Valentine's Day is just around the corner and you can share some love with the community right here in Toms River. We are just days away and wanted to let you know that you can enjoy a delicious dinner with the JBJ Soul Kitchen in Toms River.


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JBJ Soul Kitchen
JBJ Soul Kitchen



This Valentine’s Day, JBJ Soul Kitchen in Toms River will be featuring a special menu during their dinner service, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM. For more information Call 732-731-1414 or email

If You are not familiar with the JBJ Soul Kitchen, here are some frequently asked questions according to their website.

I want to thank Tessa Caruso, Social Media Coordinator, for reaching out to me on this special night with the folks at the JBJ Soul Kitchen.

What is the JBJ Soul Kitchen?

"JBJ Soul Kitchen is a non-profit Community Restaurant, run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, that serves paying and in-need customers."

What is a Community Restaurant?

"A Community Restaurant is a place where individuals or families can come to eat a delicious farm-to-table meal in a warm, welcoming setting and meet our neighbors."

Do I pay for my meal?

"There are no prices on our menu. If you are unable to pay the suggested donation, you may still enjoy a delicious meal. We invite you to join our community to learn about resources and volunteer opportunities at the Soul Kitchen."

What if I am unable to make a donation?

"For those who are unable to make a donation for their meal, we invite you to come in, enjoy a meal and learn how you can be part of the JBJ Soul Kitchen community by volunteering. Volunteering with us may lead to job training in the hospitality industry. Please come to the restaurant during our hours of operation or email us at We will always have an opportunity open for you."

How can I make a difference?

"We encourage our customers to effect change by making a suggested donation for their meal. JBJ Soul Kitchen offers a Pay It Forward Program where each additional $20 donation provides meals for those who are unable to donate."

Do I need reservations?

"Reservations are not needed at JBJ Soul Kitchen. We welcome everyone at our table and will seat guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Our in-need diners are given first priority."

How can I volunteer?

"If you would like to volunteer to help our staff in providing meals to those in need, an hour of orientation is necessary. Please click here to fill out our volunteer form."

How else can I support JBJ Soul Kitchen?

"If you are unable to visit the restaurant we welcome your tax-deductible donation to support us in our unique mission to provide healthy, organic and locally-grown food to our neighbors in need. Make a tax-deductible donation here."


Additionally "The B.E.A.T. Center stands for Bringing Everyone All Together, and is a hub for community services that end the cycle of food insecurity. Located in Toms River, The B.E.A.T. Center is a partnership of Fulfill (formerly The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties), the Peoples Pantry and the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen."

So if you are looking for a unique and delicious evening out for Valentine's Day, maybe check out the JBJ Soul Kitchen and enjoy their special menu.

What would I choose on their special Valentine's Menu? hmmm, I'd go with the Soul Seasoning Parmesan Crusted Salmon Served Over Lemon Arugula Salad with Sautéed Broccoli & Garlic Roasted Fingerling Potatoes. Jamie Street Jamie Street


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