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Griffin Tavern

659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
+1 540-675-3227
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (35 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (26 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch upon the recommendation of an area winery. What a great menu, pleasant atmosphere, courteous staff and interesting building. All our lunches were superb, including the seasonal squash soup.More

Thank D J M
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear D J M, thank you for taking the advice of the winery and dining with us! We really appreciate the referrals we receive from local businesses. I’m so glad you enjoyed our 1870’s building, my staff and your lunches. My Chef, Rachel Rowland loves...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

You must have the Fish & Chips....so very good. We got there a little late but it wasn't a problem for the staff.More

Thank vlbradburn
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear vlbradburn, thank you for dining with us and writing your review. I’m very happy to hear that even though you were a little late my team took good care of you. Our fish n chips are loved by many. It always makes me happy...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We ate there while staying at the delightful Glen Gordon Manor. We enjoyed eating the bar area, restaurant a little quiet. I had the best "bangers and mash" outside of the UK, and my husband really enjoyed his chicken. Staff friendly and helpful, enjoyed their...More

Thank susancC701QM
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear susancC701QM, thank you for giving us a chance. We love Glen Gordon Manor and truly appreciate their referrals. Our bangers are made for an Irish gentleman, it’s his recipe, and then he sells them to us. They are definitely our favorite. The creamy mash...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Not my First time here. Great place for lunch for my friends and myself. Sunday brunch is fabulous! Weekends you'll find Mary behind the bar, a delightful woman.More

Thank gordon s
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear gordon s, thank you for your patronage and this wonderful review. The shout out for Mary is very much appreciated and we shared your comment with her as soon as your review came in. She has worked with me for many years and is...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

The outdoor appearance well maintained and landscaped caught our eye as we drove thru town. We sat at the bar and were served by a very nice and attentive barmaid. We only had time for an app so we chose the chicken wings which were...More

Thank tjay s
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear tjay s, thank you for giving us a shot and for this review. You just experienced a ‘tease’ of Griffin. I do hope you’ll make Rappahannock your destination again soon and if you enjoy live music, visit with us on a Friday or Saturday...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We come here whenever we visit FH. The food and drinks are so good. I love their shrimp and grits - one of my favorite versions.More

Thank Diana E
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Diana E, thank you for your patronage! We truly appreciate repeat customers and wonderful reviews. I’m very glad you enjoy our food and drinks. I’m a huge fan of ‘real’ grits and that’s all we will serve. Chef Rachel’s twist on this dish makes...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Nice location. In an old converted single family dwelling. Beautiful landscaping. Sufficient parking. Clean. Great wait staff, Reasonably priced. Good menu options. I had the Shepherds Pie. Contained a large broken to bits hamburger, peas, real mashed potatoes & real gravy. Excellent! Spouse had a...More

Thank Michael D
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Michael D, thank you for dining with us and writing your review. The 1870’s Victoria style building was the perfect home for Griffin. I just love dining on the front porch! I’m glad you enjoyed your shepherd’s pie which is made with lamb. I...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stopped in for dinner after babysitting the grandchildren. Our DIL had recommended it. We chose to sit outdoors and it was beautiful. The service was attentive and the meal delicious. My husband had a burger and I had an Asian shrimp salad. The only...More

Thank sandybeaches23
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sandybeaches23, thank you for dining with us and writing your review. I’m so glad you were able to dine outside and that you and your husband enjoyed your meals. I definitely appreciate your thoughts regarding the music outside. I’m wondering if it was the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

While traveling the VA wine trails, we happened upon this wonderful place in Flint Hill. On our first night there, they held a low-tech trivia contest that was great fun. The menu is eclectic with burgers, humus, you name it. So, we went back two...More

Thank beatembucs
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear beatembucs, thank you for spending your evenings with us! I’m so glad you enjoyed the trivia. The quiz isn’t easy but you can have a team of 2-5 players which offers the opportunity to meet others! It runs from 7:30-8:30 every Thursday night. Next...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

The food here was outstanding. We ate there 3 nights. Best dishes were Fish and Chips, Shepards Pie, their burgers were excellent but the Faroe Island salmon was my favorite. Great bar, friendly people, wonderful staff. We even went to trivia night and had a...More

Thank familyfour85
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear familyfour85, thank you for visiting with us 3 nights! and for writing this wonderful review! You definitely ate some of our best sellers. I’m glad everyone enjoyed their meals. My Chef, Rachel Rowland, has built a wonderful kitchen team. It makes it difficult for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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