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Greek Taverna - Edgewater
Greek Taverna - Edgewater

Greek Taverna - Edgewater Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.greektavernausa.com
  • Phone: (201) 945-8998
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Delivery, Takeout, View
  • Catering: We can cater to any size party whether it be a corporate or private affair.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: River Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is available along promenade and covered garage is also available.
A word from Greek Taverna - Edgewater
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.BYOB and local liquor store will deliver, Takeout, Delivery, Outdoor Seating with a NYC view Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Fish was very good ! They ran of the Salmon which is my favorite, so I had the Branzini ,"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I have been here several times. I think the food is getting better over time, if possible. I enjoy the specials. Great flavors.. Great tiramisu. Love the beets. "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "food and service were great. i appreciate how accommodating you were in adding an extra seat at our table and then adding a table. excellent customer service on that piece. we were charged for refills on iced teas-not told that would happen-and wasn't expected until I saw the bill. I have eaten here 4 times in the past 3 weeks and not one time was I charged for refills. as a matter of fact, one time the waiter brought out a pitcher to refill the glasses - no charge. so when I asked this time as to why the charge, I was told it was the policy. I should have been told that was the practice when I asked for a refill. when i questioned it on the bill, I was told that was the policy. Unfortunately, it was not my previous experience."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "large Greek restaurant in upscale setting over Hudson River. Food is authentic and well prepared but not innovative. Service is efficient but indifferent. Overall impression, was of a large Greek cafeteria."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "We never have a bad meal, no matter what we order. The salads are always fresh and the food well prepared."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "This great Greek restaurant adjacent to the Hudson River serves up outstanding dishes, great service, and a lively atmosphere. We were a party of six that ordered the octopus salad, seafood salad, mussels, and the grilled shrimp. The four dishes were plenty for six people. The fish entrees were also great. We ordered Lavraki and Dorado and both were outstanding. Some of the others ordered the same. We brought our own wine to round out the evening. We will certainly go back and will certainly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Always enjoy my grilled octopus---had a bit of a different presentation which was a nice change to a always good dish"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We had a great dinner with friends the other evening. Service was friendly and prompt. We shared a delicious appetizer of middle eastern dishes which were appealing. The fish is always a good dish with many choices and preparations. The salmon wrapped in grape leaves was one of our favorites. There are many choices for those who wish to have steak. and lamb. the greek custard dessert was outstanding."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We've been coming to this place many times over the past 5 years. The food is tasty, fresh and the service is great! I definitely recommend the salmon wrapped in vine leaves. Too bad they don't have the Greek Yogurt..."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "As many times as we eat here, you'd think we might get bored--but not so. They are always surprising us with new things to try. Tonight it was a crab-cakes special. They were fabulous. Added to our regular favorites: tsatiki, horiatiki salad, lamb chops, and many others, we always have a fabulous meal."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Food fresh & delicious. Wine selection small but inexpensive. Staff couldn't be friendlier or more knowledgeable about the dishes. Come here regularly."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "This is one of our favorite places to go for dinner and we order deliver from them as well. Great food, fantastic service, feels like home. Anna is typically our server and she's wonderfully attentive, welcoming, and helpful. She makes the experience of eating there all that more special. The grill is fantastic. The fish selections are always very good (bronzinos, bass, lavraki, etc.). The dolmadakias are magic as are all the spreads - beyond just hummus. You simply must try the grilled seafood appetizer platter for two. It's divine. Great place and highly recommended! (DO.NOT.FORGET to try the cheesecake baklava - amazing!)."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Restaurant had really good food. Kitchen is open which was a nice touch. It is the type of place to bring family and friends, setting isn't romantic. Some things I didn't like about the place are the small amount of distance between tables and noise. If there are people sitting at the table right next to you you can hear their conversation easily. I give the restaurant a 9/10 because the food was really great and service was good."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I've said it before and I'll say it again: Greek Taverna is our go-to restaurant in Edgewater This time we shared the lamb shank special with orzo and feta which was FABULOUS! The salads are the freshest--our favorite is horiatiki. And on a cold day, Greek-style chicken soup cannot be beat."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "Was in NJ visiting daughter and we always make it a point to stop at the Greek Taverna before leaving - the food is SO good and wonderfully prepared! Get the mussels appetizer - it could easily be a meal and more than enough for 3 people to share - BUT who would WANT to! You can't go wrong with any of their home made desserts - and a word of advice - eat slowly so you'll have room. Yes, the Greek Taverna is that great and I can't wait to get back there."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Big salads, huge choice of hot and cold appetizers, great fish."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Lovely Greek restaurant with casual atmosphere. Salad was crisp & delicious with plenty of feta cheese &'delicious olives. I had the shrimp on skewers which we're flavored well. My husband thought his chicken on skewers could have been more flavorful. All in all, the food was good & we would go there again."
    Dined on 11/25/2013
  • "We eat here once a month. The food is great and does make me feel as I am back visiting Greece. Plus it's BYO"
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "We always enjoy the Greek Taverna. The salads are fresh; I love the baba ganoush and the tsatsiki. For our table of 7 we had lamb chops, pork chops, a cowboy steak and lavraki(grilled fish). And of course the fabulous Greek fries. It was all delicious as it always is. The service is always friendly; we feel very at-home here. It is our go-to restaurant."
    Dined on 10/5/2013
  • "Food and service were excellent. Honored reservations in a timely manner."
    Dined on 9/6/2013
  • "We love the food at Taverna Perfect grill whole fish - boned or unboned. Great beat salad and appetizers. We are always happy when we eat here."
    Dined on 8/30/2013
  • "Food excellent, large portions and great service. Outdoor dining gem."
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "We have been frequent visitors to this neighborhood gem! Food is good, reasonably pricedand nice view of NYC. We love their Salmon wrapped in grape leaves! It's a pity they never have the typical Greek yogurt for dessert..."
    Dined on 8/16/2013
  • "We rarely go here on a Monday, but we had the place to ourselves! (No one goes out to dinner on Monday night in this area much). Great service, but we didn't have our regular server, Anna, who is amazing. The seafood platter was superb as usual and the whole grilled snapper was HUGE and very tasty! It was my birthday dinner and the waiter served me a surprise Baklava - delicious! HIGHLY recommend this place."
    Dined on 8/12/2013
  • "As always, the food and service at this restaurant are great. The salads are always fresh. We are always given clean plates after each course which is nice so that you don't have to mix your tsatsiki with your cowboy steak! The menu is diverse enough that we are still trying new things after these many years. This time it was the grilled calamari--grilled to perfection and plentiful. I look forward to next time."
    Dined on 8/10/2013
  • "how is that prepared?, I asked. the very pleasant young server did not know what the question meant. after explanation, she responded, "I think it's grilled." I informed her that lamb shanks cannot be grilled and asked her to find out more information on the dish. she returned and shared that they were, in fact, "stewed" and served with oysters. incredulous, I pressed her to discover that oysters, not orzo, was the word for the little Greek pasta. live and learn... our friend wanted to order what I had eaten on our last visit, so I asked whether a certain lamb dish was served in a crock. "I don't know, " the server responded."
    Dined on 8/4/2013
  • "We've been visiting this restaurant quite frequently over the past 2 years as we love Greek food... The food is consistently good- Fresh and tasty! The place is not fancy but definitely nice atmosphere and young crowd... It's Bring Your Own wine...- which is great... Portions are large so I definitely recommend having 1 starter and 1 main course for... I recommend the salmon wrapped in grape leaves..."
    Dined on 7/29/2013
  • "Has become one of our favorite restaurants. Food is well prepared and always fresh. Excellent, friendly service. Nice size portions - you won't leave hungry - but they are healthy alternatives. Have come with different friends and they all love it."
    Dined on 7/20/2013
  • "It was the first time that we went to the Greek Taverna. The menu offers a lot of choices. Everything was very fresh. We all ordered different types of fish and seafood. Quality of the food is excellent. We shared the hummus appetizer and bean dish which is prepared in a light tomato sauce. Both appetizers were excellent. I had the salmon and some vegetables wrapped in grape leaves. The mussels dish prepared in a red sauce with feta cheese was also very tasty. Lots of choices for those who do not want to have fish or seafood. Attentive service from the wait staff. You wouldn't be disappointed if you choose to have lunch or dinner here."
    Dined on 7/13/2013
  • "As many times as we go, and that's often, the Greek Taverna always pleasantly surprises us. This time it was grilled veal chops that were out of this world. Last time it was the cowboy steak. There is always something on the menu that we try for the first time and love. That's so great in a restaurant that we frequent."
    Dined on 7/6/2013
  • "FOUR of us shared the cowboy Steak. It was FABULOUS--done just the way we wanted it. There was enough for everyone since we started with salads and had sides. AND we are not male steak eaters! But even just for 2, I strongly recommend it. As well as the lamb chops and anything else we've eaten here."
    Dined on 6/16/2013
  • "Great food which was unfortunately ruined by the unenthusiastic server named George. The bus boys were great, but the server needed a personality adjustment, he was very abrupt. He didn't repour our wine, we had to ask for our water to be refilled. I have been to this restaurant several times & would definitely recommend it, the food & other employees are always very nice, including the manager & hostess."
    Dined on 6/15/2013
  • "First time here. Outside seating is great. Food was great as well as the service. Definitely worth checking it out."
    Dined on 5/27/2013
  • "My wife and I enjoyed our dinner at Greek Taverna. The service was great and the food was very good, especially the Goat cheese app. We look forward to being regulars here."
    Dined on 5/26/2013
  • "We went on Mother's day for brunch with our Mom and our extended family. The pictures really didn't do the place justice. Aside from being at City Place ( a small street in Edgewater, NJ designed to look like a NY City shopping block), the place had a nice view of the the city, if you chose the out door seating. Because of the size of our party, we sat inside, but weren't disappointed. It had an open, European, communal dining, ambiance, where a views and smells of the kitchen were within a stones throw. The wait staff were polite and very attentive. We ate family style, ordering the Lamb chops, Red Snapper, Mac and Cheese, Grilled Cheese and Hummus. We finished with Greek coffee and Baklava. The kids ate fruit tarts from the dessert case."
    Dined on 5/12/2013
  • "I have been here about 6 times over the past 3 years. This is a local spot embedded in an outdoor strip mall so it is convenient when shopping. I do not find it to be a place to go for a date night , maybe a family dinner, is also fine. It has an open kitchen so you are going to smell strongly of food unless you go outside. It is pricey for what you are getting (hummus, salads, grilled meats and fishes.) We shared a salad and grilled prawns + a bottle of sparkling water and the bill was 60 with the tip. The food is solidly good, but note everything seems to be marinated /dressed in the same olive oil, lemon and oregano so from salad to grilled fish things taste pretty similar-service was rushed, but attentive."
    Dined on 4/19/2013
  • "Excellent food that is prepared in a healthy manner. Superior service. Restaurant is not fancy but it is comfortable. Has become one of my favorites."
    Dined on 4/6/2013
  • "Unexpected find - food was delicious! The mussels are to die for. It is a BYOB, but they also offer local wines."
    Dined on 3/31/2013
  • "Having been there for a late lunch and dinner, I would suggest going for lunch. It's a small place with to many tables. The food is very good."
    Dined on 3/2/2013
  • "Yesterday, we had an early dinner at Greek Taverna, before going to the movie. We brought with us a nice bottle of assyrtico from Santorini. We always start with a traditional Greek salad, then we split a Bronzini, and cheesecake baklava for dessert with Greek coffee Best BYOB, even though that they now have a New Jersey Wine license. A small selection, 3 whites and 5 reds."
    Dined on 2/23/2013