Chef Manager Rob Minger
Originally from Ohio with six years as Sous/Head Chef Country Club experience under his belt, he and his young family moved to the Eastern Shore for a different pace of life.
He opened his own restaurant Shoreglass Wine Room in Ocean City, winning great reviews and many loyal customers.
We are delighted to welcome Rob into our family of Historic Inns as Chef Manager at The Washington Inn.
"The best from Maryland's natural larder simply prepared to preserve the best of quality ingredients"

Our menu may not be the largest but we assure you it is all fresh produce, local wherever possible and cooked to order. Please allow a little time for the preparation of your meal, the flavors will be worth it.

Our Tavern and Dining Rooms offer a historic homey atmosphere with ancient timbers and log burning fires. A firm favorite with locals and visitors alike. Real food at tasty prices using fresh ingredients and featuring traditional favorites, Eastern Shore specials and friendly service. Private spaces available from our fireside Alcove table for 8, to our Dining Rooms for up to 25 and Lounge for up to 50. Open for Breakfast seven days 7 am to 10 am, lunch 5 days 11.30 am to 2 pm Wednesday through Sunday and Dinner 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm Wednesday through Sunday, 
closed for Dinner Monday and Tuesday.

Summer Dinner Menu


Calamari flash-fried with House Marinara $9

Bruschetta with seasoned Tomato, Basil Bruschetta Crostini $7

Southern Pork Nachos with House-smoked Pork, our own Chips, candied Bacon, sweet BBQ and Cilantro $9

Ice-cold spicy Southwest Gazpacho Soup with Tomato, Peppers, Onion, Cucumber, Jalapeno and Cilantro    Cup $5    Bowl $8

New England Clam Chowder    Cup $6    Bowl $9

Signature Salad mixed Greens with Cherry Tomato, Avocado, Cucumber, candied Bacon, Lemon, Dill and Ranch $7        add Smoked Salmon for additional $2

Classic Caesar Salad with Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan, Anchovy Dressing and Croutons $8
add Chicken for additional $8    add Shrimp for additional $10


Seared Salmon Lightly blackened with Avocado Cream, sautéed Spinach and Basmati Rice $20

Fish n’ Chips with Beer Battered Cod with House Coleslaw, Lemon Caper Tarter and fresh Potato Fries $15

“Inn” Burger with 8oz Premium Angus Beef Burger with Cheddar or Provolone Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato and Onion on a Brioche Bun with Fries $14 add Bacon for additional $1

Honey Garlic Pecan Chicken Breast pan-seared & served over Linguine with Spinach $16

Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers with House-pulled Pork, Rice, caramelized Onion, Jalapeno, BBQ and Ranch Drizzle $15

Pescatore with Shrimp, Bay Scallops, Mussels, Squid and Salmon tossed in House Marinara over Fettucine $23

Washington Inn Crab Cake 6oz Broiled Jumbo Lump Crab with a Cajun Remoulade, whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes and Summer Vegetables of the day $24

Entrees served with fresh baked Bread and seasoned Rosemary infused Olive Oil

Sides $4
Mixed Greens Side-salad                      Whipped Potatoes                    Sautéed Spinach
House Chips                        Basmati Rice                       Summer Vegetable of the Day


Homemade Coconut Ice Cream with toasted Coconut and caramelized Pineapple $6

Key Lime Strawberry Shooter with GrahamCracker Pretzel Crumbs$5 

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake$6 add Ice Cream for additional $1.50

Hot Beverages all $2.50

Our famous regular or decaffeinated Coffee        Hot Chocolate        Selection of Hot Teas        

As we cook to order most dishes can be adapted to for dietary requirements and preferences. Please advise us of any allergies or specific dietary requirements prior to ordering. The consumption of raw or under-cooked eggs, meat, poultry, seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of food borne illness.

If you enjoy your experience please tell everyone and if you do not, please tell us. We are eager to please”, Chef Manager Rob Minger


Great cooking using fresh quality ingredients, our Inn to your home. Remember we do full outside catering from 6 to 200 guests. In your home or event space.