The historic Cranbury Inn, established in Cranbury, N.J. in 1780, is an ideal location for a meal as well as any type of social function.
It’s made up of two eighteenth-century stagecoach taverns that were combined into one in 1800, a 1930 main room addition, and a timber-frame banquet hall, and there are 12 private rooms that can seat two to 200 people.
At its restaurant, the inn serves lunch and dinner six days a week, and on Sundays they serve a Champagne brunch and Sunday dinner. The menu offers steaks, seafood, pasta, poultry, rack of lamb, filet mignon, prime rib, and crab cakes, and the Sunday brunch offers hot and cold foods, soups, a carving station, omelette station, and desserts.
The menu isn’t pushing any culinary boundaries, but this isn’t the kind of place that needs to; it’s great for groups and special occasions, and is very reasonably priced, with a 20-ounce T-bone steak selling for $27, veal osso bucco for $26, and surf & turf (for the birthday boy) for $40.