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Food 101 Bar & Bistro

19 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075-1151
+1 413-535-3101
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
4 days ago
“Sophisticated fare in a small town”
1 week ago
“Very Good But Not Perfect”
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19 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075-1151
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started earlier in the evening and it was a calm atmosphere with good music. However, as the evening went on, it became unduly boisterous. Most importantly, the food was really good. The asparagus soup with walnut pistou was one of the best asparagus soups...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for early dinner before a show. Delicious Chardonnay Morning Fig with oysters followed by scallops and asparagus risotto. Everything was delicious, would ask for risotto to be hot, barely warm.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our party of four had a delightful meal last Saturday (3/25). Our overall experience was a delightful harmony of ambiance, service and exceptional food. This combination allowed the restaurant to step back, letting us fully enjoy our conversation without interruption. The drinks are very imaginative,...More

Thank AcePutney
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Why did you change your menu - so disappointed !!! REally miss the cauliflower risotto . WHere are appetizers and salad selections ? Sole? Chicken? No risotto with the filet ??!!

Thank kittysnow
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife's birthday dinner. We both had the filet mignon and it was terrific. The mushroom ravioli was also wonderful as an appetizer. My only concern was seating us in a corner when several tables for two in the middle of the restaurant were available...More

Thank tarasdad1
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We dined at the bar a year ago and vowed to return to experience the full treatment in the dining room. We did that just last night and regret taking a year to make our way back here to one of the best dining spots...More

Thank SkyKingBoston
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I would have given the highest rating. The food was amazing, the service was wonderful, and the atmosphere was very romantic. The one thing that almost spoiled our night was the way we were treated upon arriving. We had reservations and were told our table...More

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do you have gift cert by email?
24 March 2017|
Response from sofismon | Reviewed this property |
They do not
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is it kid friendly?
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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