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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


Mediterranean, Greek
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed January 17, 2020

Heard great things about this place from friends, so my wife and 2 kids tried it. Absolutely wonderful surprise. From the moment you walk in you are greeted with a smile and it feels like you’re part of the family. We enjoyed it so much...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 4, 2019 via mobile

Always good. Owners are friendly and attentive as are the wait staff. Definitely recommend if in the area.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 17, 2019

Went to this place for a birthday celebration. First time. Although not a quiet place, one filled with friendly service, and return customers, where the staff sat and talked at a few tables!. The staff was very accommodating and the food was good. Fresh fish,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 12, 2019

The food and service here are wonderful, and explain the wait we had on a recent Saturday night. I really love Mediterranean food, and Ambeli did not disappoint. Everything we ordered was great. I would definitely eat here again!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 25, 2019

We had a family dinner at Ambeli that was everything we could have wanted. The food was plentiful and delicious; the price was fair (ie. not cheap) and the service was fast. We ate early because this popular restaurant fills up later in the evening....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

This Greek restaurant is absolutely a gem. The food and staff are great. My only criticism is the cost. It’s expensive for what it is. But than again everything in Cranford is overpriced.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Our women’s club has a dinner twice a year at a different restaurant in town and I was looking forward to the dining experience. My first impression the lemon orzo soup was so good, that I was excited to try what came next. The bread...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We ate here recently and enjoyed it as usual. Were warmly greeted as we entered and seated promptly. Brought our own wine and ordered a salad (for sharing), a gyros platter and grilled salmon. All items were tasty and portions generous. Prices very reasonable and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 16, 2019

Never a disappointment!! From appetizers to dessert can't go wrong. Love that they call when your table is ready rather than standing outside salivating!! Staff is very warm and friendly and it's a BYOB. Don't need anything else!

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 6, 2019

We went here based on reviews and found it to be excellent. The owner and staff are very friendly. The service is fast we had the gyro platter, chicken souvlaki, and then for dessert baklava, and custard pastry. The platters were generous in size and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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February 16, 2017|
Response from DonnaF513 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I have visited this restaurant twice with friends. It is small so it's best to make a reservation. Kids are welcome. The grilled octopus is delicious!! The feta cheese is wonderful!
December 27, 2015|
Response from 46377Jojo | Reviewed this property |
Not sure; however Greek salad is gluten free. You can call the restaurant; I'm sure they will be able to advise.
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