Restaurant at The Henry Clay Inn®, in the Heart of Ashland

Innovative Dishes, Historic Setting

Savor our starters, salads, dinners, desserts and drinks. Whether you’re a vegetarian, meat lover or sweet lover, we have it all. With something for everyone, our menu is sure to please anyone looking for places to eat brunch or dinner in Ashland, Virginia.

Brunch Hours:
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm

Dinner Hours:
Thursday 4pm – 9pm
Friday & Saturday 4pm – 10pm
Sunday 4pm – 9pm

The Henry Clay Inn - French Toast Brunch


Brunch is back by popular demand!


Farm to table and always fresh – see our carefully curated menu available for this week.

Porch Dining

Enjoy peace of mind with socially distanced on-site dining for couples and small groups.

Curbside Pickup

Call us to get your homestyle meals to go, and enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Reservations are recommended and walk-ins are based on availability. Porch dining is available, weather permitting.
Curbside pickup available by calling 804-798-3100.

Brunch Menu

Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes are served with all Omelet and Egg Entrées!


Five Cheese*
A blend of yellow and white cheddar, provolone, mozzarella, Monterey Jack $7.95

The Ashland* $9.95
Filled with traditional smoked ham and our five cheese blend

Vegetarian* $8.95
Prepared with spinach, fresh mushrooms, bell peppers and our five cheese blend


The Great Compromiser* $10.50
Two eggs prepared to your satisfaction served with your choice of traditional smoked ham, bacon, or sausage and toast

Eggs BeneSmith* $10.50
Two poached eggs served on a toasted English muffin, Smithfield “country” ham, topped with Hollandaise sauce

Pancakes, Waffles, Biscuits

Pancakes (3) $4.95; with Blueberry or Chocolate Chips $5.50

Chicken & Waffles $11.95
Hand breaded chicken strips on a Belgian waffle with our special syrup

Biscuits with Sausage Gravy $4.95


House Salad $4 Small or $8 Large; Add Grilled Chicken for $4 Shrimp or Salmon for $5
A spring mixture of lettuce, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and red onions with your choice of dressing

Broccoli Cheese Soup $5 Cup or $8 Bowl
Chopped broccoli, shredded carrots and select seasonings simmered in a velvety smooth cheese sauce

Patty Melt $12.95
A beef patty that is grilled to perfection with onions and homemade thousand island dressing. Your choice of bread. Served with French fries or a house salad

Under 5 Years Old

Pancakes (2) $2.95

Little Compromiser* $4.50
One egg prepared to satisfaction served with your choice of one sausage patty, slab of bacon or ham and toast

Crispy Chicken Tenders and French Fries $5.95

Drink Selection

Coffee (Freshly Ground Virginia Roasted); Tea $2

Iced Tea (Sweet or Unsweetened) Juice or Milk $2.50

Sides/Extras $2.50 Each
Egg* (1), Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes, Bacon, Smithfield Country Ham, Traditional Smoked Ham, Sausage Patties, Stoneground Grits, Hollandaise Sauce, Sausage Gravy, English Muffin, White or Whole Wheat Toast, Biscuit

*The above items when requested and consumed raw or undercooked or contain raw or undercooked ingredients, may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Dinner Menu


Cold Antipasto Meat & Cheese Board for 1-2 People $14
An inviting combination platter of three cheeses & Italian meats (Salami, Prosciutto & Soppressata) with other assorted temptations to delight your taste buds

Old Bay Spiced Steamed Shrimp 1/2 Pound for $15 or 1 Pound for $26

Spinach Artichoke Dip $9
Creamy spinach and artichoke dip topped with Parmesan cheese. Served with white corn tortilla chips and salsa

Baked Feta and Olives $10
A mixture of Feta, green olives, sundried tomatoes, spices, and then lightly broiled. Served with sliced baguettes

Insanely Delicious Hot Crab Dip $10
Served with a sliced baguette

Salads and Soups

House Salad $4 Small or $8 Large
A spring mixture of lettuce, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and red onions with your choice of dressing

Add Grilled Chicken $4 or Shrimp or Salmon $5

Caesar Salad $4 Small or $8 Large
Romaine lettuce and croutons tossed with a traditional Caesar dressing and topped with fresh shredded Parmesan cheese 

Add Grilled Chicken for $4 or Shrimp or Salmon for $5

Vegetarian Chili $5 Cup or $8 Bowl
A hearty and delicious vegetarian chili. Loaded with fire roasted tomatoes, beans, and other vegetables. Available toppings: sour cream, cheddar cheese, and onions

Drink Selection

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Coke Zero, Sweet Tea, Unsweet Tea, Coffee and Lemonade $2.50

For Dinner

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers $14
Delicious stuffed peppers filled with brown rice, zucchini, spinach, diced tomatoes, and mozzarella. Served with a Caesar salad

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon $16
Grilled Salmon coated in a flavorful marinade then grilled until golden brown. Served with rice pilaf and asparagus

Savory Dijon Chicken $16
Boneless chicken breast prepared with a creamy Dijon mustard sauce. Served with season roasted potatoes and southern style green beans

Pan Fried Pork Chop $18
A bone-in pork chop bathed with a brown, garlicky butter, fried in a skillet and then topped with a housemade brown gravy. Served with creamy mashed potatoes and southern style green beans

Grilled Flank Steak $18
Flank steak in our special marinade then finished off on the grill. Served with creamy mashed potatoes and southern style green beans

For a little something extra this week:

Beef Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine $24
Braised and slow cooked short ribs topped with a Cabernet demi-glace. Served with creamy mashed potatoes and carrots


Ghirardelli Brownies (2 per person) $5

Key Lime Pie $5

Henry Clay Sundaes $4
Your choice of vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry with whip cream, chocolate syrup and cherries

Please ask us about our wine and beer selections.

Porch Dining

The Henry Clay Inn - Outdoor Porch Seating

Reservations are recommended and walk-ins are based on availability. Please call us to make your reservation at (804)-798-3100.

We are dedicated to providing our guests with the safest and most quality dining experience possible in this ever-changing environment. Currently our seating is outside with ample space between each table.

Keeping our guests and members of our team safe is our top priority. We stringently clean and sanitize all surfaces, tables, chairs, bathrooms and common areas. We take extra special care to follow all COVID-19 guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health authorities. It is our policy to require guests to wear masks when not eating or drinking. In addition, we ask you to maintain a safe social-distance of six feet or more from anyone not in your party.

Curbside Pickup

The Henry Clay Inn - Caesar Salad to go

Please call us to place your order at (804)-798-3100.

When you arrive, call us and we’ll bring your order out to you.

COVID-19 Policy
The health, safety, and welfare of our staff is our number one priority. We are strictly conforming to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. In accordance with government guidance you may not enter our interior or exterior properties if you have any of the following symptoms: Fever of 99.5ºF or higher (when measured without the use of a fever reducing medicine), a cough that is new, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, diarrhea or nausea, chills, or unexplained muscle aches. This also applies if you or someone you live with have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 within the last 21 days or if you are currently advised by a government agency or physician to isolate or self-quarantine. We ask that guests wear face masks when not consuming food or drinks, please maintain a social distance of 6 feet away from anyone not in your group, and please use hand sanitizer or soap and water before and after eating to help us maintain a more sanitary facility.