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The Red Hen

11 E. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450
540 464 4401
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Ranked #1 of 67 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
Lexington, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

The Red Hen is a charming restaurant featuring locally sourced food. The meal was excellent from starters through dessert; service was perfect, the staff attentive and friendly. A memorable meal, well worth the price. It's a new favorite and we will return.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Had dinner on 9/26/14 and the striped bass was very fishy and tasted frozen-not fresh. Pork was tough as shoe leather and not up to expectations. Restaurant was highly recommended and was a great disappointment. Eight of is ordered and no one was pleased with their meal. Lexington has far greater restaurants to choose from. This was a bad experience.... More

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Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My wife is a Pescatarian. They printed a special menu for her to give her options and made a special desert. Food was excellent as was the service, will be back.

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Middletown, Virginia
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants. Quaint building in a quaint town. The menu in this charming restaurant is ideal. Perfect farm to table items. The melon gazpacho was delicious. I think it has a ball of sour cream ice cream in it. Everything was wonderful. Attentive friendly staff.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We spent way too much and I left hungry. I ordered a salad, which was okay, but It was meant for a 5 year old. It came priced at nearly 10 dollars, they used maybe 80 cents worth of ingredients. I ordered the duck it was way too raw, there was very tough pieces that were awful to chew. I... More

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Ferrum, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited The Red Hen for the second time this year on Tuesday evening and once again were delighted by the beautiful, delicious meal served. Calling ahead I requested that the chefs prepare a vegan meal for the two of us and it was amazing. We were fortunate to be able to sit at the small bar overlooking the kitchen... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We read the reviews & were hoping to enjoy a good meal, in sleepy downtown Lexington, VA...well, we were blown away!!! Absolutely one of the best meals we've had anywhere, including in the finest restaurants in DC. The service was superb & the meal was fresh & abundant. Little touches like homemade focaccia bread, generous wine pouring & gorgeous key... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at The Red Hen during a brief visit to Lexington. Next time we'll stay longer, so that we can dine here several times! Both the restaurant and the menu are small. But in this case smaller---not bigger---is better. There are probably about 30 seats in the dining room, which has an open kitchen at... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Red Hen is easily on par or exceeds any upscale restaurant I've ever eaten at. Their locally sourced high quality ingredients paired with expert preparation and presentation made for a truly memorable meal. We dined early with our three year old son and four month old daughter and the service was extremely accommodating and gracious. They made a strawberry... More

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new england
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We arrived here for dinner in the middle of a rainstorm. We intended to eat on the deck because we were traveling with our Scottish Terrier. No problem, said the three chefs, who cooked us up a fantastic meal to go while the dog waited in the car. We had the risotto with veggies and a NY strip steak. Then... 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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