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Shut Up & Eat

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804 Main St, Toms River, NJ 08753-6520
+1 732-349-4544
06:30 - 15:30
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Sun 06:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 15:30
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going here for a while now. Fun atmosphere with fun employees. Food and juice selection are excellent.

Thank Jordan G
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical Diner-Style Restaurant for the Jersey Shore. Can get crowded and loud, but lotsa fun! Would visit with kids, again.

Thank TravelingFool4ever
Little Silver, New Jersey, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know it's not your normal place when the staff greets you in pajamas. Add to that everyone yelling "Bye!" whenever someone gets up to leave, and you have a fun place to be. A menu with lots of options and silly names takes awhile to wade (and laugh) through, but it's worth it. The food was solidly good and... More 

Thank GoingWherever
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when you walk in the door you don't know where to look first. All sorts of items and toys from yester year quite different. The food is good especially breakfast. If you wear your pjs you get a discount on your breakfast. Good little play area for kids.

Thank Moegolden
Toms River, New Jersey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An experience. the restaurant is a hole in the wall. The waiter and waitress greet you wearing their pajamas. the place is decorated with anything and everything you can imagine. You won't be bored. Now for the food I can tell you everything we ordered was well presented and delicious. My pastram on rye was such a treat. The rye... More 

Thank Alfresca
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329 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The name so intrigued us that we had to check it out. Decor was funky and fun, waitresses wore their pj's, food was tasty, prices very fair for the ample portions served. My chicken salad sandwich came on a waffle w/ soup and fries! We were too full to try one of their desserts but will definitely visit again. Hours... More 

Thank snivvy
Beachwood, New Jersey
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is a breakfast spot. The servers wear pajamas and it has the eclectic look of a hoarding grandmas front room. The food was good and the service was great. I would return again.

Thank IdoGetAround
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to this place a few times and will never go back very overrated staff is rude and the food is not good and very pricy

Thank Kevin P
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We eat here every chance we can!! Great food and friendly waiters. Remember to bring cash, they don't except credit cards but have an ATM in building.

Jackson, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a great little place! Eclectic, funny atmosphere. Good food. They are only open from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm. 13% off if you wear your PJs to the restaurant (PJs - not negligees, nighties, etc.)

Thank wowforthehome

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
06:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 Main St, Toms River, NJ 08753-6520
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: +1 732-349-4544

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