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68 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-229-0600
Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Reservations
Takeout
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
    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
Most recent review
Great drinks and great food!

I like to come here for a quick bit to eat on my own. They have great drinks but since I live upstairs it's hard for me to justify their prices. I would come here with friends, family, business etc. It's a great little spot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
Candis L
,
Long Branch, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Long Branch, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I like to come here for a quick bit to eat on my own. They have great drinks but since I live upstairs it's hard for me to justify their prices. I would come here with friends, family, business etc. It's a great little spot.

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Maplewood, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We sat at the nice bar and enjoyed some sushi. We also happened to be there on karaoke night and had extra fun! The bartender, Eric, even sang some Johnny Cash..and very well too! Fun place, good food, friendly staff!

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East Hanover, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Atmosphere is beautifully decorated, modern style, excellent food and service. Family friendly. Hibachi chef was very entertaining.

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NYC
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Well there was a lot going on at Sawa when we arrived! There were Grand Marnier ladies testing out new drinks in the lobby next to the bar, a lot of people waiting for seating in the Hibachi area as it seemed like everyone had reservations. So we used our time waiting for a table trying out new drinks with... More 

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East Patchogue, New York, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband loves sushi, I do not eat seafood of any kind. I was pleased to learn that the restaurant serves a variety of cuisines. My husband is very fussy about his seafood, and he loved the sushi. I enjoyed my marinated steak as well. Thank you!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Filet mignon- very very good! Japanese soda- something new and unexpected- very tasty! nice food, great place and good service. A+

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The sushi here is pretty good, and its a cool laid-back atmosphere right off the beach. They even have karaoke sometimes, and its super entertaining.

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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
1 review
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant 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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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: Sushi, Japanese, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?