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Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill

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1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305 (Bey Lea)
732-244-7566
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lucky find

My wife and I were traveling on business and stayed at a hotel in Toms River NJ. We ventured out to check out the area and happened upon this restaurant. We noticed the parking lot was packed (generally a good sign) so we stopped in for dinner. We entered and walked toward the bar area which was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
David P
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New York
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My wife and I were traveling on business and stayed at a hotel in Toms River NJ. We ventured out to check out the area and happened upon this restaurant. We noticed the parking lot was packed (generally a good sign) so we stopped in for dinner. We entered and walked toward the bar area which was crowded. The bar... More 

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Neptune
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The restaurant itself is nice and they have a nice bar to sit at separate from the dinning room. Some of the beers they brew onsite and are good to very good. The Chocolate Porter is very good. It's dark but not very heavy, a slight sweetness to the finish and a note of coffee. The Braised short ribs melt... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This place didn't have a wide variety of options for people who have food restrictions. Not sure if I'd give it another try but everything was just okay. Nothing to rave about.

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Bayville, New Jersey
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189 reviews 189 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

great brewery, loved the beer..food was good, salad was yummy, didnt have dessert, but will def be back....

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The food and the ambiance were awesome! The sauces were fresh, the food was fantastic and the staff were so accommodating! If you want a great Italian meal, this is the best I have had around Toms River.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

a warm environment with great food.. the dishes are distinguished ...you are never let down for quality or quantity..the wine and brew are top shelf

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Manassas, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Every time I visit family and friends in toms river, this is where we go for dinner. Great food selection and atmosphere. Must try their beers as well. They carry a good selection of home brewed beers. Try the short rib dinner melts in your mouth. Always had a good experience!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Being a local, I appreciate having somewhere close by that you can depend on for a great meal on a consistent basis . Fresh and delicious ingredients , always great service and the best seared tuna anywhere ! You haven't lived until you've Had the Tres Leches for dessert! Last year, on my birthday , the chef came out and... More 

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First off Artisan's should be rated in the top 20 of Toms River. They serve consistently good food. From burgers to grilled chicken to eggplant parmesan. The specials are fairly priced with Mondays being the day to go .$10 dinners and bottles of wine , this is by far the best deal in town. The selection and portions are truly... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stopped in for the early bird specials. Nice atmosphere in the dining room. Server was friendly and SAS prompt throughout our meal. Ordered the ceasar salad, which came topped with carrots and tomato. Never seen that before. I had the chicken parmigiano and the wife had eggplant. Both came topped with fresh Mozzarella over penne pasta. Great taste! I tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
    (Bey Lea)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: 732-244-7566

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?