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Taverna Ouzo

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146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
609-426-9700
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty and Trendy

Just off RT-33, hardly 2-3 miles from RT-130 (Freehold Exit) and NJ Turnpike (Exit 8). Tasty food at a reasonable price. Trendy atmosphere with bluish walls. Ample parking. Excellent vegetarian and non-vegetarian menu. Service is friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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English first
new jersey
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

one of the best Greek places i have ever been in outside of the Greek Isles. The great fresh fish and the traditional Greek dishes are some of the best i have ever had. Alex the server is the best in NJ and knows her stuff and makes you feel like family. Frank the bartender is the number 1 bartender... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I've heard a lot of good things about this restaurant, but my experience was "meh" at best. The food was okay, the service was not that great, and the prices were pretty inflated. I'm hoping my experience was reflecton on their "off day." I hope others have a better experience.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had dinner tonight and ate there for the first, but won't be the last time. We were nicely greeted on arrival. My wife ordered the Moussaka, I had a delicious salmon dish and our friends ordered stuffed cabbage and chicken. The pita that they served was warm and fresh. All of us enjoyed our dinner and the excellent service.

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NJ, USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My husband LOVES the Greek stuffed cabbage here and thankfully it is back on the menu.We've been here for birthday dinners and everyone we've brought here loves it, too. Always fresh seafood and a large variety of traditional Greek specials. It does get crowded and I suggest either get there early or make reservations. It can be hectic at times.

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Monroe, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Consistently good Greek food in my neighborhood. I have been here several times since they opened it never disappointed. Good service, ambiance and freshly prepared food. Relatively large menu, a little bit of everything. It's like stepping into one of those Greek restaurant in Astoria, Queens. I am glad I am right in the neighborhood.

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New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was second time at Taverna Ouzo. This time service was outstanding. The food was just ok. There are much better choices not far away.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just off RT-33, hardly 2-3 miles from RT-130 (Freehold Exit) and NJ Turnpike (Exit 8). Tasty food at a reasonable price. Trendy atmosphere with bluish walls. Ample parking. Excellent vegetarian and non-vegetarian menu. Service is friendly.

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Monroe, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Been to Taverna Ouzo several times. Everytime we had unbelievable authentic greek food. The wine selections are top notch. A place where they have something for everybody. Never had anything but a great meal. The service is friendly, the place is always busy. We would come back again and again.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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106 reviews 106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were lucky to get two seats at the bar because the place was swarming with patrons waiting to be seated. This was a Saturday evening. We planned to sit by the bar so that we could watch the football games. Bartenders were very attentive. House wines by the glass were not my cup of tea, but they allowed me... More 

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Belle Mead
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Although it is not that far from Route 130 and the NJ Turnpike, this restaurant is not close to any major thoroughfare. But people don't have any trouble finding it, as it is packed both times we were there. The octopus and greek sausage are two very good appetizers, and one of each will be enough for 4 to 6... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 609-426-9700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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