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445 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 929-0440
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • 6
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Toms River Needs A Great Diner!

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 via mobile

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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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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181 reviews 181 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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Brick, New Jersey
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148 reviews 148 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stopped at the Toms River Diner today for the first time and was pleasantly pleased with the service and the food. The diner was very clean, the waitress was very friendly and the food was very good. I would recommend this diner to friends.

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New Jersey
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78 reviews 78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

First time at diner. We ordered breakfast. My husband had the omelet with pork roll .It came with home fries and toast. I ordered the oatmeal with a banana . Very nice sized potions. Friendly and prompt service. Relaxing atmosphere.Food was hot and freshly made. We would recommend and return again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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