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Joshua Wilton House

412 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3611
+1 540-434-4464
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (20 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
412 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3611
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!!

Thank Terri M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Lakefront_WBY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The Date Night menu allows for a romantic dinner in a lovely setting at a reasonable price. For the reduced price you receive full size appetizers and entrees each and a shared dessert.

1  Thank KMK62
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I went to the Joshua Wilton House with a few friends. We enjoy the appetizer/drink special on Wilton Wednesdays and usually finish with one of their wonderful desserts. A couple of us tried a new menu item--steak tartare--it was very good. The service is always...More

1  Thank ValleyGirl626
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The service was exceptional and the food was unique and flavorful. Scallops were seasoned perfectly and the sauce light and lemony. Desert was elegant.

Thank Viola M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I had dinner at this hotel, where I was staying. The filet was one of the best I ever had. The potatoes were delicious. The dessert, a chocolate flourless cake, was superb. I have Celiac's Disease and they could not be more acommodating and understanding....More

Thank lanzal0ne
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The environment is inviting, beautiful, and relaxing. The food is spectacular, delicious and nicely presented, and the service is as it should be! Try it!

Thank miriamemartin
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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
Roger S
13 May 2015|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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