Red Barn Restaurants


Red Barn was my favorite fast food joint as a kid. The food was great, the prices were good, and I loved the fact that the buildings were shaped like barns. Unfortunately they started closing down when I was probably 8 or 10. I remember the one in my hometown closing & thinking that was that. A couple years later I found one still open in a nearby town, but that closed about a year after I found it. While I remember really liking Red Barn, they closed down so long ago that I have few memories of the place.

One thing that set them apart was the fact that they had beef, fish, and chicken all available in one place. They also had cartoon/puppet mascots; Hamburger Hungry, Fish Hungry, and Chicken Hungry.


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7 thoughts on “Red Barn Restaurants

  1. Always loved it growing up. I had to Google the one we went to and I’m so glad to see it’s still open, in Westport, Ct. (a town which seems like it would love to purge itself of 60’s/70’s hokeyness (but thank god they didn’t get the barn!):

  2. Joshua says:

    There is a Gyro shop just down the road that’s in an old Red Barn and it still has the same seating and layout of the original building. I always thought it was an odd building design and we had always thought maybe it was a Kenny Rogers Roasters or a Bob Evans or something but wow.. I never would have known if this didn’t pop up.

  3. There is one of these at exit 140 on Highway 71 in Ohio, the exit I take to get to my parents’ house. I had no idea it was a chain.

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