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The Sitting Duck

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American, Bar, Pub
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104 Myrtle Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5865
+1 732-229-5566
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sitting Duck is a favorite and always pleases. Great food, portions and beer selection and great pricing. Clean and friendly.

Thank novaman1
Hurley, New York
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Delicious Burger- cooked to order- side of soft cheddar spread. Soft kaiser roll and caramelized onions. Chips, pickle & coleslaw on the side.

Thank Lynnbond
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had lunch here over the weekend,and it was quite good. Like it's t sister restaurant,The Pour House, the portions are huge and plentiful. Thee food was good with plenty of options on the menu. It is an open kitchen so you can all the preparations.I will definitely be back.

Edison, New Jersey
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The food is always good, nice portions. Love the different specials every night. Prime rib was really good.

Thank Ethel H
Long Branch, New Jersey
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a leisurely lunch will waiting to pick someone up. Sat at the bar where Victoria was spot on in service suggestions and just down right pleasant. Best couple of hours in a while, the lobster pot pie special was amasing. Thank you Victoria for suggesting it, and yes the soft serve that followed with a cup of coffee... More 

Thank Joseph M
Red Bank, New Jersey
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

First time in a long time I was here for lunch. It was not crowded, as it is in the evening. My companion ordered a chicken and pasta in vodka sauce. It looked great, he said it tasted great, also. The portion was so large he couldn't finish. My taverna steak salad was rare, as I ordered. Lunch came with... More 

Thank Terry M
Neptune, New Jersey
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent Bavarian fare for this fall celebration. Well worth a visit at other times, too! Food & service are terrific. The on tap beer selection is exceptional.

Thank MC0157
long branch NJ
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food was good, the sausage is available for Oktoberfest - it was very tasty. The price was reasonable The noise level was relatively quiet I could here my friends taking.

Thank Andrea L
West Long Branch, New Jersey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Sitting Duck is a neighborhood type restaurant with an upscale feel. They have nightly dinner specials and draft beer on tap. Deserts are decadent...right now they have an October Fest going on. Everything is priced right for every budget and everything is always fresh and tasty...Service is excellent!

Thank jerseylady2016
Bonita Springs, Florida
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90 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The other night we had dinner at The Sitting Duck and were quite pleased. Our salads were crisp and fresh. My stuffed Shrimps were cooked to perfection while my Wife's Shrimp Scampi was very much to her liking. Our friends too enjoyed their Grilled Chicken and Grilled Shrimp very much. Washing everything down with a cold beer also didn't hurt.... More 

Thank Carl L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Myrtle Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5865
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 732-229-5566
We are a family owned/operated full service family restaurant serving lunch, dinner & cocktails. We pride ourselves on food quality & service

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?