Stores & Services

Howell Plaza Shopping Center offers 32 stores including three restaurants and a free-standing urgent care center. With plenty of parking space, convenient access from Route 9 South and Aldrich Road and located near the heart of Howell, N.J., come visit and do a little shopping.

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AAA Insurance

As AAA Insurance’s local agent in Howell, NJ, Ed Licciardi and Eric Street help customers like you to identify the insurance coverage that best fits your needs. This process is straightforward and personalized to help make you smarter about insurance. They have the knowledge and experience to help you better understand your coverage options–whether that’s auto, home, renters, business, specialty, life, group health insurance, and more.

Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Phone: (732) 780-7889
Address: 4158 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

And Fitness for All

And Fitness for All offers one-on-one, socially distanced 30- and 60-minute personal training sessions in a private setting. Choose from cardio, kickboxing, boxing, strength training, conditioning, boot camp and CrossFit or a combination of any or all. Owner, personal trainer and former Marine, Cory, will work with you to develop a training plan that fits your interests, abilities and goals. Beginners to advanced, from all walks of life and experiences, are most welcome.

Eventually group classes will be added on to the array. Learn more about Cory and fitness training.

By appointment only
Phone: (732) 664-5536
Address: 4064 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

Atlantic Physical Therapy

Atlantic Physical Therapy provides unparalleled care to individuals seeking to recover from injury, restore function and maximize their performance. Our clinical team educates clients while helping them achieve results they thought were unattainable. Individualized service is delivered with a passion and expertise that is unique in the physical therapy industry.

Mon & Wed 7:30am – 8pm Tue 7:30am – 1pm Thu 10am – 8pm Fri 7:30am – 3pm
Phone: (732) 835-2055
Address: 4022 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

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Bob’s Sports Cards & Memorabilia

Bob’s Sports Cards & Memorabilia carries a wide variety of sports collectibles including baseball, football, basketball and golf cards. Autographed merchandise with certificates of authenticity are sold as well. Collectors can even find Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon cards in stock.

Owner Bob Colello shares some of his tips and expertise in a Behind-the-Scenes interview.

Owner Bob Colello shares some of his tips and expertise in a Behind-the-Scenes interview.

Mon 11am – 7pm Wed – Sat 11am – 7pm Sun 11am – 4pm
Phone: (732) 942-0050
Address: 4138 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

Central Jersey Tax Services

Central Jersey Tax Services is a tax, bookkeeping, and payroll firm. We specialize in business and individual taxes and consulting and pride ourselves on the responsiveness and quality of our firm. We’ve been serving residents of Howell, Jackson, Brick, Freehold, Tom’s River, Lakewood and surrounding towns for over 15 years.

Non-tax Season:
Mon – Thurs 9am – 5pm Fri 9am – 2pm
Tax Season:
Mon – Fri 9am – 9pm Sat – Sun 9am – 7pm
Phone: (732) 364-9090
Address: 4158 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
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Code Ninjas

Get Your Kids Learn Coding in a Cool and Fun Way – Ninja Style. We teach kids ages 7-14 to code by building their very own video games. Kids learn skills and gain belts just as they would in a martial arts class, but here, they’re up against circuit boards, not wood boards. With a year-round Drop-In program, camps, Parent’s Night Out, birthday parties and more, there is something for every youth.

Read about Countering At-Home Isolation and becoming a “First Family” with lifetime discounts.

Mon – Fri 1pm – 7pm
Phone: (732) 595-2633
Address: 4014 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
Facebook: CodeNinjasHowell


Cosmo Professional Beauty Supply is dedicated to offering the largest selection of professional beauty brands across all major categories, a wide range of professional services and leading education to elevate technique and artistry. Without exception, we provide Professional Only salon product distribution. CosmoProf is the choice for over a million beauty professionals!

Mon – Fri 8:30am – 6pm Sat 8:30am – 4pm Sun Noon – 4pm
Phone: (732) 901-6217
Address: 4154 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

CPR Cell Phone Repair

CPR Cell Phone Repair of Howell offers comprehensive repair services for the electronic devices that you can’t live without: smartphones, Mac/PC, tablets, digital cameras, game consoles and mp3 players. A damaged electronic gadget can disrupt your entire day. Whether you spilled a drink on your device or it suddenly stopped working, we can help you get your digital life back to normal. Our expertise in cell phone repair has earned the trust of our customers in and around Howell.

Mon – Fri 11am – 6pm Sat 11am – 5pm Sun Closed
Phone: (732) 534-9965
Address: 4150 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
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Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals is on a mission to put people to work in Monmouth and Ocean Counties and help clients find good people. Read some success stories in the article, Getting You a Job Is Their Passion.

Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm
Phone: (732) 806-9562
Address: 4142 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
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Flowers & Chocolate

The perfect gift for any occasion…or just because you care. Flowers & Chocolate is bursting with an array of blooms, made-to-order chocolates and cake pops, fruit arrangements and specialties crafted by local Howell artisans, including Honeysuckle Nectary’s jars of honey and handmade candles by Lights of Hope.

Order by phone or drop by in person to select your floral or fruit arrangement. Add a gift and/or a balloon to reach perfection.

Mon – Sat 9am – 3pm
Phone: (848) 245-0381
Address: 4134 U.S. 9, Howell NJ 07731

Harbor Freight Tools

This anchor store in Howell Plaza Shopping Center will stock a full selection of tools and accessories in categories including automotive, air and power tools, storage, outdoor power equipment, generators, welding supplies, shop equipment, hand tools and more. Harbor Freight’s hand tools come with a lifetime warranty.

Mon – Sat 8am – 8pm Sun 9am – 6pm
Phone: (732) 863-2838
Address: 4004 Route 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
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Howell Dance Company

Howell Dance Company is relocating within Howell Plaza Shopping Center AND expanding! This Monmouth County dance school is the home of the award-winning Diamond Dancers and offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, pointe, musical theatre and breakdancing.

Mon 4pm – 7pm Tue 4pm – 8pm Wed 4:30pm – 8pm Thu 4pm – 7pm
Phone: (732) 370-5520
Address: Currently at 4034 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
Its new location will be adjacent to Harbor Freight at 4008 U.S. 9 South
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Howell Kitchen

Howell Kitchen is a family-fun Chinese restaurant offering a wide variety of authentic Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine. There’s free delivery all day with a $12.00 minimum purchase and a great lunch special. Read about owner Yan Chen and his tips for making dumplings at home in a Behind-the-Scene article.

Mon, Wed, Thu 11am – 8:30pm Tues Closed Fri – Sat 11am – 9pm Sun Noon – 8pm
Phone: (732) 370-7800
Address: 4130 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

Jeena Jay Convenience

Jeena Jay Convenience offers one-stop shopping for all your needs — from school supplies and gift wrap to snacks and toys and everything in between!

Mon – Sun 6pm – 8pm
Phone: (732) 367-6888
Address: 4030 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

King of Bagels & Subs

King of Bagels & Subs offers freshly baked bagels, gourmet sandwiches, homemade pastries, coffee and more made daily.

  • What to do with two-day-old bagels.
  • New lighter lunch fare and the extensive renovations.
  • Hours:
    Tues – Sat 6am – 4pm Sun & Mon 6am – 3pm
    Phone: (732) 534-9658
    Address: 4046 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731


    Leslie’s Pool Mart

    Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies is the world pool supply leader, with the best selection of pool cleaners, pool chemicals, pool heaters, pool pumps and pool filters for your above ground pool, in ground pool or spa.

    Mon – Sat 9am – 7pm Sun 10am – 5pm
    Phone: (732) 367-7776
    Address: 4060 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

    Nails Tech

    Whether you want to have healthy and stylish nails, enjoy long-lasting nails or simply to forget all of your fatigues with spa services, Nails Tech is the right place for you. Services offered include manicures, pedicures, acrylics, tips, airbrushing, nail art, overlays, gel, silk and fiber glass. Nails Tech is airy and elegant and features HDTV, nine pedicure lounge chairs and 12 manicure stations. The products they use are all high quality and are from the most trusted and well-respected manufacturers in the beauty industry.

    Learn secrets of the trade as shared by own Steven Tran.

    Mon – Sat 9am – 8pm Sun 10am – 4pm
    Phone: (732) 905-4448
    Address: 4114 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

    New Jersey Blood Services

    Your blood is critical to helping others — patients undergoing cancer treatment, those with chronic illnesses, such as blood diseases and disorders, and patients undergoing surgery.

    New Jersey Blood Services is a division of New York Blood Center Enterprises (NYBCe). A nonprofit organization, NYBCe is one of the largest independent, community-based blood centers in America. There are already four locations in NJ; the Howell Plaza Shopping Center location will be the fifth. NYBCe provides lifesaving blood products and services to hospitals in New York, New Jersey, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, Connecticut and Pennsylvania and supports hospitals throughout greater America.

    Tue 1:30 – 8pm Wed 7:45am -2:45pm Thu 1:30 – 9pm Fri-Mon Closed
    Phone: (800) 933-2566
    Address: 4068 U.S. 9, Howell, NJ 07731
    Schedule an Appointment: call our 800# or visit

    Niri Barber Shop & Family Salon

    Niri Barber is a traditional-style barber shop offering great services at bargain prices. Family-owned and operated this unisex hairstyling salon features nine client stations stations and a talented staff that is friendly and welcoming. No appointments are necessary. For the comfort of waiting patrons, there are 10 leather chairs and an HDTV to entertain guests.

    Mon – Sat 9am – 7pm Sat 8am – 5pm
    Phone: (732) 367-6111
    Address: 4050 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

    Nonno’s Pizzeria

    Nonno’s Pizzeria has been serving hot, fresh pizza pies and homemade Italian dishes for more than six years. We offer fast and convenient delivery services in Howell and Jackson, NJ. Come and see what sets us apart from the rest!

    Mon – Thu 11am – 10pm Fri 11am – 10:30pm Sun Noon – 9pm
    Phone: (732) 367-3599
    Address: 4118 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
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    Philly Pretzel Factory

    Every day we mix our freshly made dough and hand twist each and every pretzel. From our award-winning soft pretzels to crowd-pleasing party trays, every menu item is guaranteed to be fresh baked and delicious!

    Mon – Wed 9am – 6pm Thu – Fri 9am – 6:30pm Sat 9:30am – 7pm Sun 10am – 5pm
    Phone: (732) 994-5554
    Address: 4018 U.S. 9 South, Howell NJ 07731

    Poke Burritos

    In addition to its namesake dish (imagine a seafood burrito but swap out the bread with a seaweed wrap), the Poke Burritos features poke bowls, sushi on rice and rolls, bubble tea, Japanese-style ramen noodles, hibachi cooking and sushi rolls. It is a fun and healthy change of pace, which is what this restaurant is all about. This is the first restaurant in Howell that specialize in poke dishes.

    Tues – Sun 11am – 9pm
    Phone: 848-290-9535
    Address: 4122 U.S. 9, Howell NJ 07731

    Bubble Tea, Poke Bowls and More at the Newly Opened Poke Burritos!

    PriorityVet – Pet Urgent Care

    PriorityVet is an after-hours veterinary facility that provides urgent care services for your pet during a time when your regular veterinarian may be unavailable. Modeled after human urgent care, PriorityVet is unlike typical veterinary emergency hospitals with potentially longer wait times and reportedly higher fees.

    Watch this short video to learn more.

    Temporarily: M – F 4pm – 11pm
    Address: 4012 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

    Riverside Urgent Care

    At Riverside Urgent Care, formerly MedExpress Urgent Care at Howell Plaza, you’ll continue to see the same friendly doctors, staff and clinicians you’ve come to know. Patients’ medical records will remain on file, so there is no need for former patients to take any action. Walk-in visits are welcome; another option is online reservation booking to ensure minimal wait times.

    Riverside Medical Group is one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in the region with more than 500 clinicians in over 200 locations, including 17 new Urgent Care Centers.

    Daily 8am – 8pm
    Phone: (732) 886-7342
    Address: 4074 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731

    Shore Suds Laundromat

    Shore Suds Laundromat is an air-conditioned facility with areas for customers to wash, dry and fold their clothes. The laundromat has soap, bleach and fabric-softener dispensers, which only accept change. The last wash is at 8:30pm. And, for kids, there are video games to play.

    Mon – Sun 7am – 10pm
    Address: 4054 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
    Phone: (732) 363-8558

    Soma Pharmacy

    Soma Pharmacy is a locally owned, mom-and-pop community pharmacy. We’re dedicated to providing personalized service at an affordable price, and we’re proud to be the source for all your pharmaceutical needs. We offer a wide variety of services, including COVID-19 testing, free delivery, durable medical equipment, immunizations and much more.

    At Soma Pharmacy, you can count on personal attention provided by our caring, professional staff. Our expertly trained pharmacists pride themselves on making sure your pharmacy experience exceeds expectations. Visit us today to experience the Soma Pharmacy difference.

    Mon – Fri 9am – 7pm Sat 10am – 4pm
    Address: 4126 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
    Phone: (732) 987-9969

    Sweet Music Academy & Sweet Performing Arts Center

    Sweet Music Academy provides quality music instruction on all instruments to students of all ages with the philosophy that “an encouraged student is a successful student.” In late 2016, the 1,600-square foot Sweet Performing Arts Center was added next door to its existing storefront. It offers multiple types of group workshops, including Musical Theatre & Acting Workshops, Rock, Jazz Workshop, String Ensemble, Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Concert Band, Beginner Guitar Classes. Since its opening in 2004 by owner Jay Sweet, Sweet Music Academy has taught well-over 2000 students and continues to grow.

    Mon – Thu 1:30pm – 8:30pm Fri 1:30pm – 5:30pm Sat 10am – 3pm
    Phone: (732) 905-9095
    Address: 4042 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731
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    In Person, Remote and Virtual Music Lessons: Sweet Music Academy

    U.S. Post Office

    The U.S. Post Office in Howell, NJ offers the full range of retail, postal and package services provided by the United States Postal Service, including passport services, money orders and P.O. boxes. We can also help you begin or expand your stamp collection.

    Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm Sat 8am – Noon
    Phone: (732) 364-5288
    Address: 4170 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731


    Wine-O-Land is your destination for fine wines and your trusted source to buy wine online. We are a specialty fine wine online superstore with over 32 years of combined experience in the wine industry and internet technologies. Our mission is to serve wine enthusiasts with an extensive selection of wines from around the world, at discounted wholesale prices, and provide a pleasant shopping experience.

    Mon – Sun 9am – 10pm
    Phone: (732) 730-2985
    Address: 4110 U.S. 9 South, Howell, NJ 07731