Nov 20, 2023

Our Best Restaurants in Northampton, MA: Perfect For Foodies

Northampton, MA, is a vibrant town known for its lively arts scene, historical charm, and, of course, its fantastic array of eateries. And it’s also the home base for Fernway’s Massachusetts branch. We appreciate the finer things in life, and that most certainly includes seeking out the best local eats. Whether you’re a resident or just visiting, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite spots in and around Northampton that we think you’ll love.

1. Jake’s: The Ideal Breakfast, Brunch or Lunch

  • Location: 17 King St, Northampton, MA 01060
  • Cuisine: American
  • Price Range: $10 – $25
  • Hours: Every day, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Website:

Situated in the vibrant center of Northampton, Jake’s has been a beloved destination since its opening in 2011. This cozy eatery, born from the lifelong friendship and culinary passion of Christopher Ware and Alexander Washut, offers a delightful menu focusing on American classics. With a commitment to fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, Jake’s takes pride in serving up dishes that are both delectable and responsibly prepared. From their all-day breakfast to hearty lunch options, every dish is a testament to their dedication to flavor and quality

2. Thornes Marketplace: A Culinary and Shopping Adventure For Unexpected Finds

  • Location: 150 Main Street, Northampton, MA
  • Hours: M-R 10:00am – 6:00pm, Fri/Sat 10:00am – 8:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm
  • Website: ​​

If variety is your spice of life, then Thornes Marketplace is where you want to be. This historic commercial building is home to over 25 unique, independent, & locally owned retailers and restaurants. Stroll through and discover a plethora of unique dining options, enjoy the well-preserved period details of the building, and visit the vintage photobooth to capture the pleasant memories.

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3. Daily Operation: Simply The Best

  • Location: 116 Pleasant St #013, Easthampton, MA 01027
  • Cuisine: Elevated Stoner
  • Price Range: $10 – $25
  • Hours: Tues-Sat, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Website:

Daily Operation is admittedly a little outside of town in neighboring Easthampton, but it is absolutely worth the short drive. It offers a unique dining experience with its ever-changing menu inspired by global cuisines. Known for their in-house preparation and bold flavors, the restaurant calls their cuisine “elevated stoner” and, well, that really says it all. They’re 100% committed to quality, evident in their perfectly toasted buns and must-try desserts (shoutout to the Black Bottom Maple Pie).

4. Masa Mexicano: A Hidden Mexican Delight

  • Location: 311 Riverside Drive, Northampton, MA 01062
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Price Range: $10-25
  • Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00AM – 8:30pm
  • Website:

A noteworthy Western Mass destination for those seeking authentic Mexican cuisine. They prioritize sustainable sourcing, focusing on local and regional ingredients. Patrons can enjoy a refined dining experience without the high costs typically associated with upscale restaurants. Go for the scratch-made tacos and highly satisfying tortas, all crafted with expertise and care​​.

5. Filos Greek Taverna: Mediterranean Bounty

  • Location: 279 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
  • Price Range: $10-25
  • Hours: 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM
  • Website:

There’s no beating a Greek spot like Filos for variety and satisfaction. Roll up for a Mediterranean feast from this family-run business which offers a truly vast array of Greek dishes, with special interest worth paying to their pizza offerings. And if you’re local and looking for takeout, don’t miss that you get a free small pizza with every large you order. Your friends you’re hanging out with, who you’re ordering for, will thank you.

6. Bread Euphoria: A Baker’s Paradise

  • Location: 206 Main St, Williamsburg, MA 01039-9703
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Cafe
  • Phone: +1 413-268-7757
  • Website:

While not located directly in Northampton, Bread Euphoria is well worth the short drive to Williamsburg. Their fresh-baked bread, pizzas, and pastries are their stock in trade but don’t miss out on the highly enjoyable outdoor dining experience, or their biscuit breakfast sandwiches if you’re on the go.

7. Florence Pie Bar: A Pie Lover’s Dream

Last but certainly not least, Florence Pie Bar is a must-visit for any pie lover. With a cozy setting and a considerable variety of pies to choose from, it’s the perfect spot to indulge in some sweet or savory goodness over a cup of fresh-brewed coffee. And when you’re done, it’s just a short walk to hit up nearby Electric Eye Records for some of the best crate-digging in Western Mass.

At Fernway, we believe that cannabis makes the good life even better. Northampton’s a fantastic home base for our Massachusetts operation, and we’ve loved seeking out the culinary delights that Northampton has to offer. And trust us – we have high standards, so these establishments represent the crème de la crème of the local dining scene. So, next time you’re in town, be sure to check them out. Trust us – we know good cannabis and good food, and we’ve been researching this area for years. Enjoy!

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