Winsor House Inn

4.3
299 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Relax with us, a charming & romantic inn located in the heart of the Historic district of the quaint seaside village of Duxbury. Enjoy a gourmet dinner in our flower-filled Carriage House. The beamed ceiling, wide pine floors and lovely collection of antiques add to the cozy charm as you savor the delicious specialties.

After dinner, retire to the Pub and enjoy an after dinner cordial or step outside for a perfect ending by the fire pit. During the summer months, the Garden Patio is open for your dining pleasure.
What 299 People Are Saying
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EL
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I met my 90 year old aunt and my cousins for my birthday dinner on a late Sunday afternoon .
Dinner was wonderful!!
Our server, Brooke, was perfect and even laughed at our jokes!!
The Windsor has always been one of my favorites and my aunt was so happy to be in such a comfortable and
relaxing atmosphere.
We can't wait to return soon.

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B
New England
21 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 5

New Year’s Eve dinner with special friends. The food was so disappointing. 3 of 5 ordered steak special that was as tough as a shoe. My husband ordered the short ribs that had NO FLAVOR. My chicken was ok but my salad was gritty. Best parts of what was ordered were the mussels and the creme brûlée. Considering our total was over $400 would not recommend. So unfortunate as the service was spectacular as was the ambiance.

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BB
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food hot and just the right portions. Dessert was delicious.

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JF
New England
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

The dinning room doors opened directly to outdoors and were used so often, some guests put on winter jackets.

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ME
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another great night of memory making. Kelly was friendly and professional and the Statler Chicken sublime.

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r
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

First time there, with friends. We were seated at our res time promptly and enjoyed a wonderful meal. The waitress seem a bit frazzled and stretched but she gave it her best and kept us happy.

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S
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual The Winsor House did not dissapoint, great food and service. Cozy environment with the fireplace going.

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CH
Charleston
33 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My parents 60 th anniversary was very special. Great value wonderful food and lover the atmosphere

We will certainly be back again. Being from charleston sc it was certainly just as good and the people were simply delightful.

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KD
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Loved sitting outside

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MU
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Menu was trimmed down significantly - not as many options

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TB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very enjoyable dining experience. Took our two young granddaughters and they had a great time.

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AS
New England
12 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

The food was great, service was a little slow but friendly.

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CH
Charleston
33 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Coming from Charleston SC it was our first time visit. We took my parents who live locally and it was simply a fantastic experience. Our wait person Angel made the night just perfect. The food was fantastic, the old historic building was what we were looking for and the location was very easy to get to.
The band was starting right when we were leaving so we did not get to experience the music since we drove back to Boston.
We will be back and I am sure my parents being from Marshfield will be back very soon.
Many thanks
Scott

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AS
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was the best meal I’ve had out in a WHILE! Went with my mom for a nice dinner- and we were so impressed by the nice greeting we received by the hostess, quick seating and very accommodating to our requests. Our server, Brooke, was just phenomenal. We would go back just to see her! We got oysters, buratta salad, fish tacos and scallops. The scallops were perfect. Everything was delightful and we can’t wait to go back!

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j
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely evening with friends...the food was excellent- especially the bread! Our party was seated immediately with reservations on a weekend. The service was great. AC was a little overly cool, but that is my only complaint.

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C
New England
31 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The wait staff were very friendly and it is a very cozy restaurant. Unfortunately, somewhere along the line our order got lost and we waited about 30 minutes before our waitress came back and (very apologetically) informed us it would be a while longer. On the plus side, the food was excellent when we got it and they did comp is two glasses of wine for the wait. Overall it was a good experience and we're would definitely go back.

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BB
Orange County
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Yummy oysters, especially on Wednesday at special price.

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 2ambience 4

Wait staff was non existent.. but busboys were great

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EM
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I went really wanting to like it this place but was disappointed nothing great. I have nothing bad to say just wouldn’t go back

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Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had such a great anniversary dinner here. The food was delicious, the drinks outstanding, and the ambiance spectacular. I loved that they had an outdoor fire pit to relax at after dinner with Smores. It was a great experience and we will definitely be back!

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C
New England
11 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious, especially the chilled soup selection and everything was nicely presented and perfectly cooked. the decor is New England countryside, comfortable and attractive. The service was attentive and friendly. We enjoyed our dinner very much.

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WM
New England
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Pretty standard fare but well done and priced reasonably for such a nice setting. Would recommend to a friend. Will be back.

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JK
New England
21 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect summer meal in the garden at WH.

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EW
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The wait staff was very pleasant and attentive enough. Many good choices at the bar for wiskeys, but not a complete bar. Beer and wine choices are adequate. Adequate choices for the food. We had a very enjoyable meal two weekends in a row.

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KJ
New England
5 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Very pleasant setting on outside patio, interesting special cocktails, burata salad with fresh peach very tasty, particularly liked the fish tacos

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L
New England
22 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

My fish tacos were border line edible. I would have sent it back had I not been hosting a business dinner. I keep going back periodically to try to support a local business and it’s been about 50/50. They need to either lower prices to be consistent with mediocre food, or raise food quality and service to be consistent with price.

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D
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

We've been going to The Winsor House for decades, and the introduction of a new chef some time ago truly improved the place. This last visit, however, the food seemed sub-par and the server was pretty inflexible (or maybe it's the kitchen). We'll return, but our visit with out-of-town friends was disappointing.

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b
New England
157 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We've dined here before and always enjoy the food, service, and historical setting.

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B
New England
34 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The servers were occasionally confused in that they 3 times tried to deliver someone elses food to our table. The cod we ordered was over cooked and tough. The chicken curry was very good.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Cesear salad extremely small and I'm not sure there was any dressing on it?
Burger was good. Great fries.

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K
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great birthday dinner at the Winsor House. Will definitely return!

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BW
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Went for Mother’s Day dinner (5pm early dinner). When we arrived the hostess said they only had a prix fix BRUNCH menu available for $52 per person! You would think they would switch out brunch menus after noon or so.. The restaurant was empty so I don’t know why they needed prix fix. Two people (one being a Mother) at our table ordered the salmon and both plates came out raw - we had to send them back. Two new plates were brought out 15 minutes later. Nothing was taken off the bill.

Another large group came in and almost left when they were also surprised about the brunch menu being served at 5-6pm.

Food was good once it arrived but we were all very disappointed in the overall service. I will not recommend.

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LM
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A friend and I went to the Mother’s Day brunch at the Winsor House. It was absolutely delicious! A nice prix fixe menu was offered. My friend reported that the crab cake Benedict was delicious as was my Belgian waffles with fruit. We both had the scallops w risotto which was amazing. The bread and butter was even great. The chocolate mousse was probably the least successful though still tasty. It was more like chocolate pudding than mousse. They also included a Bellini with fresh raspberry purée which is was so good I had two! Sadly, they didn’t seem too busy which was a shame because for the quality and value, it was a great deal.

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PN
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Horrible service never go back, took forever for them to take our order. Then took a very long tome for food to arrive which was just average.

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BD
New England
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 3ambience 2

not impressed, menu very basic....not worth the money...no plans to go back anytime soon

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s
New England
13 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Service was terrible!
Busy night, but knowing it was a Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend you would think properly staffed.
Water glasses dirty
Then our drinks took forever and beer was not chilled, and bartender knew it, but still served it?
We ordered wine with dinner and glasses came out dirty; our server noticed it as well.
Food was good and we were fine with waiting; but service was overall bad.

I like this place, maybe will come back for the pub, because service there has been good in past.

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A
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful experience! The service was impeccable and the food equally as good!

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B
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely historic place. Food was delicious albeit pricey. We were surprised at a charge of one of our cocktails!

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k
New England
37 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We chose Winsor House to celebrate our 10th Anniversary and was so pleased with our choice. Our server was professional and so sweet! We were seated at the fireplace which was especially cozy and romantic. The chef even sent us complimentary glasses of champagne! The entire night was perfect from beginning to end. Our meals of Bolognese and Steak were delicious and perfectly prepared. Thank you for making our Anniversary so special!

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OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Risotto today was undercooked, flavor was good but not well cooked. Felt neglected by the staff. Maybe you guys were under staffed. Not sure. Really noisy. Totally difference experience than what I had before.

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