Hunterdon County is home to many unique, independently owned dining destinations set in historic buildings and charming locations.  Start with the well-established gems listed below and keep exploring, there’s always something new to discover and taste in Hunterdon County, NJ! 



Enjoy delicious tea and lunch in a restored Victorian era home. Located in the center of historic Flemington, Teaberry’s allows you to feel like you’ve traveled back in time as you enjoy tea, sandwiches, salads, and pastries surrounded by Victorian era decor inside and outside on the wrap around porch. This charming dining experience is a refuge from the outside world. Inside you will feel pampered as the atmosphere is relaxed yet elegant, cozy and never rushed. Fresh flowers and linens adorn each table and the attentive wait staff will take excellent care of you.

Matt’s Red Rooster Grill

Matt’s Red Rooster Grill is a popular restaurant located in Flemington, New Jersey. It is known for its upscale American cuisine, friendly service, and cozy atmosphere. The restored Victorian home provides a comfortable and elegant atmosphere. Tables downstairs feed off the warmth and energy of the bustling open kitchen. For seats close to the action, request the chef’s table where you can watch Matt and his team from a perch overlooking the restaurant grill. Upstairs is away from the bustle of the grill, while the porch provides relaxed and refreshing outdoor dining. Matt’s Red Rooster Grill offers a menu of American classics with a twist. The menu includes dishes like grilled octopus, lobster mac and cheese, braised short ribs, and seared scallops.


High Bridge

Polka Dot Café 

Located at the start of the Columbia Trail in High Bridge, the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the Polka Dot Café feels like you are walking into a friend’s home. Enjoy breakfast all day along with homemade soups, breads, sandwiches and ice cream.



Under the Moon Café 

The Under the Moon Café is one of Lambertville’s many gems. This small bistro is charmed with eclectic decor and American, Italian, and Spanish inspired comfort food with interesting twists.  Everything is locally made and sourced as well!  Come for the great food and live folksy music.


Alexandria Township

The Ciderhouse at Ironbound Farm

Voted one of the 52 Things you Must Do in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly, the Ciderhouse at Irounbound Farm is an NJ destination for artisan hard cider and a menu inspired by the seasonal harvest of their regenerative farm. The hyper-local menu of farmed-up street food features delicious food fit for the gluten-free lifestyle, as well as rotating vegetarian and vegan options. The Ciderhouse is open year-round, offering a rotating selection of limited-release hard ciders, wines, and cider cocktails, live music, events, and more.


Sergeantsville – Delaware Township

Sergeantsville Inn

In Sergeantsville, you’ll find a place to dine that’s charming, cozy, and unique, with a blend of modernity and history. There are fireplaces in the dining rooms, and the ambitious menu includes wild boar rack, pork cassoulet, llama loaf and Australian lamb shank. All of the ingredients come from local farmers and producers in Hunterdon County to give you high-quality seasonal cuisine.



Descendants Brewing Company

This historic brewery and restaurant in Milford serves traditional English pub fare, including fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, and bangers and mash. The restaurant also offers a variety of hand-crafted beers made on-site. With the original Victorian tin ceiling, exposed brick and beams, hatch-board tables and nautical fixtures, and an English-style brewery, Descendants Brewing Company at the Old Ship Inn is a unique place to meet friends. They offer casual, family-friendly dining and provide simple, homemade food from local sources.


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