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Sawa

68 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-229-0600
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Ranked #17 of 107 restaurants in Long Branch
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

The food here was very good. Sat outside which was great for people watching. Service started a little slow and then our waiter totally redeemed himself.

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Morganville
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We came here for my brothers birthday and this was the worst experience ever. They split our party up into 2 and they then did not give us food at all. They gave the food to the others that are not part of our party. Then they argued with us when we told them you did not give us food.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We went for lunch and my husband had the hibachi filet mignon and I the scallops, Both were Cooked to perfection. My little ones enjoyed their shrimp hibachi as well. We also ordered yellowtail sashimi and squid sashimi both were super fresh and delicious. Will definitely be back when we return to long branch

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Old bridge
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

went here last minute for July 4th/anniversary dinner. The atmosphere was nice close to the beach and the action at Pier Village. The service was great too. Unfortunately the food was not that tasty. All of the dishes that we had which included a bento box, steak dinner and sushi were just ok. They lacked flavor and the freshness I... More

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Yardville, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant has sushi and hibachi. We ate in the Hibachi area which has about 8 hibachi tables that hold about 10 people each. The menu has chicken, steak, seafood & you can order a combo of either items. They cook on the tables in front of you and do a show with their knives and utensils which is fun.... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This place is definitely one of pier villages best restaurants and the atmosphere is very relaxing and lounge like. The sushi selection is incredible with such creative twist and and fresh taste to them all. Come back here every summer and wouldn't have it any other way to have such great sushi.

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Oceanport, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took my 11y/o son there. The food was excellent. He really loved the volcano sushi roll. It is a bit expensive though.

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El Paso, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Hibachi was very good, and chef was very skilled and entertaining. Prices were average for Japanese steakhouse, but you get a lot of food for what you pay.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed overnight in Long Branch for mudderella and we starving lol. We drove by found parking and weth the few choices around us we both decided on sushi (my fav, yum) We were seated quickly and sat at the hibachi table (my friend was having hibachi) Food, hibachi, took a little longer than expected but maybe it was because... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The food was great and they had a great selection of drinks at the bar! Servers were very nice as well! Will be back again!

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