Price: Moderate - Expensive
Food Quality: Well-executed menu, creatively prepared using seasonal, locally grown ingredients
Service: Welcoming, friendly, attentive
Decor: Charming ambiance set in an historic Circa 1706, 18th century building with six dining rooms and a cozy fireplace.
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy traditional American food in an historic setting.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer more eclectic dishes in a modern, upscale trendy setting.
Recommended dishes: When available; The Crab Imperial with jumbo lump crab meat and their signature sauce; The Governor's Pork Tenderloin a pork tenderloin in a pumpkin seed crust and set it atop a caramelized apple and Apple Jack liquor glaze; and the Filer Mignon with a choice of 8 ounce or 10 ounce servings.
Liquor: Full service bar with a good beer list and wine selection
If you are looking for an historic dining experience with ambiance and good food in Salem County, then you need to try Ye Olde Centurion Inn, with a circa 1706, 18th century ambiance.
When compared to other Salem County restaurants, the prices are a bit higher, but given the quality the value is good.
This historic inn dates back to 1706 when it was a former stage coach stop between Philadelphia and Greenwich, NJ. Beneath the inn are the graves of three Revolutionary War soldiers.
Don't be put off by the exterior --- it needs freshening up. The interior has six different colonial dining rooms upstairs and downstairs and depending on where you are seated it can be either romantic and quiet or fairly noisy. If you are looking for a romantic quiet spot, ask to be seated in the Hearth Room at table "53" near the fireplace.
Under ownership by the Goode Family, the food continues to be of superior quality and preparation.
The extensive well-executed menu selections are creative using seasonal, locally grown ingredients
Save room for dessert, they have an excellent selection of bread and pastries.
Ye Olde Centerton Inn is open 6 nights a week for dinner, Closed on Mondays.
Also open on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
(Updated October 2023)
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