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Shut Up & Eat

213 Route 37 E # 8, Toms River, NJ 08753-5563
(732) 349-4544
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Ranked #36 of 237 restaurants in Toms River
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 13, 2014
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English first
Bayville, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is a very unique, super-casual spot in Toms River's downtown area. I've been at least 5 times for breakfast and lunch. Read the other reviews for general comments- I agree with most. The food is excellent, quick and fairly priced. The staff is what makes it special. Last time, the owner swiped a tater tot off of my plate... More

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NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My husband and I ate here for the first time this past weekend. Loved it! The staff is dressed in pajamas and everyone greets you as soon as you walk in. It is a fun and relaxing environment. They have a toy corner for the kids, and toys hanging up all over the walls and ceiling . The menu is... More

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Andover, New Jersey
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95 reviews 95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

When you walk in the door and the whole staff clad in pajamas shouts out 'Hi!', you know it is going to be a fun time. It only gets better from there! We were in Toms River for three days and each day was Shut Up and Eat for breakfast. Each and every meal was fantastic which is not an... More

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New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I love this place!! Anywhere that lets you show up in your pj's & you get a discount for it is my kind of place! The food is excellent & always freshly made. Perfect size portions & very reasonable price. My husband & daughter couldn't stop talking about the delicious fresh squeezed O.J. Our waitress was a real sweetheart &... More

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New London, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This kitschy restaurant serves just ordinary breadfast fare. The staff is friendly, service is okay but I was hoping for a bit more of a breakfast than I cook at home. The menu is extensive, if repetitive. Nothing beyond just average here. Prices are the going rate for the area. I think the cook staff needs refreshed.

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Mission Viejo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Our family went to have breakfast here. It is an interesting place with an eclectic collection of tables, chairs, plates, cups and utensils. Kitschy art on the walls mixing old Americana with farm life. All staff wear pajamas as their uniform. Food is very generous and really good. Three table mates had the Nutella and strawberry stuffed French toast which... More

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Toms River
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Cash only sign on door and debit cards OK When we went to pay owner said for $2.00 you can use the ATM Machine??? As to the food just OK at best... Place and employees did not look that clean. I agree with other ratings stuff on wall is just a dust collector. No big deal Here will not go... More

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Lakewood, NJ
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Everything...the "kitchy" atmosphere..the good food - and the FRIENDLIEST staff!!! Have been back 2 times!

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Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This place is a disaster and a fire hazard. I have never felt more packed like a sardine in my life. Our waitress ignored most of the time we were there because her other tables were 'regulars'. The food is nothing to brag about. It is okay priced. The saying hello and goodbye to everyone is really obnoxious. I will... More

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

My husband and I were there recently for lunch. I knew ahead of time that it was going to be a different kind of place.....the waitstaff all wear pajamas and they yell Hello when you come in and Goodbye when you leave...a little bit annoying. The menu seemed pretty good for a breakfast and lunch place, they had a little... More

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