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Taverna Ouzo

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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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Denver, Colorado
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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148 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 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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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Really enjoyed our dinner at this charming Greek restaurant. Service was efficient, friendly and warm. Menu is varied plus there are many daily specials. Our group enjoyed the lamb with orzo, the chicken with orzo and the beef and lamb gyro. All were well prepared, very tasty and had large portions. We started with the fried calamari which came with... More 

Thank Jose J
Princeton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I had the moussaka and it was excellent. Others in my party had souvlaki and halibut. Everyone enjoyed their dinner. Sangria was nice, not too sweet. The young happy hour crowd was obviously having a great time, but for us it was hard to hear each other.

Thank rimaflips
Monroe, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I joined a friend for an authentic Greek dinner. My partner is Greek and the cooking at Ouzo is close to what Greek food should be. The restaurant was quiet, it was about 4:30 and we enjoyed the quiet because we had a lot to catch up on with our friend. None of us ordered an adult... More 

Thank Sue C
Burlington, NJ
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Had dinner here for the first time with friends who are very familiar with this home town favorite. We started with Saganaki (Graver Flambé) a traditional flaming graver cheese and Elliniki Horiatiki (Classic Greek Salad) with tomatoes, cucumbers, Kalamata olives, Parnassos feta, onions, capers, oregano, extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar. I had Arni Frikase (Lamb Fricassee) lamb... More 

Thank geewoody
monroe Twp. NJ
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

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


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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
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?