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Iron Horse Restaurant

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100 S Railroad Ave, Ashland, VA 23005-2076 (England Street)
+1 804-752-6410
Mon - Sat 14:30 - 22:00
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Orlando, FL
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm in town for business and asked a co-worker for a recommendation for brunch, she said the Iron Horse, and it did not disappoint. Great Bloody Mary's the stuffed olives were really good. The Eggs Benedict was divine, fried green tomatoes and crab cakes, nicely poached eggs with a velvety hollandaise. The chicken and waffles were crispy and light and... More 

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Ashland, Virginia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A local standby...Always warm and welcoming, good service, good beer selection and always very good food. A cornerstone of good dining and a nice bar atmosphere in our little town of Ashland.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were two couples dining at 6PM on a Saturday night. Our server, Ginny, was excellent throughout, explaining the choices and making sure everything was right. Two of us had the Paella and it was good, but not great. One was served without clams by choice, but Ginny had those clams served on the side for the rest of us... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great meal at this great restaurant in Ashland VA. It is right beside the train tracks going through Ashland. We had delicious salmon and chicken smothered with mushrooms . The service was so friendly and gracious. The surprise came when the first train rolls by, slowly and quietly. It was followed by two more trains before the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped on our way to Florida. The biscuits were delicious, so warm and fluffy and the meal equaled. We truly enjoyed a local dark beer presenting chocolate with hints of raspberries. And the dessert of vanilla ice cream candied walnuts banana and warm maple syrup was unparalleled. I'm not typically a dessert person but this was... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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305 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best pork chop( boneless ) I have had out in a long time. The overall meal was very good. The prices were reasonable and the service was friendly. I can't ask for more than that. I would recommend to anyone who is in the area to try this place.

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Glens Falls, New York
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Our server was very pleasant. Sorry, didn't get her name. The meal was fantastic. Definitely worth a repeat visit

Thank 172MarilynB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We dined here at the Iron Horse while staying at the close by Henry Clay Inn before departing and after returning from a trip on the passenger train. The restaurant is located across the one-lane street from the train tracks for excellent viewing of the passing trains. Seating is available in the attractive bar area as well as in the... More 

Thank R0bertN65
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were staying at The Henry Clay Inn - easy to walk to. Excellent service and wonderful meal. Two adults and one child - all were happy with our meal. We wanted to be sure and have a table where we could watch the trains go by. The staff made sure we had the perfect table.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited the Iron Horse on a Sunday. It sits right beside the railroad tracks in "downtown" Ashland. We were greeted as if we came in every week and quickly showed to a table. Our waiter was very pleasant and explained all the daily specials. Two of us opted for the single decker club and were delighted not to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Railroad Ave, Ashland, VA 23005-2076
    (England Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Ironhorse Restaurant is located at 100 South Railroad Avenue, on the corner of England Street (Rt. 54) and Railroad Avenue - conveniently, one block South of the Ashland Train Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 804-752-6410
With a two-story sign located on the busiest rail line in the East, The Ironhorse is an undeniable landmark in Ashland, VA. Since 1993, The Ironhorse has provided fine food and drink to locals, travelers and destination diners in the heart of Ashland. As Ashland has appointed itself “center of the universe”, The Ironhorse serves as the “restaurant at the center of the universe” where you’re always “welcome back.” The Ironhorse presents a seasonally changing, market-driven menu that features hand-cut steaks and fresh regional seafood, as well as chef-inspired nightly specials. Lunch (11:30-2:30) and dinner (5:30-10:00) are served Monday thru Saturday – with a light fare menu continuously available all day. Sunday brunch is served from 10-2:30. A welcoming Bistro on one hand, an inviting neighborhood pub on the other; Ironhorse also offers a family-friendly, casual fare menu. Dining reservations gladly taken.

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