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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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“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (14 reviews)
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American, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130-1606
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was top notch and the dining room was lovely!!! We were celebrating a birthday and the sommelier offered fantastic recommendations!! The food was delicious and we enjoyed a nice, long, wonderful dinner!!!

Thank CLTJennifer
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Every summer we visit and pick a nice evening where we can eat on the patio-have never eaten inside. The view of the gardens and hills make an excellent venue for summer dining. The sommelier is always helpful and interesting and we sometimes do the...More

Thank vagabond3025
Reviewed 21 July 2018

we had heard that there was a special restaurant in paris virginia; the reviews on tripadvisor were very positive. after enjoying a lovely three course meal sandwiched between two starters and a beautiful dessert we add our voices to those who raved about this restaurant....More

Thank marcin k
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We so enjoyed an anniversary dinner here, it was July but cool enough to eat on the patio. They did an amazing job with accommodating my gluten free requirements and dinner was just delightful. For each course, a member of the staff would explain how...More

Thank 182kassiel
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was our second stay at the Ashby Inn, and it was just as perfect as the first time. We stayed in the Schoolhouse this time, which was just beautiful. Dinner and breakfast were both fabulous - and the staff is always so friendly and...More

Thank Maggie Y
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This was our second visit to The Ashby Inn & Restaurant, and we were as pleased this time as the first. The chef's treats were fun little introductions to our appetizers (salad and beef tartar) and main courses (halibut and short ribs). All were excellent...More

Thank Eclipsegroupie
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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 3 June 2018

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 9 May 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 7 May 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
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Christine F
15 June 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
10 November 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 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, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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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