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Red Hen

286 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2304
+1 860-388-8818
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (17 reviews)
“cacio e pepe” (8 reviews)
“cod” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2304
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Reviewed yesterday

Been to this restaurant twice and been disappointed every time. Menu is small and unless you are a big meat lover it is really poor. I did order steak one time and was served a steak with a rub that made it taste awful. This...More

Thank bdag
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My husband wanted steak tonight. Went on trip advisor and the red hen was recommended. We’ve been there before, so it was no surprise. Marcy answered the phone when I called for reservations, and her personality radiated through the phone. It got better from there....More

Thank Renata B
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The food at Red Hen is wonderful!!! We started with seared tuna tacos with avocado that were bursting with fresh fish and flavor, followed by an appetizer-sized (huge) portion of fabulous cacio e pepe, and then finished off with a risotto with spring veggies (peas,...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Received an Email coupon from this restaurant for a free entree and brought my husband out to dinner. I've eaten here several times over the past few years and always enjoyed it. The restaurant was busy but we were able to be seated without a...More

Thank bgf52
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The food was okay, nothing spectacular, Had the salmon, and it was okay. I have never seen a chef walk about so much, not stopping at tables just walking from one room to another! Wish she had been in the kitchen overseeing or even cooking...More

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We had a small window for dining between arriving in town & getting to our show at The Kate. I took advantage of the online booking...and it worked perfectly. The service was attentive, the place is quaint, and the food top notch! I love dining...More

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We loved this place after a show at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam Loved the seafood dish I had and the chef's willingness to make some alterations for my special diet needs.

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I have visited this establishment more than once and thoroughly enjoyed it. BUT- my opinion has changed. The Red Hen sent an email to enjoy 20% off in the dining room. I tried to make a reservation online but the site was not accepting reservations,...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Wonderful little bar/restaurant with lovely, friendly staff. Had the clams they were excellent. Great service and staff as well.

Thank Marcy T
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

It was a perfect storm of ambiance, pure sexual energy and amazing stuff in my mouth! That was just the calamari!!!! Mary the drink slinger made coctails that made my lady friend and I wanna put our pants back on to head home for sexy...More

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Betsy H
17 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-388-8818
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