Downtown, Toms River, NJ

Downtown Neighborhood Guide Toms River, NJ


Downtown Toms River, New Jersey, is a lively neighborhood brimming with charm and historical appeal. Main Street serves as the community's pulse where quaint shops, art galleries, and eateries delight locals and visitors alike. The area is known for its colonial-era architecture and close proximity to the picturesque Toms River, the very heart of the town. The proximity to Garden State Parkway, one of the state’s main arteries, makes traveling and commuting to other parts of the state a breeze.

What You Will Love About Downtown, Toms River, New Jersey

  • The vibrant community events like the weekly farmers market and annual festivals that bring the town together.
  • The array of local shops and restaurants that give the downtown area a unique charm.
  • The easy access to the scenic Toms River, ideal for boating, fishing, and picnicking.
  • Its historic architecture and sites which add to the overall allure of the neighborhood.

What’s Nearby

The Ocean County Library, Toms River Seaport Society and Maritime Museum are just a short stroll away from downtown. Ortley Beach is also just a few miles away, offering residents easy access to the beach during warmer months. Downtown is also near popular parks such as Huddy Park and Ocean County Park.


Life in downtown Toms River offers a blend of small-town charm and modern convenience. The area has a strong sense of community, with residents partaking in local events and supporting local businesses. The nearby Toms River provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities while the thriving Main Street offers a variety of shopping and dining options.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 100 restaurants, 20 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the Downtown neighborhood.

    Downtown Toms River Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    700 Main St

    Bombay Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    943 Route 166


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    2 Route 37 W


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    954 Route 166

    La Palma II

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    970 Route 166

    Santa Maria La Bella Mexican Grocery Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    815 Hooper Ave

Downtown Apartments and Rentals

29 Rental properties in Downtown, Toms River, NJ.

  • The Fairways At Bey Lea property


    The Fairways At Bey Lea

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    934–1235 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Walnut Bay Apartments property


    Walnut Bay Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    623–762 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Emerald Apartments property


    Emerald Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    750–900 Sqft

    Available 8/16

  • Terrace View Apartments property


    Terrace View Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    750–860 Sqft

    Available 10/1

  • The Villages At Bey Lea property

    Contact for Price

    The Villages At Bey Lea

    1–2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1100–1200 Sqft

    Not Available

  • 80 Breton Harbor Dr property


    80 Breton Harbor Dr

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Downtown Transportation

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Toms River Bus Terminal

Bus Stop

400 Highland Pkwy


Downtown Schools

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