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About Joshua Wilton House
Located in an elegantly restored Victorian home in historic downtown Harrisonburg, the Joshua Wilton House is a bed & breakfast and fine dining destination. Executive Chef Tom French uses high quality ingredients sourced from the Shenandoah Valley to create a seasonal menu highlighting our local products . The full service bar includes signature cocktails, craft beers and an award-winning wine list. During the warmer months, seating is available on the outdoor brick patio. In the winter time, warm up in our lounge next to one of the original wood burning fireplaces and enjoy a cocktail before your meal. The Joshua Wilton House is also a private event and wedding venue, so please visit our website or call us for any special occasion you are celebrating!
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Contemporary French / American, American, French American
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Saturday : 5:00pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
JWH Catering Services provides off-premise meals and service for banquets, meetings, weddings or social events. Clients from all over the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia call on us for exceptional cuisine and impeccable service. Our staff can make your event or business function the talk of the town. Call and ask to speak to our Restaurant Manager Bill Daulton for further information.
Front and side street parking are the best bet. The Union First Bank lot is open for dinner guests use after 6:00 PM. After 5:00 PM there are open spaces in the municipal lot across Main Street at no charge
Private Party Facilities:
The Joshua Wilton House is a private event venue for any special occasion or gathering. Whether you are looking for a space for a business meeting, rehearsal dinner, birthday celebration or to host a wedding, we have catering packages for any celebration. Visit our website www.JoshuaWilton.com and click on our private events tab to submit an inquiry, or call us at the restaurant during our normal business hours for any questions.
Private Party Contact:
Bill Daulton: (540) 434-4464
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Joshua Wilton House Ratings and Reviews
Incredible experience. We make it to JWH once a year or so for special occasions and date nights and it never disappoints. Tonight, we got there a bit early and stopped by the bar prior to our table being ready. Both cocktails we ordered (Wilton Widow for my wife, Cane and Thistle for me) were spectacular: smooth, refreshing, and relaxing. I’d recommend both.
Our meal was wonderful. I ordered the butternut squash soup and it was tremendous: creamy, peppery, and a warm taste of autumn. We enjoyed a crisp, clean bottle of Pinot Grigio (on the recommendation of our outstanding server) with our entrees of scallops and salmon. Everything was perfectly prepared and delightful. JWH does not disappoint.
this was a great dining experience! My husband and I took my daughter, a student at JMU, here while we were in town for a game. Attentive service, pleasant staff, nice outdoor area to eat, (except for the customer who decided to come out to the patio for a cigarette) and absolutely fantastic food! Our waitress was attentive, professional and helpful. Would most definitely recommend! The filet mignon was outstanding as was the salad. And the desserts are not to be missed. A++!
With no prior knowledge we found a very nice restaurant being run by very nice people. We shared a salad with an unobstrusive yet flavorful vinaigrette - mix of cheese and pickled carrots came off very well. We both had venison tenderloin which was prepared to perfection and served with red cabbage, parsnip puree and blueberry gastrique. These items tastefully decorated the plate. But, most important, it all tasted good! Will return when in the area again.
We celebrated our anniversary and had a great time. The service , food and décor were just great. We cannot say one bad thing about the whole evening. I highly recommend the Joshua Wilton House. Fine dining at it's best. We plan on returning next time we are staying in the area.
We have been here several times before. I was a bit dissapointed with the menu selection again. What they advertise on their web site and their menu for that evening is always different. The service is great and the atmosphere is quiet. Not sure if we will return next year.
Excellent Again. Our second visit during one of our occasional trips to the Shenandoah Valley. Worth the drive again. Service was good, the food very good, and the pricing on the "date night" menu exceptional. One of these days, my wife and I will stay at the B&B part of the house, too.
My husband and I had an amazing experience here. It's definitely upscale. We felt very special. My husband and I are both craft cocktail drinkers. Being pregnant means that I, of course, cannot partake. The bartender was kind enough to make me a really delicious mocktail while we waited for our table. The host anticipated our desire for a date night and asked if we were interested in waiting a few extra minutes for a table in one of the other rooms, as the table we were originally meant to have was in a room with a larger (louder) party. Our waiter was fun and extremely knowledgeable. He was so willing to make suggestions based on our preferences. And the food! It was utterly fantastic. I had the fish special. I can't wait to have the chance to go back.
My wife and I enjoyed our 1st year anniversary here (10 years together). We had dined at this location once before and was unaware of making reservations. So this time we did it right. Very nice set up, quiet table by front window. I had the Filet and she had the quail, both delicious choices. Plan on $100 for two to eat, but, well worth every penny if you want to enjoy fine dining.
I went by myself and felt very welcome. Jake was very attentive and the food was amazing. I had the scallops over some tomato/ mascarpone cheese risotto. Yummy!!!!!!! I started with the fried oyster ceaser salad-----delicious!!!! For dessert I had the lemon-blueberry torte which was also delicious. Some of the best food and service I have ever experienced. Highly recommend!
The food is always excellent. This visit wasn't quite as enjoyable as in the past as our server lacked the personality that most of them had and we sort of felt like we were a bother versus the restaurant being glad that we chose to dine there. Have always experienced excellent service and food, I was dining with my granddaughter and we still had an excellent evening.
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