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11 E. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450
540 464 4401
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Ranked #2 of 69 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Lovely dining experience. We did the tasting menu, which from start to finish I loved the direction the chef went. Excellent service by a knowledgable staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Everything was delicious and the service was excellent. Definitely recommend and will go again soon!

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Recently my wife and I dined at The Red Hen in Lexington, Va. I had a Lamb special and my wife had scallops. Both were delicious. The waiter was knowledgeable and courteous. My only complaint had to do with our reservation. We were told they were totally booked for the night and we had to wait until late for our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent place to dine. The food was more than expected. Had the ravioli and scallops! I had dreams about the food. Well definitely make this a regular dining spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

During my visit at the red hen, I enjoyed the Chef's tasting menu and was absolutely delighted by the food and the excitement of the entire staff. Everyone was very charming, attentive, and friendly. And the food was to die for, my favorite being the steak and my beautifully plated dessert. I've never had a dining experience quite like this... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a great meal at the Red Hen while vacationing in Lexington the week of October 20th. We shared the trout appetizer. The trout was served over an innovative potato salad; delicious! Then I enjoyed a pork entrée while my husband enjoyed a duck entrée. If you are a foodie you will enjoy this restaurant. The... More 

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Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Yes, Red Hen is pricy. What our party of four got was an extraordinary 'farm to table' experience featuring unusual cuisine and fun food experiments that are other-worldly in taste combinations. We enjoyed the appetizers that night (melon soup and pate), then went on to main courses of fish, beef, or pork that were quite delicious. The chocolate 'mousse' had... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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109 reviews 109 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had been looking forward to trying this restaurant on one of our visits to W&L, but it was such a disappointment. We knew it was going to be expensive, but given there were no prices on the menu, we were absolutely shocked when the bill came. For the three-course prix fixe menu (no beverages), it was $55 each, and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Tiny but warm and charming. Price fixe menu is limiting but everyone loved it. Appetizers were all great, main course (choose between fish, fowl or beef) were each good but the Lemon custard dessert had us licking the sides of the bowl. Get reservations early

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Atlanta, Georgia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were told by the owner's of The Red Hen to order the Chef's Tasting dinner if they were serving it. We asked and they said of course they could do this. The server asked if there was anything that we knew we didn't want and was there anything on the menu that attracted us. We gave feedback and were... More 

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Additional Information about The Red Hen

Address: 11 E. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450
Phone Number: 540 464 4401
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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