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Thavma Mediterranean Grill

6230 Town Center Way, Livingston, NJ 07039-2987
+1 973-992-8999
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“greek salad” (18 reviews)
“lamb burger” (6 reviews)
“kabobs” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6230 Town Center Way, Livingston, NJ 07039-2987
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

They have A great Greek salad! It is totally authentic and generously portions in every way! And the pita always is warm and fresh.

Thank BBAM4
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Thavma both with family and alone, and was most recently there for dinner, solo, in July. I keep trying, since Greek cuisine is my favorite, and usually easy to accommodate my needs for gluten-free options. Once again, I found the food...More

1  Thank mcjuli
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Sitting outside under an umbrella in the warm weather provides an excellent atmosphere for a superb lunch. They have special low priced lunches that were fresh and well prepared.👍👍👍👍

Thank Richard S
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We found the area where restaurant was located but takes a while to realize it's upstairs. There is handicapped parking and an elevator for convenience. The hostess was very welcoming and pleasant. We ordered falafel, calamari, coconut shrimp, salmon, lamb burger and a pasta dish....More

Thank 1joanne-12
Reviewed May 14, 2018

went on mother's day based on TA reviews. I go to greek rest's at least once a week in the tri state area. This place is very average. To be rated as #1 rest in livingston is embarrassing to TA. ITs priced fairly but very,very,...More

Thank steven c
Alex D, Owner at Thavma Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Steven, We hate to hear a guest leaves our restaurant and isn't happy and even a busy day like Mother's Day, everyone should be taken care of. I would appreciate a response back with the trouble you had because it is not indicative of what...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

Noisy inside, but with a pleasant outdoor patio. Mousaka was very good, as was the lamb gyros with orzo. The spinach slad was very good, including feta cheese - and the portion was very large. Did not have the greek salad, because the menu said...More

Thank PliniusCaecilius
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Excellent quality with large portions. My moussaka was memorable, and all the Greek dishes looked excellent. Our party of four all enjoyed the dinner.

Thank Grognard
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Our party of four all enjoyed the excellent and diverse lunches that we had. Recommended and... Can’t wait for warm weather so we can enjoy sitting outside on their deck.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Ok I have been to this place before. My family lives nearby and I’ve made prior visits mainly for lunch. Greek salad is good and usually fresh. No big deal there. This time I went for dinner. Had some hummus app with my wife. And...More

Thank patentesquire
Alex D, Owner at Thavma Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thank-you for your feedback. I get that we all often experience something that makes us want to write a review, much like the many previous times you visited were didn't warrant it, but this visit did and for that, I feel like we let you...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018

First time here. Easy parking- Nice place. Service is good. We liked what we had- the food very good- Nice crisp greek salad included with a entre- We enjoyed the fried cheese app tho it was rather rich. I had the Eggplant w/carmalized onion -excellent-...More

Thank JerryDEBO
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July 28, 2018|
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Response from steven c | Reviewed this property |
YES! we had many different apps, including grilled calamari,grilled octopus, and different salads. Almost all the fish and lamb dishes were GF as were many side dishes. Fresh fruit was available for dessert. They were also... More
January 10, 2017|
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Response from Alex D | Property representative |
July 10, 2015|
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Response from Alex D | Property representative |
It definitely gets louder in the raised section of the restaurant where the ceilings are lower. As Jacqueline stated, it really depends on the guests seated near you. 6 women with 6 bottles of wine typically tend to be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6230 Town Center Way, Livingston, NJ 07039-2987 (Formerly It's Greek to Me)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 973-992-8999
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