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600 Main

Our Exquisite Tea Room in Toms River

Voted One of New Jersey's Top Ten Tea Rooms

Step back in time to the late 1800s and treat yourself and your loved ones to the pleasure of a Full Victorian Afternoon Tea at the Mathis House at 600 Main. Leave your cares behind as you enter this beautiful mansion, lovingly restored to its original splendor and creatively decorated. Experience the stunning antiques that grace every room of the home, creating a vintage atmosphere that is both elegant and relaxing.

Victorian Afternoon Tea Presentation

Enjoy the ambiance of the tea room with its crisp linens, fine china, teapots with cozies, and tiered luncheon servers. Savor the Victorian Afternoon Tea Presentation, graciously served by attentive staff, which includes a freshly brewed pot of tea of your choice, a seasonal salad, a petite cup of soup, a homemade scone with clotted cream & lemon curd, and an assortment of five different types of tea sandwiches and a full plate of home-made desserts. 

We offer a daily prefixed menu with gourmet options that everyone will love.  If you have a special dietary request, please specify when making your reservation. 

Valentine's Victorian Tea for the Month of February may include:

Homemade Soup: Carrot and Coconut Soup, Chicken Bisque, Spinach and Bean, or our house favorite, Maribel's Broccoli or Cheddar Soup.

Petite Seasonal Salad: Garden Pasta Salad with gemelli pasta, fresh spinach, roasted red peppers, with a sprinkle of shredded asiago cheese, Holiday Slaw with apples, craisins, coleslaw and honey with a poppy seed dressing, or a fresh mixed greens garden salad with fresh berries and goat cheese.

Our Five Star Scones with lemon curd, clotted cream and jelly preserves: Red Velvet Scones with Cream Cheese drizzle, Apricot Walnut, Chocolate Chip, Fig, Cinnamon Raisin, Blueberry & White Chocolate or Cranberry & White Chocolate. Gluten Free scones must be requested in advance.

Tea Sandwiches may include an assortment of five different types of these gourmet options: Cucumber and Scallion/Dill Cream Cheese*, Downton Abbey Egg Salad, Herbed Avocado Egg Salad , Ham and with Pimento Cream Cheese, Roast beef and Swiss with Horseradish Spread, Turkey and Cheddar with a Cranberry Spread,  Mathis House Olive and Tarragon Tuna Salad, Spinach and Artichoke or Pimento Cheese Tartlett*, Ricotta and Tomato with micro basil*, veggie and humus sliced wraps*, chick pea salad*, or a warm Bacon and Tomato tea sandwich. Our chef designs the menu daily and we try new recipes daily.  (* gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options available upon request). 

Desserts may include an assortment of five different types of gourmet options:  Lemon squares, dark chocolate tarts filled with chocolate chip ricotta filling and a cream filled pirouline, vanilla or chocolate cake truffles, brownie bites, royal icing shortbread cookies, Queen Alexa Russian Tea Cookies, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Lemon Lavender Cupcakes, Red Velvet Cupcakes, or Victorian Tea Cake with whipped cream and a fresh strawberry.  This is baked fresh with menu changes daily and every option is as delicious as the next. Gluten Free and dairy free options are available but must be requested in advance.

The Mathis House welcomes you to sample exquisite food in our unique and tranquil setting, whether you are planning a tea for two, a birthday celebration, a bridal shower, or a business meeting. We are hosting an Open House and Event Venue Showcase on March 22, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Come and sample a variety of menu options and tour the Inn to plan your next event at one of the top ten Tea Houses in New Jersey.  

You may call 732-818-7580 to make your reservations  served daily between 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Special tea times and menus may be created by the Innkeeper for parties of ten or more.

Make a Reservation

Please call us now to make your reservation for an Afternoon of Tea in this beautiful, tranquil setting. You may read about the Mathis House at 600 Main's previous guests' experiences at our Victorian Tea Room in our fabulous reviews on and We look forward to serving you at one of New Jersey's best Tea Rooms.

Victorian Valentines Tea Times for February are between 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Sunday.  Enjoy a five course tea for $39.00 per person plus tax and gratuity.  We also offer a special Cream Tea of two scones, clotted cream, preserves and lemon curd plus a pot of tea for $20.00 per person plus tax and gratuity. As of February 1, 2020, the Mathis House will also offer menu options for everyone, please call us for more information.    

Holiday tea includes live music on most weekends, a tour of the Historic Mansion and the experience of our decorated Inn.  Reservations are suggested to made in advance by calling 732-818-7580 but same day reservations may be made subject to availability. 

Be sure to visit our Face Book page at Mathis House at 600 Main, for special events and open house details.  

NEW... in 2020!  Be sure to the visit the gift shoppe and purchase your every day gifts and specialty items, gift certificates, scones and and gourmet teas. Open daily 9 AM to 4 PM and walk ins are welcome.    

January Party Bookings Now Being Taken

600 Main, a Bed& Breakfast and Victorian Tea Room
Located in the Heart of Downtown Toms River
To make your reservation, call 732-818-7580

Guest Review

Great Tea, Wonderful Tea Sandwiches and happy my friend bought me here for lunch. I loved walking around inside this Victorian treasure. I can't wait to come back during the Christmas season, my girlfriend said it is Beautifully decorated for the season. Thank you for a relaxing afternoon!
-- Linda F.

Mathis House Victorian bed and Breakfast and Tea Room at 600 Main

Victorian Tea Room Hours

Open Monday to Sunday - 9 AM to 4 PM  |   Reservations are Recommended
Bed & Breakfast Open Year Round 24 Hours




600 Main Street
Toms River, NJ 08753