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Circa '31 at the Mimslyn Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
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Dinner 45.00 per person
Wine tasting pairing 15.00 per person
Prince michel chardonnay
Virginia Ham Roulade
Scratch biscuit, virginia ham, whole grain mustard, honey glaze
Rappahannock cellars seyval blanc
Fall Tart
Sweet potatoes, butternut squash, caramelized onions, goat cheese, pasty
Prince michel merlot
Venison Sausage Charcuterie
Venison sausage w/ cranberries, apple butter dijon, toast points, shaved onion
Choice of one
Wisteria “merlot wild”
Roasted duck breast, sweet potato cake, asparagus, apple butter sauce
Gadino cellars pinot grigio
Bacon wrapped crab & tomato stuffed whole trout, wild rice, arugula, caper buerre noisette
Rappahannock cellars cabernet franc
Short Rib
Apple cider braised short rib, sage roasted butternut squash, haricot vert
Ducard ”gibson hollow white”
Butternut Squash Risotto
Butternut squash, mushroom, arugula, grape tomatoes, herb cream
Choice of one
Rapidan river “peach”
Pumpkin Mousse
Pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger snaps
Rapidan river “raspberry
Chocolate Tart
Bittersweet chocolate, chocolate tart shell, raspberry
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

What a fantastic venue, not only because of the ambiance of the hotel itself, but also due to the friendly and attentive staff. My new wife and I completed our stay in Luray with a trip to the Sunday brunch, and couldn't have been happier....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Bill G
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We visited Circa 31 for a lunch buffet and were pleased with the menu selections and tastiness of the food. Buffet meats could have been kept a bit warmer though. Dessert selections were delicious, and servers were pleasant and attentive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed May 29, 2019

It was a full house for the show, but the staff and the kitchen were more than up to the challenge. The food was excellent, serving was timely and timed to the show. The play and the players are a local group, and were a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CannonBluff
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Friday night is "Date NIght" at the Circa '31. While our original plan was to stay in Luray Thursday; then on Friday, do Caverns then a hike in Shenandoah National Park, before finishing our drive along Skyline Drive and stay Friday Night in Front Royal....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Brent R
Reviewed May 20, 2019

So delicious, and beautifully decorated! Went here for our Anniversary dinner, and it was perfect! Everyone was so friendly, and we enjoyed the woman playing the piano throughout the dinner, as well as the comfortable, not stuffy, but beautifully decorated dining room. Fabulous staff and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank loving-bears
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Very few places to eat in Luray. This was supposed to be one of the better. The food was sub-par and the service was poor. My girlfriends side dish was to be cheesy-Gouda-grits. They arrived with no cheese. She asked for it to be fixed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

My family and I absolutely loved having Sunday brunch at the Mimslyn Inn during a recent visit to Luray. Coming from California, I thought the price was reasonable for an all you can eat buffet style dining, I am not one for buffets but I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Alohakaii
Reviewed March 19, 2019

There is a place here for your party, meeting or dinner.. you can sleep here too!!! Come and enjoy a wonderful dinner in the dinning room, Drinks on the front porch in the rocking chairs! Wonderful picture opportunities!!! Beautiful staircase, or out on the grounds!!...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Grami-TT
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The food was superb and prices very reasonable. Service was good. Our table was next to a very drafty window which made it uncomfortable. Others near us felt the same but otherwise the atmosphere was nice too. There was one drink mistake but that can...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 83cliffk
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Fine dining at an affordable price I would recommend the date night special as you get a three course meal at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: October 2018
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September 7, 2018|
Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
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Response from AnnieMadison_VA | Reviewed this property |
We visited the MAIN DINING ROOM at the Mimslyn Inn - not Circa 31 - and you would have to contact the Inn itself for information about their menu and accommodations of large groups. We visited there as a couple - and were... More
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