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The Serenity Cafe

2008 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-7183
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato nachos” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2008 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-7183
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

And each time we ask ourselves why we keep going back. This is a very hit and miss restaurant. Most times the entrees are good however they are either lacking taste or over seasoned. We dined at Serenity last night. My husband and I both...More

2  Thank Mo H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Food is very good and the atmosphere is ok . Service very good too. Prices are a bit high for a strip mall resturant.

Thank james a
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The menu changes every few weeks so you never get tired of the amazing choices and delious food. Take your time and enjoy the appetizers, main course and desert choices.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I've been to Serenity Cafe twice and both times I was very impressed! The food was amazing and the menu was diverse. I got steak both times, and I think I am a snob when it comes to steak. I was not disappointed. They offer...More

Thank rkelly1230
Reviewed 30 June 2017

nice service and a quiet atmosphere make this a genuinely nice place. menus always change and they have something for everyone.

Thank kenandkarenr
Jeannette P, Owner at The Serenity Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you very much we appreciate the comments and all work hard as a team to give the best service and culinary creations

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A great lunch and I will be back with clients! The menu is great and something for everyone. I had the coconut shrimp salad and it was awesome. Love this place for dinner and now it's great for lunch. I will be back......soon..

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

First visit to mom's favorite dinner spot but I wasn't disappointed. We started with calamari which was tender and flavored with a rich sauce/broth. Mom had the panko crusted cod while I enjoyed the grouper with white beans. Both were freshly served and well prepared....More

Thank david r
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Service was fantastic and every dish was so delicious. My friend surprised me for my 50th birthday and it will be a memory to cherish forever. I now would like to make reservations for my mom on Mother's Day.......Excellent restaurant!!!

Thank _traciadams1000
Jeannette P, Owner at The Serenity Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you very much for the review. My wife Jeannette, our fantastic staff and I really appreciate that our hard work in and out of the kitchen doesn't go without notice. Looking forward to seeing you on Mother's Day

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had heard a lot of good things about this restaurant. Add our names to the list of those who agree. We both had different fish dishes. They were great. Our only complaint was our disinterested waitress who did not even both to check on...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is a BYOB with service and culinary delights along the lines of the Poached Pear in PPB. Each dish was clearly crafted with love and several layers of flavors. It does have a seafood heavy menu but there is also plenty of great meals...More

Thank cmgrinn
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Response from StevenIG | Reviewed this property |
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2 October 2015|
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
No they do not serve brunch. But they do serve a delicious lunch and dinner? Check out their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2008 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-7183
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: 732-270-2088
Phone number 732 270 2088
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