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The Serenity Cafe

2008 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ
732-270-2088
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Ranked #8 of 237 Restaurants in Toms River
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Phone number 732 270 2088
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Phone number 732 270 2088
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English first
Toms River, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of the best restaurants around. Enjoy the fact that it is not your typical menu. A lot of thought is given to their dishes and the fact that it changes every few weeks make The Serenity Cafe a homerun!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is nondescript on the outside - small strip mall on Route 37 - but the atmosphere and food is absolutely amazing. They send an emailed menu that changes with seasonal offerings. Great specials that weren't on the menu. Good choice for a date night or a get together with friends. BYOB.

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New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is our third time at this restaurant. Each time we took friends with us. It is a storefront in a small strip mall don't turn back. Once inside you will find the food is excellent and the service just as good. The food steak-fish-salads and apps all very good. BYOB. Give it a try you will not be disappointed.... More

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Island Heights, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've eaten here too many times to count with my husband and a few friends. In an area starving for upscale dining, we finally have a true gem in Toms River. The menu changes every 2/3 weeks, and typically will offer a selection across all preferences - seafood, beef, chicken, veal, pork. And fabulously they have many gluten free options... More

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Longboat Key, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Another BYOB shore restaurant that stands heads over the typical shore place. The menu changes every 3 weeks with beef, chicken, pork or several fish on the menu. We think that the fish is the best but we have never had a bad meal. The calamari app is the best that I ever had. Service is efficient and friendly. They... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had a group of eight meet at Serenity for dinner. The menu has some nice choices and the place is BYOB. However, the prices for appetizers and entrees are very high for a small store front in a highway strip mall. It's worth going once and forming your own opinion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went here for my birthday dinner with my family and I could not be happier with my meal. Server was very nice as well.

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Sunrise, Florida
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302 reviews 302 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Not really a cafe... Much too upscale. Not a place you would just wander into as it is located at the end of an undistinguished strip center. But, the food is generally really good. Fresh, tasty, creative, nicely presented, frequent specials, excellent bread, home made ice cream. A bit cramped and noisy. Service is good but not great... Not very... More

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Everything used to be creative, fresh, it was a foodies dream. Greg constantly changed the menu with new and exciting things that many of us had never encountered, his adventurous spirit had us coming back again and again to see what new culinary experiment he was conducting. Now there are a lot of repeats that stay on the menu for... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Quaint little restaurant with excellent food. Menu changes reagularly so check it out . Fantastic food at a reasonable price and its also BYOB.

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