Monmouth Annual Guide to Restaurants: Italian to Vegetarian

Whether it’s a nosh, a slice or an elegant five-course meal you have in mind, the varied eateries of Monmouth are eager to oblige. On the list that follows you’ll see both classic Jersey diners and national cuisines from around the world.
Restaurants

ITALIAN

Albivi Brick Oven
866 Perrineville Rd.
Millstone Twp.
732.446.8211

Ama Ristorante
1485 Ocean Ave.
Sea Bright
732.530.9760

Anjelica’s
1070 Ocean Ave.
Sea Bright
732.842.2800

Basil T’s Brewery & Italian Grill
183 Riverside Ave.
Red Bank
732.842.5990

Buona Sera
50 Maple Ave.
Red Bank
732.530.5858

Café 34 Bistro
787 Route 34
Matawan
732.583.9700

Café Colore
3333 Route 9 N
Freehold
732.462.2233

Due Amici
420 Higgins Ave.
Brielle
732.528.0666

East Main Street Trattoria
233 E. Main St.
Manasquan
732.292.1900

Fratelli’s Pizzeria
500 Route 35
Red Bank
732.747.4737

Gaetano’s
10 Wallace St.
Red Bank
732.741.1321

Harborside Grill
40 First Ave.
Atlantic Highlands
732.291.0066

Illiano’s
933 W. Park Ave.
Ocean
732.493.2003

La Dolce Vita
400 Ocean Ave.
Belmar
732.749.3177

Luigi’s
35 S. Main St.
Neptune
732.502.0015

Mom’s Kitchen
1129 Fifth Ave.
Neptune
732.775.4823

Michael Angelo’s
36 Beach Rd.
Monmouth Beach
732.229.2500

Molinari’s
312 W. Sylvania Ave.
Neptune City
732.775.7733

Moonstruck
517 Lake Ave.
Asbury Park
732.988.0123

Naples Pizzeria
872 Main St.
Belford
732.787.9479

Pagano’s Uv
800 Main St.
Bradley Beach
732.775.0906

Palumbo’s
24 Ayers Ln.
Little Silver
732.842.5505

Pazzo MM X
141 W. Front St.
Red Bank
732.747.4551

Pete & Elda’s
96 Woodland Ave.
Neptune City
732.774.6010

Piccola Italia
837 W. Park Ave.
Ocean
732.493.3090

Rigoletto Trattoria
418 Route 35
Middletown
732.842.2277

Ruffino’s
178 Route 35
Eatontown
732.542.0110

Stella Marina
800 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park
732.775.7776

Taliercio’s
544 Route 35
Middletown
732.576.1888

Taste of Italy
4060 Asbury Ave.
Tinton Falls
732.922.9393

Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza
2 Bridge Ave.
Red Bank
732.212.1700

Tuzzio’s
224 Westwood Ave.
Long Branch
732.222.9614

Undici
11 W. River Rd.
Rumson
732.842.3880

Vic’s Italian Restaurant
60 Main St
Bradley Beach
732.774.8225

Yesterday’s
3153 Route 35
Hazlet
732.264.3777

JAPANESE/HIBACHI

Asahi
99 Taylor Ave.
Manasquan
732.223.2669

Fuji
1093 Broad St.
Shrewsbury
732.544.8828

Ginza
821 W. Park Ave.
Ocean Township
732.695.6080

Ichiban Hibachi Steakhouse
2132 Route 35 S
Oakhurst
732.493.1115

Izu Sushi
31 Montgomery Ave.
Long Branch
732.870.0807

Kanji Steakhouse & Sushi
980 Shrewsbury Ave.
Tinton Falls
732.544.1600

Konbu
345 Route 9 S
Manalapan
732.462.6886

Koo
71A S. Main St.
Marlboro
732.866.8838

Mahzu
1077 Route 34
Aberdeen
732.583.8985
430 Mounts Corner Rd.
Freehold
732.866.9668

Oyako Tso
6 W. Main St.
Freehold
732.866.1988

Sawa Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
42 Route 36
Eatontown
732.544.8885
68 Ocean Ave
Long Branch
732.229.0600

Sono Sushi
1098 Route 35 S
Middletown
732.706.3588

Sushi Bar Kissui
157 Markham Pl.
Little Silver
732.224.8888

Sushi by Kazu
Chadwick Square
3333 Route 9 North
Freehold
732.370.2528

Sumo
1933 Route 35
Wall
732.282.1388

Taka
632 Mattison Ave.
Asbury Park
732.775.1020

Takara Japanese Steak House
1610 Route 35
Oakhurst
732.663.1899

LATIN

Ada’s Latin Flavor
279 Broadway
Long Branch
732.222.5005

Bistro Olé
230 Main St.
Asbury Park
732.897.0048

Cubacàn
800 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park
732.774.3007

MEXICAN

10th Ave. Burrito Company
801 Belmar Plaza
Belmar
732.280.1515

Carlos O’Connor’s Café Mexico
31 Monmouth St.
Red Bank
732.530.6663

Casa Comida
336 Branchport Ave.
Long Branch
732.229.7774

Chilangos
272 Bay Ave.
Highlands
732.708.0505

Escondido
402 W. Main St.
West Freehold
732.577.0200

Fins
120 Main St.
Bradley Beach
732.897.8600
2100 Route 35
Sea Girt
732.359.8210

Juanito’s
159 Monmouth St.
Red Bank
732.747.9118

Pop’s Garage
1000 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park
732.455.3275
540 Broad St.
Shrewsbury
732.530.7677

Queso Grill
650 Newman Springs Rd.
Lincroft
732.212.0010

Reyna’s
4057 Asbury Ave.
Tinton Falls
732.922.2011

Señor Pepper’s
60 Bridge Ave.
Red Bank
732.741.1211

Surf Taco
1003 Main St.
Belmar
732.681.3001
94 Brighton Ave.
Long Branch
732.229.7873
121 Parker Ave.
Manasquan
732.223.7757
35 Broad St.
Red Bank
732.936.1800

MIDDLE EASTERN

Café 28
64 White St.
Red Bank
732.933.1400

Ibby’s Falafel
4 W. Main St.
Freehold
732.409.1234

Shirin Café
345 Route 9 S
Manalapan
732.462.8585

Uncle Jack’s Good 2 Go
1580 Route 35
Ocean
732.695.3871

SEAFOOD

Avon Pavilion
600 Ocean Ave.
Avon-by-the-Sea
732.775.1043

Bahr’s Landing
2 Bay Ave.
Highlands
732.872.1245

Barnacle Bill’s
1 First St.
Rumson
732.747.8396

Blue Water
9 Broad St.
Red Bank
732.530.1906

The Boondocks Fishery
1 Wharf Ave
Red Bank
732.747.7177

Charley’s Ocean Grill
29 Avenel Blvd.
Long Branch
732.222.4499

The Columns
601 Ocean Ave.
Avon-by-the-Sea
732.988.3213

Danny’s Grill & Wine Bar
11 Bridge Ave.
Red Bank
732.741.6900

Green Meadows
270 Route 34
Colts Neck
732.431.8755

Harborside Grill
40 First Ave.
Atlantic Highlands
732.291.0066

Inlet Café
3 Cornwall St.
Highlands
732.872.9764

Kanji Steakhouse & Sushi
980 Shrewsbury Ave.
Tinton Falls
732.544.1600

Klein’s
708 River Rd.
Belmar
732.681.1177

La Dolce Vita
400 Ocean Ave.
Belmar
732.749.3177

McLoone’s Pier House
1 Ocean Ave.
Long Branch
732.923.1006

Navesink Fishery
1004 Route 36
Atlantic Highlands
732.291.8017

On the Deck
10 Simon Lake Dr.
Atlantic Highlands
732.872.1424

The Parker House
290 First Ave.
Sea Girt
732.449.0442

Ray’s Seafood
125 Markham Pl.
Little Silver
732.758.8166

Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant
100 Ocean Ave. North
Long Branch
732.870.1200

SeaGrass
68 Main Ave.
Ocean Grove
732.869.0770

Shipwreck Grill
720 Ashley Ave.
Brielle
732.292.9380

The Shore Café
1104 Route 36
Hazlet
732.888.0288

Whispers
200 Monmouth Ave.
Spring Lake
732.974.9755

Yesterday’s
3153 Route 35
Hazlet
732.264.3777

THAI

Bamboo Leaf West
2450 Route 9
Howell
732.761.3939

Kunya Siam
99 First Ave.
Atlantic Highlands
732.291.2397

Muang Thai
7 E. Front St.
Red Bank
732.741.9999

Siam Basil
2161 Route 35
Sea Girt
732.974.7300

Siam Garden
2 Bridge Ave.
Red Bank
732.224.1233

VEGETARIAN

From Seed to Sprout
410 Main St.
Avon-by-the-Sea
732.774.7333

Goldie’s
550 Cookman Ave.
Unit 101
Asbury Park
732.774.5575

Good Karma Vegan Café
17 E. Front St.
Red Bank
732.450.8344

Kaya’s Kitchen
1000 Main St.
Belmar
732.280.1141

Loving Hut
952 Route 34
Matawan
732.970.6129

Twisted Tree Café
609 Cookman Ave.
Asbury Park
732.775.2633

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