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Greek Taverna

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55 The Promenade, off River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-2126 (River Road)
+1 201-945-8998
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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New Jersey
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I love authentic Greek food! Taverna is just that. We also love the prices, which are very competitive for the area. The portions are very large and that allows my wife to get the Large Greek Salad (Horiatiki) as her entree and I then get the Lamb Gyro platter. Even after sharing, we end up taking some... More 

Thank TJLpuppy
Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This restaurant is located on the northeastern end of City Place, a complex of retail shops, restaurants, and condos across the Hudson River from Manhattan in Edgewater, New Jersey. We were staying at the Homewood Suites hotel which is part of the City Place complex. Having had a filling lunch earlier in the day in New York City, we decided... More 

Thank BookDude
Edgewater, New Jersey
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Love the salads, fried Zucchini and eggplant chips. Their fish is delicious and fresh prepared to perfection including their lamb chops, which are to die for. Great service and Great views of the Hudson River and Manhattan. They also have outside seating weather permitting. It's worth a visit.

Thank Shel112
Lancaster, NY
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were looking for a good place to eat and ventured here. The service was only average, not really very attentive at all. Our fish was filled with bones like we have never seen before. Pretty disgusting actually. And for the money, it was way overpriced. If given a choice we would never eat here again.

Thank Hockey67
Leonia, New Jersey
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Stumbled into the GREEK taverna the other night and was delighted by the service and the food. The classics, a gyro and pasticio, were fresh and very tasty. The service was prompt and efficient, without being overbearing.

Thank Catherine M
Boca Raton Florida
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Love the Tomato Salad. Love ANNA, our favorite waitperson. Grilled Chicken Platter, is what we eat, often. Great CITY PLACE view of NYC. The only thing that sometimes annoys us, is the owner/manager is always on the floor, and doesn't ever say Hello or thank you for eating hear.

Thank kenkoch
Thessaloniki, Greece
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very disappointing !!! Overated and overpriced for what they offer !!! Everything come out by can. I visited this Taverna with my husband and we started with a platter of 2 stuffed leafs (by can), 2 pitakia (cold, so we couldn't eat them), tzatziki was good, humus(not bad), feta cheese and olives of but quality. Also we had One plate... More 

Thank f_olga1
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very good food. Nice Service and pleasant atmosphere. Located in a shopping venue on the water so it is very pleasant to sit outside weather permitting.

Thank JudyDante
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Really delicious and tasty food served. Servings are extremely generous and we have never had a bad meal. Very pleasant and satisfying.

Thank crescent38
Hoboken, New Jersey
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201 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Went looking for a great greek dinner experience with food and atmosphere.. I received Neither.. Wait staff was not friendly.. Ordered whole fish and it reeked!! Told the waitress and her comment was" It's supposed to smell like that!!". NOT really the answer I was looking for.. WILL NOT RETURN..... I will go to VARKA in Ramsey

Thank joeybb2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Mediterranean, Greek, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 The Promenade, off River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-2126
    (River Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: +1 201-945-8998
Amazing NYC skyline views accompanied by the delightful culinary delights straight from the Islands of Greece. Explore the mouth watering Mediterranean cuisine anchored by appetizing seafood dishes or please your palate with our mouth watering meat and poultry selections. Finish off your evening and tempt your palate with our ethnic homemade desserts.

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