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Ohana Grill

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65 Grand Central Ave, Lavallette, NJ 08735-2055
+1 732-830-4040
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Lavallette, New Jersey
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been to Ohana a few times and always enjoy are meal. This week we brought friends along who had never been to this restaurant. They were impressed with the quality of the food and the service provided. Matt was our waiter and he was very nice. We were greeted by friendly staff upon arrival, also. The restaurant has... More 

Thank BeachBumBev
Hopewell Junction, New York
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My husband (a chef) and adult children are seafood lovers and go crazy for Ohana Grill! They love the calamari and often do take out and walk home with a delicious meal :)

Thank Valerie D
Lavallette, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Small byob with quality food. Only complaint is the menu doesn't change much so if you go often, the selection is limited. Nice ambience, decent service and good food - definitely a cut above most of the beach restaurants.

Thank Ddb444
Beachwood, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I took my wife and two teenagers to Ohana Grill on New Year's Eve and we couldn't have had a better experience. The staff was attentive, warm, and eagerly efficient. I started with the chorizo/beer clams and the calamari and they were both absolutely delicious! The clams were so fresh and the sauce was possibly the best I've had in... More 

Thank andrewbytheshore
Lavallette, New Jersey
Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I wish this place was better. The food is not consistent and it's very salty. They have an open kitchen and I don't think they have a good ventilation system so the place feels like the air is smoky with a layer of grease floating in it. On top of that the food is just not that good. To me... More 

Thank johnee40
Lavallette, New Jersey
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had reservations for 5 people, one was driving in on friday night , which we all know can be difficult. Four of us were there and there and restaurant was empty, the fifth was in area looking for parking .... My husband offered to pay for 5 people,and we were not seated and asked to stand outside until the... More 

Thank Maureen A
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

On the spur of the moment, my husband & I decided to go out to dinner. We were headed one place when my husband " what about Ohana Grill?" I said "let's go!" & we were not sorry we did! We called to make sure we could get in & the young lady -Mary- that answered the phone was so... More 

2 Thank Pat N
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I have lived here my entire life and never heard of this place. My friends took me there tonight and I was blown away by have great this place is. The wait staff was extremely friendly and ensured our party of 9 were taken care of. The food was a 10 out of 10 for each of us and we... More 

1 Thank Minmor
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Visited after the summer season was over but the place was still packed and reservations are highly recommended. We ate outdoors on a lovely evening. Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed their meals. I had Hawaiian salad and filet mignon. The filet was the best I ever had, cooked exactly as ordered with a very tasty light sauce. It is... More 

2 Thank Barbara K
Dover, New Jersey
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had some friends come visit for the day and everyone wanted some good seafood. Ohana blew their minds and then some. The mussels appetizer was out of this world. Crab balls was the other appetizer and it was impressive as well. Main courses included Day Boat Scallop Risotto, Blackened Mahi Mahi, Grilled Scallops and Jumbo Shrimp and a Red Snapper... More 

2 Thank Mike M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$36
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Grand Central Ave, Lavallette, NJ 08735-2055
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lavallette
  • Phone Number: +1 732-830-4040
The Ohana Grill offers the finest seafood cooked to perfection with inviting dishes to tantalize you taste buds. We offer steak, pork, and chicken dishes for those who aren't seafood eaters. We have tried to design a menu with something for everyone without being overwhelming. We hope your Ohana will join ours soon!! Mahalo

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?