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Readers' Choice: Vote for the Best Bars

Patch readers nominated the best Toms River bars, so vote to determine which one is the Readers’ Choice 2012 winner.

Where is the best bar? Cast your vote to let us know.

The winner will be named the Readers Choice for 2012.

Nominations were accepted through July 9 and include:


Water Street
Boston's
The Office Lounge
The Miracle Pub
The Spot
McIntyre's
Tiffany's
Artisan's
Tuscan House

Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24.

The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17.

bayway mike July 24, 2012 at 08:17 PM
Miracle Pub!!! Great specials and excellent food!!!
Barry Fleckmann July 27, 2012 at 05:52 PM
Ever since Tony Baiamonte took-over running Boston's Gourmet Pizza, on Fischer Boulevard, in Toms River, it has become MY home away from home!
So Much to Say July 27, 2012 at 07:33 PM
Hey Barry how many drinks before you typed this? This place is a CRAP HOLE. Lousy cardboard pizza at high prices. Looks like someone repossessed their sign, the same week the electric company cut them off.
Barry Fleckmann July 27, 2012 at 08:18 PM
Hey, So Much to Say, I'm just trying to be fair, is all. Tony Baiamonte was asked to take-over the business by the Boston's corporate office, in Dallas, Texas. Tony OWNS that corner (Fischer Blvd. & Hooper Avenue). He leases to Boston's. The franchise is in trouble. BIG trouble! So, I see changes in the way the place operates. That's all. Just trying to be fair. The electric company (JCP&L) cut them off because the former manager, Jerry R. (no longer wiith the franchise) embezzled money. To answer YOUR question, though: No drinks. I wrote MY post cold, stone sober.
So Much to Say July 27, 2012 at 08:39 PM
Just trying to be fair and honest....The place is horrible, the pizza is nasty and high priced. Didn't Tony Baiamonte get caught with his hand in the till when he owned Mugsy's. Remember he had to dump Mugsy's because he didn't pay vendors and taxes. So it looks like nothing good comes from that corner.
Barry Fleckmann August 01, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Boy, a LOT of barflies on this board, huh? Only five (5) lousy comments. I don't mind IF The Miracle Pub or The Office Lounge wins this particular category (I voted FOR Boston's, but THAT'S only because I live near there, and it's easily within stumbling distance of my abode). ANYPLACE, but The Spot. I used to frequent THAT high-end boite (Four bucks for a pint of Miller Lite!!). Plus, the place is SO unfriendly!! They think that they're doing you a favor by waiting on you, there! Plus, the bartenders ignore you as a paying customer, and DO their college homework (that they SHOULD have done the night before, on THEIR time), while YOU wilt of thirst on your barstool. 'Ya think I'm kidding? NOT!!!

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