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3430 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-6257
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kobe beef” (21 reviews)
“oysters” (31 reviews)
“sushi” (148 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3430 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-6257
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best sushi restaurant down the shore period. everything is outstanding!!!! Reservations are a must in the summertime.

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Everything we ordered was delicious! Everyone wanted to try a little bit of each other's meals since everything sounded so good. Everything was great for sharing. Our waitress was friendly and attentive despite the restaurant being very crowded for a Tuesday night. Definitely make a...More

Thank Sofia425
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I have to say this is the closest to an authentic Asian kitchen as I’ve been outside of Chinatown. Outside the restaurant and the entry doesn’t look like much, but you are greeted by a warm and friendly team. The inside of the restaurant was...More

Thank LBIMainlander
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I had noted from previous reviews that spacing was a bit tight. However, it wasn't a problem for us. Admittedly, a 4:30 reservation in early October probably isn't going to coincide with hordes of people. That said, it was buzzing by the time we left...More

Thank Gerard D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Best place for sushi. Awesome prices and great atmosphere. Great place for first date and also to keep thewife happy. Make reservations. Place is always packed. So it tellsyou how good it is.

Thank captrichy
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Came here for a birthday dinner with friends - food and service are both outstanding and I can't wait to come back! Our wait staff was more than generous with our apps, providing us more servings than normal per plate to accommodate for our large...More

Thank ssims003
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband and I eat here so often when we are at the shore, it is almost comical. Food is so fresh and delicious, best sushi in NJ by far. Seafood is excellent as well. Red curry mussels are unique and flavorful. Oysters are fresh...More

Thank MrsJoMu
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My daughter, son-in-law and I visited this location for dinner. My daughter had been here before and based on the three of looking for sushi, we decided to go. She said it was excellent and it sure was. We did not have a reservation, our...More

Thank Hans h
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had the salmon tortilla appetizer, then had the general tso chicken and walnut shrimp meals. Everything was delicious and the ambience was pleasant, not many people for lunch.

Thank Pazcam
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I go out to eat 2-4 times a month over the past 3-4 years. As well as order take out2-3 times a month. NEVER AGAIN. I walked in to sit at sushi bar after being told there was no wait to be kicked out by...More

1  Thank Michael C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3430 Route 37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753-6257
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
  • Phone Number: 732-279-6327
New restaurant where Ava's by the bay was.
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