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JBJ Soul Kitchen

1769 Hooper Ave, Next to ice cream place, Toms River, NJ 08753-8135
+1 732-731-1414
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  • Very good13%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1769 Hooper Ave, Next to ice cream place, Toms River, NJ 08753-8135
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We are a philanthropic club. 30 of us visited JBJ on 8/22 at their Toms River location. The food was great, the service from their volunteers was great, and we all had a really good time. I recommend everyone to try it once, you will...More

Thank Judith C
Reviewed July 16, 2018

First of all the are no prices on the menu, a donation of 20 dollars per person is Suggested. Menu is limited and seems to change every 7 to 10 days. Service was wonderful, place was spot less. A must try in Toms River. For...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Three of us came for lunch. I had orrichiette mom had a chicken pannini My friend had the salmon. All were very well prepared. The restaurant was pleasant bright and cheerful and one can have a good conversation over the meal. For a suggested donation...More

1  Thank anthony t
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

when was the last time you had an unusually well prepared nouvelle American dinner with incredibly fresh infredients an extremely attentive wait staff and donated to a charity for hunger at the same sitting? if any one of these were present fabulous would be an...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed August 13, 2017

This was our first visit to the Soul Kitchen in Silverton, NJ. We had heard about this location from Facebook but we weren't sure what to expect. We (3 of us) were greeted by their friendly staff and shown to a nice window table. The...More

Thank 001BillyV
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Chef John is incredible! It's first come, first serve and if you have to wait it's worth it. Gluten-free meals are offered. It's a great place to have an awesome meal and by doing so you give an opportunity for someone who needs a meal...More

2  Thank Mtnhike
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

What a great idea. A wonderful dining experience that allows to pay for your meal and someone else's. The food is five star quality and the 3 courses will fill you up. The staff is all volunteer's and they are dedicated to great service. You...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed November 16, 2016

As the menu varies according to what ingredients they happen to have that day, the results can vary as well. A 3-course "gourmet" meal for a flat rate of $20 (and a "pay it forward" $20 extra) is a great deal, and you can walk...More

Thank Gregg H
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Heard about the Soul Kitchen on national news and had the opportunity to dine at the restaurant during a recent visit to Toms River. The dining was a unique experience. With the exception of the chef, the entire staff are volunteers and they are eager...More

1  Thank JoePop72
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We have heard so much about this place so me and my husband a another couple decided to go there last night. It was not what we expected. I really did not know what to expect but OMG it was fantastic. From the time we...More

Thank Toridom2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1769 Hooper Ave, Next to ice cream place, Toms River, NJ 08753-8135
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: +1 732-731-1414
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A nonprofit dinner we'd-sat night and Sunday brunch. Pay it forward availability to provide gourmet meals to those not as fortunate or having a difficult period. Volunteers assist w serving And some food prep and cleaning . This is the Second location with first being Red Bank, NJ
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