Dining

DINING AT THE IRIS INN

Join us in our Lobby Bar every evening from 4:00pm to 7:30pm with Happy Hour from 4:00pm to 5:00pm! Now serving our signature cocktails using local spirits and wines from Silverback and Ragged Branch Distilleries, Bluestone Winery and Cross Keys Winery. You are going to want to try them all including our Iris Inn Cabernet Sauvignon, the Shenandoah Love Potion, Maple Old Fashioned and our seasonal favorite, Apple Cider Whiskey!

BREAKFAST is available daily for delivery or dine-between 8:00am to 10:00am!  You can choose from the Hikers Breakfast, Chef’s Choice Breakfast, Continental Breakfast, Breakfast in Bed or Veggie & Gluten-Free Breakfast! Your gourmet breakfast basket will be delivered right to your front door by one of our friendly staff! 

LUNCH is now offered every day. Our menu is on the in-room SuitePad tablet or you can call the Innkeeper and we will email you our delicious menu options. Choices include Meatball Sandwich, Crab Cake Salad, Shrimp Fritters and more!

DINNER is available on Friday & Saturday evenings from 5pm -8pm. Join us in our dining room or we will deliver it to your room. Reservations recommended! Choices include Short Ribs, Mushroom Risotto, Salmon with Mango Chimichurri Salsa, Filet Oscar or Lobster Ravioli in Vodka Sauce, just to name a few!

Other room service items are also available like chocolate-covered strawberries, awesome desserts, chocolate chip cookies and more.

CHILI LIME SHRIMP

Chili & lime marinated shrimp on avocado and a bed of black bean & roasted corn salad with fresh herbs

LOBSTER BISQUE

Bisque with chunks of lobster meat cooked with sherry and cream

BEEF SHORT RIBS

Braised short ribs slow cooked in red wine.

CRAB CAKES

Authentic crab cakes packed with flaky fresh crab meat, just a little panko texture, and flavorful citrus, dijon and Old Bay seasoning.

Jambalaya

Spicy andouille sausage, chicken, bell peppers, onions, fire roasted tomatoes all slow cooked with rice and served with blackened shrimp

Salmon with Roasted Mango Salsa

Pan seared, tender and bursting with flavor

Pork Tenderloin and Mushroom Risotto

Served with house salad; creamy Arborio rice, wild mushrooms, white wine & topped with pan fried pork tenderloin

MUSHROOM TRUFFLE RAVIOLI

Mushroom ravioli, truffle butter with fresh parmesan and heavy cream.

Filet Oscar

Tender filet mignon topped with a crab cake, grilled asparagus and hollandaise sauce.

VEAL MARSALA

Pan seared, tender veal topped with a rustic mushroom sauce with fresh herbs and sweet Marsala wine

SHRIMP CAKES WITH LEMON AIOLI SAUCE

Plumb, juicy, flavorful cakes loaded with shrimp and an scrumptious sauce!

CREAMY FETTUCCINE

Alfredo sauce, fettuccine, tomatoes and spinach.

FETA CHICKEN WITH SUNDRIED TOMATOES

Chicken tenderloin, feta, sundried tomatoes, white wine and fresh basil over a bed of sautéed spinach.

Roasted Shrimp Skewer & Mushroom Risotto

Six grilled shrimp with asparagus and mushroom risotto with truffle butter

Crab Cake Salad

4 oz lump crab cake with spring greens, carrots, tomatoes, avocado & remoulade dressing

Meatball Sandwich

Pork & beef meatballs, marinara sauce, and mozzarella cheese on a baguette / served with chips

Honey Turkey & Brie Sandwich

Baguette, raspberry preserves, brie cheese & honey roasted turkey/ served with chips

Greek Salad

Baby spinach, feta cheese, sundried tomatoes, Kalamata olives and an herb vinaigrette dressing

TUSCAN SHRIMP PASTA

Creamy burrata pasta, sautéed shrimp, white wine parmesan sauce, wild mushrooms, tomatoes & spinach

MOUNTAIN HIGH APPLE PIE

Mounds of tart, crisp apples, cinnamon apple cider & loaded with crunchy granola crumb crust
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ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE

Moist chocolate cake, velvety chocolate mousse, topped with chocolate ganache & chocolate shavings
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Carrot Cake

Layers of moist carrot cake with raisins, walnuts and pineapple. Finished with smooth cream cheese icing, and a drizzle of white chocolate ganache
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APPLE & CHERRY BREAD PUDDING

An Iris Inn classic bread pudding with apples, cherries and a sweet whiskey cream sauce
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PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

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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Seasonal Bourbon Pecan Pie

Decadent gourmet bourbon & pecan pie topped with whipped cream & sprinkle of cinnamon
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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

* Please provide 24-hour notice for your order. *Sorry, we cannot provide substitutions or accommodate dietary restrictions.

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.

Rosemary and Celery Chicken Salad Sandwich on Artisan Bread

Honey Turkey & Brie Sandwich on French Baguette

Choice of Two: Harvest Salad, Black Bean & Corn Salad or Summer Caprese Salad

Sweet Treats

Fruit Infused Bottled Water

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iris inn cook

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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CHAMPAGNE – Cava Mas Fi

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 - 2021-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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WINE-Scarlett

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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WINE – DRY DOCK 2014

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