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The Red Hen

The Red Hen is an Italian-influenced American restaurant in the historic Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, DC, bringing seasonal and creative wood-fired Italian eats in an airy, rustic-industrial space with open kitchen & large bar.

Chef Mike Friedman’s seasonal menu showcases Mid-Atlantic products in longstanding Italian recipes, such as favorites like the Whipped Ricotta Crostini and the Mezze Rigatoni with Fennel Sausage Ragu. A custom wood-fired grill is the focal point of the kitchen, with many dishes passing through the hearth. The Red Hen also features a value-driven and eclectic wine list with a strong focus on wines from Northern Italy, Germany, Austria and Burgundy. A majority of the offerings on the 100-bottle list are priced under $60, with 10 wines offered by the glass.

The dessert menu changes seasonally, but always features house-made gelato and sorbetto, plus favorites like the Maple Custard with Caramelized Hazelnut Crumble. The Red Hen is open for dinner daily. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online or by calling the restaurant, but they always keep room for walk-ins.

Largest Meeting Room Details
Capacity, Banquet-style: 60
Meeting Space Details
Inside Reception Capacity: 70
Facility Amenities
Beer/Wine, Buyouts, Dinner, Full Bar, Private Dining, Full Menu, Currently Open for Business
Distance to Conv Center
1 Miles
Distance to Metro
8 Blocks
Metro Station
Shaw-Howard U
Metro Line
Green, Yellow
Nearby Landmarks
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Open For
Take Out, Delivery

Meeting Space

Room Name Dimensions Total Sq. Ft. Ceiling Height Theater Capacity Banquet Capacity Classroom Capacity Addl Info
Buyout --x-- -- -- -- 60 --
1822 1st St. NE
Washington, DC 20001

(202) 525-3021 or info () theredhendc ! com

The Red Hen Space

Total Square Footage: 0

The Red Hen General Info

The Red Hen Proximity

Distance to Conv Center: 1
Distance to Metro: 8