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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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“salad” (14 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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883 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521-2517
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Steaks and seafood meals were outstanding. Wine list was limited but adequate. Service was attentive and responsive. Would definitely return for another visit.

Thank DHPColumbia_SC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was outstanding. Even though the place was packed, the service was great. The guy (forgot his name sorry? was outstanding. We had fish and steak. The food was good and everything was clean. Great job.

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the “small bite” crab stuffed mushrooms, and spinach salad. It was delicious. My husband had the cranberry chicken salad wrap and that too was delicious. We’re glad we stopped. Service was excellent and we would go back again.

Thank Sudie B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Returning home to Md from a lax game in Lynchburg. Had planned on another spot, but decided to stop sooner. So glad we did! Even though St Pat’s day, they weren’t slammed. Clam chowder was really good!!! Chicken salad wrap was delicious with cranberry chutney....More

1  Thank sunnygirl110
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 26 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
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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