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68 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-6728
+1 732-229-0600
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (33 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
68 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-6728
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We often have lunch at Sawa after running along the Long Branch boardwalk and relaxing on the beach. Our choice is usually sashimi and a couple of rolls, all of which are always fresh. The green tea is a good accompaniment to the meal, especially...More

Thank sassafrasblue46
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Sushi is delicious! Happy hour is everyday from 3:30 to 7,great selection of drinks and sushi for great prices. There was live entertainment that was enjoyable to listen to. We were in town for only 2 nights and ate here both nights. Can't wait to...More

Thank citygirlNj
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The sushi at Sawa was very fresh, and the most appealing part was that Love Boat for 2 allows you to choose two signature rolls with it, allowing for variation based on what you like. Sitting outside during sunset makes for a great date.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Sawa in Pier Village is great go to spot. Nice crowd. Plenty of parking for the most part. It's metered parking but you can usually find something. Drinks are well poured. Staff is friendly and attentive. Food comes in decent size portions either at bat/table...More

Thank Pil255
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner , we went in thinking it's going to be good food base on the review . I was shocked . 1- the entry door so dirty , you don't even want to touch it to get in . 2- the cheap...More

Thank amanihussein
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went here for dinner. We had snacked on a couple things during the day and we're not really very hungry. So, we selected a soup and several appetizers. Everything was great. Fresh. Innovative and appealing to the eye. We loved their...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 28 May 2016

My son-in-law took us here for my birthday. He chose somewhere special. Sawa is special. Located in Long Branch, which is a beach town. Beautiful surroundings, nightmare parking. Hibachi was pure entertainment. The chef was terrific. Cooks on the grill with these great moves &...More

Thank 3Peggy
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Sawa has a diverse menu—many sushi offerings as well as traditional (american) Japanese cuisine. Full bar and great view.

Thank FlorieGray
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Heard this place was the best. A server that wasn't serving us took our check with the cash and walked off without saying a word, to end a horrendous meal. Failed on every level never go back.

Thank Foodie G
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We stopped in for a drink and some dinner after looking at the menu posted outside. We sat at the bar and were warmly greeted by the bartender. The drinks were delicious and so was the food. We ordered a bunch of apps to share...More

Thank sharoonyrn
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-6728
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 732-229-0600
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