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The Sitting Duck

€€ - €€€American, ,
104 Myrtle Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5865
+1 732-229-5566
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (23 reviews)
“clam strips” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
104 Myrtle Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5865
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for dinner after 4 hours at the beach; all 4 of us ordered the open-faced burger(s), each with a different salad or accompaniment; all 4 of us enjoyed our dinner and felt the price was right (burger, salad, non-alcoholic beverage, $24 per person...More

Thank Hope Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, good food, fairly priced. Service was a little slow. I’ve been going there for years and I understand there’s new management. Hopefully it will get better

Thank ShellseekerMM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in at around 3pm for burgers and beers. There was hardly anyone in the place yet it took 10 minutes for the waitress to take our order. The buns were horrible. I took my burger out of the bun so...More

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I went and didnt like the food I had a burger which tasted like charcoal even though it was grilled but it was more like burnt ..place was nice a lil load for my liking I would try this place again

Thank munecamala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great casual restaurant/bar just outside Monmouth Park. Good grub and drinks after a day at the track. Nothing disappointing on the menu. Gets crowded on the summer weekends.

Thank Benjamin G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had an early dinner on a Sunday at the Sitting Duck, with the four of us getting different sandwiches. The food was good cooked in an open kitchen next to the bar. The best thing about our visit was the excellent waitress who took...More

Thank 103Katherine
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It's a place locals tend to go to. I got lucky a friend of mine lives in the area. Families go there but the age of the bar crowd is 40 and up. Give or take. So you won't feel awkward sitting there. I drive...More

Thank wasqaz
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

My coworker said she had good lunches here so I came. It was a bit busy. The server was nice enough, but not as attentive as she could be because she was so busy. I ordered a frief seafood platter. They were out of the...More

Thank SimpleGirl430
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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

Thank novaman1
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
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Michael S
25 December 2014|
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Response from anthony c | Reviewed this property |
this place has gone downhill since new ownership took over, last time I went was in Sept. said OK stay away from anything more complex than a burger, so I ordered a burger. Guess what, they screwed up the burger, ordered is... More
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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
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, 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
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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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