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The Gables Inn and Restaurant

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212 Centre St, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1714
+1 609-492-3553
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Tue 17:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The decor here was amazing. We stayed for a wedding in town so the local was superb. The breakfast was okay but smaller portions than my husband and I would prefer. The bed was very comfortable and quite, although the room we stayed in was very small.

Thank Bonnie A
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband chose this place and it truly lived up to its photos on the website. A fairy tale setting with a gourmet restaurant that gives you a corkscrew and a mason jar of it's delicious granola in a gift bag! The room was very quaint, the food was delicious, the place is very convenient to the beach and the... More 

1 Thank Denise P
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Over 35 years of going to LBI I've eaten in dozens of different restaurants. The Gables is the best. Wonderful food. Beautiful setting. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Joe H
River Vale, New Jersey
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We love LBI, and to keep summer alive we decided to go over the Sept. 10 weekend. Every hotel was booked so we figured we would try a B&B. The Gables had a room. The Victoria and Albert Room. The Gables is a beautiful place. We eat dinner there every year to celebrate our anniversary. It is a bucolic setting... More 

Thank Costello3
West Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Beautiful Victorian venue. Candles, sparkling chandeliers, private dining nooks as well as romantically lit terrace and front porch with hanging summer plants. Accomplished and accommodating piano player. Service attentive but not intrusive. Menue eclective. Our favorites this night were eggplant popette appetizer and bone in filet mignon roasted perfectly. Elegant but not pretencious. Will definitely go back.

Thank pati0c0
New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We've been to The Gables for dinner twice in the last month. The good - atmosphere and service. Food is average and very expensive for what you get. The scallops, at $46, are much better than the duck. If their food equaled their atmosphere and service, this would be a great restaurant despite the high prices.

Thank AnthonyA368
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The perfect evening experience for our family!! The atmosphere is beyond comparison, the hospitality and professionalism of the staff was flawless, the food was fresh, appetizing and delicious!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We have been going to LBI for many years and have always wanted to try this restaurant. We went to dinner with another couple. We knew it was an expensive restaurant so we had high expectations. We are foodies and often go to NYC for dinner. For a "high end" restaurant is one of the biggest disappointments we have ever... More 

1 Thank flipflopgirl
Princeton, New Jersey, USA
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121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a one-night getaway and came here via a friend's recommendation. We were so happy! Our room was cozy and beautifully appointed. Our dinner was delicious and the ambiance was warm and romantic. We were thrilled to have Steve Kramer playing great jazz standards and anything you requested. We hadn't heard him in years, and he's... More 

Thank Jfasch
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went with my wife for an anniversary dinner. Food was good, portions were smaller than necessary. Left the restaurant hungry.

1 Thank Dennis H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 100
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?