Grove - Briar Barn Inn

4.7
381 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Please note: our patio is closed. Inside dining is available year round!

Innovative, seasonal, and regional cuisine in our relaxed farmhouse setting, with warm and friendly service. The restaurant at Briar Barn Inn offers a relaxed dining experience where guests and locals alike can enjoy inventive cuisine and casual favorites. Our seasonal menu, developed by our award-winning chef at Willowdale Estate, will focus on farm-fresh ingredients, inspired flavors, and classics with a twist.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 381 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.8
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Mike
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was excellent. Service was perfect. I would highly recommend!!

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JenniferD
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a pretty restaurant! Went for lunch on a Sunday so it was a brunch menu. Everything we ordered was delicious . Waitress was exceptionally nice. Can’t wait to go back to try the dinner menu some time!

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vippb100392
New England
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Ambiance was amazing, food was wonderful. Server was barely average. She took quite awhile to greet us - we ordered a bloody mary for our brunch and she informed us they were out of bloody mary mix - not even an apology. We ordered mimosas (light on the orange juice) and she indicated the only way to accomodate was with an upcharge. She should have offered to comp the mimosas since she could not provide the bloody mary. I would like to come back again but hope to have a different server.

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THARRISA
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Classy, modern farmhouse structure, style and ambiance. Beautiful inside and out, and gorgeously prepared fresh, natural and scrumptious food. A New England gem!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing as usual, food was exceptional and the dishes were thoughtfully composed. Love the seasonality of the menu. Killer Rob Ryes!!! Great evening for our night out! Thank you Dan, Chef Ben and the Grove team!

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vipCherylAnnM
New England
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, service was excellent, and the decor was really cool

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Kimmi
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great venue. Seems safe with limited patrons and tables spaced far away from from other customers.

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ChrisH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always fresh and sourced locally. Amazing meal every time .

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic brunch experience! Beautiful, cozy environment and our waitress was phenomenal! Food was delicious and my husband and I both agree that the breakfast sausage is hands down the best sausage we’ve ever had. The mimosa with freshly squeezed OJ was also divine. We can’t wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We met friends out for a quiet dinner! It was out first time and will definitely be going back again! The service and food was spectacular.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious food with excellent service. We were got married here and returned for our anniversary. We couldn’t be more pleased with the spectacular food. As always, chef ben did an incredible job! We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Everything was cooked perfectly, super crispy and delicious.

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dksendk
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When reserving a table for a date night, I wrote a memo to be seated outside. The manager was kind to pull out a patio heater. I was a little bit disappointed with the portion of the appetizer. But it tasted amazing. The service was also amazing. The waitress was kind and accommodating. Dining inside made me worry a little bit because the capacity was full and more than 10 people which is over the state regulation. I am glad we ate outside.

Grove - Briar Barn Inn
Responded on January 13, 2021

Thank you for joining us for date night! The current guidelines for restaurants limit our seating to 25% of our total capacity, and that does not include workers/staff in that capacity. We do take these safety guidelines very seriously and are so glad you found our team accommodating with your request to sit outside. We do hope you’ll join us again, thank you for the feedback!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service - never disappoints

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vipJoeB
New England
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

good experience. would return for another meal here

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John
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A wonderful place to dine. The staff is great! The hostess is very welcoming and sets a perfect tone for the evening!

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MichaelD
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Melissa was great, awesome service. Chef Ben Lightbody was great, his food was outstanding, everything was amazing from start to finish. I love the menu he created and its really cool to see all the local partnerships he has integrated into the food program he has made. The build out is also beautiful. Grove has knocked it out of the park.

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vipMeglee
New England
8 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and amazing meal in a very Covid friendly and safe environment. Couldn't feel safer yet normal enjoying a lovely meal in the warm cozy Barn at Briar Barn Inn on a winter night.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here a few times. Today we tried the brunch. Loved it! Really excellent on all levels. Fresh local foods and everything homemade. Perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food was well done.

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AlyssaF
New England
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Ambience and service was amazing!! The food was great but you're definitely paying more for the environment. Drinks were great.

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BiLLL
New England
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Excellent food and service. Open space in old barn

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KellyD
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the grove is simply one of our favorite places to eat and it didn’t disappoint - food and service excellent as always - tables very spread apart so that you felt safe and comfortable - overall just an awesome experience

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are in love with this hidden gem!

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Sammy
New England
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful, cozy, and friendly environment. Amazing staff!

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SusanJ
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was such a wonderful place to dine. Wonderful menu choices, excellent wine list, family friendly yet elegant. The service was outstanding!

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Tricia
New England
11 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This place is adorable and so cozy. My friend and I split a salad and a burger and were full! Nice glass of wine as well

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AmyP
New England
4 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food in a beautiful setting with great service!

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fabiog
New England
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place!!
The food is delicious, the space is open and clean, the people are awesome! I will always recommend Grove at anytime.

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BENC
Adelaide
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My fiance and I went to stay here on the weekend we were supposed to be married, but the wedding was delayed due to COVID. So, we decided to stay here anyways since we would have been staying there for our wedding. It was a relaxing and pleasant getaway. The spa was closed which was a bummer, but we ate at the Grove and the food and service was outstanding. Everyone was kind and polite and we were able to enjoy our stay and enjoy our time together. There was a wedding going on the same weekend, and we felt safe coming and going without interacting to closely with any others. Wish we could stay here again when our wedding does come around, but they are already booked up! Only reason I gave service a lower rating is because there was no room service available and no housekeeping while we were staying there. The room was well stocked with towels and a great minibar selection however, and it was a very pleasant stay. Thank you Briar Barn.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

3rd time here. Awesome every time! Great service and great food!

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KMorrison
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The perfect hidden spot!
I found The Grove on Instagram of all places and knew we had to try it!
From the moment we walked into the door the ambiance was warm, welcoming and cozy! The inside is gorgeous and made us feel right at home. Service, drinks and food were excellent. I even came back two days later for Sunday brunch! I am recommending The Grove to everyone I know! We had an amazing experience and will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent! The restaurant has a great vibe, well decorated and everyone is so nice to you.

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AnnIe
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second time at the grove and it was as wonderful as the first. The staff are super friendly, the ambience was festive and warm and the food was delicious. I highly recommend!!

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KenHDelray
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service, superb food, all for a very reasonable price.

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shellym
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and we ate outside. Would recommend getting a heater. We were there for brunch and would recommend it to others. Limited menu would have liked a bit more of a selection.

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BoatTrafficJunkies
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our 1st time, we were shocked how much we enjoyed it the Grove. Fun & service was excellent, we look forward going back and trying their dinner.

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KarenD
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Grove at Briar Barn Inn is a well kept secret! Fabulous food, service and atmosphere. I can't wait to go back!

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KAT66
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best homemade english muffins ever! Very covid responsible restuarant. Had brunch with mimosa's and endless coffee. Breakfast pastries were a great addition.
Great place to get together for holiday cheer.

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JulieW
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was really one of the best dining experiences I've had in ages, we had an absolutely wonderful time!

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Grove - Briar Barn Inn is rated 4.7 stars by 381 OpenTable diners.

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