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Brooklyn Bistro

44 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753-7662
+1 732-244-2122
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (7 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
“tartufo” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753-7662
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank thecips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank WorldTraveler33136
Vinny M, Owner at Brooklyn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Thank demiba
Vinny M, Owner at Brooklyn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We thank you for your gracious review.

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had lived in area for 2 years and never tried this restaurant. Much to are surprize it was really good. The app Mozzerella Cazzora was one of the best I have ever had.Light and done to perfection.(Just ask for a bit more sauce.) My...More

Thank thecips
Vinny M, Owner at Brooklyn Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank You for your feedback

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We had the mushroom soup which was tasteless. I can't add salt, but I had to add tons of pepper for it to have any taste. My husband had the skirt steak which he said was good. I had the lasagna, which was ok, but...More

1  Thank ConnieB1135
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Having been to NYC and Philly for Italian food. This place has great food a nice ambiance old Italian music playing. During the time I went you would expect this place to be packed but it was empty the food came out fast for my...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We were there early afternoon so place quite but nice old Italian music playing. The serve was friendly, informative and relaxed. I had a dish called Sunday gravy pasta with a meatball, sausage and pork braciole Delish! My sister had the Bronzino which she said...More

Thank Hank S
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We went for my husband's birthday and had a fantastic meal. The Osso Buco was fabulous, the cheese plate appetizer was tasty and huge. And it is BYO. Love it.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Went with family and had an overall pleasant experience - everyone enjoyed their meals, the service was quick and friendly and the atmosphere was very nice. We'll be back

Thank Traveler W
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Nice Early Bird menu. Came with some friends. Nonna was there to cook that day. Loved her and her meatballs. Nice byob. Nice menu. Great service. Will be back.

Thank dinerdon
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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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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