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4 and 20 Blackbirds- Worth the Drive?

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Multum in Parvo Feb 3, 2007 05:33 AM

Thinking of driving out to Flint Hill, VA, to try this place for dinner (not brunch). Can anyone provide a review? Any recent experiences? Thanks!

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    novasupra Feb 3, 2007 01:24 PM

    Made the drive out there on a beautiful spring day last year, it was definitely worth the trip. All the dishes were very good and the service was excellent.

    1. Geoff Feb 4, 2007 05:40 PM

      Absolutely worth the drive for dinner or brunch, especially during nice weather. Was there last for dinner in the fall - we went out on a Saturday for an earlyish dinner, preceded by visiting a few of the wineries in the general area. have done a similar thing for late-ish sunday brunch......Can't think of anything they've ever served me that I didn't enjoy.

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        msbo78 Feb 5, 2007 04:06 AM

        Depends what you're looking for. You're not going to find anything earth-shatteringly creative, but we had wonderful food when we went a little over a year ago. If you make a day of it and visit some of the area wineries (as we and others did -- we really liked Linden), it's worth it. A mini-vacation.

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          winger1930 Feb 5, 2007 10:21 AM

          I went out there after wine tasting and apple picking a little over a year ago, and it was a meal that always sticks out in my mind. I agree that nothing was earth shattering, but it was the right combination of homey decor, good food, great service and plenty of food. I don't remember what we ordered, but I do remember that the portions were definitely hearty, and they have a big selection of local wines there. If you're heading out to that area (either for hiking or wine tasting), I'd say there's no better place to stop.

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