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The Gables Inn and Restaurant

212 Centre St, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1714
+1 609-492-3553
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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212 Centre St, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1714
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous outside and in. The Chapel room was charming, although smaller than expected for the price. Overall, this B&B was above average. Dinner at their restaurant was awesome.

Thank allanstr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere and service were very good. Food good but not great compared to off island choices but very good for LBI. Waitress was friendly and attentive. Romantic setting. Strongly suggest you BYOB since the only wine they offer is local NJ wines which are not...More

Thank jfrao
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rumor had it the Dutch Pancake was the only dish to consider for breakfast... not that everything else isn't simply devine... I chose the mixed berry compote with it, as my server told me it's fresh each morning...good choice ! Melted butter, hot maple syrup...More

Thank Pescecanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate there with another couple, we all had different appetizers & entrees. The Halibut, Pork Chop, Scallops and Chicken were all wonderful. The deserts were truly exceptional.

Thank BarnegatToolbag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to The Gables before. It has always been a great experience but last night the best. The staff was attentive and very pleasant. The atmosphere was elegant. The food was outstanding. We ordered the tasting menu. Every course was...More

Thank JDJDK5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best place on the island when you take service, ambiance and food into account. As always the staff was attentive, courteous and on point. The ambiance is always wonderful whether or not you are on the porch, inside, or the garden. We were...More

Thank yanni k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard great things about the restaurant from my nephew so decided to take my boyfriend there for his birthday with my nephew & girlfriend. 1st of all the space is absolutely gorgeous especially the front porch which has the most beautiful gigantic hanging flower...More

Thank Sirena1234
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Gables and we will definitely be back. First, the place is absolutely charming, with antiques and paintings, festooned with hanging baskets of flowers and a beautiful outdoor garden. As it was very hot evening, we elected to dine...More

Thank cormac7
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went there for our anniversary dinner. We told the women at the front desk it was our 19 year anniversary and she made an inappropriate comment saying one of us robbed the cradle. Then she said she would put us at the most romantic table...More

1  Thank lindafromNJ
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We have been patrons for the entire 12 years that The Gables has been owned by Sandra and Stephen Beninati. They have survived and thrived after devastating fire on Easter Sunday and Hurricane Sandy. Whether we are on the porch, in the garden or in...More

Thank Susan H
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Response from jfrao | Reviewed this property |
No. It's a nice restuarant so I suggest neat casual. Most patrons wear nice cloths. Certainly no beachwear.
7 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 100
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Centre St, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1714
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-3553
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Glorious Food - Gracious Lodging

or a dining experience that is an exercise in the sensuous, the savory and the sweet, look no further than The Gables, a romantic restaurant in Beach Haven, New Jersey. Regardless of whether you choose our exciting, new Grazing Menu, or dine a la carte, candlelight dining at The Gables Inn and Restaurant makes any day a special occasion.

Meals are brilliantly orchestrated by our Chef, Richard Diemer. Every dish manages to wow, comfort and excite. Presentations are lovely without being pretentious.

Menus change daily; culinary inspiration is drawn from whatever impeccably fresh ingredients are at their best that morning. Produce from local New Jersey farms, micro greens from Blue Moon Acres, Buckingham, Pennsylvania, Niman Ranch organic meats, D’Artagnan organic poultry, fresh diver scallops from Long Beach Island’s surrounding waters, Prince Edward Island mussels, and lobsters exclusively from Maine, take pride of place. We also take pleasure in presenting a selection of award-winning wines from NJ’s Bellview Winery to enhance your enjoyment.
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