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The Ryland Inn

863 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Executive Chef Chris Albrecht uses farm-to-table, local and sustainable ingredients making menus of fresh food and flavors that change with the seasons. The creative cuisine and spectacular dining experience shows why the Ryland Inn received four stars from New Jersey Monthly, an award that has not been given out in over a decade.

Guests will also enjoy the historic Duck Bar with its unique classic style and craft cocktails , curated by some of New Jerseys best mixoligists.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, European, Farm-to-table
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Hours of operation
Brunch Hours
Sunday 11:00am to 3:00pm

Dinner Hours
Tuesday-Thursday 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Bar Hours
Tuesday-Thursday 5:00pm to 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm to 12:00am
Sunday 3:00pm to 9:00 pm
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Phone number
(908) 534-4011
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Christopher Albrehct
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With three private dining spaces and a newly built ballroom, the Ryland Inn is the perfect spot for any occasion. From weddings to corporate meetings and galas to not for profit functions, our beautiful spaces and unmatched cuisine make any event successful and memorable.
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Parking details
We also provide valet service.
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Join us for Session Thursdays in the Piano Bar. Jazz groups play weekly starting at 6pm!
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For information on all of our upcoming events, please visit
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine


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What 863 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

My girlfriend an I had driven by this place for years, so this past weekend for our Valentines dinner I made reservations and we had dinner. The night started in a great rustic bar that was comfortable and well lit with handmade specialty cocktails that were awesome. My Old Fashion and her Manhattan were well made and very tasty and the bartenders open to conversation. We were then sat in a cozy dining room with a fire going, made even better with a falling snow. On first course she went for the Beet salad and I had the BBQ Oysters, both were amazing. The oysters were something I have not experienced, but with bacon, cheese and bbq sauce were simply amazing. For our main meals she ordered the Chicken Fricassee and I went for the special which was Rack of Lamb. Shortly after the waiter returned to informed me the Rack of Lamb was out but the Chef was offering me the Lamb Porterhouse in its place. I agreed to the change and upon telling the chef our waiter returned with a plate that had a Brie Tart which he explained due to the fact the Porterhouse would take a bit longer the chef offered us an appetizer to enjoy. It also was really good, my girlfriend loved the pastry on the outside. In a short period the chef arrived at the table with the Porterhouse on a cutting board to show me prior to his slicing , it looked amazing. Our meals came shortly after and it was nothing short of excellent. Her chicken was perfect and the mix of vegetables that accompanied it worked perfect. My Lamb Porterhouse was amazing, the meat truly melted in my mouth and the turnip/potato gratin I had chosen went so very well with it, they even provided the bone at the table. Even with all of this I requested a Sorbet for dessert which was Raspberry and it too was delectable. They followed that with a plate of candies and cookies as if we needed more. If you truly want a great dinner experience, this place is somewhere you need to visit. Local vegetables/meats made with care and perfection.

DeeDee (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

This was our first visit to the Ryland Inn since they reopened and it was a lovely experience. The renovation is beautiful. Our waiter was a pleasure and very knowledgeable. We both tried a house cocktail and they were both delicious. The food was outstanding. This is the perfect place for a special dinner. The outdoor seating looks great but it was snowing while we were there.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

The food and service were fantastic. Every dish had so much flavor and was totally worth the value. My son who never wears pants was so thoroughly pleased that it was worth putting on pants for! That’s a good sign. Keep up the great work Ryland Inn!

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We had our late Valentines + Chinese New Year dinner at the Ryland Inn and the experience was very enjoyable. We had the charcuterie board, which was fantastic. We had the very fresh and carefully shucked oysters. The seafood stew was delicious, and I particularly liked the roasted bread. The wagyu loin chop was tender and flavorful with the perfect amount of seasoning. The mushrooms side dish was wonderfully sautéed. The dessert pear consumme is light and presented in a surprising way. The service was impeccable and the server made us feel welcomed. The bartender created a refreshing cocktail just for me as I felt like having something with pineapple juice that evening. We had certainly ate too much. We will return soon to have a more reasonably sized meal - at least we'll try.

vipHungryG (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We always enjoy dining at the Ryland Inn, and this was no exception. The service was great, friendly and professional. The food was outstanding! I had braised apple-fed lamb with parsnip puree, kale and gnocchi - it was to die for. My husband had the hanger steak, also incredible! We'll be back and would recommend to anyone.

deb2young (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Sunday Brunch never disappoints . Great food and great service.

PhilandEileen (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We went to the Ryland Inn for an early Valentine's Day Brunch as we prefer quiet, uncrowded spaces with food selections not usually available at home or other local restaurants.
We both had starters (Beet salad, Sheep yogurt) and a main (Brioche French Toast, Green Market Frittata) which together made for 'right-sized' meals for an early Sunday afternoon. Service from entry to departure was excellent as was cleanliness in the dining area.
A young & talented acoustic music duo (The Walking Brothers) played original music as well as numerous covers for several hours adding to our experience. They have played here on a regular monthly basis for more than a year and are a big part of the reason we dined at The Ryland Inn.

We will certainly be back...looking forward to outdoor dining in the Spring/Summer.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We had one of our best dinners ever. Tasting menu was just fantastic, service was excellent!

vipJackie (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Love the food and drinks!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Definitely not the old inn. We got seated at a table with no tablecloth. For the price you're going to pay here, having a tablecloth and crisp table linen should be a given. As for service, our waitress was sweet, but she was pretty much alone in tending to us. Not like the old Ryland that had their wait staff outnumber you. As for food, wagyu beef and oysters were good. I had the black bass and it was overcooked and salty. Many of the accoutrements were good, but nothing I would go back for. The funniest one was the cauliflower mousse with a drop of caviar on top. This was the worst tasting cauliflower I ever had - bland, wallpaper glue. It was an insult to cauliflowers! Drinks were good. Cheese plate, good. Salads, good.