See Note at bottom of list.

Sea Food RestaurantsCrab Trap
2 Broadway
Somers Point, NJ  - 08244
If You Want Great Sea Food This is the Place. My Favorite Dishes;
+ Crispy Crab Cakes
+ Alaskan King Crab Legs
+ Creamy Crab Bisque Soap
+ Prime Rib
+ Fried Lobster Tails ( Not always on Menu )

Directions: Garden State Parkway to Exit 30 travel east to Circle. About 2 o'clock on circle it will be on your right. DO NOT GO OVER CAUSEWAY. Other side is Ocean City NJ
They will give you a pager, walk to the rear of parking lot there is a outside bar on the water. They will page you when your table is ready. This is worth the drive

Chinese China King
912 W. Bay Ave
Barnegat, NJ  - 08005
Excellent Chinese Food (Takeout)

Directions: Make right turn at back gate, two traffic lights then right onto Barnegat Blvd. Travel to Bay Ave. Right turn onto Bay Ave. Then right into Shopping Center.

 Fuji Japanese Restaurant
131 Main St ( Rt.9)
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Place to go for Hibachi & Sushi. Food is fresh, service is Excellent. Hibachi Grill chief does all the tricks. Volcano, flipping shrimps & eggs into his hat and more. I found this experience Fun, Great Food and Reasonably Priced.( BYO )

Directions: From our back gate. Travel north on Rt.9 into Forked River about 4 miles,Just before Lacey Rd on your right.

 Pan Asia
416 Rt 9
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Chinese & Japanese Cuisine w/Sushi Bar. Very Good Food

Directions: Travel north on Rt 9 just passed Marios Pizza on your left in Lakeside Plaza behind the Hudson City Bank

 Tangs Dynasty
1226 RT 166
Toms River, NJ  - 08753
This is a Chinese & Japanese Restaurant. You can dine in or take out B.Y.O.B. Has approx.25 table for dining in. We went on 2/11/2017 and I was very impressed food was excellent. Great Sushi Bar

Directions: Take Parkway North to exit 83 East first light is Rt 166 Take it North to Stella Town Center Mall. You will not be disappointed.

RestaurantsBisque Restaurant
21 Street & Long Beach Blvd
Ship Bottom, NJ  - 08008
Just went on April 29,2017 had Appetizer, Cesar Salad, and Great Prime Rib, Food and service was excellent. I would advise you to make reservations a few days in advance.

Directions: Over LBI Causeway to right turn onto Long Beach Blvd to 21 Street on your left.

 Breakers Kitchen
537 Highway #9
Waretown, NJ  - 08758
We went for Dinner the day after opening night and found that the food was excellent. So was the service. Owners Kelly & Katie both came to our table to make sure we were pleased with our meals. I thought that was very professional. I had the Fish & Chips and peal your own shrimp. Fresh fish and it was excellent. Burgers very large and delicious. We did go back for more. You will not be disappointed.

Directions: Left out of our back gate onto Rt 9 to Post Office Mall on your left. Far end of mall to your right

 Captains Inn
304 Easy Lacey Rd
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Half Price Appetizers Mon-Friday 3 -6 pm In the Lounge Area. Live Music Thursday-Friday-Saturday 6-10pm

Directions: Rt 9 North To Lacey Road, make right turn to Captains Inn

 Four Winds Restaurant
1316 Jefferson Ave
Manasquan, NJ  - 08736
Went to this restaurant on 10/08/16 I heard it had a great Prime Rib. Well they were right. It was a nice thick prime rib, delicious.Very reasonably priced. Go early it did get crowded. We made reservations. About a 30 min drive. Click on their website below.

Directions: Just put in their address on your GPS. North on the Parkway.

 Kelly Tavern
43 Rt 35
Neptune City, NJ
This place looks like its been around for a 100 years, Great atmosphere old time pub. If you want a great Corned Beef or Pastrami Sandwiches and much more THIS IS THE PALACE. Well worth the trip.

Directions: Parkway North to Exit 98 to Rt 35 a (35 minute trip)

 Lefty's Tavern
547 Rt 9
Barnegat, NJ  - 08005
Try Their; Chop Steak and His Mom's Peaches & Pork Chops

Directions: Out our back gate make right onto Rt 9 South , Go one traffic light, its on your right.

291 Rt 72
Manahawkin, NJ  - 08050
We went there for a Fathers day dinner and the food as excellent. I ordered Stuffed Veal superb. Next time we go I will be ordering Lamp Chops. Meet a couple from Greenbriar they ordered them said they are excellent.

Directions: Out our back gate, South on Rt9 then East on Rt72 about a mile on your right.In the Days Plaza,just past Jennings Rd. Intersection about a 20 min trip.

 Prime 13 Steak
710 Arnold Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ  - 08742
If you are looking for a great steak dinner, then this is the place. One of the best steaks I ever had. Cooked over a wood fire.

Directions: Set your GPS. Its about a 40 minute trip. You won't be disappointed.

Italian RestaurantsCordi's Italian Gourmet
2140 Rt 88
Brick, NJ  - 08724
If you love great Italian food, You must take the 30 minute drive to Brick. We went last night for dinner 8/5/18 to give it a try. Well it was a HOME RUN. It was one of the best Italian Restaurants I've been to in a long time. Dominic Cordi, Owner & Cheif came to our table to make sure verything was good. Good was a under statement. Food was FANTASTIC. (BOYB) You must give this a try. Read Reviews on When you go ask to see Dominic tell him your from Greenbriar. BON APPETIT

Directions: Parkway to exit 90 Chambers Bridge Road to Hooper Ave to Rt 88

 Il Giardinello Ristorante
1232 Rt 166
Toms River, NJ  - 08753
This restaurant is one of my favorite, excellent food and large portion. Try the appetizer Broccoli Rabe in Garlic. Best I've ever had. No reservations unless its a large party,call them. Go early 4;30-5;00 or you will wait.

Directions: Parkway to Exit 82 (East on Rt 37)First traffic light make left onto Rt 166 North. About 2 miles on left in Stella Town Strip Mall

 Il Giardino Sul Mar Restorante
2 Hollywood Blvd
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Very Good Food

Directions: Rt 9 North about a 1 1/2 mile from our back gate. Look for Anthonio's Hair Style in strip mall on you right. Restaurant located in back of mall.

 Roberto's Dolco Vita
12907 Long Beach Blvd
Beach Haven, NJ  - 08008
Very good food, love their veal dishes.

Directions: Parkway to exit 63 East onto Rt 72,Travel to Long Beach Island make right turn onto Long Beach Blvd. Corner of Indiana Ave & Long Beach Blvd in Beach Haven.

 Senza Cucina
333 Atlantic Plaza ( Rt.9 )
Bayville, NJ  - 08721
We went for dinner last night 10/21/2017 This is our second time eating at Senza. Food this very good. We bought had Lasagna,excellent. It is not prepared like you are familiar with. It is not done with layers & Layers of posta. It is more like a few thin layers.Different,but very good. Service excellent and nice atmosphere. Chef Giuseppe came to our table to make sure we were satisfied and told us how our dish was prepared fresh that evening.

Directions: South on RT 9 to Bayville Baywick Plaza

 Via Veneto Italian Restorante
629 Brick Blvd
Brick, NJ  - 08723
Very good food

Directions: Parkway South to exit 90, Take Chambers Road to Brick Blvd, Cross Brick Blvd and pull into Strip Mall on right you well see Outback Restaurant. Via Veneto's is at far right end of mall.

 Villa Amalfi
1006 Rt 166
Toms River, NJ  - 08753
Very good food

Directions: Parkway South to Exit 82 (Rt 37 East) one traffic light make left onto Rt 166. Go approx. 2 miles on your left.

 Zano's of Brooklyn
360 N. Main Street
Waretown, NJ  - 08758
NEW DINING ROOM OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER Zano's of Brooklyn/Italian Market & Restaurant. We carry Fresh Meats, Italian Bread, Pastries, Desserts & More. Enjoy your meal on our outside patio or our Newly Opened Inside Dining Room with Espresso & Dessert Bar. Stop in and say Hello

Directions: From back gate, make left onto Rt.9 North, First Shopping Plaza on your right

Portuguese/SpanishFernandes Steakhouse-3
1776 Rt 35
Sayerville, NJ  - 08879
On the menu they have; Rodizio, Its 17 different types of Barbecued Meats, Its a Small Feast.(No Sharing/No Doggy Bags)

Directions: Go to MapQuest for directions

 Mediterranean Chateau
27 Freneau Ave (Rt 79
Matawan, NJ  - 07747
Great Portuguese Restaurant

Directions: Parkway North about a 40 min Trip. 'Its worth the trip'

 Portuguese Grill
44 Manchester Ave
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
If your looking for Delicious Portuguese Food you must try this restaurant. Delicious Food, Cozy Atmosphere, Excellent Service. Open for Lunch & Dinner. No liquor license BYO. Saturday Night Live Music. Duo Bill Frederick & Jim Flynn check restaurant for their schedule. Menu click on their website below.

Directions: Take Rt 9 South to Lacey Rd. Left onto Lacey Rd to Manchester Ave. Make right turn onto Manchester. First strip mall on your left.

 Spanish Potato
55 Brick Blvd. Brick NJ
Brick, NJ  - 08723
JUST MOVED NEW LOCATION ( 55 Brick Blvd In Brick NJ ) My Favorite: No liquor license BYO. Bring your own wine they will make the Sangria for you.

Directions: Parkway North a 30 min Trip. There new address is 55 Brick Blvd. Brick NJ Located right next to Burlington Coat Factory on Brick Blvd. 'Its Worth the trip'

Pizza / ItalianDenino
100 McKinney Ave
Manahawkin, NJ
Denino's family have been making pizza since 1937 in Staten Island N.Y. Opened in Brick N.J. in 2010. Voted City's Best. Their pizza is a Thin Crust New York style pizza. You must try their Fried Calamari & Muscles excellent. They just opened in Manahawkin NJ

Directions: Rt 9 South first traffic light pass Rt 72 is McKinnley Ave make right turn to Denino's

 Il Casereccio Family Pizzeria
529 Rt 9
Waretown, NJ  - 08758
Went last night Aug. 19 I ordered Mussels Marinara w/a side dish of pasta.I've been eating mussels all my life, love sea food. I have to say these were one of the BEST mussels I have ever had. Large mussels cooked where they melted in your mouth. Also had Lasagna another night very good. Give this place a try.

Directions: Located in the Waretown Post Office Mall

 Joeys Pizza & Posta
1340 Rt 72 West
Manahwakin, NJ
Went there on Friday 6/9/17 Very good food. Stop in for their Early Bird Special

Directions: Parkway South to Exit for Rt 72 West

 Luegies Restorante/Pizza
580 Rt 9
Barnegat, NJ  - 08005
Only had lunch,was very good

Directions: Rt9 South Less then 1 mile out our back gate in McDonald shopping center.
 Websitehttp://No Website

 Mario's Pizza & Italian Restaurant
422 Main Street (Rt 9)
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Excellent Pizza, Try there Sicilian Pizza

Directions: Make a left turn out our back gate, just passed WaWa Gas Station on your left in Forked River.

 Naples Pizza & Restaurant
550 Rt 9
Barnegat, NJ  - 08005
Good Food & Pizza My Favorite: Grandma's Pizza, give it a try

Directions: Rt 9 South to Barnegat Blvd. Second light out our back gate on your left. WaWa strip mall

 Pietro's Italian Restaurant
712 E.Bay Ave
Manahawkin, NJ  - 08050
Excellent food & Pizza, My Favorite: Mussels in Red Sauce

Directions: Rt 9 South to East Bay Ave (Block before Rt 72 overpass)make left, Travel east to Value City Shopping Center. Pietro's far right of shopping center.

 Sicilian Oven
Check Their Website
Florida ( East Coast ), FL.
Check Their Website ( 6 Locations )
FOR YOU SNOW BIRDS I vacationed in DelRay Beach Florida. I ran into this pizza restaurant in Boca Raton Fl. I was blown away with their pizza. BEST PIZZA I VERY HAD. Cooked in a wood burning oven, NO GAS. What a pie. They have 6 location on the East coast. You must give it a try. Click on their website below.

Directions: (6 LOCATIONS) Aventura Fl, Boca Raton Fl, Light House Point Fl, Plantation Fl, Pompano Beach Fl, Fort Lauderdale Fl.

BuffetsHarvest Buffet
501 Rt 9
Waretown, NJ  - 08758
Dinner Buffet Weekdays $14.65 Dinner Buffet Weekends $15.65 Lunch Buffet $ 8.58

Directions: Located in Shop-Rite Shopping Center in Waretown

DinerKristys Casual Dining
562 Rt 9
Waretown, NJ  - 08758
Very Good Food, Like their Hot Open Turkey Sandwich and their Chicken Pot Pie

Directions: Rt 9 South, about a mile outside our back gate on your right.

Butcher/DeliFusciello Butcher & Deli
231 N. Main St. ( Rt 9 )
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Family Owned & Operated. Premium meats & lunch meats. Variety of prepared foods and specialty items. Bakery items such as Pastries, Pies and Cannoli's filed daily. Ravioli, Stuffed Shells, etc. from Pastosa Ravioli Company, Brooklyn New York. Serve lunch with plenty of seating.

Directions: Travel North on Rt 9 to Forked River. Will be on your right just before Home Depot.

 German Butcher
109 Lacey Rd
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Premium angus steaks & roast. Home made salads, Home made lunch meats,Fresh bread from Staten Island. Large variety of prepared foods and much more. Check out their Holiday Menu. Try their home made Baloney & Hot Dogs. Also serve Breakfast & Lunch with plenty of seating.

Directions: Travel North into Forked River, Make left onto Lacey Rd. A short distance on your left.

 Zano's Italian Market
360 N.Main St. (Rt9)
Waretown, NJ  - 08758
Zano's from Brooklyn is a family owned business. We carry Fresh Meats, Italian Bread, Pastries, Desserts & More. Enjoy a meal on our outside patio (BYOB). Let us cater your next party. Visit our New Espresso & Dessert Bar. Stop in and say Hello.

Directions: From our back gate. Make left onto Rt9 North, first shopping plaza on your right.

BurgersDoyles Pour House
345 Rt 9
Barnegat, NJ  - 08080
Great Burger and Chicken Wings. HAPPY HOUR Appetizers 4 to 7 pm Daily $ 3.99

Directions: Make Right Turn out of our Back Gate. Travel South about 2 Miles Just Passed Bay Ave on Your Right.

 Woodies Drive-In
5 th Strret & Long Beach Blvd
Ship Bottom, NJ  - 08008
Great Burgers and More. Closed for the winter starting this weekend 10/19 Reopen in April

Directions: Rt 72 East to (Long Beach Island) left turn onto Long Beach Blvd. 3 blocks on your left

Sub (Hoagies)Jersey Mikes Sub's
1 Lacey Rd
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Great Hoagies

Directions: Left at back gate. Travel North to Lacey Rd. Left hand side on Rt 9 in Spirit Shopping Center

 Sub Busters
912 Bay Ave
Barnegat, NJ  - 08005
Great Hoagies

Directions: Right turn at back gate, Two traffic lifts, Right turn onto Barnegat Blvd. Travel to Bay Ave make right turn, then right turn into Shopping Center.

DessertsA Sweet Memory Cake Shoppe
721 S.Main St (Rt 9)
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Specializing in creating one of a kind Wedding Cakes, Cookie Favors, Cupcake Towers, Specialty Cakes, & Unique Sweet Treats for all occasions!! Stop by and Visit our Tea Room.

Directions: Travel North on Rt 9 to Beach Blvd in Forked River, Shop on your right.

BagelsJ T's Bagel Hut
918 Lacey Rd
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
In My Opinion. Best bagels around

Directions: Travel North on Rt 9 to left onto Lacey Rd. J T's on right hand side just before the Shell Gas Station

BakeriesElisa Pastry Shop
1900 Rt 70
Lakewood, NJ  - 08701
Family Run Business. Large Variety of Italian Pastry & Cookies. Freshly Filled Cannoli's, Flakey Lobster Tails and Much More

Directions: Check directions on MapQuest Located right behind Home Depot on Rt 70 East, Near Hooper Ave.

 Morabito's Waretown Bakery
586 Rt 9 ( Main St )
Waretown, NJ  - 08758
This is a family owned and run business that started on Troutman St in Brooklyn, New York now has been moved to Waretown in 2009, but remains in the family. Everything is made fresh on location. Stop in and enjoy our famous donuts and pastries or have us make the desserts for your Wedding, Anniversaries or Birthday Parties. Looking forward in seeing you.

Directions: Our back gate make a left onto Rt 9 North about 2 Miles on your right, opposite Buy-Rite Liquor

Ice CreamJeffreeze Ice Cream
381 Rt 9
West Creek, NJ  - 08092
Ice Cream is very good and their portions are large. Start with a Small Cup. Its all outside seating with picnic tables. If its raining you will be eating in your car.

Directions: Rt 9 South about 11 miles out our back gate. It is a very small building about the size of a one car garage. Ones you pass Calloway's Restaurant on you right. Keep your eyes open.

 Mrs. Walker
132 Rt 9
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Home Made Ice Cream and Ice Cream Cakes Made on Premises. Family Run Business

Directions: Rt 9 North, Just before Lacey Rd in Forked River. On your Left. Approx. 3 miles north out our back gate

 Sweet Kates Ice Cream
249 Rt 9
Forked River, NJ  - 08731
Large Assortment of Freshly Made Chocolate Candies and Ice Cream

Directions: Rt 9 North in Forked River. Located in Strip Mall on your right, Just opposite Home Depot

 Yogurt/Not Just Yogurt
31 Rt 9 South
Manahawkin, NJ  - 08050
Offers 12 Yogurt Flavors and a Large Assortments of Topping. Also Chocolate Covered Pretzels, Gourmet Candies and Specialty Coffees. Make Your Own Yogurt Charged by the Ounce.

Directions: Rt 9 South to Small Strip Mall on your left, Just passed Beach St. Block before Rt 72 Overpass

Greenbriar Oceanaire Residents

If you have experienced a very good restaurant and you would like to share it with your neighbors, please e-mail me the name of restaurant and your experience, and I will post it on my restaurant list.

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