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“Small but Surprisingly Good!”
Review of Red Hen

Red Hen
Ranked #14 of 81 Restaurants in Old Saybrook
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$29
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is a very nice restaurant! The food is yummy and flavorful and portions are very good. It has a relaxing atmosphere, interesting unrushed staff and a good variety of choices. The bar is attractive and comfortable and the main dining room has interesting wall art and a relaxed feeling. I especially liked a Martini called the "Gigi"!! The only thing lacking was an espresso machine the night we went. One was on order.
Couples, friends and business associates would like this restaurant.

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Thank demaria
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Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

We had a chance to stop in for dinner the other night. We typically avoid Main St during the summer because of the tourist traffic. But we went a bit early , got seated right away. The food is still fabulous. The one thing lacking his a host. It seems they prefer to have the host also wait tables. The entrance is a bit awkward and you're not sure what to do, it's like you're behind a curtain on stage or something. You have to kind of pop around the corner and hang in the dinning area to get noticed. It's not bad when they're slow. But as traffic picks up it's distracting. But as I said food is great as well as the service. Worth a try

Thank Dsohemi
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

a few friends and I were here on a really nice midsummer night. we had a drink and one app each..at that time. the bartender informed a group of 4 that came in at 7:30pm, that the kitchen was closed...since we are so slow tonight! Now I know why! we obviously didn't order anything else..and won't go back.

Thank 1mbmack
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

We have dined at Red Hen a few times previously. It is always a nice experience. The food is good, although the menu has changed a bit since our last visit. It is a bit pricey. Service is friendly, attentive and knowledgeable.

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Thank CTBeachFamily
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

I have only eaten at the bar so can't speak for the dining area. However the service and food I've eaten here has been above most restaurant fare. If there is a problem with any part of your order they are quick to remedy it. Looking to my next visit to Old Saybrook.

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Thank HappyHeather2014
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