Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
815 Route 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
Phone: (732) 341-2400
Fax: (732) 341-6469
Bars & Cafes
A picturesque harbor-side location and some hearty American fare have helped in making Latitudes, one of the top dining destinations in Forked River. Set on two levels, the sprawling restaurant offers a number of areas suitable for intimate dinners and group affairs alike. Needless to say, the outdoor deck affords some stunning views of the harbor and is a perennial favorite in the restaurant. The menu offers a good mix of not just seafood, but also meat specialties. Start off with the diverse salad choices and proceed to the seafood selection featuring such delights as Jersey Shore Crab Cakes and Seafood Stuffed Flounder. Meat lovers can indulge in specialties like the New York Sirloin, Veal Duxelle, Chicken Italia and much more. Patrons coming in by boats can take advantage of the restaurant's boat slips. Hang out at the beach bar for a casually tropical atmosphere and a superb selection of spirits and cocktails. Hosting private functions is a delight, with a number of atmospheric rooms available to suit most needs. Opening hours vary. Check website for more.
Bite into modern American fare at Remington's, an intimate diner serving delicacies like Duck Springrolls, mussels cooked in Bloodymary, Truffle Risotto with mascarpone and Herb Roasted Chicken. The bar serves wine and cocktails. A few choice wines are the Garnatxa from Spain, Californian Petit Sirah and the Chilean Sauvignon Blanc. The bar also offers shared plates which contain an assortment of small bite-sized meals that can be relished with the drinks. Reservations should be made well in advance to avoid last-minute disappointments.
Located by the serene Old Mill Pond, The Mill is a great restaurant to have some delectable American cuisine. You can begin your meal with a soup or a light starter and follow it up with an appetizing entree of chicken, steak or lamb. The steak will be cooked to your liking of rare, medium or fully cooked, which will bring out the right flavors of the beef. Complement your meal with a wine from their collection and complete your meal with a sinful dessert of pudding or cheesecake. Seafood lovers can gorge on fresh catch at the raw bar. This place is brought to life with their entertaining events, check the website and participate.
Located on the fringes of the lush greens of the Spring Lake Golf Club and nestled within the cozy Doolan's Shore Club, Shore Club Grill & Bar offers tantalizing fares of seafood and steaks. The restaurant, with its subdued lighting throwing a warm glow over the decor in shades of brown and cream, provides an elegant ambiance to dine in. If you visit this place on a Friday, you can choose from their special menu that changes every week. You can also drop in for a few drinks and accompany it with some light nibbles from their bar fare.
Klein's, a family run enterprise, began as a fish market in 1929.This establishment grew over the years to include The Grill Room, Waterside Cafe and a Sushi Bar.The market is renowned for providing customers with fresh catch daily. The food served here is made from fresh ingredients assuring best quality. If you are a loss with their extensive menu select from the chef's recommendation of the best dishes. Dine at the waterside cafe to enjoy beautiful views of the seaside as you relish your meal. Watch your chef prepare your sushi roll at the Sushi Bar. The restaurant also serves chicken, ribs and steak dishes for those who would like a change. On lazy Sundays, drop in at the restaurant to devour some of their delectable brunch. The fish market opens at 8a daily. The restaurant begins serving lunch from 11:30a and dinner from 4p. Check the website for further details.
Metropolitan Cafe offers a tantalizing fare of modern recipes with heavy influences from cooking styles of the Pacific Rim. The menu brings in innovation to the traditional seafood, salads and grill dishes. They house an extensive collection of more than 200 wines; you will definitely find a drink to complement your food. Guests can also choose the private room of this restaurant to host their event; all your needs will be catered to, including a customized menu to suit your guests' palate.
Market Yard is located within the American Hotel: a historical hotel from the 1820s that got a new face in the 2000s. This restaurant is beautifully decorated with wooden flooring a blue paneled walls which exudes an medieval charm. The menu features an alluring fare of steaks, ribs, raw bar and bentos. They offer their guests a refreshing menu of specials daily for lunch; if you are confused regarding a choice, select from this list. Though the restaurant stops serving dinner by 11p, you can enjoy a late night nibble from their tapas menu, which is available till 12a.
Pascal & Sabine is a charming brasserie that offers diners a welcome reprieve from the drudgery of daily life. From the moment you step through the doors you will find yourself transported to a place of whimsy and playful delight, where the mundane details of everyday life seem to float away and out of sight. The decor is charming, with tasteful little touches like artwork by Paolo Ventura to draw the eye and make you smile. The menu is composed of a delectable selection of deceptively simple French dishes that are delicious, hearty and delicate at the same time. Some of the scrumptious delicacies on offer include classics like escargot with garlic shallot butter, coq au vin, filet mignon and duck duo alongside caviar, desserts, and carefully composed cheese and charcuterie platters. Pascal & Sabine also offers quite an impressive drinks menu featuring wine, cocktails, coffee and spirits to complement your meal.
With various McLoone's outlets across New Jersey, McLoone's Asbury Grille offers delectable American cuisine with flairs of recipes from around the world. Guests can gorge on oysters and clams at the raw bar. The restaurant also serves their dishes without gluten, for people with dietary restrictions. Weekdays 4p to 7p is the best time to drop by for a drink, when the restaurant offers attractive discounts on their spirits. Those dining on the patio can relax in the sea breeze and watch the waves crash onto the shore.
Take a table in near the stage and enjoy a drink as you loose yourself in the live music or simply willow in the electric ambiance of the colorful bar at The Beach Bar for some fun times. There is several variety of beer and other drinks apart from sweet cocktails and munches for those who want to keep it somber. The rooms at the bar are also given out on rent for private celebrations.The Beach Bar is the perfect option for all those who are looking for a relaxed evening out.
Dauphin Grille at the Berkeley is another venture of famous restaurateur and chef Marilyn Schlossbach. Located within the The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, Dauphin offers a menu that features fresh catches from the sea. Guests staying at the hotel, can enjoy the delicious fares in the comforts of their own rooms. Diners can also dine on the patio, with the sea breeze calming you and the crashing waves offering you melodies. If you are not in the mood for a heavy meal relax at The Berkley Bar located within the grill, and enjoy cocktails or wines. On Sundays,guests can gorge on their brunch fare as a performer plays out soothing jazz tunes.