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Toms River Diner

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445 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-6880
+1 732-929-0440
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

TR Diner is a usual spot for my friends and I to go after concerts, often late at night. It's nothing special, has a big menu, low quality inside. It's definitely no Sand Castle, but decent in a pinch.

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Forked River
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Years ago, this used to be THE place to stop. Not so today. No one on the Staff never smiles for a starter. I chose the broiled seafood combo. It was described as shrimp, scallops, and fish. When my plate came two very small dried up pieces of fish were on the plate. They were hard to even cut. There... More 

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Manchester Township, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Not worth the trip! There is absolutely nothing to make me want to recommend this diner. There are several dining establishment in the are that are much better.

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

We're from this area, and make the trip a few years to visit family, and never, ever miss an opportunity to get to 'the diner'. I'm at once sorry that we can't get to the diner, and glad, because I'd eat here every day. I love the salads..there was a chicken salad on spinach. But...my passion is the tuna melt.... More 

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Browns Mills, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff. Inside could definitely use some updating (booth seats slid off while we wet sitting in them). Food was good, but not great. Wasn't taken aback by the place, but would come back.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Went in for dinner Sunday Nov 29th. Ate 1 piece of my Turkey club went to grab another piece and there was a pubic hair on my plate. Was told to come back for a gift certificate so i sent my mother in law as i had already left to come back to Florida and she was treated like a... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Stopped on way to AC. Close to parkway. Typical diner atmosphere. Food was above average. Service was good.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Breakfast they say is the most important meal of the day then you can't go wrong here. Everything is fresh and made to order, something special wanted just ask the waitress and the cook will be glad to make it. Coffee for me is a morning must, here the cup is never empty and its fresh ground absolutely delicious. Never... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

I Previously wrote a very bad review. THE TOMS RIVER DINER IS BACK!! 2015 Cleaner Brighter Refurbished Exterior still looks unloved/uninviting. When you beautify the appearance outside... you will increase business guaranteed. FOOD IS GETTING MUCH BETTER! Greater attention to detail, flavor and value. I had a very nice meal this time! Service is good, not great yet..ie: Have a... More 

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Manchester Township, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015

Great Late night spot. Its your traditional NJ diner, with all the regular all day menu items. My favorites are the Club sandwiches, pizza fries, burgers, pork roll and cheese etc.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-6880
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: +1 732-929-0440

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