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The Briar Patch

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American, Bar, Pub
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883 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521-2517
+1 434-946-2249
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Amherst, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank eokhokie
Amherst, Virginia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

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Thank 19Betty47
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 do better. We won't be back, there are better places to eat that don't charge... More 

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Thank Tom W
Amherst, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!"

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Thank RatDog63
Manassas, Virginia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

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Thank sandyb9461
Amherst, Virginia
1 review
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.

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Thank theives
Lynchburg, Virginia
2 reviews
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.

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Thank snapsproffitt
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 - a must try! Next trip I'm having a bowl instead of a cup of their... More 

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Thank Betty E
Williamsburg, Virginia
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stop for lunch before hitting the Blue ridge Parkway. Friendly and attentive staff, great lunch food. Nice portions for a reasonable price. It's definitely the place to be for lunch, it was packed by 1230.

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Thank Nick T
Vicksburg, Michigan
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Just off U.S. 29 in Amherst, Virginia, this is convenient & a great choice. The wait staff is friendly & helpful. My reuben sandwich was stuffed with tender, thinly-sliced corned beef...very delicious. I selected sweet potato fries, & they were tasty but not greasy. My husband loved his French onion soup. They also offered cheddar broccoli, chili, & a chicken... More 

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Thank Moitime1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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Gordonsville, Virginia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?