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445 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 929-0440
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Food

Great for all meals. Prices are okay. Most important sales taxes tin NJ are at 7%. Great atmosphere for families with children and teens alike.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2014
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Olympia, Washington
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Highland Lakes, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We went to the Toms River Diner after a gig a couple of weekends ago. The waiter was just plain incompetent. I had to ask him three times for coffee, and then he dropped my English muffin on the floor and had to get another. The corned beef hash I ordered was homemade, but loaded with fat. Just terrible. i... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I ate breakfast there once, nothing special. Better off paying another $2-$3 dollars a meal and going to IHOP instead. Ate supper there because we were starving and every place we stopped by was crowded, except the Toms River Diner...which should have been a clue. We ordered fried chicken and onions rings. The fried chicken tasted like the kind they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A huge restaurant location right on Route 37...opportunity galore! SQUANDERED. TR Diner..ever been to any of the fantastic diners here in NJ ?!? They do fantastic business. (Have a cruddy diner...you'll do cruddy business.) Everything is half-hearted; Food is sometimes good, often ok, sometimes bad. Worst of all, restaurant is old, poorly maintained, Ugly..cruddy. Ugly exterior. Go to great diners...DO... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I love NJ diners, and I have a long history with this one. We never miss an opportunity to come here. Breakfast, lunch and very good dinners. I always seem to get a salad which I then eat for at least 2 more meals. Very reasonably priced for such ample and good food.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place is disgusting! Terrible food. Terrible iced tea. The place smells. Atmosphere is full and in appealing. Found a long hair in my breakfast.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I visited around 9 pm and ordered the meatloaf. When the meatloaf came it looked like it had been reheated (browned to a crusty-crisp) in some kind of grease in a frying pan and was laying in clear fat of some type which would not even mix into the congealed brown gravy. The gravy looked like it was straight out... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

First off waiter was great and still got a nice tip, went there for a friday night dinner and at first everything seemed ok, while eating dinner ,out of the corner of my eye on table at first i thought was a fly but it turned out to be a cockroach we immediately got up and called the host or... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Being a resident 25 yrs this place is in need of a remod big time! It used to be good but it's nothing like it used to be. Do't expect a decent meal here.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great for all meals. Prices are okay. Most important sales taxes tin NJ are at 7%. Great atmosphere for families with children and teens alike.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stopped here for omelets and it was not our first visit. The waitress was inattentive, my husband received the wrong omelet and I never got my refill of coffee even after asking. The food was just average and we will not be rushing back.

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Address: 445 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone Number: (732) 929-0440
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 445 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: (732) 929-0440

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  • Cuisine: American

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