We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sawa Restaurant & Lounge

Village of Merrick Park, Ste 1500, Coral Gables, FL 33146
+1 305-447-6555
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“merrick park” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (21 reviews)
“sampler plate” (2 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
Mediterranean, Sushi, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Village of Merrick Park, Ste 1500, Coral Gables, FL 33146
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (150)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So that’s how I felt. Sour. They wouldn’t seat us inside we said we’d wait. Little arrogant attitude. The Food offered was nothing wow. Expensive.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a business dinner here recently and was very pleasantly surprised. The hostess who seated us (we preferred outside despite the Miami humidity) made sure we had a quiet table and a fan close by. Our server, George was very open and helped us navigate...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, excellent environment, good value. If in Merrill Park, excellent choice for a relaxing lunch

Thank BernardSpinrad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to #chillaxin with tapas and cocktails in between shopping. My most favourite cocktail at this restaurant is the sparkling sake.

Thank Monalisa43
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The calamari and sushi rolls are great. majdra, and other Arabic items are not as good ad some other middle eastern places. The happy hour at the bar only is pretty reasonable deal. the bartenders are great! I will go back for happy hour at...More

Thank madmax1337
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The display menu looked interesting and we decided to try it out and we had the best lunch. Great food well presented and a great choice especially for vegetarians. Overall great place you will not be disappointed.

1  Thank captaing13
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a really great experience at Sawa. Our server was amazing and provided us with great options to try. We had a little bit of everything. The grilled octopus was outstanding. In addition, the sushi and the lamb kebab were also fabulous. For dessert,...More

Thank mleewv
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Group of 9, reservation seated right away. The restaurant web page are completely outdated, from prices to plates. The steak wasn’t exactly good, lamb rack and kibby good. Service was friendly but slow. Poor wine list, we brought in two bottles, corkage fee $20/ea. Belly...More

Thank Andre O
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Manager named Melissa, very sarcastically forced me to use two different cards to settle my bill, separating drinks and food. I have been constantly going to the restaurant month after month and always using my Primecard, just because today Melissa the manager did no feel...More

1  Thank Santicarmona
MelissaBolieu, General Manager at Sawa Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Hello. I wanted to reach out in regards to your review and to offer you a different perspective and discussion of your concerns. Beginning with the Primecard, since using a Primecard provides guests a discount already, we don't allow double discounts with any combinations of...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Whoever is hiring at Sawa is doing a great job. Every employee that we came in contact with were polite and engaging. So I did say there was more than sushi- Mediterranean was also included on the menu and the meat kibeh was outstanding. Loved...More

1  Thank LisaS1964
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Coral Gables
Four Points by Sheraton Coral Gables
196 reviews
.30 miles away
Gables Inn
77 reviews
.80 miles away
Aloft Coral Gables
18 reviews
1.09 miles away
The Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
1,994 reviews
1.26 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Havana Harry's
706 reviews
.20 miles away
Cafe Vialetto
186 reviews
.17 miles away
Yard House
321 reviews
.08 miles away
Villagio Ristorante
232 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Village of Merrick Park
351 reviews
.06 miles away
Shops at Merrick Park
88 reviews
.07 miles away
Divers Direct Miami
20 reviews
.40 miles away
Prana Yoga
6 reviews
.85 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sawa Restaurant & Lounge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village of Merrick Park, Ste 1500, Coral Gables, FL 33146
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: +1 305-447-6555
  • E-mail
The restaurant features an exciting dining concept that merges innovative sushi and a contemporary Mediterranean Fusion Menu, with a hip, chic, modern design and an upbeat lounge-like & Hookah Bar atmosphere.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing