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Brooklyn Bistro

44 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753-7662
+1 732-244-2122
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753-7662
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A little different spin on classic italian menu. Both Veal and chicken a la Bistro were delicious although totally different on their own. The chicken had sausage and a hint of hot peppers. The sausage was amazing. Very flavorful dish. Veal was in a marsala...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sharonpati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sunday Gravy entree was the same as my mom’s recipe. She would cook the gravy all day. Sunday was a day for family dinner. You can have a family dinner at Brooklyn Bistro any day of the week. So delicious! The staff was attentive,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joanna332
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Food was very good....Homemade, very nice inside, service was very good! small but very nice....We didn't have to wait for a table...Had the chicken parm, and it was delicious!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Georgette P
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter in law suggested since it was such a nice night that we meet at Brooklyn Bistro for dessert and coffee. They do offer outside seating during the summer months since we opted for that. My son and daughter in law ordered bananas foster...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Annette R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

7 of us went here Sunday, July 1. We had reservations. To make a long story short we waited 1 1/2 hours for our food when at least 4 other parties were waited on, received their food and left. When our food did arrive, 2...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mieke C
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Place is small but quite nice. Italian music playing in the background,food was fantastic. Staff was pleasant and and service was great. Would eat their many more times.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

1st time visit. Food was decent. Felt a little rushed. Used a groupon and they added 20% tip which they would have gotten anyway but i always think it should be an option. Might come back i dont know when though.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bennie1970
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I had rave review back in March for this restaurant back in March. Tonight total disappointment. Service was mediocre at best. They dont tell you price on specials. So be prepared for price shock. Then if you use a Groupon they add 20 per cent...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank thecips
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Dined at Brooklyn Bistro while visiting relatives in Toms River and happy to say my taste buds flew back to Brooklyn days gone by. What a delicious surprise. The staff was warm, welcoming and attentive...and the atmosphere "comfortably chic". A fresh bread basket assortment immediately...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank WorldTraveler33136
Vinny M, Owner at Brooklyn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful and descriptive review.

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We were a group of about 20 people of various ages. Who went here by chance after a viewing because it was fairly close to the funeral home. The owner and staff were very friendly, the service superb, the food delicious for all of us....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank demiba
Vinny M, Owner at Brooklyn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

We thank you for your gracious review.

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Vinny M
22 January 2015|
Response from Trkr483 | Reviewed this property |
It asked to review other places in toms river and I thought I would share the outstanding service we had. No was not comparing to Applebee's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753-7662
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: +1 732-244-2122
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