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Ambeli Greek Taverna

29 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-2118
+1 908-272-4111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
29 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-2118
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Ambeli's success lies in their formula: deliver a consistently quality dining experience for couples and family alike, under the discerning eye of owners Chris and Bill, at a very fair price, with a staff of incredibly customer service oriented staff. My wife and I frequent...More

Thank FHrdina
Reviewed July 30, 2018

My son and I arrived late on a Saturday evening after attending a Mets game. It was only 20 miniutes before their closing and I was afraid we wouldn't get seated. Sophia greeted us with a smile and made us feel welcome as she escorted...More

Thank RockinDocII
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I had the bronzino, it was very good. My daughter had salmon which she enjoyed. If you like fish, lamb, pork, you will enjoy this restaurant. The servers were quick, informative, friendly, and professional. The atmosphere casual and comfortable.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is my favorite Greek restaurant. The food is fabulous and fresh. They work wonders with octopus, squid and fish. Their orzo and seafood dish is the dish that keeps me coming back but all of their food is delicious.

Thank Paula C
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Mid-size restaurant with outdoor seating. Too many fine items on the menu to choose from. I ordered the pork loin which was perfectly prepared. My wife had the lamb which she enjoyed. We shared a beet salad as an appetizer which also was prepared quite...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Really great authentic food. Food is fresh and so full of flavor. You Must try the lemon chicken soup

Thank CACE232
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

If you like Greek food, this restaurant is your place and tell Chris I sent you! Gluten free options keep me going back. Everything is fresh and delicious. You can tell they import from Greece. I will keep going back and spread the word. I’ve...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Right on N. Union with lots of convenient parking, this place is very nice. The waitress and owner were very friendly. Service was pretty quick, which was great as we were going to a show. The food was in generous sized servings and very tasty....More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Place is small and can be packed on the weekends. The soup is good. They give olive bread on the table for everyone. I've had several good meals there. My wife loves the lamb there. My favorite dish is the chicken souvlaki. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank jsardinas923
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Wide variety of choices for dishes. Absolutely delicious food! Owner and employees were friendly and patient!

Thank elothas
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Questions & Answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-2118
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-272-4111
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