Downtown Ashland Restaurants

Our top picks for walkable places to eat and drink in Ashland.

Thai Pepper

Thai Pepper is a real Ashland gem and one of our favorite restaurants. Colorful presentation and the freshest ingredients make dinner at the Thai Pepper a memorable treat. The restaurant has won numerous local awards including Best Thai Food, Most Romantic, and Best Outdoor Setting. The flower-bedecked dining area is below street level, sheltered from sun and wind on the banks of Lithia Creek.


Kobe Modern Japanese Cuisine combines the finest traditions of sushi and sake with the dynamic excitement of Modern Japanese cuisine to make for an unforgettable dining experience. Kobe’s sake selection is unsurpassed, thanks to the consulting help of Marcus Pakiser, the only sake master working for a U.S. distributor at present time.

Brothers’ Restaurant

Choosing from the many tempting offerings on Brothers eclectic menu can be a challenge! The choices range from twenty varieties of omelettes, to raspberry-lemonade mimosas. The upstairs seating area overlooks the kitchen, and the whole place has an upbeat, friendly vibe. Open from 7AM to 2PM, Brothers’ Restaurant serves breakfast all day, with lunch and cocktails at lunchtime.


A long term feature on Ashland’s Restaurant scene, Greenleaf recently had a change of ownership and complete renovation. What hasn’t changed is the fun, casual dining environment and expansive menu selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner. with indoor and outdoor seating. Current hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 8:00am to 8:00pm.


If you are looking for a burger, fries, and a milkshake, just feet from The Bard’s Inn you’ll find Flip. Ashland’s only artisan fast food restaurant is all about quality with grass fed beef on organic brioche buns baked fresh daily at Mix Bakeshop. They are open from 12:00 through 8:00 Monday through Sunday.

Booking Your Hotel

Come stay at The Bard’s Inn Hotel, just a few minutes walking distance from all of downtown Ashland’s fabulous restaurants.