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The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn

€€€€Seafood, American,
65 Tavern Rd, Intersection of King Carter Drive and Tavern Road - located just off the lobby, Irvington, VA 22480-2014
+1 804-438-6053
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“oysters” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Contemporary
65 Tavern Rd, Intersection of King Carter Drive and Tavern Road - located just off the lobby, Irvington, VA 22480-2014
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Meseret is one of the loveliest people I have ever met, and the dinner she cooked for my family and me was both delicious and filled me with warmth. Not only was the meal high quality and delicious, but the connection Meseret has to the...More

Thank littleeggfriend
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We were staying at the inn and were lucky to be the only dinner reservation on a recent Sunday night. The chef, a charming woman named Meseret, greeted us warmly and proceeded to cook us a truly fabulous meal, with local fresh seafood and produce....More

Thank MMBD813
Reviewed 25 July 2017

What a wonderful dining experience. Were met by Peggy and she gave us the history of the inn and introduced us to Meseret. She seated us and explained the menu and the paired wine for the evening. The dining room is small and intimate. The...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have to say this was one of the best meals we ever had. My husband and I are real foodies and he agrees. It was a four course pre-fix meal and was served in a small intimate dining room. The meal consisted of an...More

Thank Babs161
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The restaurant has a pre-set, price-fixed menu. All items were excellent. We had the oyster appetizer, salad, and crab cakes. The crab cakes were outstanding. Meseret, the chef, was very helpful in explaining the items from the menu. She also is an outstanding chef. Overall,...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The food and the chef, originally from Ethiopia, were delightful! Had a really great time and a terrific meal. She also explains her techniques for those who are into cooking.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Spent a wonderful weekend in Irvington and were fortunate to obtain a reservation for Saturday dinner at Hope and Glory Inn. The meal was outstanding in every regard from appetizer to dessert, including personal explanations of ingredients and preparation tips from Ethiopian-born Chef Meseret. Excellent,...More

Thank thirtythree
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

When I made our reservation Meseret, the chef, walked me through the glorious but limited menu and encouraged an early arrival to enjoy a drink at the bar. What a charming cozy spot to share conversation and a well made and generously poured Cosmo, Manhattan,...More

Thank SVFirstEdition
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

SVFirstEdition, Your review made us feel we too were in heaven. Hard to say it any better than you: "stellar meal, artfully prepared and graciously served". Thank you, Dudley, Peggy and Meseret

Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I wandered in to thehope and glory inn in hopes of getting a reservation for the same day. The weather has been threatening with hurricane. The owner Peggy was delightful and very accommodating. We were able to obtain a reservation for that evening as people...More

Thank WilliamA56
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

WilliamA56, We are particularly happy when we delight our guests and especially those who are staying at the wonderful Tides Inn. Your last sentence was a clincher for us and we hope all of our dining guests feel the same. We believe your review was...More

Reviewed 29 September 2016

After a 7 hour drive, it was wonderful to relax in the Dining Hall and feel like we were the only couple in the room. Chef Mezeret personally attended to us, explained her menu for the evening, kept our wine glasses full, and graciously served...More

Thank Genevieve M
DPatteson, Owner at The Dining Hall of The Hope and Glory Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Thank you Genevieve M, after writing a review of our hotel, you took the time to write a 2nd review which rightfully gives credit to our Chef Meseret and her daughter Clara for creating a dining experience that was "graciously served"; "wonderful"; "perfectly prepared"; and...More

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Carl I
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Response from Genevieve M | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is casual - whatever suits your mood. So whether you're feeling dressy or you're comfy in your jeans, go for it. You'll be right at home.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$58 - US$68
Seafood, American, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
08:30 - 10:00
08:30 - 10:00
08:30 - 10:00
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
08:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Tavern Rd, Intersection of King Carter Drive and Tavern Road - located just off the lobby, Irvington, VA 22480-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Irvington
  • Phone Number: +1 804-438-6053
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