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“Best Food, Service and Atmosphere”
Review of Umberto's Blaze Bistro - CLOSED

Umberto's Blaze Bistro
Cuisines: Italian
Description: Mediterranean Fusion, Certified Black Angus Beef, Free Range Chicken, Berkshire Pork, Fresh Seafood Daily, Farm Fresh Produce
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Description: Mediterranean Fusion, Certified Black Angus Beef, Free Range Chicken, Berkshire Pork, Fresh Seafood Daily, Farm Fresh Produce
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A must stop! Great food and Umberto will come out and sit w you, unmatched service by Nicholas, and singing by Joey. You have it all!

Thank Chankanab
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

We were 2 families (2 moms, dad, and 2 teenage boys) in Toms River for a baseball tournament. This was a top notch, extremely enjoyable dining experience. From the moment we walked in Nicholas greeted us. He is incredible! We have never been here before and at first when we were surprised it was a BYOB he had someone from the liquor store across the street bring us a bottle of our choice of wine. This was only the beginning. He brought bread with a roasted and baked garlic spread they make which was fabulous. He saw we liked it so he brought about 4 more for us. Everyone's meals were excellent! We had the Mediterranean grill, the signature lamb chops, gyro, lobster macaroni and cheese, and garlic shrimp all of which were extremely good. Not a single complaint here. Then Nicholas who was so charming, nice, and gracious surprised our two teenage boys with free homemade apple turnovers and ice cream for dessert for free!! What a pleasant surprise, totally unexpected, and really topped off a terrific evening for us. We will never forget our time in Toms River because of Nicholas and how wonderful he was to us and what a super meal we had at Umbertos Blaze Bistro. If we are back in Toms River again we would surely seek out Umbertos and Nicholas again. Go! You won't be disappointed!!

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1  Thank JRRR1413
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was an unexpected gem - 5 stars in service, friendliness, atmosphere, and quality and value of the food served. The waiter and server; Nicholas made this a dining experience usually only found in the most expensive city restaurants. His charm and helpfulness made the entire evening a "dining experience" not just a meal. He guided us through the menu and his suggestions were perfect. If ever we are in the Toms River vicinity, it would be our honor to return!

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Thank rickyreff
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you haven't been to Umberto's Blaze Bistro yet, you're missing a truly great meal. While the venue is unpretentious, the entire dining experience is very special. Nick greets you when you enter and you immediately feel you are a guest in his home. He is a very skilled professional -- knows what he is doing and how to make his guests feel welcomed and provided for without being overbearing or intrusive. The owner/chef (Umberto) is present and attentive, and he and the other chefs obviously love what they do as it shows up in the quality of the food. My favorite meal is the signature rack of lamb; my dining companion has enjoyed the port chop, among other enticing choices. I'm looking forward to our next meal there.

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1  Thank loramcpartland
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Great service, friendly atmosphere, fantastic food & reasonable prices. Staff very attentive to our needs. At the end of evening the chef came out and greeted tables. We highly recommend this Bistro to all.

1  Thank Carol S
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