With a name like “Shut Up and Eat!” you might think the service at this offbeat cafe in Toms River, New Jersey would be lacking. But it’s all part of the charm at this unique breakfast-and-lunch institution only a few miles from the Jersey Shore. This place is always packed, and a big part of the appeal is the massive menu. You can have pancakes, waffles, and other breakfast staples any way you want – including stuffed and topped with anything you can imagine. The menu is no slouch at lunch either, but the atmosphere gets equal billing with the food. Between the kitschy decor and the pajama-clad waitstaff, everyone here seems to be having a great time – and that includes the customer! When you’re at Shut Up and Eat!, it’s a party every meal.

Have you eaten at Shut Up and Eat? Let us know what you thought of this offbeat cafe in Toms River, NJ in the comments section. To find out more, you can visit the official Shut Up and Eat! Facebook page for a look at the extensive menu. For another quirky New Jersey restaurant, check out Red Bank’s own temple to pork roll, and keep an eye on Only In Your State for more of the best places to eat in New Jersey!

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