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All 237 Toms River Restaurants

The Serenity Cafe

2008 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ
732-270-2088
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Ranked #6 of 237 Restaurants in Toms River
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Phone number 732 270 2088
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English first
New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Celebrated my brother's birthday with a private party. The private party room was warmly and invitingly decorated. Food was wonderful. Tortellini was to die for. Service was very attentive and friendly. Will definitely go back next time in Toms River.

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Island Heights, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Super gourmet meals prepared with style and class. Never was disappointed with my dining experience. Chef Greg Manning had been my go to guy when I want a great meal. And his lunch selections always include something I want to try.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Best food and service in area!! Everything on the menu is great and they change their menu every few weeks!!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Serenity cafe is one of those restaurants that locals want to keep as a secret. The food is reliably excellent. The creative chef changes the menu every few weeks, and despite this, the food is always delicious. Servers are attentive but not intrusive. Always an excellent choice.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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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
13 helpful votes 13 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Additional Information about The Serenity Cafe

Address: 2008 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ
Phone Number: 732-270-2088
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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