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Joshua Wilton House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Dinner
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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

From drinks by the fireplace, to a fabulous wine-paired meal, to luxurious room for the night, the Joshua Wilton exceeded our expectations. The staff was courteous and attentive. Breakfast was a delight as well.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jg g
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my wife to Joshua Wilton House for her birthday and we were treated to a wonderful meal and even better service! Every staff member came to wish my wife a happy birthday and the provided her a special dessert! The drinks from the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank curdbc
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a treat for brunch. The Joshua Wilton is holding up to its well earned reputation as one of the top restaurants in the Shenandoah Valley! We had the Sunday brunch and it was as fine as you will find anywhere- and yes- I do...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JamesM10632
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joshua Wilton offers good dishes in a friendly atmosphere. The service is great as well. Will recommend to anyone looking for a delicious dinner

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank drfsid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at breakfast, brunch and dinner was excellent! Beautifully presented, it all was delicious. The creamy grits with vegetables at brunch was the perfect ideal of what outstanding grits should be. Rockfish at dinner delightfully spiced and cooked. Excellent atmosphere in lovely Victorian rooms....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rba32
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is exceptional and reasonably priced. The food presentation was beautiful. Impeccable service. Highly recommend. Not to disappoint.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Terry C
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We are JMU alumni and this was our second stay at the Joshua Wilton House. Such a quaint house, love the walking distance proximity to both campus and downtown. Beds are incredibly soft. Awesome little bar with top notch fancy cocktails that make you feel...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Courtney R
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

I am on a business trip and was taken to the restaurant by a friend. The atmosphere is classy , tablecloths, staff dressed well, quiet music but this place is anything but stuffy . Jenna was very pleasant, and mist of all very knowledgeable about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank daenen1
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Stayed one night. 4 poster bed comfortable. Room clean. Sat in very comfortable chair by window and read. No TV which was actually relaxing. Dinner, was wonderful. Had the special crab incrusted grouper and shrimp appetizer. Both were wonderful. The dinning room was beautiful, waitress...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Terry5270
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We always eat at Joshua Wilton's when we visit Harrisonburg. Guaranteed great food, service, and atmosphere. As always, everything was perfect again!

Date of visit: October 2018
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16 November 2018|
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Response from ValleyGirl626 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, they will be closed November 21st to create an unforgettable Thanksgiving meal!! I would definitely call to make reservations ahead of time.
21 July 2018|
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Response from paulsA47BK | Reviewed this property |
i wore blazer with kakis and no tie, wife dress. Business casual for dinner
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