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Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill

1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
732-244-7566
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Ranked #40 of 232 restaurants in Toms River
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Bey Lea
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English first
Howell, New Jersey
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I have been here twice within 1 month. Both visits were very very good. Their menu has many unexpected items on them such as grilled octopus and grilled pizza. The ricotta and freshly made rosemary flatbread appetizer was superb. They have a nice variety of beer (brewed right there) which a few in my party found to be a major... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

They have the most delicious food. Some nights there are live bands playing. And they have very good beers, not just the cheap domestics everyone else serve.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Had a lunch for a group of about 35 with a total menu and there wasn't a complaint from anyone. The food came out in a very reasonable time, all dishes were hot, everyone was happy. Best of all the food was excellent.

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Toms River, New Jersey
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

This was second time we have tried this place. Service is slow and staff rude. Food was not what the price demands. Below standard for this type of food. Atmosphere is ok but dated.

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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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262 reviews 262 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This was a pick off the internet for a business meeting and it was a pretty decent pick. The soup of the day I had was about as good as any soups I've had across the country. The appitizers didn't seem to be anything special and were a bit smaller than what I would have expected. I had the porterhouse... More

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey
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97 reviews 97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I eat here because my friends like to go to the bar area. The clientele is very friendly and most evenings some sort of food special is offered. You have to ask as the bartender does not always tell you what the special is. During happy hour they offer some free buffet style food. On Monday they have some bottles... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We went with friends after we heard some good reviews. Had fried artichokes and grilled octopus for appys. Both were so bland that I couldn't eat either one. Artichokes had absolutely no taste and the octopus was raw and I spit it out. However, the entrees were better. I had Portobello & Truffle Ravioli which was excellent and our friends... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I mostly go for the bar scene. they have live music most weekends, and sometimes during the week. Artison beers and ales. Cigar room, if you like also. Mixed drinks, beers are a little pricey, as i is considered a little upscale. Happy hour 4pm has nice light food fare available for the taking (and buy a drink, and tip... More

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Devon, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

It was only our second time but if we lived in Toms River we'd be regulars. Four of us for lunch on a quiet Saturday afternoon. I had the warm farro salad which, after eating it, I could probably eat several times a week. What a delicious dish! My husband had the burger with blue cheese which he said was... More

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interlaken, NJ
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went with an office group of ten for lunch. Reservations are accepted, we were in a small semi private room with great atmosphere. The service was so slow, we waited 45 minutes to get our lunches, the bread served not only was great, it saved us from starvation. Of the ten of us, five like their food, the three who... More

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