We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Sitting Duck

€€ - €€€American, ,
104 Myrtle Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5865
+1 732-229-5566
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“clam strips” (2 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
104 Myrtle Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5865
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (99)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We have lunch at the Sitting Duck every week because we love it, both good food and an excellent waitress.

Thank djnilson
Reviewed 5 days ago

Heeding recommendations of friends, we tried this local spot for lunch. Large bar surrounded by tables. The lunch menu was interesting. Meals off the lunch menu included a cup of soup, coffee and a scoop of frozen yogurt. Portions were way above normal size! Tried...More

Thank jjflan
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Our appetizer was delicious, my husbands soup was excellent and both of our salads were perfect! I ordered the pub style fish and chips and it was perfect. Now here’s where it went all downhill. My husband ordered the lump crab stuffed shrimp entree. He...More

Thank JoeS4504
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Always very good. Lots of comfort food. I love the Bistro chicken sandwich. The drinks are reasonable.

Thank love5star18
Reviewed 12 July 2018

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

1  Thank Hope Susan B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 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 3 July 2018 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 19 June 2018 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 18 June 2018 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
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Long Branch
Ramada Inn
4 reviews
.69 km away
La Quinta Inn West Long Branch
487 reviews
1.02 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites West Long Branch
390 reviews
2.33 km away
Bungalow Hotel
251 reviews
2.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
103 reviews
.45 km away
Attlllio's Ristorante Pizzeria
12 reviews
.79 km away
Mar Belo
84 reviews
.52 km away
Rook Coffee
40 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Monmouth Park Racetrack
177 reviews
.87 km away
Escape The Puzzle
70 reviews
.94 km away
MAC at Monmouth University
9 reviews
2.53 km away
80 Acres Park
7 reviews
3.37 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Michael S
25 December 2014|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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
  • E-mail
We are a family owned/operated full service family restaurant serving lunch, dinner & cocktails. We pride ourselves on food quality & service
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing