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1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
908-353-7113
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 9
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
friends together

food is good, service is good too. friendly waitresses, just waiting to satisfy each of us. Wine is good too. sometimes little noisy but it's ok. The best positions are the tables near the windows.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
mokasa
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Chicago, Illinois
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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I found this place to be part diner, part restaurant. With typical diner fare and some Latin and European plates. It does also have a bar atmosphere. The food was fair to Satisfactory, not complicated. Service was friendly and tentative. The price was about Average for a diner and cheaper then a restaurant. The only small problem was the Parking,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

food is good, service is good too. friendly waitresses, just waiting to satisfy each of us. Wine is good too. sometimes little noisy but it's ok. The best positions are the tables near the windows.

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NJ
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

typical paella and authentic dishes. Casual. Nice bar, friendly service, clean, park on the street. Popular

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The guacamole was delicious and made right in front of us! The mixed meat for two was delicious too!

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

bad place to eat or drink period. food really bad, if you don't check your bill clearly you may be charge for something you didn't ask for

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Montclair, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped in for dinner with a friend, the service was friendly, menu abundant and food delicious. So many steaks to choose from and reasonably priced. They serve hot bread with fresh garlic butter mmmmmm yummy and a great salsa. Would definitely return. They also serve great homemade sangria

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Small cozy place that provides excellent service. The portions are very big and the prices very reasonable. I had the plantains and found them lacking a sweet flavor. The fried calamari was okay. The chicken marsala was better when mixed with the rice. The marsala seemed like it had a light flavor which made eating it sort of bland. Overall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Food is great there has been for years. Love their garlic butter on the warm loaf of bread. Great place to meet friends or go on a date just remember its very noisy loud music and people trying to talk over each other.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The entrana in this place is awesome! So is the shrimp cocktail (always fresh),the picada, and many other dishes. You can't go wrong with the food here.. The crowded dining area is the downfall along with some of the patrons.. If u can get over that and the noise, go there for great food & drinks at good prices..if somehow... More 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Had the pleasure of having dinner with friends at the City Tavern this past weekend. Dining room has a warm feel and the service staff was all bilingual ( English and Spanish). We started with some Sangria Pitchers, Red and Blue which were very tasty. Shrimp appetizer was spicy and delicious. Everyone has different variations of the skirt steak and... More 

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Additional Information about City Tavern

Address: 1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
Phone Number: 908-353-7113
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 908-353-7113

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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