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Griffin Tavern

659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
+1 540-675-3227
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were passing through the area. Looked like a cool place. And it is. Wife, and I each had a salad, Asked for chicken on our salad. Crap, we were each charged $8.00. For a very small amount of chicken. My fault I did not...More

Thank SamMiddletown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My last name is Griffin, so I had to check out this place. Nice place with several dining rooms within the building. I sat at the bar during lunch and enjoyed a dirty martini and some fish and chips. Fish and chips not the best,...More

Thank paydirt434
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a reservation on opentable, expecting there to be a crowd. We were the only guests arriving for the dining room. We chose to eat in the bar area, where there were a few other diners. Service was great! I think we were a...More

Thank Roni4451
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Roni4451, thank you for visiting with us. This time of year Mon-Wed can be pretty slow, so the warmth of the Tavern is the place to be. I'm very happy to read that service was great. I have to say I'm surprised that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped to have brunch to celebrate my birthday. The owner greeted us and the food and service were outstanding.

Thank TheFazios
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

There really is something to be said about the atmosphere Griffin Tavern creates. Join them for dinner on a Thursday night when they have trivia and you'll easily feel like a part of their family! I love that the menu is constantly changing, I can...More

2  Thank cherries24
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Griffin Inn provided two of us with rather different food tastes with well-prepared comfort food with an Irish accent in a warm atmosphere on a cold night. We can recommend the shepherd's pie and the plowman's platter.

1  Thank over70_8
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

So we decided to stop here for a late lunch after going to rappahannock cellars. So glad we did. My friend and I had the shepherds pie and it was outstanding. Her husband had fish and chips and said it was the best he ever...More

2  Thank Jill H
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jill H, thank you so much for this wonderful review! My team reads our social media daily and I can tell you that a post like this makes everyone smile. Our fish and chips and shepherds pie are always in the top 5 for...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Stopped for lunch upon the recommendation of an area winery. What a great menu, pleasant atmosphere, courteous staff and interesting building. All our lunches were superb, including the seasonal squash soup.More

2  Thank D J M
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Dear D J M, thank you for taking the advice of the winery and dining with us! We really appreciate the referrals we receive from local businesses. I’m so glad you enjoyed our 1870’s building, my staff and your lunches. My Chef, Rachel Rowland loves...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

You must have the Fish & Chips....so very good. We got there a little late but it wasn't a problem for the staff.More

1  Thank vlbradburn
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Dear vlbradburn, thank you for dining with us and writing your review. I’m very happy to hear that even though you were a little late my team took good care of you. Our fish n chips are loved by many. It always makes me happy...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We ate there while staying at the delightful Glen Gordon Manor. We enjoyed eating the bar area, restaurant a little quiet. I had the best "bangers and mash" outside of the UK, and my husband really enjoyed his chicken. Staff friendly and helpful, enjoyed their...More

2  Thank susancC701QM
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Dear susancC701QM, thank you for giving us a chance. We love Glen Gordon Manor and truly appreciate their referrals. Our bangers are made for an Irish gentleman, it’s his recipe, and then he sells them to us. They are definitely our favorite. The creamy mash...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rappahannock County  >  Flint Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 540-675-3227
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Griffin Tavern is a lovely 1870's building that was renovated into the restaurant/bar in 2002. We are located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains in beautiful Rappahannock County. Our bar is configured for socializing. We are where the locals hang out and our visitors feel welcomed! There are 9 wonderful beers on tap and a wide selection of wine & spirits. We have indoor and outdoor seating and are biker and family friendly.We serve lunch and dinner seven days a week.Free wifi Spring, Summer, Fall Hours 2017 Sunday 10:30-9pm with Brunch served until 3pm Monday- Thursday 11:30-9pm Friday and Saturday 11:30-10pm Pub opened later on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with late night menu, depending on weather and business. If you are going to be late, please call ahead and we will prepare your food for your arrival.
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