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Shut Up & Eat

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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, Lunch

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Interesting, Inexpensive & Crazy Good Menu

Sunday morning breakfast was very good. Nice local place with friendly staff, lots of interesting "clutter" décor. The menu was so varied it's hard to choose. Great prices and good coffee!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Janice K
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Jackson
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Toms River, NJ
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

An amazing array of breakfast options including grits!!!!! We are immediately and enthusiastically greeted as we walk in the door. This has become our favorite place to take out of town visitors. As we go for breakfast I can't speak about any of the other meals but we are always pleased no matter our choice. It is a must have... More 

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Jackson
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Sunday morning breakfast was very good. Nice local place with friendly staff, lots of interesting "clutter" décor. The menu was so varied it's hard to choose. Great prices and good coffee!

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Beachwood, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The place does have a unique idea ( pjs and kitchen clutter) but is VERY VERY overpriced the food is average and service is less than.

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Toms River
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Oh boy, this restaurant is different! I mean EVERYTHING is different....no matching chairs, cutlery, cup, not set of anything....interesting and fun place and if you come in your PJs (top and bottom have to match) you get 13% off your bill. Because it truly is very cluttered, it's a bit dusty, but other than that it is clean and the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Today I ate at shut up and eat which is right off route 37 on the way to the shore at the first traffic light when you get off the parkway turn right and you will love the food and the staff. The place is eclectic and the FOOD is DELICIOUS! I have only eaten breakfast but their coffee is... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Quicky hodge podge decor, funny at home staff, huge portions of delicious food all make this place a winning combination. Only wish we could visit again!! Not only do they have crazy combinations of food, but have a MASSIVE menu that goes on for days but they will make food to your liking. Can't go wrong at this place. My... More 

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Whiting, New Jersey, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is what I call a "use to be" place. At a previous location the food was front and center, always good. Now the place is a gimmick, pajamas, clutter and expensive mediocre food, to bad.

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Toms River, NJ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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