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Griffin Tavern

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Flint Hill €€ - €€€ American, ,
659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
+1 540-675-3227
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
659 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1893
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop in at the Griffin Tavern anytime we're in the area. They offer a wonderful choice of menu items - from burgers to steaks and seafood, and a diverse selection of craft beers. We usually eat in the bar area and enjoy playing the...More

Thank CapChaos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are recommended to go to the Griffin tavern by our bed and breakfast host. It was a great recommendation! The bar was very nice and everyone there was super friendly the bartender and the patrons alike. The service was super fast. We ordered a...More

Thank Bartnder
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bartnder, thank you for dining with us and for rating us 5 stars! Our local Bed and Breakfasts are fantastic and owned by some pretty amazing people. I always appreciate when they recommend us because I know they want their guests to have a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by Griffin Tavern for a quick lunch on our way to Charlottesville. I was excited to dine at Griffin having fond memories from recent past. We have dined there on several occasions within last few years totally enjoying delicious, juicy burgers and exceptional fries....More

Thank Fairbalanced1
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Fairbalanced1, thank you for taking the time to review us. I hope you know we take every review seriously. My Management team and I strive to ensure every guest has a delightful experience. We obviously missed the mark on your visit; definitely a wake...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I thought this restaurant was good. Mary, the bartender, made a custom cocktail for my husband (bourbon and she took the time to core and muddle the orange). We were seated outside, very pleasant and the food was good. I would recommend.More

Thank Gspeed37
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gspeed37, thank you for dining with us and giving us a 4 star review. Mary has been with us 10 years and has bartended/served most of her life. I'm glad she was able to take care of your huband's custom cocktail. Our outside seating...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for dinner last night after a long 9 hour drive from Massachusetts. The service was excellent starting with Mary's pleasant greeting and followed by our waitress' good cheer and helpful service with our wine selections. Rachel and Jacob had the...More

Thank Ralph1492
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ralph1492, thank you for spreading the word that we have an awesome second team! Those words are music to my ears and were passed along as soon as we read your review. Miss Mary, one of our talented bartenders, has been with us for...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

My husband and I had dinner at the Griffin Tavern a few nights ago. Our waitress, Christine, was very attentive and the food was good. I was interested in the local wine and when I asked her about it, she suggested I try a little...More

Thank EveySue
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear EveySue, all I can say is poop, and please accept my apologies. The tastes are tracked for our alcohol inventory, but Christine forgot to ask her manager for the comp. We definitely owe you the $1.38. I hope we can take care of that...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

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...More

Thank Mark L
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mark L., thank you for documenting your experience! We love the car and bike clubs as there are always a few folks new to the Tavern. I hope you and your wife will become regulars! Cheers! Debbie Donehey, Owner

Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

Thank Chris M
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chris M., thank you for letting readers know that we work with customer dietary restrictions. If it's crazy busy you could wait longer, but we will do our best to accommodate. Mary Frances, our 75 year old pie baker wants to bake what people...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 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...More

Thank Sheryl B
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sheryl B, thank you for this wonderful, descriptive review! I just love that soft burrata mozzarella! Our pizzas these days are only available as a special, during the week, but they are worth the trip out. If you're in the mood for pizza, please...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

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.More

Thank roguewavehi
Griffin_Tavern, Owner at Griffin Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear roguewavehi, thank you for giving us a shot and for writing it up! As you can imagine, it doesn't make my Chef very happy that we're open 7 days a week however I've always thought of a Tavern as a welcoming place every day,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
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
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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