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The Red Hen

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Glass $10.00
Bottle $40.00
Tocco Prosecco
NV Italy
Glass $7.00
Bottle $28.00
Tiamo Pinot Grigio 2009 Italy
Glass $7.00
Bottle $28.00
Leese-Fitch Chardonnay 2008 California
Glass $8.00
Bottle $30.00
Pierre Frick Riesling 2005 France
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying with a few friends in town and wanted to take them somewhere nice but casual for dinner as a thank you. My hostess suggested The Red Hen and I am so glad she did! The waitress was very kind and made an...More

Thank Blommekind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They go bold or go home...Servers are attentive, polite, and most of all, there to insist you have a good meal, when and what you want. We shared a cheese & crackers that included gorgeous blue and creamy white with home made granola and marmalade,...More

Thank Gregchik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was delicious with generous portions and local ingredients — bacon tarte (like a flatbread), mushroom risotto, blue cheese steak, and all the vegetables were cooked to perfection (still crunchy carrots, etc.) Beautiful, cozy setting in a historic building, reasonable prices for a gourmet meal,...More

Thank feather360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over priced, poor service and the food was below average. Lukewarm when served seemed like it was sitting awhile and the place wasn't crowded. Will never return again. Don't believe all the 5 star ratings.

4  Thank NorthStar36380385889
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You are the guide they will make you whatever your heart desires here without salt gravy and biscuits. Everything was great including special egg white omelette.

Thank Reesa D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were driving to Appomattox to spend our anniversary weekend and made arrangements to stop here for dinner. From the reviews, we expected it to be special but we had no idea how special. From start to finish, it was a memorable dinner. We enjoyed...More

Thank PSUkids
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We were so lucky to snag a last-minute reservation here: 3 friends enjoying dinner, conversation and an amazing meal on the patio on a cool fall evening. Perfect! Great wine, spot-on service and superb food. Best meal I’ve had in a long while, including travel...More

Thank Kiah-N-68
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Stopped here after a great day in the mountains. Had heard good things. Had to wait to order and wait a long time for check. Maybe we ordered the wrong thing but food was average at best. Waiter gave us dirty looks because we didn't...More

6  Thank Russ M
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I traveled about an hour to try this restaurant. I arrived a minute or two early, but was greeted warmly at the door. The business is not very large, which adds to the intimate atmosphere. The apple cocktail was great, followed by a creamy, delicious...More

Thank debynell
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner experience here. The staff was attentive and helpful. The food was phenomenal. The cheese board was especially delicious. Ambiance and cleanlness were top notch.

Thank lindasK6569HI
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misty j
10 November 2018|
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Response from misty j | Reviewed this property |
WelI then...got my answers from these comments and I see why I bypassed this restaurant. Peace
21 October 2018|
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Response from lindasK6569HI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will want a reservation. You will need to use Yelp to make the reservation. It is worth it!
4 September 2018|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Why would you bring 7 of your friends where they not wanted ?
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