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360 San Lorenzo Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Hours of Operation:
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Dinner Sunday Thru Thursday 4:00pm - 11:00pm and Friday and Saturday 4:00 pm - Midnight.
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Several different indoor/outdoor, on-premise/off-premise options available.
Private Party Facilities:
Located in the beautifull Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables, Florida. "SAWA" is a unique, ecclectic restaurant and lounge inspired by the four elements of life "Earth","Fire","Water" and "Wind". Sawa offers a creative and delicious Mediterranean/Japanese dual-concept menu.
Private Party Contact:
Events Coordinator (305) 447-6555
Bellydance Performances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 8:00pm and 10:00pm
Sunday Night, Arabian Night 9:00 pm to 1:00 am
Special Events & Promotions:
Miami Spice- August 1-September 30.
Fashions Night Out Offical Red Carpet Afterparty September 6th at 7pm
New Years Eve Dinner with elaborate entertainment
Ponce de Leon
Metrorail, Coral Gables FREE Trolley
Mall Parking, Street Parking and Valet Parking available
A word from Sawa
Located in beautiful Merrick Park in Coral Gables, Sawa, which means togetherness, uniquely combines classic Mediterranean cuisine and sushi, live performance lounging and a fresh nightlife atmosphere to Coral Gables
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Diners' Choice Winner
The food and drink was excellent
though the prices were a bit on the high side. Otherwise, I am going to return."
Dined on 2/14/2014
In Merrick park, a great
restaurant for date night or a night out with friends. Menu is a mix of Mediterranean and Japanese food, has hooka, and belly dancing shows. The price is high, but not outrageous, for a appetizer/dinner/wine/dessert about $100- we had a great time!!"
Dined on 2/14/2014
I was really bummed to have
experience for the first time and be embarrassed with all my guest having to cancel their order after waiting for 1 hour and 45 minutes. They over booked themselves with a bunch of group parties and mines was able the one who had experience the worst , everyone was really upset and what makes it worst is that one of the waiter said " Please be patient , It looked as if you were having a good time" yeah we were however we were hungry, and patient enough to wait for 1 hour and 45 minutes for dinners and some samplers and once they brought the checks it was a mess, and nothing was even discounted.The lack of communication was horrible."
Dined on 2/15/2014
Food took about 45 min to arrive
(maybe longer)after placing the order. When it finally arrived, I had lost my appetite completely. In addition to that, the dish I ordered did not indicate the entire contents, which included Mushrooms that I'm allergic to. Waiters/Waitresses although super polite, could do nothing to compensate for the slow Chef/Kitchen service received. Not worth the very lengthy driving time."
Dined on 2/14/2014
Valentine's Dinner, amazing food,
hookah, great service."
Dined on 2/13/2014
Amazing service and friendliest
staff you can find. Food is great and ambiance is perfect. Manager and waiters all go out of their way to make everyone feel special...."
Dined on 2/7/2014
Noise level quiet outdoors but
noisy indoors. Server was well meaning but not very helpful and food from kitchen all came at once- but food is very good and setting pleasant."
Dined on 1/24/2014
The food, for the most part, was
quiet good. The soups and Lebanese sampler were delicious. The kabobs were decent but not worth the price tag. Our waitress was very friendly, however, she was not the most attentive person."
Dined on 1/20/2014
Our waitress was so rude. It took
forever to get service. We were seated for 20 minutes without being asked for water. She said she would take our orders after she gave us water. It has been over 10 minites and another waiter took our order instead. After the gentleman took our order for my party of 7, she was finally able to take our order. When we told her it has already been done she immediately walked away and started to ask who took our order as shes the waitress in charge of the table. Finally our food came in. The food was great. Then came our hookah. The waitress set up our 2 hookahs and within 25mins we ask her to change the charcoal as it was burning our throat. Her response? You used it all up you need to buy another head."
Dined on 1/18/2014
I don't think dogs should be
allowed to sit at tables during dinner...The tables are close together and I was startled when I went to sit and a large dog was sitting right next to my chair....I love animals, and own 4 large dogs, but there is a time and place. I had to ask for my table to be moved and I felt for a fine dinning restaurant that this should have never happened. It was nice to see the dogs in the park area. Our waiter Carlos was very nice and the Manager Chelsea Crisler was very pleasant in making us feel very welcomed."
Dined on 1/10/2014
Great food atmosphere and waiter
really nice but service extremely slow they did not appear busy we were only table inside but maybe they had waiters that didn't show. Will try again but will make sure have a couple hours for dinner. :)"
Dined on 12/19/2013
Very nice, excellent service,
Amazing belly dancer!!"
Dined on 11/3/2013
Sawa had a variety of Japanese,
middle eastern food. Flavor was ok. I had a bento box and it was pricy for such a little meal."
Dined on 10/26/2013
Sawa was great for a Friday night
girls' night out. We loved everything we ordered, from the Mediterranean Sampler appetizer, to the delicious salads with Kebabs. Good wine list, fun entertainment (we loved the belly dancing), & a very pleasant & efficient server made the evening loads of fun."
Dined on 10/19/2013
We had a great time with our kids
at Sawa last Friday. They have a belly dancing show on Fridays and Saturdays which was very nice, the kids were able to participate and had blast =) The food and service were good as well!"
Dined on 10/12/2013
My husband & I visited SAWA for
the first time last friday evening and we were very impressed with the delicious mix of Mediterranean & Sushi food as well as the great service! ** Special mention to our super attentive waiter ( CARLOS ); he was extremely courteous, knowledgeable with the menu and very attentive to suggestions and detail. Belly dancer also put a nice touch/ambiance to the evening. PS.Congrats! Miami Spice Menu was also very enticing."
Dined on 9/28/2013
Great service and ambiance. Food
was good But filet mignon could have been more tender. Nice sushi very Fresh."
Dined on 9/22/2013
The food was incredible, for
appetizer I had the Mediterranean Mini Platter and the Sliders. For my Entree I had the Lamb Shank with Mash potatoes. best Lamb I've eaten. I would recommend. It to everyone I'm going back again soon. And there Miami Spice menu is to die for."
Dined on 9/20/2013
We picked this restaurant out of
the Miami Spice menu in celebration of our birthdays. The drinks were very good at the bar, bartender was excellent ...we had requested an inside table as it was very hot and although and although the service was alright we were disappointed at the ambiance inside. Positives - good drinks, great bartender, friendly host, good food, great belly dancer, family restaurant ambiance inside , called before we went Negative - ambiance not inside, very small, waiters did not know who ordered what and it became very confusing. Waiters looked unhappy, belly came to our table for 5 minutes never to be seen again ...felt like we were rushed..."
Dined on 9/15/2013
Great innovative food and service.
Great options for Miami Spice on the menu that gave patrons the ability to sample a variety with choices."
Dined on 9/15/2013
A few friends and I went to Sawa
for lunch and found it on the list of participating Miami Spice restaurants. We had a great time and really enjoyed our meals. We enjoyed the yakitori skewers, pita bread and spread, arugula salad, steak skewer pita wraps and our desserts (pannacotta and baklava). I also had one of their mojitos which was one of the best I've had in Miami. The atmosphere was nice--Merrick Park is a cute spot for getting a meal or shopping. Our waiters were very attentive and made sure we were comfortable eating outside during lunch (it was a pretty hot day). I definitely will be back sometime for their happy hour or a meal!"
Dined on 8/16/2013
So many options on the menu. Hard
not to find something you don't like/love. Even a gluten free menu that is better than most restaurant's regular menus."
Dined on 9/1/2013
I went with a good friend. We did
the Miami Spice menu. The food was good, not excellent. The major problem was the air conditioner, I almost fainted in the restaurant because the air was broken. I mean, if the air is broken in a 95 degree weather in Miami can turn any food or ambience into a nightmare. I don't believe I will return to this restaurant ever."
Dined on 8/31/2013
I would of never tried SAWA if it
wasn't for Miami Spice. But it was a very nice quaint resturant with great food and fabulous service. I will go back. Loved the greek style and the sushi is great too. Would be nice to go for drinks and the Tapas menu looked terrific as well!!! Glad I found and I suggest to all looking for a cute new place and potential regular eatery."
Dined on 8/25/2013
Sawa - Superb Aromatic Wonderful
Amazing! A happy dinning experience. The service and staff are exceptional and attentive. The food is fresh, flavorful and fantastic. We travel over an hour to this restaurant and my only complaint is that it is much to far away. I would dine there weekly if it were closer. Any chance you are planning to open in Palm Beach area? Please?"
Dined on 8/24/2013
We found this restaurant while
looking for a new Miami Spice/birthday venue; to our surprise this restaurant was amazing. From the moment of our reservation confirmation to the wonderful service we received from our server Lourdes. The Miami Spice menu was delicious and the belly dancing shows were beyond interesting. I do recommend to get the lounge chairs you will enjoy the best of the dance shows."
Dined on 8/24/2013
We have been to Sawa several
times. It has an odd combination of Mediterranean food and sushi. Before 7PM they have Happy Hour and it is quite a deal with many things on the menu half price. It is quiet, service is great, the food is straight forward and very good. The setting is in beautiful Merrick Park. What could be better. We will be back."
Dined on 8/14/2013
combination of Mediterrenean and
Dined on 8/11/2013
Celebrated my daughters bday at
sawa and the food,ambience and show made the day, you can't go wrong here"
Dined on 8/10/2013
Best waitstaff in Miami! Friendly
and warm, Sawa is one of our favorite places. They offer a special menu from 4-7pm that is HALF PRICE...including a nice portion of lamb chops. Love the place..."
Dined on 7/9/2013
Lots of choices. Shrimp kebabs &
sushi was great, rest of our order was good"
Dined on 7/6/2013
This was our first time at Sawa,
and we enjoyed everything. We had a group of 10, and everyone enjoyed their dish. The service from our server and the entire staff was excellent. The belly dancers were fun to watch, and the environment was very lively. Our only hiccup was that it was very hot outside, and our section didn't have a fan. Other than that, we have no complaints, and will definitely be going back."
Dined on 6/9/2013
The food was very good, and the
service was excellent. I wish I remembered our waiters name, he was wonderful."
Dined on 6/8/2013
Loved everything about the whole
experience. The food was great, the service and the attention was like no other. They went out of their way to make sure that we has an excellent experience."
Dined on 6/3/2013
Everything was perfect except
there was only outdoor seating and it was hot and humid that night."
Dined on 5/10/2013
Appetizers were bland and not very
inventive as the fried calamari was similar to a rubber bands. Pita served with the hummus appetizer not grilled or heated and tough to chew. Kebobs were tasty though... Service was attentive and profesional."
Dined on 4/30/2013
Great food, even better Service!
Best restaurant of 2013."
Dined on 4/14/2013
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