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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%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2304
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank lonzD
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were there on a Friday evening. The place was pretty much empty. The service was attentive, the drinks were on the small side. The food was very well prepared and presented.

Thank William C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

WOW!!! Had one of the best dinners I have ever had in my life last night. I have travelled all over the world. Not only am I beyond picky I am also a vegetarian.....I know blah blah blah but it is hard for me to...More

2  Thank PollyMc3
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
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Betsy H
17 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
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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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