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Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill

1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
+1 732-244-7566
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753-8305
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Came to Artisan's expecting the usual brewpub fare: pizza, burgers, lots of appetizers, etc. but instead we got a great Italian meal and the best we have ever had! Started with an arugula salad which my wife and I split. Delicious. Wife had the gnocchi...More

Thank DiggerDan14
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I have been here before but just the other day i went with my friends for a girls night out and had a great time. The restaurant part was full so we were seated in the bar area at a large table. It was very...More

1  Thank patti1357
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went for dinner with a large party, one person was in a wheelchair. We called ahead to make arrangements and they were terrific. They gave us a great table, keeping our special needs in mind. The food was delicious and there was a nice variety...More

Thank Scoobyschu
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We only had drinks and appetizers so I will only rate on that......we didn't eat but it looked good. Nice looking place with an upscale feel. Sit down restaurant and did not seem like A brewery, which maybe that's the thought....an Italian restaurant that brews...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We ate here a week ago, the food is excellent, not cheap, but you get what you pay for. The gnocchi is excellent, my wife and daughter had chicken marsala, also excellent, and our Granddaughter had the salmon, another fine dish. The mushroom soup was...More

Thank willm1
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Artisians is a beautiful place in a great location. The food is good. Wait staff is pleasant.....However, The beer is horrible. The Red Ale, which is a standard is decent, but the rest are very disappointing. Although they have a nice liquor selection, the prices...More

Thank MacManfromNJ
Peter G, Manager at Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

First and foremost, from a management standpoint, I don't think that I can stress enough how much a guest should always be afforded the opportunity to speak to a manager before leaving any restaurant this unhappy. As a management team and a family owned restaurant,...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

As soon as we entered the Artisan Restaurant and Brewery we knew we were in for a wonderful experience. This restaurant was both warm and inviting. It was reminiscent of an Italian winery where I spent many hours while a student in Italy. Kathy, our...More

Thank John G
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17 April 2016|
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Response from DarylmcA | Reviewed this property |
Forgot also fish dishes
Linda B
9 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
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings
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
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