Our Story

Welcome to The Briar Patch Restaurant, Amherst County’s favorite restaurant for southern home cooking with a twist. Since we first opened our doors in 1948, our restaurant has been renowned for its delicious dishes and being the place “where friends meet.” Enjoy savory soups, fresh salads, gourmet burgers and mouth-watering fried oysters. Our menu boasts a huge variety of homemade meals with lots of flavor. And don’t forget to save room for dessert! The Briar Patch Restaurant has a warm and friendly, cozy atmosphere reflecting a comfortable neighborhood environment. We welcome you to join us for a delicious southern homestyle meal, and we hope to see you soon!