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The Briar Patch

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Amherst $$ - $$$ American,
883 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521-2517
+1 434-946-2249
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
883 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521-2517
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed our meal today. Cesar salad is exceptionally good especially if you like garlic. Wife enjoyed a burger which she said as very good and I had chicken liver which is awesome if you like liver. We have moved our patronage from...More

Thank safe_foodforyou
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I ordered a new item Black and bleu salad and Glen ordered The Cavalier Club both were very good but I don't think I want blackened anymore its a little to hot for me.

Thank Donna N S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

service was OK- it can get cold in dining room if there is not a crowd. Sometimes the noise level is more than I like.

Thank eokhokie
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Has good food but sometimes it is slow getting to the table. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We enjoy eating there.

Thank 19Betty47
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Beautiful location,very clean and friendly waitress . We ordered the beef and barley soup , it wasn't homemade but tasted like Campbell soup which I would bet on! That's a very sad can of soup , they need to update the menu, they need to...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Good food. Good drinks. Live music every Wednesday night. Be sure to give Jim a big fat tip, like ,"Don't run with the scissors!"

Thank RatDog63
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Food was delicious, portions were large. Definitely a good meal for the price. Menu selection was large. Can't wait to come back again.

Thank sandyb9461
Reviewed 27 March 2017

good food, terrible service. waitress added $ to her tip .spoke to manager did nothing. If you go here use cash!!!. waitress even confessed to taking $. THEIVES!!!. Never got $ back.

Thank theives
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

By far the best filet mignon I have ever eaten anywhere!!!! We will skip the Lynchburg restaurant lines for a meal here anytime.

Thank snapsproffitt
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

With each visit to Amherst we look forward to a meal at this top notch restaurant! Each time we leave it's a discussion on what a delicious meal we had - some of the best anywhere from soup to steaks. We've never been disappointed -...More

Thank Betty E
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Corky B
4 May 2017|
Response from RatDog63 | Reviewed this property |
Briar Patch is closed on Mondays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 883 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521-2517
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 434-946-2249
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