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Sawa Restaurant & Lounge

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Village of Merrick Park, Ste 1500, Coral Gables, FL 33146
+1 305-447-6555
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

I strongly recommend this place on Happy hour running Monday thru Friday 4-7pm. Super good food arabic/ japanese. Good drinks and the place is unforgettable. Good service and allows to smoke a good cigar since it is outdoors. The place is elegant and makes you feel for a second in another world. If you go, won't regret it.

Thank Bintage
Coral Gables, Florida
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561 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Quite a mix of foods from the Middle East to Japan. Small inside seating and a larger patio area. Food quality was very good, but price a little on the high side (but then this is Merrick Park)

Thank David B
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Sawa has a very original menu and excellent food and service. Very nice environment in a relaxed outdoors setting. Certainly will go back again.

Thank Edgardo M
Naples, Florida
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

This cute restaurant in a very adorable location in Coral Gables was a great find. They have very creative signature sushi rolls that were very tasty. They also have wonderful tapas. Great outdoor dining experience, both food and ambience!

Thank JKKat
Miami, Florida
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor seating especially now with the weather cooling down in Miami. SAWA has one of the best martinis and happy hour deals inside the bar! The bar tender is amazing and she made me a Mango Tango Martini for me that was out of this world. Casual but stylish. The outside seating is truly spectacular and posh. I love... More 

1 Thank Camila G
Miami, Florida
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

If you are in the Coral Gables area, this is a must stop. Lovely place to take a break and have lunch while you are shopping at Merrick Park. The food was delicious and so was the service. The best tabbouleh I have ever had. Their menu has a great variety of dishes including mediterranean dishes and sushi dishes. I... More 

Thank Maria R
Boca Raton
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130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Food was very good and if in the area, I would go again. A great array of all your favorite sushi rolls and mediterranean dishes. I particularly like the outdoor seating area and would enjoy that during cool weather.

Thank WBCThree
Heathrow, Florida
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283 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Sawa Restaurant & Lounge Pretty outside overlooking the Village; Ugly inside... This is the kind of place that I don't feel comfortable writing This is the kind of place that, even it's located in beautiful terraces of fantastic "Village of Merrick Park" in historic Coral Gables of greater Miami, looks pretty on its exterior sitting overlooking those great Village's details,... More 

1 Thank acasasnovasg
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131 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Located at Shops of Merrick Park, it was the first time we visited the place. We chose to sit outside, it was a beautiful breeze evening and they had fans that helped quite a bit. They were participants in the Miami Spice so we enjoyed that menu. Service was very good. And the menu seems modestly priced for the quality... More 

Thank Tripophiliac
Miami, Florida
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for Miami Spice lunch. Was a beautiful day, so sat outside. Fans pointed towards tables were a great touch; not only did it help with the heat, but to help keep insects away. I had the scallops for appetizer, the pork sliders for the entree, and a key lime pie, which is one of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Japanese, Mediterranean, Sushi, Middle Eastern
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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.

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