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Axia Taverna

410 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Axia Taverna features an exciting Greek menu that has earned rave reviews from NJ foodies since its opening in 2006. Casual elegance reigns at Axia with its sleek, modern layout, and "powerfully inviting interior." Executive Chef Alex Gorant modernizes the typical suburban dining experience by grouping dishes into small plates and big plates. Axia features a full bar and sommelier-chosen Greek vintages. Axia received three star reviews from both the Bergen Record and Crain's New York and has been notably reviewed by the New York Times and by Zagat. Axia Taverna...for lunch, dinner, cocktails, or private events.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Greek, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(201) 569-5999
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Alex Gorant
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Private party facilities
Axia is available for private parties for lunch and dinner. The upstairs balcony offers semi-private seating up to 40, Monday - Thursday. The main dining room is available daytime every day for private events up to 90 guests.
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Private party contact
Tim: (201) 569-5999
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Please visit Axia's website to view our catering menu. We cater to any occasion and will help you develop the perfect menu for your event. Please call management for special arrangements.
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Cross street
Riveredge Rd.
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Parking details
A private lot adjacent to Axia is available for our guests. Ample free street parking is also available Monday - Friday after 6:00pm and Saturday - Sunday all day.
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Tuesday evenings classical guitar
Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 410 People Are Saying
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PatriciaWDT (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Our meal at Axia Taverna was absolutely outstanding. We started with the Greek Salad, had a Monk fish and parpadella, with brown butter sauce entree and added the Brussels sprouts as a side. Each dish was delicious, with delicate sauces which enhanced, and did not overpower the flavors of the vegetables and fish. The server helped us select a perfectly paired wine and the portions were more than filling. We were so impressed with our experience that we plan on bringing out of town guests to the restaurant in the near future. An excellent meal and we wholeheartedly recommend Axia Taverna.

vipSDBinder (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Excellent value. Good food and service. Especially enjoy Axia for lunch when it’s quiet and low key.

Whitebread (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Fabulous dinner prior to a show at Bergen PAC. The presentations are quite special. I enjoyed the olive crusted salmon with spinach rice and would order it again. The b-ouzo lava cake was light; a chocolate -lover would want a richer, denser cake. So order a Greek dessert and be happy!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

The food is very good. Definitely one of the top restaurants in the area. Accoustics can be very problematic in certain sections of the restaurant.

While not unfriendly, my main criticism is that I have probably been at the restaurant 6 to 10 times a year each year over the last several years. Often bringing people with me in addition to my wife and other family members. I say hello to the host or maître de when I walk in and they respond. However, no one has ever said welcome back, nice to see you or referred to me by name. Similarly, no one has ever offered a drink or a dessert, etc. To me, it is important to feel welcome and comfortable when dining out. I think the restaurant misses opportunities in that regard and makes the experience less than it could and should easily be based on the quality of the food.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

LOVED this place- wasn't sure what to expect as we don't live in the area, but so glad we took the chance! They were so accommodating and let us sit at the upstairs bar, great service, accommodated a food allergy and the food and specialty drinks were delicious, the space was beautiful and chic. It's a gem for sure!

FranG (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We find it a wonderful place to meet friends from NYC. It's easy to park, the food is delicious, and they will honor a quiet table so that you can catch up.

Abommer (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We were against the window and there was a terrible draft- we had to keep our coats on. The food took a really long time. Food was good but overpriced a bit based on overall experience.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food and service gets better with each visit!!

MaryannP (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Food is so fresh and delicious! If you havent been you must go! Great place for lunch,dinner or just hanging at the bar.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Great restaurant with good food

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Cold food. Mediocre service. Way too expensive for the value.

tusseyd (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

My fourth visit, this time to celebrate my birthday with family. Best restaurant in Northern New Jersey, and one of the best I've encountered ever. Love it.

vipJakesTakes (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The food is almost always great. The restaurant is vibrant and full of energy, always making for a fun night out. However, this time, the service was really slow. Our food took forever to come out and the server was extremely slow to clear dishes from the main course.

vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Exceptional Red Snapper! Great wine. Treat yourself to a nIght at one of Bergen County’s Best spots. You won’t be disappointed.

vipGorgeous (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Always enjoy this pretty neighborhood spot. Food is great and lighting and service is lovely. My only complaint is they took a delish tuna entree off the menu and don't replace it. $38 branzino special isn't the same.