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The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130-1606
+1 540-592-3900
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“tasting menu” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
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American, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130-1606
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have stayed and dined at Ashby Inn several times but had never experienced sitting outside or the Sunday brunch until yesterday when we decided to drive out to celebrate Father's Day. What a treat! We made a late morning reservation and were able to...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was first rate. Perfectly seasoned, cooked to our specifications, well portioned and presented. Setting is beautiful and service was great. Servers were pleasant even when they realized that we weren’t ordering wine. They were prompt, attentive, courteous and professional

Thank Happygrandma10
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We were staying at the Ashby and celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary with dinner at the Ashby Restaurant. We opted for the 3 course meal and it was delicious. Multiple palate cleansers, perfectly sized portions, knowledgeable sommelier, and it is all topped off with a...More

1  Thank Andrea A
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We tried the tasting menu with wine pairings, and the time flew by as we did 6 courses. All of a sudden, the hours had passed in a totally enjoyable way. The preparations were creative and for the most part delicious. I think our whole...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed April 14, 2018

First visit and it was dinner time. Enjoyed a prosecco in the bar with rustic overhead beams. Staff preparing for the evening meal were friendly and conversationally interactive - a true pleasure. A beautiful covered outside patio overlooking meadows and mountains. Menu was short, well...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Chef Tom and his team have created a unique gastronomic experience. The tasting menu is a progressive experience, that starts light with fresh homey flavors and evolved into more sofisticated and rich plates. Definitely Stuart, will guide you into selecting the best wine for you,...More

1  Thank Anect
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

A superb full dining experience at the Ashby inn Restaurant. From the moment you walk in the staff is amazing. They offer to take your coats amd lead you to your table. The sommelier is soon at your heels with the wine list and a...More

1  Thank Anect-Rafi M
Reviewed January 29, 2018

My wife and I stayed at the Ashby Inn this past weekend. I was excited to have dinner there, as they've always had a great reputation. I live in Northern Virginia, so I've tried many of the local favorites: L'Auberge Chez Francois, L'Auberge Provencale, and...More

2  Thank Mike F
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We were in search of an upscale opportunity to celebrate New Year's Eve together. We chose the Ashby Inn. The staff, the physical building and the food was excellent. There was ambiance, attentive servers, great tasting food, and a wine expert to answer all of...More

1  Thank Stirling Y
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We dined at the Inn last night with high expectations from the reviews. We were disappointed both with the overcooked and undercooked food and the abysmally slow service. My wife's Cod was nearly cold on the inside. Short ribs are not too hard to get...More

Thank Rockypointroad
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Christine F
June 14, 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
It's a nice place. We tend to dress up for an occasion like a dinner at the Ashby. I wore slacks, a summer sport coat, and tie. Cathie wore a nice lightweight outfit. It's a personal choice. However, "business casual... More
November 9, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$120
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130-1606
    (Route 50 & Route 17)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +1 540-592-3900
  • E-mail
At The Ashby, the dining experience is made up of equal parts cuisine, libations, service and place. Guests of The Ashby Restaurant are treated to a meal that offers creative, progressive, farm-to-table food, a range of wines, beers and spirits from our backyard and around the world, and genuine hospitality all of which is set against the bountiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge.
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