We are closely following the strict guidelines set forth by the CDC and are social distancing. Our beautiful dining rooms are open as well as our gorgeous patio.

The Ship Lantern Inn is a fine dining American restaurant in Milton, NY, serving Contemporary American Continental Cuisine in an intimate atmosphere. Whether planning a romantic date night, celebrating a birthday, a family gathering, corporate event, or impressing a client, our historic restaurant on Rt. 9W is the ideal destination.

Located in a building that dates back to the Revolutionary War, The Ship Lantern Inn has been family owned and operated since its opening in 1925. We pride ourselves on serving outstanding food and providing great service to our guests in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Voted Best Special Occasion Restaurant 2020 by Hudson Valley Magazine Best of the Hudson Valley.

To make reservations or plan your next event at The Ship Lantern Inn, please call (845) 795-5400.

Contemporary American cuisine in a truly memorable setting

world-class service in Milton, NY serving the entire New York metropolitan area

Restaurants and dining fads have come and gone over the years. But through it all, there's been The Ship Lantern Inn. We're proud to be one of the Hudson Valley's top fine-dining restaurants, boasting over three generations of exceptional service and unforgettable continental cuisine in an intimate atmosphere. We're located in Milton, NY and welcome diners throughout the Hudson Valley and Tri-State area.

Call 845-795-5400 today to make a reservation.

A true fine-dining institution

Located in a building that dates back to the Revolutionary War, The Ship Lantern Inn has been family owned and operated since its opening in 1925. We pride ourselves on serving outstanding food and providing great service to our guests in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Our fine-dining restaurant is perfect for an intimate date or any large gathering. A few of our highlights include:


  • A large banquet facility¬†
  • Three exclusive rooms for private events
  • Seasonal outdoor seating on our beautiful patio featuring a cascading water fall
  • In the colder months, our dining room features warm & cozy roaring fireplaces
  • Ocean fresh seafood, houseaged beef, and seasonal specialties are some of the many well-prepared dining options
  • Selective twilight or full dinner menus
  • Award-winning wine list with over 135 selections
  • Order from our full dinner menu or our value added twilight dinner menu served daily
  • vegetarian menu is available, as well as gluten free options
  • much of our produce and herbs are sourced from our 15 acre garden located on the property
  • young guest menu available as well

We've been voted most romantic and best special occasion restaurant by readership polls.