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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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American, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
51 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old stand by, The food is very good, old New England style atmosphere.Service was great, Ordered Egg Plant as an Appetizer, was excellent. Ordered Slow Roasted Pork and New York Sirloin, both were excellent. My only complaint is its very dark in...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We have been to the 1640 Hart House restaurant many times and have always been pleased with our drinks and our dinners - the menu has many choices and the prices are good - our drinks were an excellent pour which was a nice treat...More

Thank whimsical
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Very quaint. Very busy. Set in an authentic colonial house and tavern. We ate in the tavern. The seats and tables were comfortable and did not seem crowded despite the place being very busy. The food was excellent and the wait staff friendly and attentive....More

Thank kvhak
Reviewed 27 January 2018

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 13 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

1  Thank Allison J
Reviewed 19 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 10 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 6 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 10 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

6  Thank e3paperman
Reviewed 7 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
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Wendy G
10 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
USD 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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