About 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

55 The Promenade
Edgewater, NJ 07020
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
River Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(201) 945-8998

Website:
http://www.greektavernausa.com/

Catering:
We can cater to any size party whether it be a corporate or private affair.

Parking Details:
Parking is available along promenade and covered garage is also available.

Additional:
BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Delivery, Takeout, View

Greek Taverna - Edgewater Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

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4.5

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4.2

value

4.6

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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Healthy (1)
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Quick Bite (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

I’m just in love with the place! Everything is great!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2017

I would give them 10 stars if that was an option! We haven't had such an excellent service in a long time. Our waitress went above and beyond to make my sister's birthday a memorable experience for the entire family.
Keep up the good work!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Terrific! Very pleased!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Out go to place for the family, for all occasions! The food is delicious, and the service is great! The manager does everything in his power to make customers experience the best possible. Can't go wrong here :-)

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Our waitress was very informative, pleasant, attentive and made us laugh. The food was absolutely delicious! I am very particular about my seafood and the shrimp souvlaki and Solomon were cooked to perfection with wonderful flavor! Will definitely be returning to try out more menu items!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Three out of five were not happy with their meals. Entrees came out before appetizers were finished. Food was overcooked.

Tags: Casual, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

My go to place for grilled octopus-- and everyone is just so friendly

Tags: Authentic, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great food, good service and nice environment. Consistently good and this place is one of our neighborhood favorites.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Always a great meal and friendly atmosphere
Great outside summer dining

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Had a lovely meal at Greek Taverna. Food was excellent . Four of us were able to share a large Greek salad. The salad was fresh and had large chunks of feta. Two of us shared a shrimp gyro that was enough for two. While we would have liked to sit outside, the lack of shade made it less desirable so we ate in the air conditioned inside which was very pleasant.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Scenic View, Authentic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Mothers Day

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Very good service, excellent food

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 27, 2017

Very good service; food was fresh, delicious and plentiful!

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Authentic, Good for Groups, Waterfront, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 14, 2017

This was an amazing experience. Greek food done right in a great setting.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Vegan
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 23, 2017

This is a very, very good Greek restaurant, comparable to those costing much more. Only negative is the lack of a liquor license. I need my Ouzo! You can buy wine by the bottle.

Tags: Late-night Find, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 11, 2017

casual neighborhood gem that is the place to get great tasting authentic greek food.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 10, 2017

Good food, reasonable prices, great location, attentive service, and quiet - it does not get an better :)

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Vegan, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Casual, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Moussaka was a huge portion, could feed 4 people. Husband's lamb chops were delicious, tender, but father in-laws lamb shish kebab was overcooked and tough. Food was authentic and made to order.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Excellent, as always. Our 'home away from home' local favorite restaurant. The fresh fish and traditional Greek menu items offer an unbeatable selection. Even the teas are served in lovely cups and saucers. Highly recommended!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Healthy, Vegan, Casual, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

The place was quite noisy and not well suited for a date or special occasion.

The food was very average, especially for the price. The grilled fish special, bronzino, was satisfactory but at $30.00 overpriced for the type of restaurant. We also had the lamb shank which was highly recommended but it was not moist and tender as the waitress promised.

We also had the grilled octopus but this was rubbery. Overall the restaurant was average. It is somewhat pricey for what you get.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

The wife and I love this place! Great food, great service, and it doesn't break the bank. Definitely get the Greek Taverna Chips, and my wife loves the Garides Ellinikes, highly recommended!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Outstanding Value, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Exelent like always

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2016

Greek Taverna never ever disappoints. Authentic Greek food from the soups and appetizers to the salads and dinners. Great spot

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2016

The food is great. Nice place. Only complaint is we ordered seafood appetizer they said was for 2. It was bigger than my main course. The price was $25. This is more expensive than most of the meals. Sneaky way to hit the customer with a larger bill. Otherwise great.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2016

Our favorite neighborhood restaurant offering great fish, excellent mousaka and delicious side selections. We leave feeling healthy, sated and happy to find delicious Greek dishes so close to home. The entire staff is welcoming and gracious. A gem.

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2016

Service is excellent. Great Greek food

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2016

Never disappointed with the food, quality and choices! Love the decor! A must for true authentic Greek food!!👌

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2016

Excellent service, friendly and accommodating staff, but the food was OK at best. A $24 shrimp dish should have more then 8 small shrimps in it. That being said - the taste and quality were excellent but the value was terrible.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2016

Great food!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 9, 2016

Always great service and great food. BYOB makes this a great value as well. It's my favorite Greek place and good spot to bring friends visiting from out of town.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2016

Good food. Reasonably priced.
Portions are very big. You can share most of the dishes.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 28, 2016

We eat at Greek Taverna at least once a week in summer. The thought of enjoying fresh fish, great Greek salads, fabulous and healthy side dishes - and have them prepared like home cooked without the cleanup - is irresistible! Plus, the staff is friendly and helpful! Like dining with your favorite relatives, every dish we have ordered has been excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 27, 2016

LOVE this place! This is like our kitchen table outside of our own home. It's the place we go when we want to feel like we're family away from home. And this place always delivers. Anna is our favorite server and she is amazing. Always take her suggestions because she knows the selections, the cooks, the options, and US! I highly recommend this particular Taverna. It always makes us want to return to Greece.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2016

We went with 3 families including children, so we were a big group, and still the service was smooth and efficient. Everything was pretty good, the beet salad was very flavorful, the tzatiki, hummus, and other dips were good but not outstanding. I ordered grilled salmon which was ok but not great. Grilled meats were better.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on April 16, 2016

This is my second time here and this time around our waiter was a bit pushy. Did not appreciate it

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 2, 2016

We have gone to this restaurant a number of times, this is the first time we have had such a disappointing time. The restaurant was empty, granted the snapper took a very long time to prepare, but our server did not come back to us to see if we wanted anything, not even more water. He stood by the counter talking to his coworkers, eating and not even looking over at us. He had to filet the fish, it was done very poorly, just all over the plate. My husband said it was tasteless. My chicken was very dry . The potatoes, we did not even try because of its appearance.
When we told the waiter about the long wait, he just said oh.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Based on the price, the food was decent. We have a little "hole in the wall" in our town that serves excellent Greek food at a much more reasonable price.
Our Easter dining experience at Greek Taverna was OK.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2016

We have been coming to Greek Taverna a couple of times over the past 6 years and were always pleased with the food, service and the ambiance.
This time was not different!

I recommend the Salmon wrapped in grape leaves...

The only disappointment was that they again did not have the Greek Yogurt for desert... -suggest removing it from the menu as it's never available...

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2016

Disappointing food. A step above a diner. Grilled octopus was rubbery. The branzino tasted as if it was previously frozen. I came to the restaurant because I saw an advertisement that it was voted best seafood. What a mistake!

Tags: Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 3, 2016

Favorite spot for great comfort food, summer and winter. The bean soup and vegetable moussaka are wonderful dishes for a cold evening. The octopus salad recently became even better than I remember. Highly recommended!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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