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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” (147 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 1 week ago

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 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 11 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 10 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

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Reservations are a must for a table and you almost always have a wait for the sushi bar but it's well worth it. Freshest and best selection of oysters, amazing sushi creations, eclectic Asian cuisine - all in a cool, casual atmosphere at the Jersey...More

Thank Heidi R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Friendly atmosphere with friendly waiters. Food was excellent with a wide variety of choices...easy on your pocketbook also...careful when traveling east on 37 as constuction may confuse you.

Thank jack w
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Xina a few weeks ago. The food was outstanding. The crispy duck app, specialty rolls, oysters, bacon egg and cheese fried rice and whole fish were our faves. It is BYOB, so don't forget to bring your favorite drink. The ambience is nice,...More

Thank mahays15
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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