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Hart House 1640 LLC

51 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2900
+1 978-356-1640
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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51 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really, really cool place with lots of character and history! Delicious food, awesome service. Wide selection of drinks which were also very tasty

Thank sfrancucci
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I choose not to expand on the dinner experience as this review is for patrons who count on restaurants to help with special occasions. Communication is such a cornerstone of our way of living, how we work together to create progress and results, and I...More

4  Thank e3paperman
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I saw it on the menu and wasn't sure, although it sounded delicious. I checked with the waitress (Cindy) as I was torn between the salmon, haddock and this dish. She said it was one of the best and I went with it. So glad...More

Thank nancygilmartin
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is one Ipswich Restaurant that is always well worth the visit, whether with family, friends or booking a party. We have done all these things there and keep coming back for the food, the incredibly generous wine pour, the expert wait staff, and the...More

Thank Debby W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If your looking for an authentic Colonial New England dining experience, the Hart House is the perfect setting. We enjoyed the low lighting tables in the lower level as it was quaint and quiet. I got the feeling that we were back in the 1700's....More

Thank JohnN59
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Very robust menu full of New England classics that leverages sea coast location. Very good salmon, scallops, chicken pot pie, and roast chicken. Excellent Ipswich Clams. Good salads with tasty dressing (included with main dish). Salmon expertly cooked and spiced with slightly crispy exterior and...More

Thank marko18745
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Our daughters made a reservation for ten on a busy Sunday evening to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. The Hart House was special because our 1967 wedding reception was also held there. As a pleasant surprise the staff sat us in a roomy, classic colonial...More

Thank Piscataquog
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We had our rehearsal dinner here in September 2015 and love coming back here every couple of months. Great food and atmosphere. My friends still talk about how great our rehearsal dinner was. Highly recommend for dinner or for a special event!

1  Thank JRoss629
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Had a reservation at 6 for 6 to celebrate two birthdays. Waited almost a half hour for our table. Did not know we would have to go upstairs. Very difficult for one of our party. The many real candles in glass chimneys were pretty but...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Recently went there for a birthday dinner. As one who likes the colonial/tavern atmosphere, the 1640 Hart House did not disappoint. Great food, huge drinks and very good service. If you want to be seated in the tavern/bar side you must be in line before...More

Thank Ann G
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Wendy G
9 August 2017|
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Response from Debby W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they absolutely do serve on the upstairs deck at tables with large umbrellas. Have eaten outside there many times and the setting and service there a have been wonderful.
Dawn M
12 August 2016|
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Response from Sharon G | Reviewed this property |
Just let them know you don't want to be rushed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2900
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +1 978-356-1640
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