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3430 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ
732-279-6327
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: New restaurant where Ava's by the bay was.

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
No atmosphere, very loud, but PHENOMENAL FOOD!

After hearing about Xina for so long, we were finally able to get in on a Friday night. The cramped wooden tables with padding underneath (meant to reduce sound levels?) and the noise levels were almost enough to make us walk out. But, we had heard so many good things from so many people we hung... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2014
TEE-TAA
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New Jersey
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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135 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New Jersey
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After hearing about Xina for so long, we were finally able to get in on a Friday night. The cramped wooden tables with padding underneath (meant to reduce sound levels?) and the noise levels were almost enough to make us walk out. But, we had heard so many good things from so many people we hung in there. We were... More 

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This evening was my second visit to Xina...and it was sooooo good. This is a hard restaurant to beat, folks. It's a tastefully decorated restaurant, light and airy with nice views of Barnegat Bay. The owner, Steven Lee, is very much a part of dining here...and he is VERY aware of turning out a high quality experience. The sushi tonight... More 

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Bridgewater NJ
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I really enjoyed the cuisine at Xina! Our waiter was excellent and the food was delicious! It was really nice that it is a byob. I look forward to visiting again when I'm down in the area.

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Toms River, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Xina is a trendy place with a nice atmosphere. The Chinese food is above average in quality and preparation but pricey when you don't even get tea or fortune cookies with the meal. It seems to be a popular place for the 20'- 30's age group. They have a large bar.

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Lavallette, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I eat here at least once a week. We love the owners and wait staff. Food is always delicious! Best sushi around.

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Toms River
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Everyone in our family from the youngest (age 6) to the oldest (prefer not to tell) loves Xina. The menu is varied...sushi, Chinese, thai etc.. All dishes are well-prepared and very tasty. Some of the best General Tso's chicken anywhere. The owner is very gracious to both new and returning diners and the servers are both knowledgeable and prompt. Reservations... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great Sushi and Sashimi. They also have a variety of cooked, steamed and tempora style cousine. Very good service, and very clean. BYOB so the price is right .

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New York, New York, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We come down to Lavallette a lot in the summer, and we always make sure to make reservations at Xina (pronounced chee-na). If they have it, my fiancé and I always get the everything bagel roll. Even if it's not on special, you should ask for it. Sometimes they have the ingredients. Our favorite app is the salmon tortilla. A... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Highest quality sushi. Excellent service. Relaxing atmosphere. A once a month minimum dine. Would recommend to everyone.

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Malverne, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Dinner was delicious and perfect as always. I have been to this restaurant about 7 times now and I have never had a bad meal their. Always crowded,even for a weekday. Strongly suggest a reservation!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3430 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: 732-279-6327

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

New restaurant where Ava's by the bay was.
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 - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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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?