We’re an Italian-influenced American restaurant located in the historic Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, DC. Started by long-time friends, Michael Friedman and Michael O'Malley, The Red Hen has introduced a youthful sophistication to the rapidly evolving dining scene in one of the most eclectic neighborhoods in the nation's capital.


We accept reservations for parties of up to 8 and always keep room for walk-ins.
For larger groups we have full restaurant buyouts available. Please Email Us
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For the health and safety of our staff and community, we have temporarily closed our dining room and switched to carry-out only effective March 16. Please order online and stay at home until your pickup time to maximize social distancing.

We're pleased to accept carry-out orders online. Please leave phone lines open for allergies and special needs: 202.525.3021


CLICK HERE for gift cards and join us when we reopen!