These 16 Amazing New Jersey Restaurants Are Loaded With Local History

New Jersey is home to many incredible, unique restaurants. We’re also home to years of history. When fine dining and local history mix, it makes for an interesting combination. As you sit and enjoy your meal, you’ll be taking a bite out of the past. Imagine all of those who stood in the same spot and the varied lives they’ve lived. It’s not only fun to think about, but you’ll get a delicious meal while doing it.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Of course there are many other New Jersey dining spots rich in history, but the details aren’t always easy to come by. For example, Barnsboro Inn in Sewell was established in 1720 and licensed in 1776, but not much else is known. What is your favorite historic hotspot in New Jersey? Share what you know in the comments below.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Stockton Inn has since closed and is currently for sale.