About The Oxford House Inn
Culinary Institute of America graduate Chef/Co-Owner Jonathan Spak crafts his seasonally changing menus to showcase the best that local farms have to offer. While overall his style is considered contemporary American cuisine, influences and techniques from Asia, Southwestern United States and France are often incorporated. Hand cut steaks, fresh Maine seafood, homemade pastas, fresh salads and decadent desserts are creatively presented. Choose to dine fireside, on our popular screened in front porch, or on our glassed in back porch that offers spectacular sunset mountain views. You may also dine at JONATHAN'S, our lively pub. We have been given Four Stars by The Maine Sunday Telegram and named "Best In-Town Maine Inn" by Yankee Magazine. Please note that specific table or dining room requests made through OpenTable may not be available. Please call us directly if you have a dining preference.
Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Seven nights a week, 5:30pm - 9:00pm (Bar opens at 5:00pm)
Hours may change seasonally. Please reserve ahead.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private lot off RTE 302 in front of Inn, street parking both sides of Rte 302 as well as Norway Bank across the street from the restaurant.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wine, Wine Bar
The Oxford House Inn Ratings and Reviews
EXCELLENT!!! A must go every time we're ...
EXCELLENT!!! A must go every time we're in the area!
Always good food, creative seasonal menu ...
Always good food, creative seasonal menus, lovely view, good, attentive service.
Delicious and good value!
I have eaten here many times and prefer dinner to breakfast or brunch. The food in both cases is delicious but the evening service is a bit better. Using Open Table for reservations was a breeze! :)
Love the Oxford House Inn-now and always!
We have been here about a dozen times. It is by far the nicest restaurant in our rural area. The other night was as good as ever. I had lobster & corn fritters and risotto. My husband had duck. Absolutely delicious. But the service is really outstanding. Lastly, I love the cocktail (can't remember the name) with gin, marishino cherry liquer and crème de violet. Yum. Thanks for being such a great place for a date!
We have been here many times and have never been disappointed. The place is lovely and the food delicious! I especially loved the sweet pea soup. Our guest had a great time. Thank you!
First time eating here. It was fantastic ...
First time eating here. It was fantastic - from cocktails & appetizers all the way through to dessert & coffee. Perfect service allowing us to catchup w/ friends we hadn't seen in awhile but still keeping food & drink coming. Somewhat different menu offering wonderfully flavored foods. We hope to return again when in the area. Good price performance as well. Bravo!
A new favorite
Wonderful food, ambience and service in a charming country inn - what more could you ask?
This is a perfect restaurant for 2 people going out for dinner. The food is so good and the price is reasonable!
Went on a Thursday for their pint and a pound and had a great time. Started with the calamari, which was really good and then on to the mussels. They were cooked perfectly and the broth was incredible. A great deal
Awesome dining experience . God and serv ...
Awesome dining experience . God and service .
I can describe the experience in one wor ...
I can describe the experience in one word. "Incredible ".
Food, service, atmosphere all exceeding my expectations. Everything was outstanding and I'm already looking forward to going back!
Surprising find in Fryeburg
All the reviews we saw on this restaurant were excellent so we decided to try it. The calamari appetizer is amazing. The trout dinner was also outstanding and the fingerling potatoes that accompanied it were just right. Swordfish dinner was also very good. Will definitely go back again!
White Mountain View Cocktail
The Oxford House is a great place for a summer/fall cocktail on the back lawn, looking across the meadows to the White Mountains. The food and service inside, either on the screened porch or in the fireplaced living room are great. Warm and inviting old new england charm. The downstairs bar is reminiscent of olde England with stone and brick walls and plenty of warm libations. Enjoy!
Great country inn
Good food and drink, a crackling fire and a pleasant server - what more can you ask in a quaint New England town?
Great gluten free menu. Would definitely ...
Great gluten free menu. Would definitely come back again.
Great drinks and food
We went in the winter so it was cold, but the inn was cute and had a nice front porch that would be nice to sit and have a drink in warmer weather. It was a good thing we made reservations on a Sunday for the long weekend as they were completely booked up. We went downstairs to the small and cozy bar for a drink before dinner. Megan, the bartender was very nice and helpful and recommended a drink. I had a white cosmo and sangria martini which were great. The bar was small but could reserve seats down there for dinner. We got the filet which was amazing and the chicken which takes about 30-40 min to cook but surprisingly came out around 20 min. We asked for the front window seat which was nice and romantic. If you are in the area, check out the Oxford Inn.
Perfect dining experience. Love this pla ...
Perfect dining experience. Love this place! Great environment, staff and food. A must go! :)
Steak Frite Groupie
Great diverse menu from small plates to bistro to full entrees. Love the Steak Frite bistro meal. Always done perfectly. Mussels as a appetizer to share were delicious. We had the spicy ones. Sat right in front of the fire-- fine dining on a quiet weeknight !
Worth a trip
The dining room at the Oxford House Inn is worth a trip. The dining rooms are cozy, service is thoughtful, the menu is local, fresh, and seasonal, and the chef is superb. There's a great wine list and plenty of local beer to choose from. Don't miss this gem in the western Maine foothills.
We found this restaurant on our way back from a trip to Bridgeton. We are SO lucky! The food is great the drinks are creative gems the service is always spot on...The worst comment I have about this place is that I prefer to sit anywhere but the far back room.
When we go to North Conway every Christm ...
When we go to North Conway every Christmas, we always have dinner at the Oxford House Eatery. It is always excellent.
Metro food served is out little corner of Maine
The Oxford House Inn is the best kept secret in Maine. New York and Boston quality fine dining being served by a husband and wife team of food artists. The dining experience is superb, the food is amazing and they serve the best cocktails around. The staff couldn't more pleasant and efficient. ***** Outstanding
We have eaten at the Oxford House Inn on several occasions and we have always been more than satisfied. We just ate there last Saturday and enjoyed their Fall menu. I had the Haddock...Yum, my daughters both had the Steak Frites - double yum, and my husband had the sesame encrusted chicken . The bread is great along with the flavored butter, delicious drinks, decadent desserts rounded out the night. I look forward to our next opportunity to eat at The Oxford House Inn!
Saturday night out
Wonderful little restaurant right over the state line from NH - cozy with excellent food. The fireplace is a bonus. We appreciated the menu with some interesting features above and beyond the usual potato and vegetable choice but some very interesting variations. Definitely check it out!
It was our first visit and will definite ...
It was our first visit and will definitely return. Meals and service was outstanding. Great glutin free menu which made my son very happy.
The BEST resturant in the Mt Washington Valley
As part of my previous job, I used to travel and entertain customers all over the country. The Oxford House is easily in the upper echelon of restaurants in any foodie city. It is easily in the top 5 for Portland, Charleston, SC, top 10 in San Francisco, Dallas even in the top for NYC or Chicago. Wonderfully consistent and has very nice gluten free or vegetarian options. Love this place!
Small town gem!
I love this place. We go every 6 months or so and it's better each time. Our waitress, Megan was on point. The food was absolutely delicious-I ordered an entrée and my honey had three apps-we were both very pleased. The only gripe I might have is once a spotlight was removed from overhead of our table, I could barely see my food. But it didn't stop me from practically licking the plate. So lucky to have this within 10 miles of our little home!
Always have a great experience at the Oxford House
The food is great. The service exceptional. The atmosphere in the dining room is elegant and romantic while the pub downstairs is casual and yet still the same amazing menu!! Never had an experience less than great at this spot!!
Our 20th anniversary - best choice - outstanding!
Made a reservation thru Open Table with a specific wine request. We were warmly greeted as they knew about anniversary, wine, and we were seated almost immediately. Service was very good - very attentive and friendly. Good diversity in the menu. - Our first bite popped with flavor! Knew we were on to something. Both of us are in the food/restaurant business and, believe me, we know good food - this was the beginning of a very good night! The Chef/owner brings lots of flavor and a certain amount of complexity to his dishes. - Really good entertainment for the tastebuds from appetizer (Cracklin Calimari) to the dessert (homemade Sorbets)!!- Our entrees were Twin Filets and Bacon Crusted Scallops - again loaded with flavors that .... for lack of a better adjective right now..."Popped"! Very impressed - really well done. Highly recommended by a couple of "foodies".
Pasta Comfort Bowl Spectacular!
I am usually a steak frite groupie but vowed to try something else. And I'm glad I did. The pasta bowl with italian sausage ( crumbled), arugula, roasted tomatoes, boursin cheese, and parm. crust was superb. I have the 1/2 portion ($12) which was plenty and ordered a salad. Great meal. Wine choices are very reasonable and lots of different bottles.
My boyfriend and I stayed at the Inn, and during our visit we ate dinner in the downstairs restaurant. The food was delicious, the owners were kind, and they had such a nice selection of wines, beers, and cocktails; though admittedly my boyfriend was the only one to have any alcohol because I was too focused on them having delicious root soda! That being said, it saddened me that the waitress we had was less than friendly with our table. But oh well, we didn't see her enough for her attitude to ruin anything anyway! I would recommend this restaurant to just about anyone.
All around excellent experience.
The Oxford House Inn is a delight from every perspective. It was easy to make reservations. I requested a table with a view and they complied in spectacular fashion. They were ready for us when we arrived. The service staff were excellent and helpful. The food was worth every penny. The drinks were unique and delicious. I'm looking forward to returning at the first excuse I have for making an evening an extraordinary experience.
We are frequent patrons of the Oxford House. Dining experience always excellent as we usually are there for special occasions. Food choices are always varied and very well prepared. Favorite entree is the twin filet -so tender it cuts like butter. Great gluten free options as well.
Gluten-free menu, Grass-fed beef also
our food was delicious and healthy and the service was top notch. we sat outside on the enclosed porch. we would be regulars if we lived in the area
Oxford House Freyburg, Me
Natalie and Jon are such a great complement. The ambiance, Natalie. The superb food.... Jon. Yet they share everything. Perhaps the finest special dining out experience in Western Maine. Btw: I order their onion rings for my appetizer. Unbelievable. I'm a "foodie". With their best glass of Napa Cab!
Delicious but kitchen got backed up
We come here at least once/ year and this time happened to be a Friday night at end of summer. We were seated promptly in the lovely room with the view of the mountains. This is my favorite "fancy" restaurant in the area; they recently changed the menu, and everything was absolutely delicious! However, the place was very busy (all of the tables were full in all 4 dining rooms), so things came out a bit slow. Had to ask for bread and butter after I saw the table that came in 30 minutes before us was given bread right away and we had not received any. When our apps were done, the waitress said, great we can get your dinner ordered started. I always thought they were starting the dinner order right after the apps are sent out. Anyway, after our apps. we probably spent 45-60 minutes waiting for our dinner. The table next to us also had a long wait; they were offered a discount from the bill, we were not. Maybe they complained more than we did (which was really not at all). Our server was a delight, she remembered us from our previous visit a year prior, and we enjoyed chatting with her during dessert after everybody else in the room we were in had left. Still worth the wait (the food is amazing!) and I will definitely be back, just not on a Friday in Summer.
We'll be back!
This restaurant was recommended to us a while back but we just managed to go this weekend for our anniversary and very much enjoyed our meal, the mountain view and the service. We look forward to returning soon.
Beautiful setting in an old house, now t ...
Beautiful setting in an old house, now turned into an Inn. Every dish was a delectable creation. The service was outstanding and very helpful.
Best of the Best!
Chef Jonathan and his wife Natalie have created one of, if not the best, fine dining experiences in the North Conway/Fryeburg area.
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