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Inn at Little Washington

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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FIRST COURSE SELECTIONS​
Carpaccio of Herb Crusted Baby Lamb
With caesar salad ice cream
Beet Trinity: Three Iterations of Our Garden's Beet Harvest
With allison hooper’s fresh chèvre, beet sorbet and orange essence
Supplement +24.00
A Tin of Sin
American osetra caviar with peekytoe crab and cucumber rillette
Chilled Maine Lobster in Mustard Vinaigrette
With horseradish panna cotta
A Marriage of Hot and Cold Foie Gras
With​ sauternes gelée and plum preserve
SECOND COURSE SELECTIONS​
Aged Gouda Macaroni and Cheese
With virginia country ham
Olive-Crusted Chesapeake Bay Rock Fish
With artichoke tortellini in an orange-pernod essence
Grilled Breast of Young Pigeon
Marinated in blueberry vinegar on a zucchini crêpe
Nantucket Bay Scallops
Sautéed with curried cauliflower, sultanas and garlic chips
Fricassée of Maine Lobster
With potato gnocchi, green grapes and curried walnuts
MAIN COURSE SELECTIONS​
Seared Rare Tuna
Crusted​ with mustard seeds, layered with foie gras, enlivened with preserved lemon purée and a confetti of garden vegetables
Blackened Tenderloin of Beef
With​ bone marrow custard, caramelized fennel and fennel purée
Pan Roasted Maine Lobster
With tomato butter, garden spinach and garlic custard
Curry Dusted Veal Sweetbreads
With gala apples, virginia country ham and pappardelle pasta
Tortelli of Spinach
With virginia oyster mushrooms and bambino eggplant purée
Prosciutto Wrapped Loin of Veal
With ravioli, chanterelle mushrooms and brussels sprouts
Miniature Filet of Cod
Sauté with lemon vodka sauce and lilliputian pork dumplings
Pan Seared Duck Breast
With wild rice pilaf, seared foie gras and poached asian pear
Parsley Crusted Jamison
Farm loin of lamb with our garden’s flageolet beans and virginia mushrooms
THE GASTRONAUT'S​
Truffle Dusted Popcorn
A Short of White Bean Soup
A Tin Sin: American Osetra Caviar
With peekytoe crab and cucumber rillette delamotte, le- mesnil-sur-oger, rrut champagne, france (N.V.) from magnum
Chilled Maine Lobster in Mustard Vinaigrette with Horseradish Panna Cotta
Antonio caggiano, fiano/greco, fiagre, campagnia, italy (2011)
Nantucket Bay Scallops Sautéed with Curried Cauliflower, Sultanas and Garlic Chips
Vinedos de ithaca, garnaxtxa blanca, odysseus, priorat, spain (2010)
North Pacific Cod in an Asian Inspired Broth Perfumed with Ginger
Domaine bzikot, la rousselle, puligny-mountrachet, burgundy, france (2008)
Black Truffle Stuffed Breast of Pheasant on Savoy Cabbage Braised in Champagne
Dusky goose, pinot noir, dundee hills, willamette valley, oregon (2007)
Juniper Crusted Venison Loin on a Tangle of Tart Greens with Caramelized Endive and Mustard Spätzle
Martinelli winery, syrah, terre felice, russian river valley, sonoma, california (2008)
Pineapple
Lemongrass​ sorbet with pink peppercorn granita
Warm Chocolate Bread Pudding and Almond Ice Cream Perfumed with Black Truffle
Broadbent, malmsey, colheita maderia, portugal (1996)
About
A Michelin Three Star, Forbes 5 Star, AAA 5 Diamond country house hotel retreat, The Inn at Little Washington presents exquisite American Cuisine with a French influence in a charming and sophisticated dining room. The sumptuous award-winning cuisine is accompanied by a Wine Spectator Grand Award wine cellar with over 2,500 selections.
PRICE RANGE
$218 - $218
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elegant and sumptuous surroundings, imaginative and creative food presentations which were all fabulous, excellent service, and the 3 star rating by Michelin well deserved.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank V98GFmary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Patrick's team alway does a spectacular job that shows why they are so deserving of three Michelin stars. I sure wish we could afford to visit more often.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kac123456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a dinner that starts around $300 and can easily double with wine pairings, tax, and tip and room rack prices that are between $500-$1200 per night (reviewed separately); the obvious question is can the cost be justified? For our Family outing of six people...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank MaryDen
Reviewed May 7, 2019

This was our first visit to the Inn. While we can't make it a regular dinner spot, we do hope to go again for another special occasion. They leave no detail out. The food was spectacular and the staff is amazing.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank marthahuizenga
Reviewed May 5, 2019

My wife and I stayed at the Inn recently, staying 1 night and enjoying dinner and breakfast the next morning. The customer service and hospitality was absolutely incredible -- everyone was polite, attentive, and proactive in ensuring we had a wonderful time. Dinner was an...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank mikehking
Reviewed April 30, 2019

My wife and I had dinner for the third time at The Inn. It was as good as ever and we had a wonderful time. The attention to detail; all the staff knowing you and addressing you by name; a visit to the kitchen and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank PapaLaser
Reviewed April 19, 2019

Our anniversary celebration....very good dining experience, service and food very good. $930 for dinner for two with just one wine pairing and two glasses of champagne (including taxes and tip)....in my opinion based in my dining experience is overpriced.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Carmen241
Reviewed April 13, 2019

My biggest fear: we'd enjoy the meal but would have "diners' regret" - the experience didn't live up to the hype. Let's put that fear to rest. Yes, you're spending top dollar, but you'll never regret the experience - and it IS an experience... an...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank orleanjim
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The setting, the presentation and the food are exquisite. Very cute small town and lovely drive to the Inn. The staff was professional and very knowledgeable.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank FrequentFlier527384
Reviewed March 31, 2019

This was our second trip to The Inn at Little Washington and we had high expectations based on our visit several years ago. Turns out we had forgotten just how fantastic this place is! Every dish and every detail was superb, as was the wine...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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abulling
May 23, 2019|
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Response from orleanjim | Reviewed this property |
I think MaryDen's answer us best. The Inn staff is super helpful and very friendly; they will tell you what might work best.
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portside123
August 22, 2018|
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Response from aardvark111e | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with some amount of mixing/substituting between them. Ten courses of yumminess.
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KathleenW442
June 28, 2018|
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Response from joeli308 | Reviewed this property |
Ours had a tv- I think all the rooms do.
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