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Taverna Ouzo

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146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
+1 609-426-9700
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, New Jersey
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't tell you how many times I have been disappointed by so-called "Greek" restaurants. But not this time. Truly authentic and delicious. Lots of dishes to try, but you MUST have the Saganaki as an appetizer.

Thank Michael S
Monroe, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was delicious! Each dish was better than the one before, service was great!large crowd, lots of demands on server

Thank fitz2016
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far one of the very best Greek restaurants I've eaten at aside from those found in Greece! Taverna style decor that was cozy and smelled just like the Plaka In Greece, wonderful aroma of garlic and oregano! Very extensive and authentic Greek food all made to order. Stewed Lamb with orzo, Greek salad, spanakopita, Greek meatballs, lemon... More 

Thank cjg7512
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything is fresh and authentic, we had several different dishes . The wait staff were knowledgeable, professional , and friendly . They explained dishes that we were not familiar with to ensure that they met with our dining experience . Recommend this restaurant to those interested in authentic dishes and a bit of history .

Thank cas3135
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group had pastitsio, a gyro, Greek salad and taramosalata. Everything was FRESH and tasty. Lemon chicken and shrimp soup were very good too. Service was attentive and friendly. The weekday lunch prices were fair - I wish we had more opportunities during weekdays to go. Based on our experience, I'm guessing dinner is fantastic.

Thank TravelKidsToo
Hamilton, New Jersey, United States
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We went there with a party of 6, one couple having recommended the place. It was nice and empty and quiet when we arrived, but packed and noisy in no time. Fortunately we had a nice corner table in the back room. Although the meat eaters in our group all loved their dinners, I have to say, as a vegetarian,... More 

Thank Steve H
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Went here 12 of us. Greek restaurant was excellent. Good service. Good food good atmosphere. Good bar . No negatives other than had to travel 15 minutes to get there. Well worth the trip . We all will go back !

Thank Ijs11
Jackson, New Jersey
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Both the service and food are very good. Our only complaint is that it is very noisy in the main room. We always ask for a table in their smaller room; which unless they have a private party is usually available. Their pistachio crusted snapper along with their fish specials are very good. Be advised that they have a bar... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Went here for lunch. The Gyro wrap was pretty good. The appetizer, Pikilia Kria, was very interesting, it had all the cold spreads. Most of them were very good, I didn't care much for the fish one. If you like fish egg spread it's probably good, but I don't. the lemon potatoes were different, probably wouldn't get them again, though.

Thank Craig D
Millstone, New Jersey
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150 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We have made this our special place for many years. But I must state that something has changed. We first noticed it during our prior visit. The tip off was the removal of their famous combo plate. This time however we found more to the disbarred. The portion size moved into the much too small category . Un-exceptable!!! I had... More 

Thank ken k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
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: +1 609-426-9700
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?