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The Briar Patch

883 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521-2517
+1 434-946-2249
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
883 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521-2517
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Food is great, service is great, entertainment nights are great. Best place for lunch and dinner. Everyone is local and can give you directions. The give you enough time to enjoy drink, appetitizer, meal, dessert with about serving all at once.

Thank 901elainej
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My wife and I stopped by coming from a trip from Charlottesville and had a mid day lunch. The food and service is outstanding. We hadn't been in a while but the food and service continues to remain consistent. Our waitress Stuart did a great...More

Thank Al G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We stopped in on a trip between Charlottesville and Lynchburg. Really glad we did! An extremely extensive menu. Started with a couple of Bloody Marys that hit the spot! We ordered the Fried Shrimp appetizer. Lightly breaded and perfectly cooked. We moved on to the...More

Thank David F
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.

1  Thank sandyb9461
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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