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Villa Amalfi

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1006 Route 166 Ste A, Toms River, NJ 08753-4100
(732) 286-6044
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sea Girt, New Jersey
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101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We reserved a table for 22 people and I just have to say how impressed I was with the service. In addition to the regular menu, they offer an expansive list of specials and our waitress announced every one with out looking at any notes. The specials were all awesome. We sampled many appetizers and they were very good as... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant. Food was mostly delicious, with a few standouts and a few disappointments. The caprese salad with homemade buffalo mozzarella was among the best I've ever tasted! Delicious steaks, veal and chicken dishes. Caesar salad had very thick dressing and was nothing special. Baked clams just "ok". Service was very good as well. Friendly and... More 

Thank Robin N
Secaucus, New Jersey
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

The food here was definitely not worth eating let alone the price. Yes with the sunset menu you get a free glass of wine but does not compensate for the dried out, untasty meal. I gave it a 2 only because the salad was good.

Thank Valjoy42
Toms River, New Jersey
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to eat here. Service staff is excellent and food is always top notch. Try the wild boar if they have it! The scallops are also a great choice. You really can't go wrong with anything.

Thank Thomas T
Riverview, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Waitress didn't smile once, seem to be bother when asked for more butter for our bread. I have never been to a Restaurant that gives 1piece of butter per person. Food came out cold, waited 10 minutes and still no waitress. Finally the owner walked by and I told her and she made it sound like it wasn't true, can't... More 

Thank ellieds2016
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121 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places at the Jersey shore. The ambience ( except for being more noisy than I would expect ) , the food, and the service are all exceptional. What I enjoy most about this place is their willingness to modify almost anything on the menu to make it to Your liking - eg. Less spicy,... More 

Thank TonyTaibi
Toms River, New Jersey
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We have been going there for years....Had all our children's Communion parties there. We love the food and the Family!!! Excellent Italian food always with fresh fish choices. They are perfect for a couples dinner or dinner with the family. Always welcoming with great wait staff!!

Thank jennifer c
Toms River, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Went here two times this month and preferred my first visit with my food choice. The Shrimp Scampi was delicious. The Shrimp Fra Diavolo was overlooked and I asked for broccoli instead of pasta, but they put the shrimp over the broccoli! Are you kidding me? It was horrible. Maybe I should have said on the side. So disappointed the... More 

Thank Sandi D
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. A little loud when full. Shrimp scampi was really good but more lemony then garlic. My boyfriends chicken parm was ok.... Service was average. Not sure I'd go back

Thank Danielle M
Bonita Springs, Florida
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Driving past the restaurant my wife says "that place looks very nice, let's go there". I turned around and went back to the restaurant. The Restaurant is clean and has nice ambiance. Service was exceptional and the food was very good. I would definitely go back again when I'm visiting in the area.

Thank REV62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Route 166 Ste A, Toms River, NJ 08753-4100
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: (732) 286-6044

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