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Joshua Wilton House

412 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3611
+1 540-434-4464
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
412 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3611
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Joshua Wilton House will take you back in time when dinning was simple but elegant. the food was outstanding as was the service. If you want a place to dine for that special occasion this is the place. Reservations needed.

Thank Liqitup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were given a night at the Inn as a Christmas gift from our daughter. The Inn keeper made the whole experience easy and pleasant...from the initial phone call to our check-in and check out. We didn't want a big dinner which they serve there...More

Thank dougnmaren
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We had a fantastic prix fixe dinner graduation weekend at Joshua Wilton House. The food was first rate as was the atmosphere. We were seated in a small room in this Victorian house, which made it easy to talk to everyone in our party. For...More

Thank paulsA47BK
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Booked this while picking up my son from school. House has five rooms so its like being at home. One small drawback was no TV in the room but didn’t really miss not having it. I didn’t try the restaurant that’s on site since traveling...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed May 4, 2018

We had Sunday Brunch here and would class it the "best ever". We were there with a group of friends. The service was impeccable, the food was delicious and the setting was amazing. The bread basket would be worth the visit - each menu item...More

Thank Inaleeb
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Great stay in a wonderfully kept Victorian home. Breakfast was very delicious and served in a lovely sun room. Staff is friendly. Would stay here again.

Thank 362shunt
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Located in the historic centre of Harrisonburg, but with lots of parking , and close to 81 its a great spot to stop for the night on your drive north or south. Pleasant and interesting to walk around the town. The dinner was excellent, the...More

1  Thank dlmeyers2018
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The people at Joshua Wilton House know how to take care of you! From the bar to the dining room, everyone knows that the number one priority is the customer. We had great service from the time we arrived to the time we left, including...More

Thank Les H
Reviewed April 24, 2018

I had a very comfortable stay in room #2 at the Joshua Wilton House. The highlights of my visit included drinks in the evening in the cozy "bar" (what a wonderful space!) and an incredibly delicious breakfast in the morning! Highly recommended for a place...More

Thank Alli W
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I always wanted to stay here as an undergraduate at JMU and never got the chance, though I did have lunch here post graduation 20 years ago. While the House is under new ownership, our entire experience was fantastic. We stayed in room number five...More

Thank bigeyeblue
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Roger S
May 12, 2015|
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Response from RockinghamBill | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding that a transition in ownership is taking place. Knowing who are expected to be the new owners, given their outstanding track record, I expect it will regain its status as an excellent venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $50
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3611
    (Campbell Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-434-4464
  • E-mail
Description
Located in an elegantly restored Victorian mansion, Joshua Wilton House is within walking distance of historic downtown Harrisonburg and the campus of James Madison University, offering guests quiet charm and gracious living in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. The Restaurant offers a unique and exquisite a la carte menu that changes with the seasons, along with an extensive selection of beers and an award-winning wine list. Featured are the food products of many small local farms and producers who supply our kitchen with high quality ingredients that simply cannot be found elsewhere. Chef's Tom French and Brian Bogan work together to create food that highlights Virginia's southern heritage while adding a French influence to the dish. During the warmer months, seating is available on the outdoor brick patio. Arrive early and enjoy a cocktail in our lounge before dinner.
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