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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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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    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
Most recent review
Authentic Greek food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Cathy H
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Monroe, New Jersey
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
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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103 reviews 103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Allentown, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

An excellent family-run restaurant with genuine Greek food the octopus is outstanding. In the spring time for a special occasion they had a full goat on a rotisserie. They have a large selection of ouzo.

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Hightstown, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I don't eat beef so I can't comment on those dishes. However, there really isn't anything on the menu that isn't wonderful. Have eaten here countless times and can say, in all honesty, there isn't a better restaurant around.

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Monroe, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I have eaten at Taverna Ouzo several times and had a variety of dishes. Very good and very Greek. Our friends who lived in Athens for three years say it's the best Greek food they've had in the states.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went last week (end of November 2014) with 12 family members. Food was quite good, service solid. Had appetizers of octopus , calamari and flaming cheese...all was good. We all had various dinner. Everyone enjoyed (I had eggplant/ beef/ pasta....OUTSTANDING). Service was very good, except the timing of the service (2 meals came out a bit late vs. all others).... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?