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Sawa Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

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42 State Route 36, Eatontown, NJ 07724-2508
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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New Jersey
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199 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been hearing how great Sawa is and last night we stopped in to eat at the Sushi Bar. The rolls were very good and at reasonable prices. We had a Spyder roll for $11, spicy tuna $5.50, Eel Avacado $6, and Tuna Roll $5. We enjoyed it but didn't find anything stand out great. We've heard this is one... More 

Thank Steven M
Eatontown, New Jersey
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My wife loves this place as she eats sushi 3 times a week. She is a regular and belongs to their frequent dining club.

Thank Ira w
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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165 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

I've been going to Sawa since it was a BYOB restaurant, there were no giant aquariums, and you had to walk across a little bridge to get seated in the hibachi area. My Tri-color sushi dinner was very good, but the restaurant itself is losing it's appeal. I sat in the bar area in freezing cold conditions, I'm not sure... More 

Thank Eric Y
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Nothing to write home about. Very average at best! A bit dated and nothing stuck out.Plain and average.

Asbury Park, New Jersey
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Best sushi outside of Asbury! And their pineapple fried rice bowl is divine! We frequent this place a lot, the staff is always super friendly and the service is fast

Thank Michelle K
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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175 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

sawa, is a terrific hibachi,steak house. not only is saws delicious, but the volcano presentation is terrific.

Thank Vincent D
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
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188 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Went here for a Saturday lunch (they open at 3). It was very good, we had great apps, and my sushi rolls were very good. The only thing that was not so great was the wine we had, for $20+ a bottle it was terrible.

Thank Emma B
Manalapan, New Jersey
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181 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

We went here and chose hibachi for dinner. I forget how noisy these dinners can be with birthday celebrations not relaxing. Food is just pase too expensive for what you get. I recall that a thank you dessert like pineapple or fortune cookie was given with the bill not any longer or at least not here. It feels like a... More 

Thank Akma4
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in last night after a movie at Sawa which used to be our go to Sushi spot. No wait to be seated. Ordered Shumai, soup and sushi. While our server and the rest of staff was attentive the food on the other hand was not as exciting as we remembered. Shumai came to the table barely warm. Not great... More 

Thank Michael G
New York City, New York
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102 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This use to be my favorite Japanese Steakhouse, but since has gone downhill. It was Saturday night and on Saturday night it use to be crowded, but not this time. My friend and I ordered the Hibachi Steak and it was always tender and delicious, but we found it to be tough and chewy and too well done (not the... More 

Thank Cricket E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 State Route 36, Eatontown, NJ 07724-2508
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Eatontown
  • Phone Number: 732-544-8885

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