Local Restaurants Posted June 1, 2016


Not sure where to eat during your stay? Luckily he Jonathan Pitney House is located right in the heart of Absecon which means it is surrounded by many hometown restaurants. It is hard to pick just one of our favorites, so below is a list of places to eat that are about 5-10 minutes from the Pitney House. 

Smithville Inn  Located just 5 miles in the quaint town of Historic Smithville. Celebrating a special occasion… this is your spot. Great chief and wonderful service. The atmosphere is top notch.

Fred and Ethel’s Lantern light- Causal dinning at it’s best. Located in Historic Smithville this fun local favorite has a well trained staff and indoor outdoor seating. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

Black Cat Bar & Grill-Just 1 minutes walk straight down the road from the Jonathan Pitney House, the Black Cat is a hometown Bar & Grill with a relaxed atmosphere, featuring diner standards & Italian eats in old-school, white-tablecloth digs. (walking distance)

High Point Pub  Right across the street from the Black Cat you will find the High Point Pub, an Absecon favorite. This pub has been running for over 50 years and has grown into a relaxed bar with foods ranging from burgers to their weekly special sandwiches. (walking distance)

Mt. Fuji If you’re having a sushi or hibachi craving… this is the place to be. Mt Fuji  restaurant has an extensive Japanese food menu, with the option to sit in a booth or zashiki, or if you have a large party a Hibachi table.

Athenian Garden Athenian Garden is a family-owned and operated Greek restaurant serving traditional home-style Greek recipes and is about 10 minutes down the road from the Pitney House.

Gourmet Italian Cuisine-  If you want a little of everything, Gourmet is your place to eat. They serve it all including seafood,burgers, pizza, and fresh salads at a reasonable price.  Inside you will find the over sized fireplace and lounge area a good addition to giving it the perfect relaxing atmosphere.

Romanellis Garden CafeRomanellis is a great lunch a dinner spot. Just 3 1/2 miles away.