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804 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753-5563
(732) 349-4544
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6:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A unique place

My family and I enjoy going here for breakfast. It is definitely a unique restaurant with the decor and atmosphere. The food is great and reasonably priced.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
bravotangomike
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Toms River, NJ
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Toms River, NJ
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My family and I enjoy going here for breakfast. It is definitely a unique restaurant with the decor and atmosphere. The food is great and reasonably priced.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The waiters all wear pajamas, and if you wear them too, you get a discount. The minute you walk in the door, you're greeted with loud "hi's" and loud "good-bye's" when you leave. The space is jammed with memorabilia that changes constantly. For example, a full-sized skeleton is seated at the piano. Kids if all ages love it for the... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

foods nothing special. service stinks.its more about the décor and the staff outfits. be ready to wait for the food... and wait...wont go again

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Toms River, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The place is over rated .They believe that having junk all over the place attracts customers ? The people sit on top of each other , It is hard to walk thru without bumping people ..Food ,nothing special

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

The staff is entertaining & loaded with personality. The menu is huge- so we went twice in one weekend. The apple pie french toast was by far the best thing on the menu- delicious thick french toast with sliced baked apples and a caramel syrup/sauce. Not too sweet, just right. Within our group, the omelet was overcooked and some things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

As you are walking up to the building you can already see the wacky decor. When you walk in be prepared, these people are too funny. The servers are not rude or obnoxious but playful and down to earth. You feel completely comfortable to joke back and ask for anything you want however you want. The food is so very... More 

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It's just bacon and eggs, people, so charging an arm and leg to see the staff dressed in pajamas hardly makes up for the ridiculous pricing. Lots of crap on the walls, but don't bother asking about it because no one knows nothing. A real drag.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The food was ok and the atmosphere was ok. However the servers where a little obnoxious. They tried to be funny by insulting each other but It didn't work. One of them actually tried to be funny by busting my 7 yr olds chops. Let's just say it went over like a led Zeppelin. The bar stools are the most... More 

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Toms River, NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Food is excellent. but felt very crowded. Our server was a pip, which is a welcome change from some diner staff. There are so many waffles (my favorite) to choose from that it took me a while to decide. Definitely a go to place for breakfast.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not horrible. Decent food. Over priced. Weird atmosphere. Average. Would return if forced to. I'd rather a Manhattan bagel sandwich

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 804 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753-5563
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: (732) 349-4544

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 3:30 pm

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