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“Friendly, local, go to spot” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Sitting Duck

The Sitting Duck
Ranked #10 of 130 Restaurants in Long Branch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oakhurst, New Jersey
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124 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Friendly, local, go to spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

We've been to the Sitting Duck many times. Just never got around to doing a review. Lots of locals enjoy this watering hole. Sometimes we sit at the bar and eat, other times wait for a table. It does a brisk business on the weekends, so you may have short wait for a table.

Similar menu to it's sister restaurant in Ocean Twp (Main Street), always specials, and decent burgers. My wife enjoys the roasted clams. I tried the blackened grouper sandwich, and it hit the spot. Nothing fancy. Decent food at a decent price.

We'll continue to go back, as the food is very consistent here.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Clarksburg, New Jersey, USA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Always good food especially the daily specials”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My friends and I go at least once or twice a month. They have daily specials which are great.The service is perfect I never have has a bad meal

Visited September 2013
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Long Branch, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Don't overlook this Jersey Shore Favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

Many specials everyday. Never had a bad meal there since it opened. It remains to be constantly great everytime I visit there. Fast and friendly service.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Long Branch, New Jersey
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“very good lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

Varied selections available on daily specials or regular menu. Ordered a cheddar burger well done to perfection. My wife had a chicken burrito which was so big she needed a doggy bag and this was lunch. Highly recomended.

Visited August 2013
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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Sitting Duck-Not What It Used to Be”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

The service has deteriorated over the years. Around ten years, it was a good place with nice bar attendants that served great food. They would talk to you and ask how you were doing in your life. The management changed and they hired some people who saw me as an inconvenience than a customer. I don't recommend this place.

Visited February 2013
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