Peacock Inn (Princeton, New Jersey)

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Peacock Inn
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Restaurant information
Established 1911
Current owner(s) Barry and Elaine Sussman
Previous owner(s) Joseph and Helen O’Connor
Head chef Maj Parvez
Food type New American
Dress code Smart casual
Rating 26.67 (Zagat)[1]
Top 25 Best Restaurants in New Jersey of 2014[2]
Peacock Inn
Peacock Inn (Princeton, New Jersey) is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
Peacock Inn (Princeton, New Jersey)
Location 20 Bayard Lane, Princeton, NJ
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Built 18th century
Part of Princeton Historic District (#75001143[3])
Designated CP 27 June, 1975

The Peacock Inn is a historic restaurant and inn in Princeton, New Jersey. The building itself dates to the 18th century and was originally located at the corner of Nassau Street and University Place. During the American Revolution it was the home of Jonathan Deare, and played host to members of the Continental Congress when they met in nearby Nassau Hall. It was moved to its current location in 1875 by famed archaeologist and Olympic athlete William Libbey.[4] Joseph and Helen O'Conner purchased the property in 1911 and opened the Peacock Inn, naming it after an inn in Derbyshire, England. The Inn has 16 guest rooms but is most known for its restaurant, consistently rated one of the finest in the state.[5]


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