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146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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monroe Twp. NJ
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were seated and it took about ten minutes before anyone asked us for drinks or even poured water. The meal was very good but the staff needs better coordination/training.

Thank Steven R
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With our kitchen being redone, we will be eating out for the next 2+ weeks. We had been to Taverna Ouzo about 1 1/2 ago and decided to try it again and we were not disappointed. We started with the Island salad, which was a special tonight. It was delicious, with 4 nice sized shrimp, cherry tomatoes and strawberries. My... More 

Thank Jetaul1
Staten Island, New York, USA
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132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised with this place. Went here for lunch. Prices were a little on the high side, however the servings are massive. Easily can take home another meal with the leftovers. At our normal Greek restaurant I usually get the chicken Soulvaki sticks and get two. Here, one stick has more chicken than those two. The hummus was... More 

Thank MrsBattsNY
central jersey
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice selections, authentic tastes, prices about average (better deal when it was byob), service good, have been back several times & maintained quality

Monroe, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never disappointed at Taverna Ouzo. Great food, just be sure you make a reservation on the weekend. Love it!

Thank lynn w
Staten Island, New York
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you like greek food this is the place to go and if it's not your thing you can find something else tempt your palate.

Thank Marcella M
Monroe, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been here on several occasions. The food is always good. I recommend the osso bucco with a glass of sangria.

Thank dbt1004
Clemson, South Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously, I can't say enough for the restaurant. The food, the service were fantastic to say the least! Prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was exactly what is needed for a fun, delicious family dinner.

Thank Christinemtodaro
Easley, South Carolina
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Greek appetizers and even better lamb! If you are looking for an authentic Greek dining experiment, this is the place. I will definitely return.

Thank jessicapmatheson
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a surprisingly good meal. Taverna Ozou is a gem in Monroe Township. The food was fresh, the Bronzini outstanding, and our service was wonderful.

Thank Nancy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 16094269700
The most authentic Greek cuisine in central New Jersey. Full bar with a wide variety of Greek wines (and Ouzo, of course), as well as other imported and domestic drinks. Enjoy an authentic Greek dining experience with excellent service, warm atmosphere and unbelievably delicious Greek food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?