Rams Head Inn, Galloway, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Rams Head Inn, Galloway, NJ
Rams Head Inn
9 W. White Horse Pike
(bet. Ash & Taylor Aves.)
Galloway, NJ 08205

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  American

Price: Expensive

Food Quality:  3 Stars

Service:  3 Stars

Decor:  3 Stars

Overall Rating:  3 Stars

Note:  Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class

A destination restaurant for celebrating special occasions. Popular on Holidays for brunch and ala carte dinners.

Uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients

Value:  Very Good

Noise Level:  High during peak hours

Dress:  Upscale casual - Dinner jackets are popular.

Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy well prepared food with old world style dining ambiance. A destination restaurant for special occasions.

Not Recommended For:  Diners who prefer more casual dining in a less formal setting. Or for diners looking for well prepared, eclectic food with a trendy ambiance.

Recommended dishes:  When available, Pan Seared Filet of Jail Island Salmon; Crispy Roasted Half Duck; Chateaubriand for Two.

Liquor:  Good selection of wines and specialty cocktails. Bar scene is vibrant.

Restaurant Review

The Rams Head Inn is a classic old world style, elegant restaurant set on five acres with beautiful gardens and flower lined fences.

Located just eight miles from Atlantic City, they serve well prepared classic American cuisine and are a more reserved alternative to the glitzy AC casino restaurant scene.

This is fine country dining with warm, old style elegant ambiance, and an ideal place to celebrate a special occasion or for a family Sunday Brunch. The dining patrons are typically the upscale 50 + crowd who enjoy dressing up for a fine dining experience.

The interior has several dining rooms with wood-burning fireplaces, soft candlelight, and tables spaced apart for quiet, cozy dining. For a romantic occasion, asked to be seated at a table in front of the roaring fireplace, or be sure to ask for the Garden Room. On Friday and Saturday evenings you can enjoy drinks and live music in the Tavern Room.

The menu is under the direction of Executive Chef Elio Gracia. His menu exhibits a variety international influences including French, and the flavors of Puerto Rico.

The food at the Rams Head Inn is well prepared and attractively presented. Produce is frtesh and sourced locally and from the Pleasantdale Farm, owned by the Knowles family the same owners of the Rams Head Inn. The produce is grown pesticide-free.

The menu selections are traditional, classic offerings and lack imagination. You are not likely to find an item on the menu that is unique or you have not tried before.

The wait staff are very professional, friendly, and anticipatory.

They have a "no cell phone" policy.

The Rams Head Inn features holiday dinners on Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, Mother's Day, and Easter.

(updated: September, 2016)

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