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The Peacock Inn Restaurant

20 Bayard Ln, The Peacock Inn, Princeton, NJ 08540-3006
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“gnocchi” (31 reviews)
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
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20 Bayard Ln, The Peacock Inn, Princeton, NJ 08540-3006
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Celebrating our anniversary greeted by a toast by our waiter was a surprise. Meal prepared was a special treat with caring & excellence. could not have been a more happy night

Thank iffy2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to the restaurant for brunch at least 5 other times as a whole family. We are family of 8 with 3 grandkids. We always had the same number of adults and grand kids and good experience. But now I have to give...More

Thank amynaadi1
Scott S, Manager at The Peacock Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing The Peacock Inn to celebrate your birthday, we love celebrating special occasions!  In regards to your comments, The Peacock Inn is a child friendly establishment, which is why we are happy to offer high chairs for our guests with young children....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been coming here to celebrate special occasions. First visited for a Father's Day brunch a couple of years ago, Wedding anniversary dinner, etc. Recently went for a birthday brunch. We really enjoy the quiet elegance and the overall ambience. The food is always very...More

Thank SWARNewJersey
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I only ate there once, but it was really good. Portions are not too large, which is good when you're staying at a hotel with no place to store leftovers :)

Thank vgbock
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Food & wines were exceptional, room was charming and intimate for our jolly table of eight. Service a bit slow.

Thank Diane J P
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

First of all the neighborhood is beautiful. Then you see this place. Absolutely stunning and charming. The staff is so wonderful and friendly. The decor is beautiful and warm. The food was delicious. We did a chef tasting and every single thing was excellent. Normally...More

Thank Jan21d
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Cannot say enough good things about this restaurant. Had an anniversary dinner last night and the staff went all out to make it a special occasion. From the initial greeting to the specially made up menu to the ending this dinner was special. Special attention...More

Thank Youhoo
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Our nieces first communion dinner was made incredibly special by food with flavors that popped in your mouth. Original takes on classic dishes were a success from appetizers to deserts.

Thank Joshua F
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We had the privilege of having family celebration at this amazing restaurant. We had a room reserved for 20 people - half of the group were children. We had amazing appetizers - everything was great- lobster salad, and short ribs were the favorites. We had...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful. If you are in the Princeton area looking for fine dining, the Peacock Inn is the perfect place. Upscale and elegant, men, wear a jacket. Everything was 5 star. Only complaint was the food did not arrive hot, not good. Other than that, everything...More

Thank Kevin D
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23 April 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
Divya G
20 January 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
9 September 2016|
Response from Scott S | Property representative |
Our bar opens at 5:00 PM and our restaurant opens at 5:30 PM. We love celebrating special occasions! Please be in touch with us, and we can assist you in making plans for your birthday. You can also make reservations... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 60 - US$ 85
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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: 6099241707
  • 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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