Food Trails

Relaxed, sophisticated, farm-to-table, ethnic or traditional – the options are endless. From the most casual to the most formal experience, there’s something for every palate. Western Mass is filled with creative chefs who serve up tasty dishes, source locally whenever possible and enhance every dining experience.

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Eat Local Trail

Western Mass is very well known for its diverse agricultural landscape. With so many fantastic restaurants utilizing the local farming community to serve up delicious menus, we wanted to make sure you enjoy the very best in homegrown foods while visiting this beautiful region.

The Farm Table at Kringle Candle

  • 219 South St. Bernardston, Massachusetts 01337

Offers honest nourishment for the body and elegant respite for the soul. The candlelit spaces, open-hearth oven, and comforting fireplaces speak wordlessly of a quieter, simpler time in New England history.

Frigo Foods

  • 90 William St. Springfield, Massachusetts 01105

Small family run business in downtown Springfield offering catering services, gourmet food and gift baskets. Since 1950, Frigo’s have provided high quality specialty foods to many satisfied customers throughout Western New England. From Dolo, Italy to the shores of the Connecticut River they have thrived on the challenge to please their customers.

30Boltwood

  • 30 Boltwood Ave, Amherst, MA 01002

30Boltwood delivers an intimate yet unassuming dining experience in historic Amherst, MA. Simply prepared meals crafted by Chef Dino and inspired by the abundance of locally-sourced ingredients. 30Boltwood is a gathering place where old friends and new acquaintances quietly sip cocktails by the fire and celebrate all that is great about food, drink and camaraderie. 30Boltwood is starlit private dining spaces and copper-topped tables overflowing with dining excellence.

Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern

  • 81 Old Main St. Deerfield, Massachusetts 01342

Located in the Deerfield Inn, Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern has been inspired by the happy valley of its birthplace. If it’s fresh straight from farm to table, it tastes better, and they have close relationships with area farmers and producers. Champney’s features local draught beer, wines by the glass, and an affordable wine list, as well as fireplaces and comfy sitting rooms.

The Federal

  • 219 South St. Bernardston, Massachusetts 01337

Owners Michael Presnal and Ralph Santaniello easily integrate the white linen elegance of that bygone era with a fresh and innovative “new American” cuisine that is perfectly prepared and impeccably served. Strong Italian & French influences inspire the contemporary culinary style of this fine dining experience.

Delaney’s Grill

  • 1 Country Club Rd. Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

Delaney’s Grill is where you go for Heaven’s steak. The best steakhouse in Western Massachusetts features 100% Black Angus beef from cattle raised on small farms and fed an all-vegetarian diet to promote superior marbling and outstanding flavor. The Grill also offers a great selection of fish, pork, chicken and vegetarian options.

The Mick

  • 1 Country Club Rd. Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

More than just the Pioneer Valley’s best casual restaurant, The Mick is a place to get together with friends for a drink, listen to live music, or compete in our weekly trivia contest. And the menu always features an incredible selection of burgers and casual fare as well as weekly prime rib, Italian and fish.

Lattitude

  • 1338 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089

All menus are updated daily because “they will only serve what they feel is the best”. They purchase from local farms, serve products in the height of their seasonality, have Certified Angus beef, and Day Boat seafood when available.

Western Mass Burger Trail

Who doesn’t love a delicious juicy burger? With the best burger stops in Western Massachusetts, this is one trail you will want to cover start to finish!

Max Burger

  • 684 Bliss Rd, Longmeadow, MA 01106

They feature award-winning all-natural burgers, American-style comfort food and a large selection of craft beers in a casual atmosphere.

Plan B Burger

  • 1000 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105

Plan B Burger Bar was created from a belief that you deserve to eat healthy, quality food without compromising style and fun. Known for their beef, bourbon, beer and of course burgers.

Luxe Burger Bar

  • 1200 W Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105

Luxe Burger Bar brings the classic burger to a new level. Build Your Own Burgers from 400,000 options; create your own mac ‘n’ cheese; and enjoy a hard shake on Springfield’s Riverfront.

The Mick (Tuesday Burger Night)

  • 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke, MA 01040

Offering a relaxed dining atmosphere any night of the week. Open seven days a week, the trendy bar, show kitchen and raw bar are fitted for everyone. The menu includes a fantastic selection of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees.

White Hut

  • 280 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • 791 Williams Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106

Serving classic hamburgers/cheeseburgers/hotdogs/fries/shakes and soft serve since 1939. A local favorite and perfect for the whole family!

Lattitude

  • 1338 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089

All menus are updated daily because “they will only serve what they feel is the best”. They purchase from local farms, serve products in the height of their seasonality, have Certified Angus beef, and Day Boat seafood when available.

30Boltwood

  • 30 Boltwood Ave, Amherst, MA 01002

30Boltwood delivers an intimate yet unassuming dining experience in historic Amherst, MA. Simply prepared meals crafted by Chef Dino and inspired by the abundance of locally-sourced ingredients. 30Boltwood is a gathering place where old friends and new acquaintances quietly sip cocktails by the fire and celebrate all that is great about food, drink and camaraderie. 30Boltwood is starlit private dining spaces and copper-topped tables overflowing with dining excellence.

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Don't'cha Want a Doughnut Trail

Cider doughnuts are a harvest tradition during autumn in New England, so we built a trail around it! With some of the best doughnut spots in Western Massachusetts, you’ll be hungry for this fall favorite all year long! Don’t forget to pair with a hot apple cider too!

Randall’s Farm

  • 631 Center St. Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056

Randall’s Farm & Greenhouse is a second generation family owned and operated business. It features the Best Fresh Produce, Full Garden Center, Homestyle Bakery/Deli, Homemade Ice Cream, Beer & Wine, Fruit Baskets, General and Gluten-free Grocery.

Atkin’s Farm Market

  • 1150 West St Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

A New England Apple Orchard and Country Food Market nestled in an old country orchard against the scenic Holyoke Mountain Range in the historic Pioneer Valley where the Atkins Farm has been growing apples for over 100 years.

The Big E

  • 1305 Memorial Ave. West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089

Each September, more than 1.4 million people travel to Eastern States Exposition’s grounds for New England’s grandest fair – The Big E. The 17-day event provides a one of a kind tactile experience in which visitors can celebrate the season and to enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors of the region.

Dunkin’ Donuts

  • 1500 Main St, Springfield, MA 01115

Dunkin’ Donuts is an all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. This national chain was founded in Quincy, MA in 1950 and has since become a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike!

We all scream for ice cream trail

Who doesn’t love ice cream?! No matter what season it is there are plenty ice cream spots to enjoy all year long. Adding a ton of local flare to communities all across Western Mass; we have built a trail of some ice cream parlor favorites that you will not want to miss out on while visiting!

Herrell’s in Thornes Marketplace

  • 8 Old S St, Northampton, MA 01060

A chain of colorful ice cream stores where they make their own superior brand of over 200 flavors of high quality, fresh, hand-made ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet right in the store. They have been nationally acclaimed as pioneers in super-premium ice cream.

McCrays Farm

  • 55 Alvord St. South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

Enjoy a game on their 18-hole mini golf course or feed the animals at the FREE petting farm! Stop inside the creamery where you can grab some lunch, a cone of homemade ice cream or a jug of farm fresh milk – from their own cows! In fall, they have hayrides, pick your own pumpkins and host Haunted Hayrides on weekend nights.

Atkins Farm Market

  • 1150 West St Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

A New England Apple Orchard and Country Food Market nestled in an old country orchard against the scenic Holyoke Mountain Range in the historic Pioneer Valley where the Atkins Farm has been growing apples for over 100 years.

Friendly’s

  • 65 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA 01108
  • 19 Springfield Street, Agawam, MA 01001
  • 1094 Riverdale Road, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • 529 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA 01020
  • 1745 Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA 01040
  • 455 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035
  • 200 Mohawk Trail, Greenfield, MA 01301

A company founded on ice cream but built around families. The first Friendly’s Ice Cream Shop was opened in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1935. Come in and enjoy!

Randall’s Farm

  • 631 Center St. Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056

Randall’s Farm & Greenhouse is a second generation family owned and operated business. It features the Best Fresh Produce, Full Garden Center, Home-style Bakery/Deli, Homemade Ice Cream, Beer & Wine, Fruit Baskets, General and Gluten-free Grocery.

Midwoods Dairy Barn

  • 329 West Street, Ludlow, MA 01056

Premium Ice Cream and so much more! A down-home atmosphere in a beautiful old barn at the crossroads to everywhere. For a special treat, try the root beer float made with locally made craft root beer.