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Griffin Tavern

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659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
+1 540-675-3227
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Manassas, Virginia
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Griffin Tavern was our lunch stop while doing a car club tour of the area. I knew nothing about this place but glad we made this our lunch stop. Wife and I had great entrees, she had the salmon burger and I had a regular burger. Both were well prepared and cooked to perfection. Make sure you substitute the... More 

Thank Mark L
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife has some dietary constants. No gluten, dairy or nightshades, She normally is limited in choices and often at a place like this, settles for grilled chicken on a salad. Not here, they had a very accommodating menu and staff. As an unusually rare treat they even had a gluten free/ dairy free apple pie. I am not restricted... More 

Thank Chris M
Bethesda, Maryland
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703 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute old home with several dining rooms and tons of outdoor seating. Front dining room had fire going, and it could not have been cozier. Outdoor seating on porch and rear patio. Basamic pesto burrata was amazing. The grilled bread was soft, and all the flavors worked so well together. The sausage on the pizza had great flavor, and... More 

Thank Sheryl B
New York
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by for a late lunch, happy to find a place open during the late afternoon. Everything we had was good and the service was friendly.

Thank roguewavehi
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My in-laws took us to this beautiful place for lunch because they knew I'd love it. Beautiful old house, lunch by a roaring fire on a chilly day, lovely menu, delicious food & wine, attentive & helpful waiter. Highly recommend!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My boyfriend and I had dinner here one night while we were staying at the Hopkins Ordinary nearby - the innkeepers recommended Griffin Tavern - and it was perfect! Great food, a live band, all in all a great place.

Thank KB8301005
Warrenton, Virginia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Love this restaurant! I recommend everyone stop here whenever they are passing through Flint Hill. My husband and I drive out from Warrenton, VA to eat here quite often. The food is always fresh and great tasting. The tofu cubes smothered in sweet chili sauce are awesome for appetizer. Their burgers, especially the mojo burger is my favorite. The ploughmans... More 

Thank Annc1963
Takoma Park, MD
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The restaurant looks like it used to be a residence and had several rooms. I ate in the bar but there were other rooms with table and service. I had a late lunch here which made it a little slow for service I guess. The staff was friendly but didn't seem that knowledgeable in general. They had a typical pub... More 

Thank deathblosom
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this review

Dear deathblosom, thank you for the visit and your review. The building was a home, built in the 1870's. We began the renovation in September of 2002 and opened in May 2003. I believe the old gal is very welcoming, I hope you agree. She sets the tone for my goal which is to have our customers feel that they've... More 

Loudoun County, Virginia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great service, great food, great ambience. Felt comfortable like we've been there many times before.

Thank havemoregrace
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this review

Dear havemoregrace, thank you for your 5 star review. It makes my entire team smile when we receive reviews like yours. I have a hard working team and their goal is to take care of every customer just like they are coming home. It sounds like that feeling came across. Wonderful! Please come back and dine with us again soon.... More 

Amissville, Virginia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love going here every chance I can. Great food, the staff is always friendly and on Friday/Saturday nights they have music. Great atmosphere. If you're ever in the area, you will want to stop here.

Thank Sla611
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Sla611, thank you for this 5 star review! I have the best team ever and coudn't agree with you more. Come back and see us soon. If you want to know our upcoming events you can find them on our website griffintavern.com and on our Facebook page. Cheers! Debbie Donehey, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rappahannock County  >  Flint Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 540-675-3227
Griffin Tavern is a lovely 1870's building that was renovated into the restaurant/bar in 2002. We are located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains in beautiful Rappahannock County. Our bar is configured for socializing. We are where the locals hang out and our visitors feel welcomed! There are 9 wonderful beers on tap and a wide selection of wine & spirits. We have indoor and outdoor seating and are biker and family friendly.We serve lunch and dinner seven days a week.Free wifi

Spring, Summer, Fall Hours 2017
Sunday 10:30-9pm with Brunch served until 3pm
Monday- Thursday 11:30-9pm
Friday and Saturday 11:30-10pm

Pub opened later on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with late night menu, depending on weather and business. If you are going to be late, please call ahead and we will prepare your food for your arrival.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?