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Hart House 1640 LLC

51 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2900
+1 978-356-1640
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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51 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended my stepsons wedding which was held in a private dining area, nicely decorated with the fire going in the fireplace. Great atmosphere along with great service. We had a few different appetizers including the seafood cakes which were amongst the best I have...More

Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely pre-Xmas visit to The Hart House with our family but this second visit disappointed. While the food was good, the service was extremely slow and lacking... I think a major diffefrence was that we were seated upstairs and also had a...More

Thank Allison J
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This restaurant is a most visit for tourist and locals. I have many memories created in the main restaurant but a first time dining in the Tavern. Decorated for Christmas, fireplace lite, leather booths and history of Ipswich on the wall made the dining even...More

Thank Beverly Y
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I am embarrassed to say that this is the first time we have visited this restaurant icon despite living nearby for the last 40 years. We celebrated my wife's birthday this evening and we had a wonderful time. Since there were five of us it...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Really, really cool place with lots of character and history! Delicious food, awesome service. Wide selection of drinks which were also very tasty

Thank sfrancucci
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I choose not to expand on the dinner experience as this review is for patrons who count on restaurants to help with special occasions. Communication is such a cornerstone of our way of living, how we work together to create progress and results, and I...More

5  Thank e3paperman
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I saw it on the menu and wasn't sure, although it sounded delicious. I checked with the waitress (Cindy) as I was torn between the salmon, haddock and this dish. She said it was one of the best and I went with it. So glad...More

Thank nancygilmartin
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is one Ipswich Restaurant that is always well worth the visit, whether with family, friends or booking a party. We have done all these things there and keep coming back for the food, the incredibly generous wine pour, the expert wait staff, and the...More

Thank Debby W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If your looking for an authentic Colonial New England dining experience, the Hart House is the perfect setting. We enjoyed the low lighting tables in the lower level as it was quaint and quiet. I got the feeling that we were back in the 1700's....More

Thank JohnN59
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Very robust menu full of New England classics that leverages sea coast location. Very good salmon, scallops, chicken pot pie, and roast chicken. Excellent Ipswich Clams. Good salads with tasty dressing (included with main dish). Salmon expertly cooked and spiced with slightly crispy exterior and...More

Thank marko18745
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Wendy G
9 August 2017|
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Response from Debby W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they absolutely do serve on the upstairs deck at tables with large umbrellas. Have eaten outside there many times and the setting and service there a have been wonderful.
Dawn M
12 August 2016|
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Response from Sharon G | Reviewed this property |
Just let them know you don't want to be rushed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2900
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +1 978-356-1640
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