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Sawa Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

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42 State Route 36, Eatontown, NJ 07724-2508
+1 732-544-8885
Today
15:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 15:30 - 22:00
Fri 15:30 - 22:30
Sat 15:30 - 23:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked and many times went to Sawa over the past 5 years. This past Saturday we walked in to see a sign that Sawa is now a BYOB. Not having liquor license was not a problem, compared to how bad the food and restaurant upkeep was. The food took a long time and was NOT FRESH FISH. I used... More 

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Thank Joe S
Jersey Shore
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember when this place was the top sushi bar in the area. So much has changed since a few years ago. By appearances alone, nothing has changed since I was last there. I don't think that the fish tank water was changed either. The place has become dated and not kept up. I came in with family, who had... More 

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Thank heartjersey
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Having eaten at this restaurant, several times, and always had a combination of good food and a good time I felt confident in booking it for my daughter’s birthday. We arrived, with four of her friends at c. 5pm. As soon as I walked in I could sense something had changed. The, at one time, beautiful fish tanks were dirty... More 

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Thank John G
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for a fun time with good food and we weren't disappointed. Our chief was entertaining and engaging. The food was excellent. Would recommend for a family or work night out.

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Thank John G
Tinton Falls, NJ
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is our choice for celebrations! We always eat here to celebrate birthdays and special events because they make it fun! The food is always delicious and the service is very attentive. Looking forward to returning soon!

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Thank xraysta
Orlando, Florida
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We tried Sawa (not the hibachi section) the other week while visiting with family in the area. The menu was very small for their sushi and entrees/appetizers. The food was delicious (the yaki udon with chicken was amazing), but it was pretty pricey. Our bill was $135 and no one drank and 3 people only got 1 sushi roll each... More 

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Thank Leah S
Eatontown
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Excellent both in respect to Table and Grill side service. Entrée components are high quality. Portions are above average.

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Thank Frederic N
New Jersey
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258 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

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 

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Thank Steven M
Eatontown, New Jersey
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 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.

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Thank Ira w
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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195 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 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 

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Thank Eric Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 22:00
Monday
15:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
15:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
15:30 - 22:00
Thursday
15:30 - 22:00
Friday
15:30 - 22:30
Saturday
15:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 State Route 36, Eatontown, NJ 07724-2508
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Eatontown
  • Phone Number: +1 732-544-8885

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