Surf 'n' turf the Japanese way has come to West Boynton in the form of Sawa Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi (10817 S. Jog Rd., 561-375-9292), a sleek new eatery from New Yorker Jacky Chen, who also owns a Japanese-slash-sushi restaurant in the Big Apple.
At the heart of Sawa
are its eight hibachi tables, each seating nine and with a grill tended
by its own chef. Grillable items are about what you'd expect--beef,
chicken, shrimp, scallops, lobster--which can be had by themselves or in
varying combinations, almost all under $20. They all come with soup,
salad, veggies, appetizer, rice and two sauces.
restaurant also boasts a sushi bar, dispensing all the usual sushi and
sashimi suspects, albeit at quite reasonable prices. There's also a
roster of familiar Japanese dishes, from tempura and teriyaki to
assorted noodle preparations and specialties like lemongrass and
thyme-crusted rack of lamb with Japanese plum sauce.
through Saturday lunch specials are a particularly good deal, with
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various sushi rolls and combos and a handful of cooked dishes for from
$9 to $15.