Dining

Preston's Restaurant

Farm-to-Table Dining in Blacksburg

Preston’s Restaurant prides itself on offering regional and seasonal cuisine coming straight from the farms and seas of Virginia. From our Black Angus beef which is pasture-raised on the hills that surround Virginia Tech to our seafood caught in the Chesapeake Bay, we aim to cook with only the freshest ingredients. Our culinary team delights in providing our guests with delectable dishes that have a southern flare with classic inspiration.

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Breakfast Buffet

Monday-Friday 7-9:30 a.m.
Saturday-Sunday 7-10 a.m.

Lunch Buffet

Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Dinner

Monday-Thursday 5-9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 5-10 p.m.

Champagne Sunday Brunch

Sunday 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

View our menus below.

Dining Menus

Breakfast Buffet Menu

Assorted Breakfast Favorites

May Include:

  • Freshly Scrambled Eggs
  • Roasted Diced Potatoes with Sweet Peppers and Onions
  • Hot Oatmeal with Brown Sugar
  • Southern Grits
  • Roasted Apples with Brown Sugar and Cinnamon
  • Hickory Smoked Bacon and Sausage Patties
  • Sausage Gravy
  • Corned Beef Hash
  • Vanilla, Greek, and Strawberry Yogurts
  • Variety of Cold Cereals with 2% and Skim Milk
  • Fresh Whole Bananas
  • Cut Fresh Fruit and Berries
  • Warm Biscuits and Muffins
  • Breakfast Bakeries served with Sweet Butter, Jams, and Preserves
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, and Assorted Hot Teas
  • Assorted Chilled Juices

Omelet Station

Omelets Cooked to Order with Choice of Cheese, Ham, Onions, Peppers, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes

Smoked Salmon Display

Served with Chopped Egg, Red Onions, Cream Cheese, Capers, and Assorted Breads and Bagels

Adults $12.95 | Children Ages 6-12 $6.95 | Children 5 & Under Compimentary

We use Freshly Brewed American Coffees Certified by The Rainforest Alliance.

Champagne Sunday Brunch Menu

Assorted Brunch Favorites

May Include:

  • Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, and Assorted Teas
  • Assorted Chilled Juices
  • Sliced Fresh Fruits and Berries
  • Variety of Cold Cereals with 2% and Skim Milk
  • Fresh Whole Bananas
  • Warm Biscuits and Muffins
  • Breakfast Bakeries served with Sweet Butter, Jams, and Preserves
  • Display of Domestic and International Cheeses
  • Freshly Scrambled Eggs
  • Chef’s Selection of Pancakes, Waffles, or Egg Dipped French Toast all with Warm Maple Syrup
  • Hickory Smoked Bacon and Sausage Patties
  • Sausage Gravy
  • Southern Grits and Hot Oatmeal with Brown Sugar
  • Roasted Diced Potatoes with Sweet Peppers and Onions
  • Traditional Caesar Salad of Romaine Hearts, Parmesan, Croutons, and Caesar Dressing
  • The Inn's Signature Bread Pudding with Crème Anglaise
  • Pastry Chef’s Selection of Assorted Desserts
  • Chocolate Fondue Station

Chef's Selections

  • Poultry Preparation
  • Catch of the Day
  • Vegetarian Specialty
  • Seasonal Vegetable and Starch
  • Daily Soup Creation

Prime Rib Carving Station

Served with Au Jus and Horseradish Cream

Omelet Station

Omelets Cooked to Order with Choice of Cheese, Ham, Onions, Peppers, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes

Smoked Salmon Display

Served with Chopped Egg, Red Onions, Cream Cheese, Capers, and Assorted Breads and Bagels

Adults $21.50 | Children Ages 6-12 $12.95 | Children 5 & Under Complimentary

We use Freshly Brewed American Coffees Certified by The Rainforest Alliance.

Dinner Menu

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Small Plates

“BALLARDS” CHESAPEAKE BAY CRAB $16

French crepe, lump crab, wilted spinach, Smithfield ham, brûléed hollandaise, balsamic-curry reduction, tomato conserve

VIRGINIA OYSTER* (GF) $12

½ dozen hand shucked oysters, champagne mignonette, pickled horseradish, charred lemon, tabasco

TUNA CRUDO* (GF) $14

Jalapeños, frisée, shaved radish, cucumber essence, extra virgin olive oil, smoked sea salt

CABERNET BRAISED SHORT RIB (GF) $15

Creamed corn, kale slaw

PEAR AND BRIE TART (V) $11

Rosemary pastry, arugula, Marcona almonds, blackberry-port syrup

Second Course

FENNEL POLLEN DUSTED SCALLOPS* (GF) $16

Shaved fennel, lemon, harvested lettuces, salad burnet, broken brown butter vinaigrette

FARMHOUSE SALAD (GF) $9/14

Chef’s gathering of torn local greens, pork belly croutons, garden herb scented chévre cheese, roasted vibrant vegetables, mustard emulsion

SHOOTS AND FRUITS (GF, V) $11

Citrus supremes, roasted baby beets, wild berries, micro basil, local honey, pistachio, pea and corn shoots, extra virgin olive oil, fresh cracked pepper

SHRIMP BISQUE $10

Sautéed shrimp, pea shoot, brioche croutons, tarragon scented crème fraîche

FARMERS VEGETABLE BEAN (GF, V) $9

Sea Island peas, heirloom beans, kale, country side vegetables, tomato broth 

Entreès

COLONIAL COUNTRY FRIED DUCK LEG CONFIT $28

Yukon-kohlrabi pavé, succotash, black current port reduction

HERB MARINATED FILET OF BEEF* (GF) $32

Marble potato confit, florets, baby carrots, arugula pesto, tarragon-concassé infused cabernet reduction

FIG AND FOIE STUFFED PORK TENDERLOIN* $25

Prosciutto, tender asparagus, baby carrots, brown butter

THYME BASTED SALMON* (GF) $27

Sea Island peas, farmers beans, petite spring vegetables, tomato-fennel water

SHRIMP AND SCALLOP “CHOWDER” (GF) $29

Smoked pork belly, yukon gold potatoes, parsnip velouté, oven roast mirepoix

SEASONAL SUSTAINABLE FISH* MP

Chef’s inspirational garnishes of the evening

POTATO “MANICOTTI” (GF, V) $23

House crafted ricotta, fresh herbs, torn greens, rustic tomato sauce, grilled ciabatta

Enhancements

Cilantro Marinated Shrimp $8

Fennel Scented Seared Salmon $7

Herb Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast $6

 

DIETARY SELECTIONS: vegetarian (V), gluten free (GF)

A gratuity of 18% will be applied to parties of six or more.

CONSUMER ADVISORY: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, eggs, poultry, seafood or shellfish increases your risk of contracting a food-borne illness. Selected menu items may commonly be served at less than fully-cooked temperatures, but we would be happy to prepare them to any degree of doneness that you prefer. We are also proud to use high oleic soybean oil in our fried foods.

Children's Menu

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Grilled Cheese

American cheese, Texas toast

Flat Bread Pizza

grilled pita, marinara, mozzarella

Chicken Tenders

choice of barbeque or honey mustard

Sliders

two mini burgers, American cheese

All kids meals are served with a drink and choice of house fries or fresh fruit.

$7 plus tax

Dessert Menu

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Signature Bread Pudding 9

buttery and rich brioche doused in a bourbon crème anglaise (made to order, please allow 15 minutes)

Phyllo Wrapped Banana 8

toasted peanuts, salted caramel, cinnamon ice cream

Seasonal Crème BrÛlée 7

custard, caramelized sugar

Chocolate Pots de Crème 7

vanilla biscotti, whipped cream, fresh berries

Cheesecake 8

house-made seasonal cheesecake

House-made Ice Cream 6

vanilla bean, seasonal sorbet, brown butter pecan, cinnamon

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