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Cranbury Inn

American, Bar, Pub
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21 S Main St, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3199
609 655 5595
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cranbury, New Jersey
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a couple of tables on the front porch so you can eat outdoors. This is an old Inn with a lot of history and interesting to walk all around especially the lobby area. They also have a large room in the back for larger affairs. Ther lobster lunch is delicious with lots of lobster not drowning in mayo

Thank Jomallle
North Plainfield, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decor was cluttered, very old, dark, and needed a good clean. We all ordered filet mignon which was bland and unfulfilling. You can add salt, but you can't add flavor. The waitstaff was very friendly and very accommodating. They honored changes to the plates without question! The wine was fine, but the "Diet Coke" tasted off brand. We were... More 

Thank KelliTheAdventurer
Pitman, New Jersey, United States
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second visit here was actually better than the first. We were a large group of 16 and they were ready for us. My biggest compliment was the service. Impeccable! We all ordered numerous cocktails, appetizers and entrees and everything was served promptly We were not rushed and enjoyed a relaxing 4 hour dinner. I would describe the food as... More 

Thank mschowhound
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice rustic place good food drinks not great wife's cosmo was lollipop water but they fixed it. We ate local and this place needs color and light and perhaps some life in thsre. Too serious

Thank Stephen T
Naples, Florida
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114 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We attended a wedding reception at the Inn and it could not have been handled better. the pre-dinner cocktails and snacks was in a separate room with an open bar an then dinner was in a large, nicely appointed room with a dance floor. The food was excellent - filet mignon, salmon and crispy duck were all cooked to perfection... More 

Thank PhillyBoy21
Monroe, New Jersey
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We usually go for the Sunday brunch which is plenty and delicious. Food is fresh and tasty with a craving station, soup, served with raison bread, fresh bagels, croissants, egg station, hot luncheon items and cold station with smoked salmon, salads, etc. Price is so reasonable, I swear I eat my whole worth of fresh salmon everytime I go there.... More 

Thank Maria R
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Was here for a conference with 75 women. The tables were set nicely and the food was good. Luncheon service consisted of soup, salad, entree and dessert and was hot and tasty. The portion sizes were just right for luncheon and the staff was attentive. The banquet manager was very accommodating and helpful. Would make a lovely wedding reception with... More 

Thank Deborah I
Monroe Township
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

the cranbury inn looks nice from the outside and the inside, but leaves a bitter taste in my mouth when it comes to serving the food and tasting it. the food should be served when it is hot and not when it comes out luke warm. the soup that they serve should always be hot or cold depending on what... More 

Thank jackbR5745GP
Plainsboro, New Jersey
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This was our first time at the Cranbury Inn for dinner. We had been there before for special events, such as a birthday & going away party. Everything went wrong. Our server was inexperienced - probably hired for the day. He was very nice, but our dinner came out before we got our salad/soup. The meal was terrible. The ice... More 

Thank Marcia920
Cranbury, New Jersey
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We live local, but havent been here for dinner in years. Table cloths tell me to dress smart on a Saturday night. Waiters wearing a bow tie tell me this is a finer establishment. A guy (patron) was talking loudly on his cell phone and wearing a baseball cap. The food was mediocre at best. My lamb chops were gamey,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 S Main St, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3199
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranbury
  • Phone Number: 609 655 5595

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?