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The Peacock Inn Restaurant

20 Bayard Ln, The Peacock Inn, Princeton, NJ 08540-3006
+1 609-924-1707
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“truffle” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
20 Bayard Ln, The Peacock Inn, Princeton, NJ 08540-3006
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do yourself a favor and request Grover as your waiter. Incredibly attentive and yet not at all overbearing or intrusive. The best wait service we have had in years. Jim D

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on Christmas day and on New Year eve. The decoration on Christmas was magnificent and very cozy. On the New Year we came with friends and had the 12 course dinner. Every dish was delicious and beautifully presented. The new desert chef...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed November 25, 2018

This review is only for the afternoon tea service. While we were very excited to have tea in an upscale setting near home, the total experience really fell short of expectation. The sandwiches were mediocre at best and the sweets easily forgettable. I will say...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We revisited the venerable Peacock Inn for the first time since its reorganization and were very pleasantly surprised. From cocktails to dessert it was a delightful evening. The food is good, if not too imaginative, but you won't be disappointed. Where they really shine is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We were actually in the bar, not the restaurant, But I didn't see a "bar" option. We are staying in the Peacock Inn, which is a place I've wanted to stay since I was like 10. We stopped by the bat and met Josh, who...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed November 7, 2018

My husband and I had been wanting to try out this restaurant and finally got a chance to do it an afternoon a few days ago for lunch. My husband ordered salmon and I had clam linguini. My husband was happy with his dish but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Went there to celebrate our anniversary, We had the White Lobster Bisque which was absolutely the best. The Thai vinegarette on the brussel sprout and fresh herbs with melon salad was outstanding. The main courses were Striped Bass and Teriyaki Salmon also very good. They...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Great choice of menus and - as important- very agreable atmosphere and staff that serves dinner with pleasure and commitment.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The peacock inn lived up to expectations. Our server, Paul, was very professional and made our dinner feel elegant. I highly recommend the tuna avocado tartare, the truffle scallops and of the their famous chocolate soufflé. Hidden gem in Princeton. Will return!

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

The service was friendly and professional and the ambience is perfect. We had Sunday brunch, so I had the Rancheros eggs. The portions were good, but the nacho chips were terrible with a little dry cold cheese on top. The potatoes were fair. The eggs...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Andrew H, Hotel General Manager at The Peacock Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to your review recent experience at The Peacock Inn! We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. We also would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations in all aspects of...More

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Questions & Answers
November 17, 2018
Response from janebeard | Reviewed this property
Sign says 2-4.
April 23, 2017
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Response from Scott S | Property representative
We love to welcome parties from 1-85! We have many people, especially hotel guests who dine in the restaurant as a party of 1, we also serve the full menu in the bar if that is what you prefer. We look forward to welcoming... More
January 20, 2017
Response from Scott S | Property representative
The Peacock Inn offers a children's menu and has high chairs if necessary. We look forward to welcoming you to celebrate such an amazing occasion! Thank you, Scott Sussman Hotel & Marketing Director (609) 924-1707

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$60 - $85
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bayard Ln, The Peacock Inn, Princeton, NJ 08540-3006
  • Public Transportation: We are located a short 5 minute walk from the NJ Transit Princeton Station stop.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-1707
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Peacock Inn! The only boutique hotel and fine dining restaurant situated in the heart of downtown Princeton, New Jersey. This landmark is an attractive colonial-style mansion that has been transformed into a modern luxury 16-room hotel, restaurant & bar. As a proud member of the Ascend Hotel Collection, The Peacock Inn embodies the commitment to service excellence. For your dining pleasure, The Peacock Inn's refined, yet relaxed restaurant & bar serves New American Cuisine. The Peacock Inn has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for the past seven years & has also been recognized by AAA with a 4-Diamond Rating, as well as Zagat & New Jersey Monthly as one of the Top Restaurants in New Jersey. For special occasions, The Peacock Inn is available for corporate & social functions for groups up to 85 guests. We are here to provide personalized service from the moment you walk through the door, and make your experience at The Peacock Inn both enjoyable & memorable!
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