Woody's -Tinton Falls

4.3
267 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
At Woody's Ocean Grille, we offer the area's top fine-casual dining destination. Our unique atmosphere at Woody's offers a somewhat upscale, yet very laid back environment. Our menu is California Coastal with a Southwestern flare, which includes our famous fish tacos, fresh seafood, and exciting southwestern creations. No matter what your taste, you will always find something at Woody's.
Our specialty drink menu features Woody's signature cocktail, The Orange Crush - a must have! Also offering an extensive wine list that features an eclectic blend of regions and vintages specially designed to complement your dining experience.
Come to Woody's and take your body where your mind's been all week. Mahalo
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Californian, Southwest, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: starting at 11:30am


Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: ending at 9:30pm


Friday & Saturday: ending at 10:30pm
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Phone number
(732) 935-0525
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Onofrio Moscato
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Tinton Ave
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
What 267 People Are Saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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R
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Really enjoyed this place. Fun, energetic place with good food and nice bar. Everything was fresh. Good for date nite (although a noisy) or a family dinner. Will be back.

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TS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Food was excellent. Fresh and light. However the noise level was excessive, even painful, so was impossible to have a conversation. We were in a room adjacent to the bar, so perhaps that is why it was so bad.

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RG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Been there many times - one of my favorites - good food, nice atmosphere although rather noisy.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was great.

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v
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We've been going to this location since it was Charlie Brown's and its current form is the best yet. Expanding the bar and opening up the walls gives the room a much more welcoming feel.

I don't eat a lot of meat and sadly have a hard time finding something healthy and not too heavy on this menu, so we save the trips for when I'll eat a burger, which I did on this visit. The burger was great, and we got a nice bar table by a window. They have a good selection of wine and beer and the service is always consistently decent. Would love to see some lighter and healthier options on the menu under the salads and seafood!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great experience, will be back!

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TO
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere was very welcoming. Service was excellent. Food was prepared properly and served hot.
the space was more than ample for proper seating. You didn't feel like you were on top of one another.

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S
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

When my husband asked for the chips the waiter asked if he wanted guacamole with the chips. Not knowing that were was an $8.00 charge for the smallest bowl. I feel the server should have said that will be an additional charge. He acted like he was offering it to us. I know he was just trying to increase the bill "up sell" as I'm sure the manager instructs them but just wish they would be upfront with the consumer.

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CK
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

We enjoy dining at Woody’s in Tinton Falls. The food is always fresh, the restaurant is very clean, most of the staff is very attentive and food is priced very fairly. We will continue to enjoy dining there inside and out on their lovely patio.

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OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 5

Waitress wasn’t great, rushed us and wasn’t very friendly

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i
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good salads and burgers
Service was good
Relaxed with old friends

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M
Miami
21 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Plenty of choices on the menu. Tacos, burgers, salads, appys

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SH
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I’ve eaten there several times. The food is always delicious. Great service. The Tinton Falls location is not as noisy as the Seabright location. I particularly like the outdoor seating.

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L
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Good food in a casual place. Love their fish tacos!

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L
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great find in this little town. Loved the variety of food options. Our server was outstanding. She checked in us on a regular basis even though the restaurant was very busy. Highly recommend!

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DH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Food was good, but not necessarily commensurate with the prices. Atmosphere is always good; no complaints about the service.

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AH
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Woody's to celebrate my daughter's last day before going to college. We booked outdoor seating and had a lovely meal. It was a nice night, the waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable, and the food was delicious as always. I can't get enough of the Steak Tacos!

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JT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was delicious and service was great. it was my second time there- and we will definitely go back again.

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R
Mexico City
12 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Always a good choice!

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j
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Love Woodys - food is consistently good. Guacamole is delicious

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N
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We got there at 8 on a Monday night and were the only people outside. It was just right.
Our waiter was very nice..
I ordered a baby kale salad.. honestly I did not realize there was a significant difference between kale and baby kale.. not my best but
To their credit it was tasty..
my friends burger was perfect, french fries crisp and fresh. Drinks good.
They have a really nice early bird menu 3-6, Monday-Friday

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r
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 1

We ordered two grouper entrees and simply disappointed

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L
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Great place. It’s definitely gonna be our new good to restaurant

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JK
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

very good restaurant with multiple menu items . Not very busy and very accommodating. Server was attentive but not disruptive. overall a good place for a quiet and casual meal

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GD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good!

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AE
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Dinner on a Sunday night at Woody's was delicious. I really enjoyed the Hudson Canyon salad and highly recommend the drunken clams.

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j
New York Area
80 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Good tasty food. Healthy options too. They should have jumbo stuffed olives if they claim to make good cocktails such as martini's.

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JP
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Woody's in Tinton Falls is one of our favorite places. Great Food,, from American to mexican, all great choices and they are very accommodating for substitutions. The Grouper was outstanding and the others in our group had salmon and halibut. Highly recomend!

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S
Miami
26 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was delicious and the wait staff was exceptional! Thank you for another great meal.

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PS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

In town for a Sunday wedding. This was a nice Saturday evening find. Very happy with the food choices. Server experienced, helpful and efficient.

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K
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We love coming here! Sat outside on a beautiful night!

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OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good very good. Will definitely be back...

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M
Philadelphia
36 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice place. Food was decent, and pricing good. Some interesting menu items and the drinks sounded great, although I just had wine.
A bit noisy, so I wouldn’t recommend for a romantic date, but a nice experience overall.

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JB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The food is great and the service is great. Kind of loud, so if you're looking for more of a quiet, "date night" atmosphere, the noise level kind of detracts from that. Seen several families dining there, so relaxed enough to provide a great family-friendly atmosphere.

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RG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service! Was pleasantly surprised with food choices. Scallops were amazing and the burritos were not your run of the mill food. Bar was great meeting place and outdoor dining was comfortable. Would definitely eat there again.

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DL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Goombay Crush must have beverage. Baja tacos and Cuban Pork rolls very good.

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MC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed dinner at Woody’s in Tinton Falls on Saturday night. The food was great and the service was attentive and polite. Great place for a night out!

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BL
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

Place was very cool, staff was very nice, food was just very bard. The orange shrimp was honestly one of the worst things I’ve ever eaten. The chips and guacamole were good, but everything else we had (shrimp tacos and calamari) were well below par.

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S
Miami
26 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Pleasant experience, but we would love for the owner to visit our table.

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KH
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 4

Unfortunately our meal stopped after the chips and guacamole appy—townwide power failure stopped our experience so we can not review the food but beautiful welcoming place with great service— hope to try the food the next time we are in the area

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