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“Theresa's South - Better than ever!”
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Theresa's South
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Ranked #3 of 5 Restaurants in Bay Head
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Mount Street
Transit: NJ Transit (Bay Head Station)
Description: Welcome to Theresa's South where you will find authentic Italian cuisine with recipes that have been passed down through the generations. This is a family owned and operated business so they take great pride in everything that comes out of their kitchen. The food is excellent and the service is superb! They use only the finest and freshest of meats, seafood, produce, and ingredients. Everything is homemade, from their sauces and pastas to their salad dressings. The bread is baked locally and delivered fresh daily. The portions are very healthy to satisfy any appetite and the menu widely varied so there is something for all tastes. For dessert they feature fresh homemade banana bread pudding, or maybe a slice of homemade flourless chocolate cake! This is the place to enjoy a great meal, hang out with family and friends, and have some good conversation. They are available for private parties and can accommodate up to 100 people. This is a must try and will be your new favorite Italian restaurant. This is a BYOB establishment. ** There is additional parking available at the municipal parking lot off of Bridge Ave.
Toms River, New Jersey
1 review
“Theresa's South - Better than ever!”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Small, romantic, superb. BYOW. Always a great experience. Went with family, we were (again) all impressed with our dinners and dessert was to die for. One dinner was a little spicy this last time, but still delicious. Waitress was so friendly and efficient. We will return!

  • Visited August 2013
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Kinnelon, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“glad i went back”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I haven't been there in a while. Since the new owner. But i"m glad i went back. The food was great. I had asked them to make me veal parm but the cook said he was too busy. I didn't mind. I had the rigatoni pasta and My wife had the pork loin. both very good. Very friendly and now they take resv for small parties which should help them. Good luck. I usually go with family my children love the place. college and high school age

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank MrSensitive50
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Wynnewood, PA
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Super restaurant”
Reviewed July 20, 2013

The ambience, service and food were quite superior. The staff was warm, friendly and accommodating. The food was of five start quality! Outstanding!

Visited July 2013
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New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Back Post Sandy & As Good As Ever”
Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

This terrific bistro is a short distance from our beach house so we have experienced their wonderful cuisine on numerous occasions in the past. But this time was a little special, because on Thursday of that week this restaurant emerged from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Seated in the Garden Room, it was truly sublime watching the life blood of this small shore Hamlet beginning to return through the surrounding windows. Our dinners were of the same high standard that we had been accustomed to in the past and the service as friendly and professional as ever. Maybe because it was pre-Memorial Day, the restaurant was not at capacity this their first weekend, but be assured things will pick up. So, make reservations when you go. Parking is on street and can be tough and don't forget to BYOW.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Len S
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Normandy Beach, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Fun Atmosphere”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Wonderful and plentiful food at this delightful restaurant on the barrier island. One of the few outstanding restaurants in the area. Good service and attractive and lively atmosphere.

Visited May 2013
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Thank vickifowler12
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