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Fine Dining on the Jersey Shore

We Are an Elegant Farm to Table Restaurant

We are proud to serve the Jersey Shore dishes made with fresh local ingredients, as well as classic favorites. We always ensure customer satisfaction by offering delicious dishes with impeccable service.

About Us

The Garden is a farm to table restaurant proudly serving the Jersey Shore the freshest local fare and classic favorites inspired by the land and sea. We offer a casual, yet elegant, dining experience. Although we carry a full selection of award-winning wines from Sharrott Winery, we invite you to bring your favorite bottle of wine or beer without being charged a corking fee.

We serve lunch every Friday and brunch every Saturday and Sunday.  On Sunday evenings we serve a special Early Dining menu.   Our regular dinner menu is served Monday and Wednesday through Saturday evenings.  For  us to best meet your preferred time and seating arrangements, please make your reservations by calling 609-597-8828.

Farm to Table Dining

The Garden is committed to serving only the freshest local fare. We will take your taste buds on a culinary journey inspired by locally farmed ingredients and same-day catch.  Check out our menu!

We Serve Early Birds Every Day!

Order any entree from our dinner menu between 4 and 5 pm and enjoy a complimentary cup of soup or chowder du jour, a House or Caesar salad, dessert and coffee or hot tea.

Saturday & Sunday Brunch!

From a fresh Farmer’s Breakfast to Chicken & Waffles and the option to  build your own omelette, Octopus’s Garden has a wide selection of brunch items to choose from. Check out our brunch menu!  

Join Us For Dutchman’s German Night on Mondays!

On Monday evenings we serve specials inspired by our Dutchman’s roots. We serve Knockwurst, Bratwurst, Wiener Schnitzel, Huhn Zigeuner and Sauerbraten entrees. Stop in for your favorite German dish!

Every Wednesday Evening Is Pasta Night!

Every Wednesday evening enjoy our “pasta night special”, a heaping bowl of your favorite pasta, sauce and toppings. Each pasta entree is served with a Caesar or House Tossed salad and freshly made garlic bread!


Join Us for Vegetarian Night on Thursdays!

Help yourself to a fresh salad as well as other delicious vegan and vegetarian friendly dishes. From tofu to steamed vegetables, we have a menu that will satisfy any craving.  Enjoy 20% off our entire vegetarian menu on Thursday evenings!

Fridays Are Our Famous Lobster Nights!

Fridays are “Lobster Nights” here at The Garden. We are known for serving a whole steamed Maine Lobster with fresh dawn butter for you to crack open and enjoy!  We also serve our Lobster Thermidore, a split, baked Maine lobster stuffed with fresh crab stuffing and topped with lobster Bearnaise.


We carry a full line of award-winning wines from Sharrot Winery

Make Your Reservation Today!