We are currently taking reservations for outdoor dining only, weather permitting. Walk-ins based on availability.
To make a reservation or place a to-go order for curbside pickup call (804) 798-3100.

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 outdoor seating or take-out for brunch or dinner, in Ashland, Virginia.

Monday 4pm – 9pm
Thursday 4pm – 9pm
Friday 11am – 9pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 9pm

Brunch Hours:
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm

The Henry Clay Inn - French Toast Brunch


Brunch is back by popular demand – outdoor dining or take-out.


Farm-to-table and always fresh – reserve a table for outdoor dining or take it to go.

Curbside Pickup

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

Brunch Menu

Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm


(Omelets served with Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes)

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

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


(Eggs served with Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes)

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

Kids Menu

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



Egg* (1)
Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes
Smithfield Country Ham
Traditional Smoked Ham

Sausage Patties

Stoneground Grits
Hollandaise Sauce
Sausage Gravy
English Muffin
White or Whole Wheat Toast


Coffee (Freshly Ground Virginia Roasted), Hot Tea $2

Iced Tea (Sweet or Unsweet), Juice, Milk $2.50

*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


Charcuterie Board for 2 $14
An inviting combination platter of cheeses,meats, olives, and other assorted temptations to delight your taste buds.

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

Virginia Country Ham Sliders $13
Two sliders made with locally sourced Virginia Ham topped with housemade stone ground mustard on
buttermilk biscuits.

Henry’s Wings 6 for $8 / 12 for $14
Homemade sauces, choose 1: Dry Rub, Adobo (med), Buffalo, El caliente (hot), Honey BBQ. Served with celery. Your choice of Ranch or Blue Cheese.

Smoked Salmon $14
Premium imported Lox Smoked Salmon served with dill cream cheese and capers on crostini.

Baked Feta and Olives $12
A baked mixture of Feta, olives, sundried tomatoes, spices. Served with sliced baguettes.

Henry’s Hot Crab Dip $10
Served with a sliced baguette.

Salads and Soups

House Salad Small $4 / Large $8
A spring mixture of lettuce, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and red onions with your choice of dressing.
Add grilled chicken $7
Add shrimp or salmon $9

Caesar Salad Small $6 / Large $9
Romaine lettuce and croutons tossed with a housemade Caesar dressing and topped with fresh shredded parmesan cheese
Add grilled chicken $7
Add shrimp or salmon $9

Seasonal Beet Salad $14
Smoked beets thinly sliced, whipped herb goat cheese, roasted walnut, atop mixed greens finished with housemade balsamic vinaigrette.

Tomato Bisque Soup Cup $5 / Bowl $8
Our Tomato Bisque has a silky smooth texture and rich tomato flavor that naturally pairs with our grilled cheese.

The Henry Clay Inn® Classic Chili Cup $5 / Bowl $7
Fresh onions, bell pepper, jalapeño, ground beef, chorizo sausage, kidney beans, spices and seasoning, finished with a lively stout!

Sandwiches & Wraps

(All served with french fries or side salad)

The Henry Clay Inn® Burger $13
A half pound Angus burger, covered with Cheddar Cheese, fresh lettuce, & tomato. Served on a Brioche bun with Cole Slaw and a Dill Pickle slice.
Add bacon $1.50

Ashland Wrap $13
Seasoned and grill squash, eggplant, zucchini, tomato, housemade hummus, spinach, roasted pine nut, balsamic vinaigrette.

The Fried Chicken Wrap $13
House breaded chicken tenders fried to perfection, Stone ground honey mustard, lettuce, tomato, onion.
Add bacon $1.50

Grilled Salmon Wrap $14
Stone ground honey mustard, lettuce, tomato, onion.

3 Cheese Grilled Cheese $10
Hearty thick-cut sourdough with a perfect blend of cheddar, Swiss, American cheese.
Add cup of Tomato Bisque $3

French Dip $14
Sliced rib eye with melted provolone served on a fresh sub roll with hot au jus.


(Entrées served with a choice of two sides)

Grilled Salmon $18
Seasoned Salmon grilled until golden brown, finished with a fresh zesty gremolata.

Smoked & Brined Chicken Half $14
Soaked in a housemade herb molasses brine smoked with mesquite or hickory.

Prime Rib 12 oz. cut $25.00
Herb-coated, slow roasted prime beef. Served with housemade au jus.

Virginia Rainbow Trout $18
Pan-seared finished with a lemon caper butter sauce.

Smothered Pork Chop $22
Two lightly breaded bone-in pork chops smothered in a German-style Hunter Sauce.


Ratatouille $17
A combination of beautifully blended vegetables with fresh herbs and spices then layered to create a tasty and memorable dish. Served with Garlic Bread.

Kids Menu

(Entrée + choice veggie, french fries or tater tots)

Homemade Chicken Tenders $8

Mac & Cheese $5

Burger $6
Lettuce, American cheese

Grilled Cheese $5



Rice Pilaf
Baked Potato
Sweet Potato
Brussel Sprouts

Mashed Potato
Tater Tots
Mac and Cheese
Green Beans
French Fries


Ghirardelli Brownies $5

Elsie Shipley Toler’s Amaretto Pound Cake™ $7

Chocolate Mousse $6

Ask about our selection of sorbets and seasonal desserts.


Soft Drink Selection $2.50
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Coke Zero, Iced Tea (Sweet or Unsweet), Coffee, Lemonade

Please ask us about our wine, beer, and mixed drink 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 only 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 to-go 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.