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The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Irvington $$$$ Seafood, American,
65 Tavern Rd, Intersection of King Carter Drive and Tavern Road - located just off the lobby, Irvington, VA 22480-2014
+1 804-438-6053
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
“fixed menu” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
65 Tavern Rd, Intersection of King Carter Drive and Tavern Road - located just off the lobby, Irvington, VA 22480-2014
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The food and the chef, originally from Ethiopia, were delightful! Had a really great time and a terrific meal. She also explains her techniques for those who are into cooking.

Thank 136ross
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Spent a wonderful weekend in Irvington and were fortunate to obtain a reservation for Saturday dinner at Hope and Glory Inn. The meal was outstanding in every regard from appetizer to dessert, including personal explanations of ingredients and preparation tips from Ethiopian-born Chef Meseret. Excellent,...More

Thank thirtythree
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

When I made our reservation Meseret, the chef, walked me through the glorious but limited menu and encouraged an early arrival to enjoy a drink at the bar. What a charming cozy spot to share conversation and a well made and generously poured Cosmo, Manhattan,...More

Thank SVFirstEdition
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

SVFirstEdition, Your review made us feel we too were in heaven. Hard to say it any better than you: "stellar meal, artfully prepared and graciously served". Thank you, Dudley, Peggy and Meseret

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I wandered in to thehope and glory inn in hopes of getting a reservation for the same day. The weather has been threatening with hurricane. The owner Peggy was delightful and very accommodating. We were able to obtain a reservation for that evening as people...More

Thank WilliamA56
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

WilliamA56, We are particularly happy when we delight our guests and especially those who are staying at the wonderful Tides Inn. Your last sentence was a clincher for us and we hope all of our dining guests feel the same. We believe your review was...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016

After a 7 hour drive, it was wonderful to relax in the Dining Hall and feel like we were the only couple in the room. Chef Mezeret personally attended to us, explained her menu for the evening, kept our wine glasses full, and graciously served...More

Thank Genevieve M
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Thank you Genevieve M, after writing a review of our hotel, you took the time to write a 2nd review which rightfully gives credit to our Chef Meseret and her daughter Clara for creating a dining experience that was "graciously served"; "wonderful"; "perfectly prepared"; and...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Nice outside eating area. We had breakfast inside due to rain shower, but inside is roomy and comfortable.

Thank Wayne S
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Wayne S, Having already posted a great review of our boutique hotel, we thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience with us. Thank you for your "5" rating. The extra effort on your part was sincerely appreciated. Dudley and Peggy

Reviewed 18 September 2016

One of our most memorable meals to date. The chef met us the night before in detention and over a delicious martini she learned our likes and dislikes. She asked us questions; we asked her questions. The love that she puts into her creations was...More

Thank jefrench
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

jefrench, we thank you for saying that your dining experience was "one of our most memorable to date" and "beyond perfection". What a wonderful compliment. Meseret, our Chef, is truly the star - which you also acknowledged. We look forward to your return. Dudley,Peggy and...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

may be had at this charming facility. Outstanding cuisine combined with a charming atmosphere and very capable friendly staff.

Thank George K
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

George, we wholeheartedly thank you; and, we are so glad we were successful in creating a "very special" evening for you since we try so very hard every day to be charming.

Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had an outstanding dinner prepared by Chef Meseret. Everything about it was superb! The service was outstanding. One of the best meals we have ever had!

Thank Deborah D
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Deborah D, thrilled to know it was "one of the best...ever" Thank you, Dudley, Peggy and Meseret

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great spot for a nice meal in a lovely surrounding. I have to say the service and dishes served are excellent with a choice of a three course meal. This place gets booked up very fast so please make reservations in advance. The host and...More

Thank Dogra11
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Dogra11, we thank you for recognizing we do take the "extra step"; and, sometimes more than one. Thank you for describing our fine dining experience as "lovely", "excellent" and "great". We hope to see you again!

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What is the dress code?
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Response from Genevieve M | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is casual - whatever suits your mood. So whether you're feeling dressy or you're comfy in your jeans, go for it. You'll be right at home.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 58 - USD 68
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 10:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 10:00
Thursday
08:30 - 10:00
Friday
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Tavern Rd, Intersection of King Carter Drive and Tavern Road - located just off the lobby, Irvington, VA 22480-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Irvington
  • Phone Number: +1 804-438-6053
  • E-mail
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