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About Winsor House Inn

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.

390 Washington St.
Duxbury, MA 02332
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Continental, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Dinner Served Tuesday - Sunday, 5pm - 10pm (bar until 12am)

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(781) 934-0991

Website:
http://www.winsorhouseinn.com/

Catering:
For more information, please visit www.thecateredaffair.com.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Celebrate with us in one of our historic rooms for birthdays, rehearsal dinners, brunches and more! We are excited to present seasonally inspired menus tailored for the occasion. Let us make your event extra special; The Winsor House is happy to provide: custom cakes, specialty cocktails and assistance with settting the room to reflect your vision.
Wines will be ordered from The Winsor House wine list and priced on consumption. Our team will prepare child-friendly meals to satisfy your “Little Winnies” as well!

Winsor House Inn Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.1

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Cozy (9)
Good for a Date (8)
Special Occasion (8)
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Comfort Food (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Romantic (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Casual (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Fun (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Authentic (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Healthy (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Great for Lunch (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

The food is consistently good. That's why I keep coming back. The service is bad. Bus boys and waitress don't know the basics of table service. For example, when serving an entree and each person has had an app, clear the dirty dishes before putting the new dishes down. You DO NOT put the new dishes ON TOP of the used ones. Or, when serving coffee, offer sugar. Don't assume the customer will go to the bar to ask for some because you have never come back.

Service reflects very poorly on management and ownership. Bad, bad bad.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Overall this restaurant was good, good food, good service, ambiance was nice. We went on a very cold night and the building is old so it was very cold inside.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

I took my girl friend to the WHI for dinner on New Year's Eve. Overall our experience was great. I had the Prime Rib, which was excellent, with green beans and crispy potatoes. My girl friend had the filet was some type of sauce that was outstanding (I obviously had to try it). The only complaint was it was a little chilly in the main dinning area and I noticed a few people eating with their jackets on. Other than that it was a spot on way to end 2017. Overall 9/10

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, People Watching
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Dining room was freezing. Many diners ate with scarfs and/or jackets on entire meal. Headlights of cars entering shined constantly into room.

Upon leaving, we took time to look around whole restaurant and found they actually have two dining rooms AND it was warm and had a fireplace.

We mentioned repeatedly how cold we were to our waitress and would have appreciated being told there was another room to eat in. Was very hard to enjoy the meal wearing coats.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The temperature New Years Eve was maybe 10 degrees and inside the main dining room it was maybe 60 degrees! We were all so cold, the restauruant had placed a party of 2 directly in front of the fireplace- they were too hot and no heat reached the rest of the patrons. i would not recommend this restaurant if the temp is below freezing, they were not prepared for this special evening to keep patrons warm!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This was our first time at the Winsor House with the new menu, and it did not disappoint! I had the beet salad, which was beautifully presented, well portioned and delicious with a mix of beets, goat cheese, candies pecans and poached pears with the right amount of vinaigrette. My husband had a Caesar salad, which was good (if not particularly special) with a generous portion size. I had the bone in pork chop for my entree, and I’m definitely going back soon to have it again! It was perfectly cooked and served over polenta with crispy Brussels sprouts. My husband had the bolognese which has long been a favorite of ours - still great. We split the chocolate bread pudding for dessert, which was good. The bread pudding was warm and not too rich, and it is served with vanilla ice cream.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

We have eaten at the Winsor House many times and have always had an excellent experience. On Saturday evening before Christmas it was very, very busy. The kitchen could not keep up and the waitress was extremely overwhelmed. (Not her fault. She did the best shecould) The appetizers and dinners took a very long time to arrive . The waitress kept coming over and saying soon and five more minutes. She was apologetic. They did not have a glass of wine available on the menu or a bottle that we ordered from the menu. Our appetizers and meals were fine but not the experience that we are used to at the WinsorHouse. We were told that there was a private party in the dining room. I think this may have compromised the dining experience of other patrons. We’ll definitely try it again but not on such a busy night.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

It was extremely busy but we were greeted by the hostess and promptly seated. I felt the tables were too tightly packed together, resulting in servers constantly brushing the back of my chair...you know the feeling. But the food all around was good, server was efficient and helpful and the owner stopped by the table to check in on us. I'd definitely recommend it.

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·Dined on December 15, 2017

Food was delicious! All four in our party were happy with their meals.
The service was very good. I believe our server was named Stu. He was very pleasant, attentive but not constantly coming to the table.
One small problem was that I had specifically requested not sitting in the middle of the room and that is where we were brought. It was fixed though, once I asked the hostess to sit us elsewhere.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Everyone should have an opportunity to enjoy the absolutely delicious food and drinks. I've eaten at some of Boston's Finest and hands down this food is like eating luxury.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

It was our second Thanksgiving here

We received a warm welcome ,un-rushed
service from an attentive staff. The food was delicious and appropriate for a New England
Thanksgiving. The dinning room was never overcrowded . The dinning space was light,open and all in all ,a great experience.
In my experiences, short of home, I cant imagine a better place to have Thanksgiving.
I will return

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Wonderful food, comfortable ambiance, cozy and very friendly. Will definitely be going back frequently!

Tags: Casual, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Food was very good as usual. First time there on a Saturday (6:00 reservation). It got really noisy by 6:30 and hard to have conversation. Some inconsistencies: Same drink ordered twice and second time 2 x larger than the first. Waiter said it was a different bartender (her favorite). Also I love the charred Shishito Peppers appetizer. Had them a few weeks ago with 2 friends and had a good size serving with more than enough for 3 to share. Had them this last time and only had about half the amount. Otherwise a good evening. I would go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Good local spot. Waiter was not attentive. He was glib when taking order and but hard to find when we needed anything or wanted to cash out. It is a convenient place with solid, if unimaginative, food. But without good service the evening fell flat.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We arrived at the Winsor House and were greeted by a friendly hostess, who welcomed us and said Happy Birthday. We should have left then, because that was the LAST positive experience of the evening out. We were seated in a room with a couple of other tables that were occupied. Servers came in and out of the room, but ignored us for 15 minutes. Then someone came and filled our water glasses. No introduction, no explanation. He did take our drink order and told us our server would be along. She brought our drinks, and again, no greeting, no introduction. We ordered starters, which were delivered by teen age boy who said” where do you want this?”. Not a nice experience. When the main courses arrived, the young man had no idea which person should be served which entree. Again, he asked “Who gets this?” We ordered another round of drinks, and the waitress brought 1 and said something about bringing the rest later!
We declined dessert, which I was e cited about because it was my birthday, and coffee and left. I emailed The Winsor House and have had NO response.
I will never return and I am going to discourage anyone to choose The Winsor House Inn for any occasion.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Service was wzrm znd humorous. Shishito appetizer delicious ! Entrees very good. Will definitely go back

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Still a very great place to dine after all these years . Very friendly and they even put up some halloween decorations

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Kid-friendly
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

A welcome return to some of the old menu items! The menu is small but not limiting. The bar area was bustling and it had the feeling that it had returned to its roots.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent food, excellent service and wonderful atmosphere!

Tags: Great Beer, Live Sports, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

I went to the Winsor House for dinner with 4 friends a few nights ago and everything was perfect. We were originally going to sit in the carriage house but instead had a beautiful spot in the dining room. We were in a corner by ourselves with a fire going close by. We completely had our privacy and felt like we were in our own private dining room. Dinner was excellent! Everyone raved about their entrees....crab cakes, fish tacos and scallops. I had the chicken(can't remember the name) but it was lightly breaded with salad and fresh grated parm on top. It was THE BEST! Service was excellent...very fast and a cheerful pleasant server. We actually had such a good time that we were 2nd to last to leave. Highly recommend the Winsor House!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Live Music, Disabled Access, Romantic, Cozy, Healthy, Fun, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Best fish and chips ever.
Ambience very New England.
Service excellent.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

They’re back!! The menu has been reworked and now offers a combination of old favorites and new flavors. The food was excellent and delicious.

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Enjoyed the ambiance and service. The Manager Ann was very hospitable, our server, Jamie, was top notch.
The food was good, there was a problem with one entre the steak Fritz. We ordered rare and it came well done. Ann offered to replace it,but we did not want to wait.
Seems the chef does not listen to wait staff requests. The steak was also disappointing in that we thought it would be a small steak,instead it was very tough steak tips.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Understand why this is considered a local gem. Very nice menu for sharing, dining room options, accommodating hostess and excellent service from Kelly. Seafood reigns, along with anything from their own garden.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We were concerned when we read the reviews from the last few months. However, none of the complaints were seen while we were there on this busy Saturday night! Service was great, we were seated quickly and asked bar or dining room (too cold for outside), etc. We did notice the menu change, but were surprised by the number of full meals available after what we read. And the size of the servings were certainly back to normal. So, may be there were some problems but they do not seem to be there any longer. Excellent evening. The clams, scallops and steak were fabulous and outstanding.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

I made a reservation on Open Table on to find when I arrived at the restaurant they did not open until 5:00 pm. The reservation was for 1:30.

Not sure what happened but I drove 40 minutes to get there.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on September 5, 2017

My husband and I (and our 6 month old daughter) had a lovely dinner at the Winsor House Inn. Everything from the service to the food and atmosphere were perfectly lovely.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Very disappointing. Entrees overdone, dry. Poor service. I asked them if they are short staffed, and our waitperson said that it's been terrible - they can't find people to hire, he said. We've been to WH quite a few times but won't be back anytime soon. Solstice and Port Bistro in Kingston and The Tasty in Plymouth are far superior. Sorry!

Alan Wheelock

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 (Montana)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Had a great evening dining outdoors--food was delicious and the atmosphere was lively.
Loved it!

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Had a great time and meal. We did have an allergy in the group and the server could have been more informed on the matter.

Tags: Live Music, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Happy Hour, Seasonal
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·Dined on August 11, 2017

There were several things that made the experience NOT enjoyable. The hostess took a while to seat us outside. We had to wonder if she was coming to get us to do so.
We had to wait 50 minutes to get our ordered appetizers and food. The wait staff was young and inexperienced. We also had to ask for bread. The food was pedestrian and portions were small. The waitress asked if we needed anything and we were enjoying the meal after we finished the meal.

Needless to say we won't be back.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Very enjoyable! We had a burger & fries (terrific!) and sauteed codfish (also terrific!). Our server was very attentive, and the room (as well as the outdoor terrace) were quite lovely. We will definitely return to the Winsor House in Duxbury.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Live Music, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Horrible. Slow service, tiny portions. Poorly prepared, low quality, terribly cooked food. Way overpriced and cramped.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 29, 2017

The restaurant is a very pretty place with a long history and excellent atmosphere inside. Our waiter was very attentive and the food was very good, but the portions are very small as are the drinks. I would have liked to pay $5.00 more a plate and had more food. My striped bass was 2 by 3 inches in size. In 3 bites it was gone. There were potatoes and little neck clams surrounding the bass with a tomato sauce which was very good, but the fish could have been bigger for $27. Same with the swordfish the others had for $32.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Authentic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

We had such a great time dining alfresco! All the things the restaurant couldn't control (weather, friends, etc) were perfect, but all the things they could control (food, service, atmosphere) were perfect, too! Our server was Eliza, and she was absolutely delightful! There's a reason why The Windsor House is one of our favorite restaurants. Can't wait to go back again!

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 (New England)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Not my kind of place. Bar /tavern side had shrieking, raucous customers on a day when no one around. Really a tasting menu, teeny plates, teeny portions, poor value. Waitress told me that the green peppers in my mussel soup were mild- they were not and had to spit out with my mouth on fire. Truly embarassing when I was being treated. They did give me asparagus instead. Their only vegetable. They did not notice that my water glass was empty and I had to request it. Backless benches to sit on in the tavern/ bar area but you can request an uncomfortable chair. Not a place if you eat high healthy protein and veggies like I do. I do not like to leave a restaurant feeling bloated with too much food but neither do I want to leave hungry. Their coffee was good after the meal.

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 (New England)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Shared 4 plates. Scallops perfectly cooked, sauce not very flavorful, chased the small amount of peas around the plate. Beet plate was good. Tuna Poke had strings of supposedly seaweed salad, chips were sparse and weren't wasabi powdered. When requested more chips, answer was "not sure, but will check." Returned with 4 chips. Seemed pretty peculiar that the smoked bluefish and avocado toast was served with bluefish on one toast and avocado on the other.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Flavor of food was between ok and good, nothing special. I had higher expectations after seeing reviews. I ordered a pasta dish with sausage. I appreciate the pasta, sauce and sausage all being homemade, but I was disappointed when the dish arrived with 3 small bites of sausage. I ordered a cocktail that arrived weak and mostly ice in the equivalent of a juice glass. When the waitress observed I drank it in a few sips, I asked for another, but without ice. What I got was an 8oz glass of milk with a shot of Kahlua in it. Not a way to impress. I just wanted a good drink.

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 (New England)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Amazing experience from the staff, ambiance, and the food was thoughtful, fresh, inventive and I want to go back immediately for the vegetable gnocchi.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 17, 2017

It was wonderful! Great service, friendly atmosphere in a semi formal space, and incredibly tasty (and creative but not otherworldly) food!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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