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Joshua Wilton House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free 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 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
Thank BobWDE
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I am camping across USA, but needed internet. I walked up and ask and found Space was available and hospitality was wide.As invited, I enjoyed "my house" fully. Lovely dinner in the Lounge - OUT STANDING CARROT CAKE - and comfort while using WIFI for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had dinner on 2 Oct and took advantage of their special Date Night Tuesday Menu. Service was excellent and Niko took good care of us. Dinner was excellent with choice of appetizer, main course and shared dessert for 35 per person. Would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karl M
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Ben, the bartender started off by making two excellent drinks! Then our waiter, Lauren made the rest of the evening perfect! Great descriptions of specials and great suggestions on meals! Highly recommend this restaurant!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Terri_Monarch
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We dined here in 2016 when we were in the area for vacation. We returned this year with friends and were excited about making this our last night special dinner. We arrived for our 6:30P reservation and were not seated until 7PM; there were empty...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Lakefront_WBY
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We celebrated our anniversary recently at the Joshua Wilton House, and could not have been more pleased with both the food and service. On a previous visit I criticized the lack of reasonably priced (less than $50) wines. I am happy to report that the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bob A
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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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