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Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill

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1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
+1 732-244-7566
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is so hard to find good restaurants down here, as we had lived in the Metropolitan area where there were vast choices and excellent food. Went there on a Saturday night with a reservation, and with a group of 8 people and was pleasantly...More

Thank ConnieB1135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Artisans. The atmosphere is top notch. The food is always exceptional. I usually have a couple beers at the bar. They have about 6 or 7 of their own craft beers. The Red is my favorite. They always have a good seasonal beer....More

Thank Shaun E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a nice walk-by (picture). The beef, with mashed potatoes, was pleasant (picture). The dessert was visually appealing (picture)

Thank PatentGod
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We enjoyed dinner here and didn't realize it was Ladies' Night. My meal was half price. Great food and service.

Thank capatti55
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

So disappointed in Artisans early bird . I've been a patron there for many years and have even had parties there in the past. I haven't visited for awhile and decided to do an early bird with a friend. Honestly the only thing good on...More

Thank Leslie D
Peter G, Manager at Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Leslie, as a proud manager of a family restaurant I have been with for almost 7 years, I couldn't be more taken back by your review. One thing we certainly take seriously here is our lack of commitment to our guests and to the quality...More

Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Five of us showed up for lunch. We kept it simple and everything was very good. Two of us had the soups which were well made. The burgers and salads were also high quality The House beers were very good. I think the high point...More

Thank anthony t
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Went in on a busy Friday night and they were more than accommodating in finding us a seat quickly. Started with a light ale that had hints of honey and citrus- delicious. Started with the fried calamari and it was tender. Finished with a short...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed November 17, 2017

I had eggplant parm and it was excellent. Extremely large portion was served. I also enjoyed their homemade squash soup.

Thank 988geraldinee
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Omg they have a special app... Brussel sprouts with pancetta, honey and siracha....not only are they amazing but the so easy to make lol. I make them at home now. Yum. Always good food and food drinks at Artisans. Use the OpenTable app to avoid...More

Thank ynkefan08753
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Came to Artisan's expecting the usual brewpub fare: pizza, burgers, lots of appetizers, etc. but instead we got a great Italian meal and the best we have ever had! Started with an arugula salad which my wife and I split. Delicious. Wife had the gnocchi...More

Thank DiggerDan14
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April 17, 2016|
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Response from DarylmcA | Reviewed this property |
Forgot also fish dishes
Linda B
December 9, 2015|
Response from Jane M M | Reviewed this property |
Artisan's of Toms River, NJ does have a happy hour Monday through Saturday only in The Lounge from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A free buffet is offered with a discounted drink menu. On Friday and Saturday nights from 10 pm to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 732-244-7566
  • E-mail
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