To ensure proper and prompt service, a pre-set menu is required for all groups over 15 people. Menu selections
are due one month prior to your scheduled event. Final guest count must be supplied 5 business days in advance.
Depending on the size of your group and the amount of space rented, a choice of up to three entrée selections
may be available for your group. Minimum Food & Beverage charges will apply to large groups based on space,
availability, and date of event. A 22% gratuity and 6% tax is applied to all food and beverage. Menu items and
prices are subject to change.
Room Capacities & Rates
The Entire Restaurant:
Rental Period Rental Fee Food & Beverage Minimums
Monday – Thursday: AM or PM $3,000 $10,000
Friday & Saturday: AM or PM $5,000 $15,000
220 maximum for sit down dinner with cocktails and dancing.
280 maximum for sit down dinner without cocktails and dancing.
260 maximum for stand-up, food station reception with dancing (limited seating).
Times Of Availability
Individual Dining Rooms Capacity Monday –
Verandah Dining Room Up to 50 seated $450 $550
[Can only be rented in
conjunction with Verandah Room]
N/A $200 $500 N/A
George Washington &
Up to 130 seated $800 $2,500
Betsy Ross Room Up to 42 seated $300 $350
The Entire Restaurant: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Five hour event time. $500 for each additional hour.
George Washington Dining Room: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Four hour event time. $250 for each additional hour.
Verandah & Betsy Ross Dining Rooms: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Three hour event time. $100 for each additional hour.
Only non-amplified, acoustic, classical music will be permitted in a single dining room (e.g. string quartet,
trio, harp, etc). Amplified music will be permitted ONLY when the entire restaurant has been rented or in the
Beverage prices are listed separately in this packet. No alcohol will be permitted to be brought in from the
outside. We recommend that you select your wines in advance to ensure availability.
• Any services or products brought in from the outside must be pre-approved.
• We will be happy to refer vendors who have worked with the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant.
• House linens, china, flatware and glassware are included in our prices.
• Any specialty items are to be ordered through the catering department and our partnered rental
The Banquet Managers are happy to help you set up outside décor for your event.The base decoration fee is
$300. You may bring in your outside decorations up to 3 days before your event.The Inn will not be responsible
for decorations left behind after the conclusion of your event.
The Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant boasts a beautiful
sunken garden space ideal for wedding ceremonies.
An elegant brick and slate outdoor courtyard will hold
approximately 120–160 seats under a 30x30-foot white
tent. A bridal staircase will lead your guests into the
landscaped garden from our Verandah Dining Room.
This area may be rented only with a catered event in the
Verandah or the entire restaurant.
Ceremony Fee and Times
The reception will start at the conclusion of your ceremony.
Fee includes 30x30-foot tent and 150 white garden chairs.
Bruschetta with Parmesan cheese
Spinach, garlic and Feta in puff pastry
Scallops wrapped in bacon
Almond stuffed dates wrapped in bacon
Tomato soup with mini grilled cheese sandwich
Jerk chicken with mustard aioli
Rosemary chicken on rosemary skewers
Strawberry or pecan Brie bites in a pastry cup
$75 (For 50 Pieces)
Shrimp and grits in wonton spoons
Shrimp cocktail in wonton spoons
Sesame Ahi tuna bites
Prosciutto and Mozzarella crostini
Crab dip pastry cups
Corn and crab fritters
Fried oysters with remoulade sauce
Mini crab bites
$100 (For 50 Pieces)
Passed & Placed Hors d’Oeuvres
Curried mixed nuts
Vegetable crudité with dip
Bacon wrapped breadsticks
$75 (For 50 servings)
Brie wedges with assorted sauces
Baked brie en croute
Lettuce wrapped jerk chicken with mustard aioli
$90 (For 50 servings)
Imported cheese and fruit display
$115 (For 50 servings)
Flat Rate Bar
Call Brand Bar:
$22 for first two hours
$8 for every additional hour
Cost is per person
House brand liquors and Absolut Vodka,
Beefeater Gin, Bacardi Rum, Jim Beam Bourbon,
Johnny Walker Red Scotch, Seagram’s 7 Blended
Whiskey, Jose Cuervo Tequila, house wine, beer,
sodas, and juice.
Premium Brand Bar
$24 for first two hours
$9 for every additional hour
(Cost is per person)
House and call brand liquors and Ketel One Vodka,
Tangueray Gin,Mount Gay Rum,Captain Morgan
Rum, Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Dewar’s Scotch,
Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, Jameson Irish Whiskey,
Jose Cuervo Tequila, house wine, beer, sodas,
Call brand drink $8
Premium brand drink $9
Top shelf brand drink $10
Domestic beers $5
Dominion beers $5.50
Premium beers $5.50
Aqua Panna and Pelligrino (16.5 oz) $3.50
Aqua Panna and Pelligrino (1 L) $5.50
Bottled Water $3.50
Sodas, coffee, tea $3
Mount Vernon Root Beer & Ginger Ale $4
Cider (hot or cold) $4
Hot cider with brandy $6.50
House wine (per bottle) $25
House champagne (per bottle) $21
Satellite bar set-up fee: $200
Champagne toast sold separately
No shots or shooters
Standing Reception Menu Options
MenuSelect up to three entrées, then choose your salad, sides, and dessert.
~ Entrees ~
Carved beef tenderloin with peppercorn sauce
Steamship round of beef or prime rib of beef
Sliced Virginia honey glazed ham with dijon sauce
Jumbo lump crab cakes
~ Salads ~
Chopped salad with strawberry, sugared almonds and craisins with mustard vinaigrette
~ Sides ~
Pasta station with assorted sauces and toppings
Mashed potato bar with assorted toppings served in a martini glass
Colonial hoecake station with Smithfield ham, crab, hollandaise,
Hoisin sauce, crispy duck and grilled vegetables
Southern style barbecue station with pulled pork and chicken with assorted sauces, cole slaw,
cornbread squares and rolls
~ Desserts ~
Dessert table with mini pastries, petit fours and tarts
Ice cream sundae bar with assorted toppings
Gourmet candy station
Menus start at $34 per person with minimum of 60 guests
Standing reception menus can be customized with entrees, salads, and sides listed with the seated menu option.
Select up to three entrées, then choose your salad, sides, and dessert.
Halibut with hollandaise sauce
Filet mignon with port wine reduction
Rockfish with chimichurri sauce
Herb crusted beef medallions with béarnaise sauce
Sliced duck breast with apricot glaze
Apple brandy glazed pork chop
Grilled salmon with sambal sauce
Sundried tomato encrusted red snapper
Sirloin steak with peppercorn demi glace
Sliced pork tenderloin with mushroom sauce
Stuffed pork tenderloin with apricot sauce
Broiled tilapia with creole sauce
Stuffed chicken florentine
Rosemary lamb chops
Petite filet mignon with crab cake
Chilean sea bass with lemon butter
Salad (select one)
Spinach salad with strawberries and honey pecan dressing
Warm goat cheese and field green salad with champagne vinaigrette
Mixed green salad with cherry tomatoes, Parmesan and balsamic vinaigrette
Petite wedge salad with bacon, tomatoes, and Bleu cheese
Sides (select two)
Potato au gratin | Oven roasted red bliss potatoes | Rice pilaf
Garlic mashed potatoes | Sweet potatoes | Roasted fingerling potatoes | Macaroni and cheese | Cheddar grits
Steamed vegetable medley | Fresh green beans | Creamed spinach | Green beans almondine
Steamed broccoli | Grilled asparagus | Crispy Brussels sprouts | Collard greens
Dessert (select one)
Red velvet cake | Chocolate bread pudding
Pecan encrusted apple pie | Colonial bread pudding | Pineapple upside down cake
Apricot bread pudding | Flourless chocolate cake | Heath bar cheesecake | Crème brûlée
Vanilla ice cream | Fresh berries in a chocolate cup with chambord cream | Fresh fruit cobbler
Tasting portion of Virginia peanut soup $2
Oscar style $5
Colonial hoecake $8
Grilled shrimp (4) $8
Grilled or broiled lobster tail $12
Jumbo lump crab cake $13
Crab stuffed lobster tail $15