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Greek Taverna Restaurant

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292 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043 (bloomsfield cross)
+1 973-746-2291
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Staten Island, New York
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

10 of us went to the Greek Taverna last Friday night to celebrate my daughter's 40th birthday. The restaurant takes reservations (a huge help for our big crowd). The restaurant is tastefully decorated. The tables have tablecloths and linen napkins but the restaurant has a comfortable feel. Not at all pretentious. We ordered a large variety of appetizers for the... More 

Thank SueDale
Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Our server was very nice but that was the extent of it. Dips were worse than the ones you can buy from the supermarket, fish was cold by the time they took the bones out and spanikopita tasted like it came straight from a box. I will never return.

Thank BMHutt
United States
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

First time here... And last. Not a horrific experience for sure but there's SO many other places to eat. Service was slow- we had to keep interupting our conversations at the table to try to (unsuccessfully) get waiters attention for water. At desert, 1 of us got their desert then had to ask twice for the coffees It was SO... More 

1 Thank Mr D
Montclair, New Jersey
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

The place has really changed for the worse. We sat down to a dirty table and should have known it will get worse. The grilled chicken was ok, rice was undercooked. Sent the rice back and got the same. The second entree was portobello with cheese. Yes you guessed it, also undercooked. The cheese was not melted. The short waiter... More 

1 Thank Martin S
New Jersey
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Nice atmosphere, good table service, great food! Incredible desserts, so save room. Very generous portions on the entrees.

Thank Amylouq
Westfield, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

visited recently for business lunch, attentive staff, wifi access and great lunch, would recommend highly for business meeting

Thank Richard P
Livingston, New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The food was very good. They had an especially large fish selection which was prepared whole. The service was excellent, friendly and very helpful.

Thank Stephen S
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We enjoy this authentic Greek restaurant. Their fish is especially fresh, authentic and delicious. They have great Greek salad and other sides including French fries. Nice place for date night or gathering if friends. They also have a nice private room for parties- 30 guests Max.

Thank Travelmom123456
New Jersey
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478 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Had dinner here on Saturday evening 7pm. Made reservation but restaurant was relatively empty so reservation was not necessary. (There was some outdoor seating so that may have kept the indoor crowd down, but the outside seating is right on the road and we did not want to listen to cars driving by.) Service was very good, food was very... More 

Thank ams44
New Jersey
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321 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We stumbled on this place while walking around Montclair. After viewing the menus and speaking to the Manager Wei, we decided to eat here. The weather outside was beautiful, so the 4 of us decided to eat outside. After ordering drinks our server Rebecca told us that the Manager Wei offiered us a complimentary bottle of wine. From there, we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 292 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043
    (bloomsfield cross)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-746-2291
Set in the suburban splendor of Upper Montclair New Jersey, the culinary prowess of Executive Chef Emelio Simone is what gives Greek Taverna its deserved acclaim. Exquisite selection of fresh fish and seafood as well as a fine selection of carnivorous delights. Complete your fine dining experience with a wonderful assortment of authentic Greek Desserts to top off the evening. BYOB and local liquor store will deliver, Takeout, Delivery, Outdoor seating, Private room, catering.

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