We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill

1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
+1 732-244-7566
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seared tuna” (3 reviews)
“light ale” (2 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
Italian, American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (128)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We called ahead for about twenty people and were seated in a pleasant alcove in the back of the restaurant. Out waitress did a fabulous job keeping appetizers and different drinks coming. All the food was really good and we’re looking forward to returning.

Thank 103Katherine
Reviewed 1 March 2018

It is so hard to find good restaurants down here, as we had lived in the Metropolitan area where there were vast choices and excellent food. Went there on a Saturday night with a reservation, and with a group of 8 people and was pleasantly...More

Thank ConnieB1135
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I love Artisans. The atmosphere is top notch. The food is always exceptional. I usually have a couple beers at the bar. They have about 6 or 7 of their own craft beers. The Red is my favorite. They always have a good seasonal beer....More

Thank Shaun E
Reviewed 14 February 2018

There is a nice walk-by (picture). The beef, with mashed potatoes, was pleasant (picture). The dessert was visually appealing (picture)

Thank PatentGod
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We enjoyed dinner here and didn't realize it was Ladies' Night. My meal was half price. Great food and service.

Thank capatti55
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

So disappointed in Artisans early bird . I've been a patron there for many years and have even had parties there in the past. I haven't visited for awhile and decided to do an early bird with a friend. Honestly the only thing good on...More

Thank Leslie D
Peter G, Manager at Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Leslie, as a proud manager of a family restaurant I have been with for almost 7 years, I couldn't be more taken back by your review. One thing we certainly take seriously here is our lack of commitment to our guests and to the quality...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Five of us showed up for lunch. We kept it simple and everything was very good. Two of us had the soups which were well made. The burgers and salads were also high quality The House beers were very good. I think the high point...More

Thank anthony t
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went in on a busy Friday night and they were more than accommodating in finding us a seat quickly. Started with a light ale that had hints of honey and citrus- delicious. Started with the fried calamari and it was tender. Finished with a short...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I had eggplant parm and it was excellent. Extremely large portion was served. I also enjoyed their homemade squash soup.

Thank 988geraldinee
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Omg they have a special app... Brussel sprouts with pancetta, honey and siracha....not only are they amazing but the so easy to make lol. I make them at home now. Yum. Always good food and food drinks at Artisans. Use the OpenTable app to avoid...More

Thank ynkefan08753
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Toms River
Howard Johnson Hotel - Toms River
592 reviews
1.46 km away
Days Hotel Toms River Jersey Shore
933 reviews
1.89 km away
Americana Motel
9 reviews
1.93 km away
TP Hotel
57 reviews
3.18 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bahama Breeze
158 reviews
.29 km away
Shogun Legacy
37 reviews
1.56 km away
Olive Garden
79 reviews
.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ocean County Library
154 reviews
2.98 km away
Seaside Sailing
6 reviews
5.32 km away
Cattus Island County Park
139 reviews
4.02 km away
Ocean County Artists' Guild
5 reviews
4.65 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
17 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DarylmcA | Reviewed this property |
Forgot also fish dishes
Linda B
10 December 2015|
Response from Jane M M | Reviewed this property |
Artisan's of Toms River, NJ does have a happy hour Monday through Saturday only in The Lounge from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A free buffet is offered with a discounted drink menu. On Friday and Saturday nights from 10 pm to... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
    (Bey Lea)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: +1 732-244-7566
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing