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Ja Rock - CLOSED

1218 Route 166, Stella Plaza, Toms River, NJ 08753-2742
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
31 Jan 2013
“My Opionon”
3 Oct 2012
“Great food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Jamaican
1218 Route 166, Stella Plaza, Toms River, NJ 08753-2742
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Reviewed 31 January 2013

This place was really good. Great people, great food. They even catered my sons 18th party at his request. Sorry to see them go.

1  Thank Gene M
Reviewed 3 October 2012

The jerk chicken is delicious!!! Service is good, and prices are right. Located in a strip mall on Rt 166 its a BYOB too.

Thank Sirena1234
Reviewed 11 February 2012

This place is a fresh breath of air to the traditional eateries in TR. the empanadas are incredible! I'm not huge on jerk chicken in general, so i cant comment on that,but the other caribbean dishes are phenomenal, especially the curry goat and oxtail! And...More

Thank kenny D
Reviewed 22 December 2011

Did a large takeout order and everything was just OK.

Thank frank w
Reviewed 20 July 2011

Food is outstanding! Oxtail was delicious, along with my rice and beans. They also have some other authentic items such s D&G cola, Ting and co co bread and cheese. If you want an authentic taste of the Carribean, look no further

Thank DuSheriff
Reviewed 5 March 2011

From traditional jerk to a great oxtail stew, JA Rock delivers on flavor and at reasonable prices. Sides like mac and cheese, peas and rice, or fried plantains are all done right and you will definitely leave this restaurant sated. I've never been able to...More

Thank CarrJL
Reviewed 14 September 2010

The food at J Rock is outstanding. His Goat Curry and Oxtail is out of this world. The spice he uses does not make it to hot to enjoy the meal. However, if you like spicy and hot the cook will accommodate you taste buds....More

Thank Mary732NJ
Reviewed 25 February 2010

On these snow filled days, nothing seems to warm you up like the flavors of Jamaica. For authentic Jamaican food, Ja Rock in Toms River, NJ can't be beat. The owner / chef serves the dishes of his homeland with well deserved pride in both...More

Thank TonyNJ1966
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
14:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1218 Route 166, Stella Plaza, Toms River, NJ 08753-2742
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
Authentic Jamaican food. BYOB. Inexpensive with entrees topping at $19.50 including 2 side dishes. Chef will vary spice to taste. Owner / Chef is friendly and fastidious about cleanliness. Highly recommended.
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