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1277 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-3399
(732) 240-9399
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We got the soup salad n bread sticks for an appetizer. I had the tour of Italy but I don't do the alfredo so I get double chicken parm and the lasagna. It was very good. I enjoy there chicken Parmesan actually. My wife had raviolis in vodka sauce with meatballs and our friend had linguine in a clam sauce.... More 

Thank bricknick
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

A few coworkers and I had the unlimited soup and salad and the food was decent. However, the server didn't check on us often and wasn't the nicest. The server also didn't seem to know all the procedures with the table card pay tablet.

Thank Will M
Niskayuna, NY
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Although Olive Garden is not 'gournet', and is a chain, I felt the experience we had here deserved a glowing review. The restaurant was new, or at least everything looked it. Very clean. The service was amazing. Very professional staff, and the quality of the fool was not lacking in any way.

1 Thank DrAMAJR316
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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334 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 773 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Visiting my mom and brother's family in Toms River, my niece and nephew suggested Olive Garden for dinner on a busy Friday night. Hostess greeting was very friendly and they waited for my mom to enter before proving us a nice booth as we requested. Linda G was our waitress and her service and attention was great. Always bringing us... More 

2 Thank EliteTravellers
Forked River, New Jersey
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248 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Unless it's just before closing, as we did one time, it's always a good meal here. Server was attentive and also friendly to infant. Men's room had changing table but it's too close to a urinal and the garbage can is too far away from changing table - would you want to carry a soiled diaper even across the room?... More 

1 Thank alertfive08731
Tucson, Arizona
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129 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Being a Vegan, going with family for soup and salad endless. The Salad is like out of a supermarket pre-made salad. The soup is so/so.... does not taste like the made it there, and the bread had butter in it already so I could not have any. The wait staff treat the soup and salad people the worst. Trying to... More 

Thank DBRTrips
Springfield, Vermont
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Went to Olive Garden with my elderly parents. Wait staff were very patient and understanding with different food requests. Food was excellent, restaurant was very clean and hostess even helped my father walk to the table.

Thank LindyLoo57
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151 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at other olive gardens before and always enjoyed them. This time we tried the chicken Parm. It was ok, nothing to write home about. I would skip this place next time.

Thank ladybug59
Brick, New Jersey
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I am a member of their on line club and got a coupon for unlimited soup and salad for $5.99! Recently i havent been too happy with olive garden, I wish they hadn't reduced their menu offerings. I had the pasta fagioli soup - this might be my favorite soup ever. Olive garden soups are always really hot, i can't... More 

Thank lljpaisley
Lakewood, New Jersey, United States
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Over the past couple of years my wife and I have periodically visited the Olive Garden in Toms River, NJ. and except once was the food not good. This was on a July 4th weekend in 2014. The sauce was just terrible on this occasion, but we chalked it up to a substitute cook or something. Normally the food is... More 

Thank Bob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1277 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-3399
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: (732) 240-9399

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