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  1. Distance: 2.90mi
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About The Ryland Inn

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.

111 Old Rt 28
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, European, Farm-to-table

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

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(908) 534-4011

Website:
http://www.rylandinnnj.com/

Entertainment:
Join us for Session Thursdays in the Piano Bar. Jazz groups play weekly starting at 6pm!

Catering:
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.

Parking Details:
We also provide valet service.

Executive Chef:
Christopher Albrehct

Additional:
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

Special Events & Promotions:
For information on all of our upcoming events, please visit www.rylandinnnj.com.

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Tue - Thu 5:00PM - 9:00PM

The Ryland Inn Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (23)
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Fit for Foodies (16)
Romantic (16)
Good for a Date (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Tasting Menu (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Business Meals (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Live Music (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Organic (6)
Seasonal (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Cozy (4)
Fun (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Healthy (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Authentic (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Casual (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Amazing service! The food was great as well! We will definitely return!

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 (San Diego)·Dined 4 days ago

I recently brought my nephew and his wife to the restaurant, which he has never been, for a celebratory birthday dinner and had a fabulous night! I did mention the occasion with reservations but the hospitality and attention were far beyond my expectations.
The wine, food and service were spectacular. And although my nephew and his wife live a distance away, they expressed their desire to return.
Thank you for making an already special night more amazing.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Vegan, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

Best experience in a restaurant ever. Great food, great service.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Fantastic food, excellent wait staff, beautiful ambience. Who could ask for more?

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We reserved Ryland Inn for a dinner on the 4th using Open Table. That was the day of the storm - we drove all the way to find that the Inn was shut.
There was no information of them being shut on the web and open table allowed us to make the reservation. It was my husband's Birthday. We were very bummed by this experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Cozy equestrian ambiance, thoughtful flavors. Enjoyed a celebrated use of fresh herbs. Service was good but not as exceptional as we had anticipated. Wonderful winter menu

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent food and great service. Portions are pretty small but the quality is top notch.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Absolutely outstanding service, beautiful setting and creative menu executed perfectly!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Good food. Great Service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Very classy restaurant. Service is very good. The food was more outstanding in the past. It is less so now, especially given the price.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Love the history of the beautiful place and the service is amazing. I wish the menu was not so limited.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Excellent for a special occasion, dinner for our 10year anniversary was perfect.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We've been here a number of times and have enjoyed our prior visits. This time the server either did not know the menu, or inaccurately described the menu and the food was just ok. They were having a wedding that night so maybe the staff was stretched.

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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Great experience all around as always. If you can split the pork chop for two it’s well worth it. Service is extremely friendly and professional without a bit of pretentiousness. Fine dining with a feeling of home.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

This was my first time here and I selected it after hearing about it from a friend because I wanted it to be special, for a first date. We were both so impressed with everything from the beautiful decor and decorations to the delicious brunch menu selections. The staff was so friendly and attentive and we will definitely be coming back for dinner next time. Thanks for everything!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Consistently great food and atmosphere! The bartenders are extremely knowledgeable, creative and friendly.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Organic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Authentic, Live Music, Special Occasion, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We were seated at a table in the dinning room near the bar. It was so noisy, we could not hear each other's conversation. They quickly moved us to the back dinning room and it was very much appreciated. We enjoyed the tasting menu which was excellent. The only thing we did not enjoy was the coffee. Otherwise a lovely meal especially after the seating change.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Very pricey and the food was not great. Portions were minuscule and not flavorful. Salmons was raw and cold inside. Truffles and pasta for 75 dollars was blah. Ambience is very nice but the quality of the food for the price was unsatisfactory.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The Ryland Inn is a wonderful place for a quiet or romantic dinner with superb cuisine. Portion sizes are more than adequate and the food presentation was remarkable. My husband had the hangar steak which is served with delicious greens and steak fries. I'm a salmon lover and the mixtures of flavors combined with a perfectly cooked salmon steak was unbelievably delicious.
The staff at The Ryland Inn are more than accommodating to insure their guests are treated like royalty.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Chef Chris and the restaurant team make for an unforgettable dining experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We love eating in the bar. Very good atmosphere with great service and food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We stopped in for brunch and I was really hoping for the rueben. Unfortunately it is no longer on the menu. I settled for the frittata which was a wonderful backup!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

My wife and I had a cocktail at the bar which has an excellent atmosphere and a great piano player the night we were there. We moved to our table for an 8:30 reservation right on time and enjoyed an excellent dinner. The 30 oz. pork chop for two was remarkable. Overall, it was a memorable experience

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I really enjoyed the food , the drinks and the ambiance which has been dependable and with reliably delicious food since I resumed going there a couple years back. Even had great service while a wedding party was in progress at the facility! I recommend this restaurant to all of my friends and business associates too!

Tags: Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The dinner was a special occasion and each of our selections was outstanding (one from the menu, one a daily special). Very professional service, great presentation. We will be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I liked the revamp of this restaurant. It doesn't feel quite as pretentious as its predecessor. The service, while extremely friendly, felt as if they were trying a bit too hard. A little more relaxed and my review would be even better. No complaint, just that I felt as if I had to make our server relax a bit. Kept apologizing for over attention, then under-attention, then something else. Perhaps was a new staff member. Food was wonderful. Loved the king crab special as well as the black bass.

Tags: Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Always a pleasant and enjoyable experience . Well worth a visit with someone special.

Tags: Good for Groups, Organic, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

At $250 a person...the restaurant is just not worth it...the service was mediocre...I resented the attempt to "sell add-on's" like truffles...it was okay...the place looks great but the food is not what is was before the catering facilities were completed...I think they are stretched in terms of food quality and service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

It's not really casual but the restaurant is not very welcoming for any other purpose. Food is expensive, limited wine list. Food was ok for this price range. This was a much higher end and more romantic prior to the flooding / water damage this place suffered some years ago.

It was out of commission for years and came back as what it is today, not as good as the original. Don't get me wrong, everything at this place meets a certain standard and it does everything well, from food , service etc but I wish they had made it more elegant and romantic and brought back the original staff mainly in the kitchen.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Looks like a beautiful venue for a wedding, but dinner on a Saturday evening was not so great - kind of like an afterthought. Our server was way too busy to provide the kind of service he probably wanted to provide. Food was inconsistent. We shared oysters that were very good, and an arugula salad that was teeny tiny with way too much dressing that was not very good. The seared tuna was great though and the lamb special was also very good. I had a cheese plate for dessert that had 3 little dots of cheese that were not too exciting, served with two dabs of some kind of a sour jam on the plate. Even the chocolate dessert was disappointing. Nice wines and beers, but I don't think we'll be returning.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Shaina was tremendous! Great service with excellent suggestions!

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great experience. Hannah, our server was knowledgeable, fun and a pleasure to be around. The tasting menu and accompanying wines were delicious. Definitely a great place to celebrate an anniversary.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

An absolutely gorgeous location and facility. The food and drinks were great but a little pricey. The service was pretentious but not observant.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Seasonal
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Awful food. Will not go back. the restaurant is lovely but the food was so bad that I not only will not recommend it but will never go back. What a shame for a place that was one of the premiere restaurants in NJ.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I felt that the menu was limited
Basically there was 7 entries and 1 special
I have done here before a while ago I actually felt it was better then

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We celebrated our first anniversary with the tasting menu, and I'm so glad we came here! They greeted us with a sweet card and personalized menus for our special dinner. It was so delicious and included a lot of food we would not have otherwise ordered. Our waiter was so kind and attentive, it was wonderful. The food is always fantastic - definitely worth the cost.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 13, 2017

This was our first time dining at The Ryland Inn other than attending a wedding there a few weeks earlier. The Inn is lovely, inside and out and our server was excellent. However, we all felt the menu was pretty limited and it is expensive. My seared tuna entree and brussels sprouts salad were both excellent but the dessert of apple cake was dry and ordinary.
Our table was right inside the dining room next to the bar. It was a Friday evening and the bar was quite busy and noisy. In the future I would ask to be seated farther away from the bar area.
I'm glad we were able to see what dinner there is like but we will not be going back for a dinner.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Very good service. Unique menu. Nice quiet pleasant environment.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

The Ryland Inn never fails to deliver with its beautiful decor, great ambiance and fantastic culinary delights. First class all the way, and it is great for special occasions that really make them feel “special”. Great for anniversaries, special birthday or that romantic dinner with someone special!!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

This was our first time back after the Ryland Inn re-opened. It had been a memorable spot, for the food. service and environment. We were not disappointed in the least and it lived up to all expectations. We look forward to many more great memories at the Ryland Inn.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients
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