Price: Moderate - Expensive
Food Quality: 2 1/2 Stars
Service: 2 Stars
Decor: 2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Traditional American dishes using seasonal locally sourced ingredients.
Charming ambiance set in an historic building.
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, than you need to try Ye Olde Centurion Inn.
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.
There are six different 18th century 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 good quality and preparation.
The 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 and for Lunch Wednesdays and Fridays from 12PM to 3PM.
Also open on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve and New Years Day.
(updated: September, 2016)
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