Sergeantsville Inn: A NJ Restaurant Review

Sergeantsville Inn
Sergeantsville Inn
601 Rosemont-Ringoes Rd.
Sergeantsville, NJ

Sergeantsville Inn:  Restaurant Summary

Fare: New American


Food Quality:
Well executed menu with healthy choices. Meats and poultry contain no antibiotics and hormones

Friendly and attentive, without being intrusive.

Elegant, rustic, romantic, set in an historic 1700's stone building.

Overall Rating:
2 1/2 Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to 4 stars = Best in Class

Noise Level: Moderate

Dress: Upscale Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared, antibiotic and hormone free ingredients served in a cozy, historical rustic setting.

Not Recommended For: Diners who may prefer a trendy modern ambiance, or casual family dining with traditional American comfort food served in huge portions.

Recommended dishes: When available, The Roaming Acres Pork Loin with Braised red cabbage, butter braised sauerkraut, and roasted apple; The River Bend Farms Daily Cut Butcher's daily cut with creamed spinach, sweet potato, and bay leaf demi-glace; and The New Jersey Sea Scallops with Tricolored cauliflower, coriander vinaigrette, and black currant.

Liquor: Full bar service with a good selection of reasonably priced craft beers, wines, and specialty cocktails.

Sergeantsville Inn: Detailed Review

The Sergeantsville Inn is a rustic romantic inn offering fireside dining in a historic 1700's stone building. The inn, which once hosted George Washington had once been a pelt-trading center and feed store

The restaurant with seating for 150 is rustic and cozy with exposed stone walls, beams, softly lit gas lamps, white tablecloths, and dark mahogany rafters.

The original downstairs dining rooms: The Library, the Icehouse, and the Wyeth Room are still using the original fireplaces. The small bar area is attractive, warm, cozy, and lively without tvs. The Tavern bar serves cocktails as well as small plates and high-end bar food. They have added dining rooms upstairs with an open view of the downstairs.

The Sergeantsville Inn is operated by co-owner’s General manager Jes Taylor and Executive Chef Daniel Brunina.

Chef Brunina is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and later honed his culinary skills at some of the most prestigious restaurants in the country including the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, The Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado, and the 3 Michelin Star The Inn At Little Washington in Washington, Virginia, The Ryland Inn in NJ, and before The Sergeantsville Inn, was Executive Chef at The Hudson House in Jersey City, NJ.

With recent changes in ownership (Summer 2022) The Sergeantsville Inn is still a destination place to go for a romantic dining experience with an above-average menu.

The seasonal changing menu offers a limited selection of pasta, meat, and seafood items. Many of the entre items are sourced from local NJ farms that feature humanely raised natural free-range meats and poultry, without antibiotics and hormones, including River Bend Farms, Griggstown Farm, Roaming Acres, and others.

If you are there for a romantic dining experience, ask for a cozy table for two by the large stone, open wood burning fireplace.

During the warmer months, there is outdoor dining on the patio.

The Inn is on the northwest corner of the intersection. There is a good-sized parking lot across the street on the southwest side.

The Sergeantsville Inn is open six days/week:
Tuesday for dinner and Wednesday - Saturday for lunch and dinner

(updated: December 2023)

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