I choose to eat at the bar, they do have a beautiful dining area and a small outdoor patio. The food here is some of the best in the area. The...More

1  Thank joann1976
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you like fine dinning, this is the place. Little pricy ,but excellent food for the money. Nice atmosphere, nice bar.

Thank rakrausse
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A recent visit to South Hadley, MA included a very pleasant dinner at Food 101. It was recommended by friends who had dined there before and we were not disappointed. The menu was varied; everything was farm-to-table quality; and the service was attentive. Ambiance was...More

Thank BetsyR19130
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The entrees were outstanding. In particular, my veal chop was spectacular--tender, juicy, flavorful with a delicious sauce and great potatoes. Two others at our table thought the salmon was perfect, the other liked her chicken very much. But there were some flaws too. The spinach...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

New menu, same great service despite two very large parties dining, outstanding quality and preparation of food. The beef filet was a generous 12 oz of melt in your mouth perfectly cooked and seasoned entree. Pork belly appetizer very well executed and served with a...More

Thank sofismon
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24 March 2017|
Response from sofismon | Reviewed this property |
They do not
Tim D
28 January 2016|
Response from Amy1519 |
Depends on the child. Not necessarily a family restaurant per say. More high end restaurant but older, well behaved children with a appreciating for good food would be probably do fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075-1151
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  South Hadley
  • Phone Number: +1 413-535-3101
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