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Taverna Ouzo

146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
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Ranked #2 of 40 Restaurants in Monroe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Hightstown, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Contributor
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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2 reviews
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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Perrineville, New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I ordered the baby lamb chops ($31). The plate had 3 rib lamb chops, a small salad, mint chutney and lemon potatoes. The lamb chops were very fatty and chewy and to think that these were actually recommended to me by the waitress. I am Greek and have had plenty of lamb in my years. The manager tried to convince... More 

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New Jersey
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My wife and I just returned from the Taverna Ouzo and wanted to share our experience. We live on the other side of Monroe and have passed the restaurant many times, but this was our first visit. After reading the reviews, we called and were told that they did not take reservations for 2. It was suggested that we call... More 

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meriden, ct
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

You will not be disappointed with the fresh menu and rich flavor. This is a hidden Gem of the area. I found this place by accident and have been frequenting regularly.

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Millstone, New Jersey
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Hippocrates (460 to 370 BC), creator of the famous “Hippocrates Oath,” stated profoundly “Let your food be your medicine." The Way® Lifestyle Diet builds on the deep roots of the Greek origin. Food is the roots of happiness. Well this restaurant is happiness. You can taste the love / roots in every bite. The food, the service, and atmosphere is... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Greek resturants are a dime a dozen. This one Is a standout amongst the best!" Fish so fresh, it was in the Mediterranean yesterday and now on display for all to see on a bed of ice as if it were in Harrods food hall!

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Sparta, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I live in Monroe and passed this restaurant many times over four years but spent two weeks in Greece and was underwhelmed by the food there. Then I was taken there and I didn't have a choice as to where to dine. That was six months ago and have been there five times since that initial visit. I actually crave... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Taverna Ouzo has the complete package one looks for when eating out. Management is always present making sure everything flows well, the wait staff are attentive, helpful, and friendly, the kitchen maintains an excellent level of consistency, and the food, most of all is spectacular. My favorites are the fresh halibut, red snapper, or salmon. Salads are fresh and made... More 

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Additional Information about Taverna Ouzo

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

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