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68 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-229-0600
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place

Been there numerous times Great food and drinks. Bartenders are awesome. And they should be mentioned as the mgt needs to know. They are the ones that everyone first contacts Cheryl,Eric , Marisa just to name a few Also great karaoke with Sherri should have it every week instead every other

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
pd103
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Rumson, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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English first
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ate outside on the patio, we got some grilled steak and sashimi, both of which were great. The sashimi came out and it looked like a floral bouquet, I didn't know if I should eat it or display it. I'm glad that I ate it, it was excellent.

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went on a Saturday night in July and all of Pier Village was crowded. We decided last minute to go and all the restaurants had 3+ hour wait time. Sawa was crowded but sat us right away and we even got to sit outside. We ordered the steak Terriyaki and it was pretty good. It came with rice and... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had appetizers and dinner everything was delicious we were there on 4th of July weekend they were very busy but we sat at the sushi bar everything was excellent definitely will go back!

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I am a "local" and we were going to Pier Village to listen to a concert. I had gotten off work late from and was looking forward to a nice drink. I had never been in Sawa but hear the food was great. I was not interested in food at this time but what I did see of the food... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We took kids and grandkids here for hibachi one night and it was absolutely perfect. Came back the next night for Happy Hour bargains on drinks plus $5 sushi rolls, spring roll, dumplings and more. That turned out to be big feast for small change. And they had a singer with keyboard who was really good. Two lady bartenders on... More 

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Westchester county, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Service good; presentation beautiful; quality of the fish amazing! Excellent value - sashimi pieces were larger than normal sushi places. Excellent quality fish!

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

When you want sushi you want it fresh as possible, and expertly done. This restaurant achieves that. Give yourself over to the sushi experience: it is what any American-Japanese sushi restaurant strives for: great sushi, inventive non-sushi dishes, and a few non-fish traditional items for the more conservative diner. Party of originally 3 expanded rapidly to 9 as people tagged... More 

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Rumson, New Jersey
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Been there numerous times Great food and drinks. Bartenders are awesome. And they should be mentioned as the mgt needs to know. They are the ones that everyone first contacts Cheryl,Eric , Marisa just to name a few Also great karaoke with Sherri should have it every week instead every other

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Rochester, New York
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

After the worse oysters I had in my life at McLoone's, I went across the street to Sawa. Great service and fresh sushi, awesomely presented!

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Usa
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We always have great meals in Sawa, love their specialty rolls and cooked fish dishes (try the cod or the seabass). Service is erratic, sometimes excellent, sometimes terrible, specially in the summer. On the other hand,if you seat outside and they delay your food you will enjoy just sitting there watching the people stroll at the boardwalk. Very pleasant atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Sawa

Address: 68 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
Phone Number: 732-229-0600
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 68 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
  • Phone Number: 732-229-0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?