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Hours of Operation:
 

Lunch

Monday - Friday

11:30am - 2:30pm

Saturday

12 - 2:30
 

Dinner

Monday - Saturday

5:30pm - 10:00pm
 

Bar and Lite Fare

Monday - Saturday

2:30pm - 10:00pm

 

Sunday Brunch

10:00 - 2:30

 

 

 

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Iron Horse 

100 South Railroad Avenue
Ashland, VA 23005

(804) 752-6410

Ironhorse.RStone@comcast.net

With a two-story sign located on the busiest rail line in the East, IRON HORSE is an undeniable landmark in Ashland, VA. 

Our seasonal menus offer the finest of ingredients procured both locally and from afar. Prepared to the most exacting culinary standards, you will find our dishes meet and exceed your expectations.  Our Southern modern American menu offers fresh regional seafood, hand cut steaks, market-driven features and chef-inspired nightly specials.

Dinner Summer 2014

Russell Stone - General Manager / Executive Chef

Joseph Comfort - Proprietor

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Dinner


 

Soups
Chef’s Soup of the Day
Cup or Bowl - Priced Daily

 


Starters

 

Shrimp & Smoked Bacon Grits
with marinated shitake mushrooms, fresh herbs, and chive oil
Ray’s Way – add sofrito sauce!!

Cheese Plate - for two or four
two featured cheeses with roasted garlic, house-made orange marmalade, roasted red peppers, and pickled carrots

Meagan’s Deviled Eggs
Made with a homemade bacon mayonnaise, cheddar & ricotta cheese sauce,
and “everything” bagel crisps

Fried Oysters
with house-made cocktail and tartar

Shrimp and Crab “Tater Tots”

Mussels Prince Edward Island mussels
Poulette: cream, white wine, thyme, garlic, and parsley
Provençales: white wine, tomatoes, garlic, and parsley

Fried Green Hanover Tomatoes
Pimento cheese fondue, shaved country ham, and tomato jam

 

 

Salads


Iron Horse Market Salad
with mixed greens, grape tomato, cucumber, sunflower seeds,
and a honey-orange vinaigrette

“Improved” Iceberg and Blue Cheese
crisp iceberg lettuce with candied pecan smoked bacon, pickled red onion, hard-boiled egg, oven-roasted grape tomato and a house-made blue cheese dressing

Iron Horse Caesar Salad

Beet Salad
with field greens, marinated goat cheese, beets, candied walnuts,
and a garden herb vinaigrette
 

 


Entrees


House Brined Pork Loin Chop
with a ginger-cranberry pineapple sauce, soft feta and herb polenta, sautéed Swiss chard, and a watermelon-vanilla bean gastrique

Chicken Cordon Blue
encrusted with potato and garlic chips and stuffed with Surry County ham, fontina, Swiss and with whipped potatoes, French beans, and chicken glace

Iron Horse Scallop Crepes
two house-made crepes with pan seared scallops, shitake mushroom, and asparagus finished with a lobster infused Newberg sauce and served with
an quinoa pilaf and Swiss chard

Cast Iron Seared Filet Mignon
with whipped potatoes, asparagus, au jus, and a charcoal grilled onion compote with blue cheese, bacon, and thyme

Sautéed Quinoa Cakes
Made with tricolored quinoa, Swiss chard, and a small amount of panko bread crumb and served with asparagus, soft feta and herb polenta, and lemon-mustard cream

Almond Encrusted Salmon
Quinoa pilaf, sautéed French beans, citrus-parsley aioli,
and a cucumber and avocado sauce

Honey Brined Duck Breast
With creamed local corn, Swiss chard, whipped potatoes, and a whole grain mustard and shitake mushroom vinaigrette

 

 


IRON HORSE BRUNCH

Soups/Salads
Iron Horse seasonal soup
cup or bowl

Market Salad
mixed greens with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, sunflower seeds and a honey orange vinaigrette
add grilled chicken breast or crab cake

Entrees
 

French Toast
thick sliced Texas Toast soaked in a cinnamon-rum custard
Served with a side of bacon.

Belgian Waffle
made with malted waffle batter and made to order. Served with bacon and maple syrup

Fried Chicken and Belgian Waffle

Iron Horse Eggs Benedict
puff pastry, crispy green tomato, seared jumbo lump crab cakes and hollandaise

Shrimp and Grits
with smoked bacon grits, marinated mushrooms, pickled okra and two over easy eggs

Huevos Rancheros
two sunny eggs, chorizo infused refried beans, corn tortillas, guacamole, and a cumin-lime crema

Chefs’ Choice Omelet – priced daily

Pretzel Bun French Toast Burger*
lettuce, tomato, and hash browns
add bacon, egg, and cheese

Eggs any Style*
with choice of bacon/sausage/or country ham and grits

Cuban Panini
House braised pork, black forest ham, Swiss cheese, pickle,
and a mayo-Dijon spread with hash browns

You May Also Add bacon, sausage, 2 eggs or country ham to any entrée
 

 

 

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Lunch

Soups

Chef’s Soup of the Day
cup or bowl - priced daily
 

Puree of English Pea
garnished with mint crema
cup or bowl



SALADS


Iron Horse Market Salad
mixed greens with, grape tomato, cucumber, sunflower seeds, and a honey- orange vinaigrette

Iron Horse Caesar *
with baguette crouton, Reggiano Parmesan and anchovies
Art McKinney Style – add blackened chicken

Improved Iceberg and Blue Cheese
a wedge of iceberg lettuce, candied bacon, pickled red onion, roasted cherry tomato,
and hard-boiled egg with house-made blue cheese dressing

Beet Salad
roasted beets over mixed greens with candied walnuts, marinated goat cheese,
and a garden herb vinaigrette


Add grilled chicken breast shrimp to any salad.


BLUE CHEESE - TRADITIONAL RANCH - HONEY MUSTARD
BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE - OLIVE OIL AND VINEGAR




ENTREES


SHRIMP AND GRITS
with smoked bacon grits, marinated shitake mushrooms, parmesan
and a side of dressed field greens

ANNABELLE’S CHICKEN QUESADILLA
pulled barbecue chicken, blended cheeses and green chiles, served with blackened tomato salsa and sour cream and choice of side

CHIPOTLE BLACK BEAN QUESADILLA
cheddar and jack cheese, green chiles, grilled onions, with black bean spread, blackened tomato salsa and sour cream

FISH AND CHIPS
house panko breaded cod served with fries

NEW WALLY JONES MEATLOAF
made with veal, pork, beef, lamb, fresh vegetables, and oats served with whipped potatoes, French beans, and a Makers Mark whiskey gravy

3-EGG OMELETTE OF THE DAY – daily price
Chef’s choice of the day’s ingredients – served with dressed field greens.
Priced daily.


From the Panini Press

Cuban
braised pork, ham, swiss, pickle, mayonnaise, and whole grain mustard

CLASSIC REUBEN
Pastrami on rye bread with swiss cheese, topped with sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing
 

 

Chef’s choice of the day’s ingredients – served with dressed field greens.
Priced daily.



HALL OF FAME SANDWICHES

All sandwiches are served with lettuce, tomato, and choice of condiments - pickle optional.


You may also choose from our Chef’s prepared salad of the day, original Ironhorse slaw or potato chips. Or just add a side order of Fries


PULLMAN CLUB CAR
single-decked, double stacked ham, bacon, turkey and cheddar with mayonnaise - white or multigrain

SKYLINER – LOCAL SERVICE
half a Pullman Club Car with Chef’s salad of the day and a cup of soup
on multigrain.

GAIL GLAVE*
grilled 7oz. Angus beef burger served on a toasted fresh Kaiser
add Swiss, Cheddar, or Blue Cheese or add bacon
Aussie-style with over easy egg

GREAT NORTHERN BARBECUE PLATTER
house-made, pulled chicken barbecue North Carolina style with Iron Horse slaw and potato chips.

JOYCE HATCH’S CRAB CAKE SANDWICH
pan sautéed lump crab cake with sauce vert and a side of Iron Horse slaw

CHICKEN TENDER WRAP
sliced chicken tenders, blackened Caesar romaine, and parmesan cheese

BALTIMORE & OHIO
roasted chicken salad
on toasted white or multi-grain bread



 

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Bar & Lite Fare


Annabelle’s Chicken Quesadilla
Pulled chicken in IRON HORSE BBQ sauce and blended cheeses with blackened tomato salsa and sour cream

New York Minute Steak
Grilled strip steak served with French fries, tobacco onions and dressed field greens

“Chipolte” Bean Quesadilla
Blended cheeses, green chiles and grilled onions with borracho black bean spread

Joyce Hatch’s Crab Cake Sandwich
Served on a knot roll, Iron Horse slaw and Creole remoulade sauce

Great Northern BBQ 
Barbecued Roasted Chicken pulled on a knot roll, Ironhorse slaw, and house made barbecue sauce and chips

Wally’s Spike Hammer Meatloaf
Thick cut, house made meatloaf with whipped potatoes, chef’s vegetable and whiskey gravy.

Chicken Salad Sandwich
Pulled roasted chicken salad on artisanal white or multigrain wheat bread with choice of chips or Iron Horse slaw.

Gail Glave 
grilled 7oz. Angus beef burger served on a toasted fresh Kaiser
add Swiss, Cheddar, Blue Cheese or add bacon
Aussie-style with over easy egg

Soup of the day
Cup or Bowl - Priced Daily 

Iron Horse Caesar Salad
with baguette crouton, Reggiano Parmesan and anchovies

Iron Horse Market Salad
Mixed greens and kale, local apples, goat cheese, bacon, toasted almonds, apple cider reduction

 

Art nouveau McKinney
Blackened chicken breast over our “Iron Horse” Caesar salad with anchovies optional.
 


Bar Eats
(2:30 - 10pm Monday - Saturday)

BIG Fries
Truffle Fries with Parmesan and Herbs

 

Barbecued Horse Wings (6) 

w/blue cheese dressing
Fire It Up! - Hot Horse Wings upon Request

**Gulf Shrimp and Local Grits
**Double Shrimp and Grits

Mussels – Prince Edward Island mussels
Poulette - cream, white wine, thyme, garlic and parsley
Provençales – with white wine, tomatoes, garlic and parsley


Roasted Garlic Knobs with Cambazola Blue Cheese 
Available in Garlic Plate for Four

IRON HORSE chevre plate

goat cheese, roasted garlic, sundried tomatoes and sweet-spicy peppadews with baguette toasts

Fried Oysters

fat bivalves, lightly breaded with house-pickled carrots
 

Shrimp and Crab Beignets

with sweet Chile-pineapple sauce



** Available only after 5:30 pm

 

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