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The Gables Inn and Restaurant

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212 Centre St, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
+1 609-492-3553
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Gables Inn and Restaurant

A wonderful restaurant with gracious service. We love it and will return again and again. It is on the other end of the island from our home and worth the trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Pat C
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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A wonderful restaurant with gracious service. We love it and will return again and again. It is on the other end of the island from our home and worth the trip.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

So elegant! you feel that you have gone back in time, the food is always good. Great place to go on Fridays nights pre-season. They have wines you can buy, but also BYOB.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We normally have a houseful to cook for. This year everyone was going elsewhere. We decided to go out. We found the Gables was open and made our reservation. We arrived to a white lighted building and trees. Inside was warm and cozy and welcoming. In fact the owner greeted us personally. We had not dined here since the present... More 

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Troy, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Beautiful, lovely, charming, etc. Food is different, classy and limited. Son't come here if you are picky with what you eat. I will go back for the ambiance of sitting on that porch surrounded by those lovely potted flowers.

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Morristown, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I visited The Gables on a tennis weekend with my team and it was WONDERFUL! The food, service and ambiance were all incredible. The variety of the menu made it hard to choose because everything looked delicious! I can't wait to go back!

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here just after a nor'easter had passed through. Outdoor seating wasn't possible and there weren't many diners inside either. On the other hand, the restaurant is beautifully furnished and elegant. Tables were a bit close together but the jazz soundtrack muffled sounds. The food was first rate. I had a crab appetizer and scallops... More 

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New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Perfect romantic setting, inside and out, but I recommend the back yard patio or the front porch-magical in great weather! My husband and I were on a weekend getaway on the island and had dinner on a Friday evening this Sept. The service was fabulous, Sarah was a delight to have as a server. We brought along a bottle of... More 

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City, StateAberdeen, Scotland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

At the end of our week long stay in LBI (and how wonderful to see how quickly it has recovered from the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, with the island buzzing with families enjoying all that this great place has to offer) we went with friends to this very nice restaurant. Good, quiet atmosphere...families who were here with children had them... More 

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NJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here again. Staff is accommodating and pleasant. Food was delicious from the appetizers (try the boccocini or watermelon-crab gazpacho) to the entrees. Options that are yummy and tastefully prepared for vegetarians to pescatarians to meat eaters. Lovely service that was properly paced. Everything was properly seasoned and served at an appropriate pace. Perfect place for... More 

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband and enjoyed a delightful evening at this wonderful restaurant. The couple that owns the restaurant comes to each table to welcome you. This lovely Bed and Breakfast is located in Beach Haven just a block off the main road and a short walk to the beach. The food that was prepared was absolutely delicious. Ingredients were fresh and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 Centre St, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-3553

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 100
  • Cuisine: Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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