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Red Hen

286 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2304
+1 860-388-8818
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (14 reviews)
“cacio e pepe” (7 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 11 October 2017 via mobile

This was my second time here, went with two couples and we ALL loved everything! The service was great, prices are reasonable for a nice restaurant, and they have a good selection. Steak, chicken and seafood were all represented at our table, but I believe...More

Thank alisa62
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My son and daughter in law wanted to have their rehearsal dinner at the Red Hen. Perfect choice. They sat with the owner and came up with a menu. It was perfect, we had about 30 people. the food was awesome and the party can...More

Thank ajprov
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to this wonderful hidden gem that more people should find because they will enjoy it immensely! The staff is extremely friendly and the owner as well as the kitchen staff aim to please- no matter what your request or needs may...More

Thank Jeanneconnors88
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Now for you that look for eclectic places this is perfect! It is a dimly lit , well decorated Place with a small bar seating area - it is a romantic's dream - the restaurant is perfectly set up - we sat at the bar...More

Thank macfinns
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Ok, so we moved from the Hartford area and we are seeking new little gems like the Red Hen!!! We live very close so we find it extra appealing! We like to sit at the bar and enjoy conversations with other patrons and meeting new...More

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Came in to find that you needed reservations to sit at the bar. So the group of us sat in the dining room. When we left the seats at the bar was still empty couldn't figure that one out. The food was average And atmosphere...More

Thank MrPudly
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you haven't yet stopped at the Red Hen, do yourself a favor and head over for a dinner so good it could be served in any fancy, big city restaurant. I cannot say enough good things about this place! I have twice ordered off...More

2  Thank H3721IPlisaa
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were looking for a place for an early dinner before a show at The Kate in Old Saybrook and stumbled across The Red Hen while looking online. We got there a couple of minutes early and were immediately seated. Our server was very enthusiastic...More

Thank Jackstraw1_12
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was our first time eating here and it was great. It's a very relaxed place with friendly service, and the food was wonderful. We started with two tapas: whipped goat cheese with dried cranberries, nuts, and honey --the combo was just right, and the...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Have been here several times before going to The Kate down the street. Nothing fancy, but very relaxing, excellent service, good food, and reasonable prices. They give a 20% discount to ticket holders, which is a nice deal.

Thank mysticalfoodie
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Betsy H
17 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 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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