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Dining At The Iris Inn

If you are looking for a place to enjoy some great local wines, beers and spirits, you can enjoy our signature cocktails served in the Lobby. We are proud to serve wines from local wineries and spirits from Silverback and Ragged Branch Distilleries, including the Shenandoah Love Potion, Maple Old Fashioned, Apple Cider Whiskey or our Pomegranate Martini and Cranberry Cosmopolitan! Purchase one cocktail and get the second cocktail at half price from 4pm to 5pm every day!
BREAKFAST is served daily. We are delighted to offer our elegant self-service small-plate breakfast spread and Mimosa bar included with your stay. Breakfast is available from 8:00am-9:30am in the Lobby.
DINNER is served from 5:00pm-8:00pm on Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, (closed Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday). Please join us in our dining room. We are excited to offer our Chef Inspired Prix Fixe Three, Four or Five Course Dinners! Reservations are required.
Other room service items are also available like chocolate-covered strawberries, awesome desserts, chocolate chip cookies and more.
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Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

fresh roasted beets, butternut squash, goat cheese and pistachios with herb vinaigrette

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Steamed Mussels in White Wine

mussels steamed in garlic, shallots and white wine sauce served with buttered baguette slices

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Pâté De Campagne

charcuterie plate with pâté, creamy brie cheese with hot honey, cherry chutney, cornichons and buttered baguette slices

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Antipasto Plate

soppressata, prosciutto & genoa salami served with panino's, assorted cheese, grapes, kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, mini sweet peppers and buttered baguette slices

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Spinach & Artichoke Dip in Bread Bowl

baked spinach & artichoke, parmesan, cream cheese, sour cream and fresh herbs, served in a warm and crispy bread bowl with pita chips

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Tuscan Chicken

pan-fried chicken breast cooked in a white wine, lemon butter and basil sauce topped with goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes and served with smashed baked potatoes and seasonal vegetables

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Grilled Salmon

Dijon mustard, smoky paprika, lemon and fresh parsley glazed salmon that is perfectly grilled served with parmesan risotto & seasonal vegetables


Garlic Butter Pork Chops

tender and juicy, thick 12oz Frenched chop, pan cooked in garlic butter served with garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables

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Filet Oscar

Filet steak topped with crab cake, on grilled asparagus with tomato hollandaise sauce and herb roasted potatoes

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Crab Stuffed Lobster Tail with Béarnaise Sauce

stuffed Maine lobster tail with lemon butter, lump crab meat, breadcrumbs, herbs & served with béarnaise

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Braised Beef Short Ribs

cabernet braised beef short ribs, creamed spinach with crispy shallots & au jus


Pan Seared Halibut with Beurre Blanc

buttery, flaky halibut with a classic French sauce of cream, white wine, and fresh herbs

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Strawberry Brown Butter Shortcake

delightfully sweet, melt-in-your-mouth butter cake made with cream cheese and topped with strawberries and whipped cream


Salted Caramel Vanilla Cake

buttery vanilla cake layered with salted caramel crunch and a creamy custard layer & topped with more caramel sauce


White & Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake

three layers of raspberry-soaked chocolate sponge cake between layers of milk and white chocolate mousses are finished with a bittersweet chocolate ganache


White Chocolate-Cherry Bread Pudding with Brandy Sauce

brandy-soaked cherries, white chocolate and vanilla custard with brandy sauce makes this dazzling dessert delicious

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Delicious buttery cake with a caramelized brown sugar, pineapple and cherries served warm with whipped cream

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Cheesecake with strawberry sauce

A towering slice of our decadent classic, velvety New York-style cheesecake, topped with a delicious strawberry sauce and fresh whipped cream

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Charcuterie Snack Pack

Add a delicious snack pack! Includes: Iris Inn keepsake signature backpack tote, fruit infused waters, bologna and summer sausage from The Cheese Shop, Chipotle Pepper Jack and Garden Vegetable Cheese From The Cheese Shop, fresh apple, pear Or peach (Seasonal), Whitley’s Trail Mix, mini mustard, mini fig preserve, crackers, and cheese knife

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Picnic Lunch

What is more enjoyable on a beautiful day than a picnic by the lake or at an overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway? Enjoy one of our chef-made gourmet picnics served in a keepsake signature backpack tote. Your picnic includes two sandwiches, two salads, two sweet treats, and two bottles of infused water.

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Iris Inn Cookbook

A collection of old and new recipes, shared by friends, family and Iris Inn team members. The book contains many of the recipes we prepare with love and affection for our beloved guests every day!

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Undergoing a second fermentation in this bottle, it is aged for 10 months providing its fine bubbles and complex and structured palate. There are notes of white flowers and citrus on the nose, with fresh stone fruits and pleasant creamy flavors in the mouth.

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CHAMPAGNE – Laurent Perrier Brut La Cuvée

La Cuvée is a champagne of great finesse and a beautiful freshness obtained after a long aging process. The brioche and cooked-apple and cream character offers a full-bodied champagne with round fine bubbles that is flavorful and intense.

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WINE-Rockbridge Tuscarora Red

A medium bodied Chambourcin blend.

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WINE-Sauvignon Blanc from Stinson Vineyards

A bright and elegant Sauvignon Blanc fermented in concrete and stainless steel.

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WINE – Chardonnay 2019

Fermented in both stainless-steel tanks & French oak barrels. This award-winning wine has a pleasant bouquet of pear, white flowers, and vanilla. CrossKeys Vineyards - 2022-Silver Virginia Governors Cup

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WINE – Joy Red

Deep-colored Chambourcin grapes give depth of character with fruit forward flavors of raspberry & currant. CrossKeys Vineyards 2021-Best of Show, Double Gold International Eastern Wine Competition

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WINE-Joy White

This refreshing 100% Vidal Blanc wine has beautiful aromas of peaches and pears. After being aged and fermented in stainless steel, it has a great balance between sweetness and acidity. CrossKeys Vineyards - Gold Medal Winner Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition, Silver in 2017 Governor's cup

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A sweet blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Chambourcin from CrossKeys Vineyard. The rich Merlot provides velvety structure, the Cabernet lends strawberry and spice, while the Chambourcin brings a complex earthiness and acidity to make this wine surprisingly light.

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WINE-Merlot 2014

This award winning unfiltered medium-bodied wine starts off with big fruit (black cherry) notes on the nose and palate and ends dry. Bluestone Vineyards - 2018 Silver and 2017 Bronze VA Governor's Cup

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WINE-Vidal Blanc 2019

Bright and dry with lots of citrus-refreshing while still retaining its depth from Bluestone Vineyards.

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WINE-Iris Inn Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Produced in the Shenandoah Valley by Bluestone Vineyards, this Silver Medal award winning wine is locally sourced and estate grown. Strong and structured, with hints of oak, cloves, and dark berries.

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WINE-Petit Manseng 2019

Orange blossom, honey and baking spices on the nose to grilled pineapple and honeysuckle on the palate. Bluestone Vineyards - Top 12 winning wines out of 544 Entries at the 2021 Virginia Governor's Cup.

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A sweet port style wine made from Norton grapes and fermented completely dry. Bluestone Vineyards - Winner of the 2018 Bronze Governor's Cup.