Estia Taverna - New Jersey

4.7
1374 Reviews
$31 to $50
Greek
The stunning restaurant, which is the first of its kind in South Jersey, will transport guests to the Greek Islands with an atmosphere reminiscent of an inviting Mediterranean home, and a menu of authentic specialties, simply prepared, that represent the best of Greek cuisine. The restaurant specializes in whole grilled fish, which are flown in from the Greek islands, the shores of Morocco, Tunisia and Portugal, and procured from independent North American fishermen. We have created a welcoming restaurant designed with the comforts of a typical Greek home. We used materials such as hand-chiseled Jerusalem limestone floors, hand woven rugs, vaulted ceilings, antiqued stucco walls, wood plank floors and exposed wood beams to evoke the traditional atmosphere. A series of dining areas feature rustic farm tables, dark wood chairs with beige cushions and dining nooks with upholstered banquettes. The homelike ambience is accentuated with whitewashed walls.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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What 1374 people are saying
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MareyaS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Estia is already a popular Greek restaurant because they consistently serve great food & drinks

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AnneO
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the Estia chips and Greek salad!

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vipRichardB
Atlantic City
28 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it. So close. We’ll be back many more times

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely perfect and everything was delish!

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vipDinerJenny
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Ate outside for my son's birthday. All food arrived hot & delicious as usual!

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MaryD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Estia never fails to impress with their delicious food. Staff very attentive and courteous and helpful in describing dishes. It's where to go if you want good food !

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vipTinaM
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An amazing meal everytime we come here!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My husband and I decided to try Estia for a nice NYE dinner and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent and our waitress was especially friendly. The lamb meatballs are to die for!!! We will definitely be back!!!

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KurtE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful place with fantastic food and great service

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RobertM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our experience at Estia was wonderful, from the staff to the food! The only problem we had was being able to read the little print on the menu in the dimmed light. Fortunately, we had looked at the menu online before we came to the restaurant. Also, you can use the symbol on your phone to bring up the menu.

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viplakeside
Philadelphia
95 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food is always good

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DianaG
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and authentic. Service was excellent. We stay for a long time talking and did not feel rushed to leave. The overall cost was a little pricey but the fixed menu was perfect. I would go back again

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Estia has some incredible dishes. Everyone in our party raved over how great the food was. It was all cooked perfectly and absolutely delicious. The cheese cake is quite possibly my favorite cheese cake I’ve ever had.

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JenG
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far, my most favorite place to dine. The food is phenomenal and the service is wonderful. We never feel rushed which really stands out to me.

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SarahS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant!! I’ve never had a bad meal and the atmosphere is perfect!

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vipLNG37
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fantastic! Perfect! Food is superb and service is always great.

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Verypleased
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the first visit for my husband and I. We were hesitant to go during covid but, my parents gave it an excellent review so we went. Everything from entering to resturant to our final bite was excellent!! We felt very safe and were quite a distance from other patrons!

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BrendaS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were amazing!!!

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DeborahF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food there was excellent as usual. Service was perfect. We’ve never been disappointed having dinner there.

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KayBec
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The restaurant is doing a great job keeping tables distanced. I love the tables in the window == very elegant looking, cozy, just great. Food was amazing!!!

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vipCindyEmmel
Philadelphia
33 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

While I have been here many times, this time was particularly fantastic. I took my 11 year old daughter for a “girls night” as it is one of her favorite restaurants. So often when I take my kids out, they are treated like “kids” and at 11 and 15 of course they hate that! I don’t have chicken finger eaters, they are foodies like my husband and I order as such. The food at Estia is always delicious, but the level of service we received this time was really special and made my daughter feel so good. With schools remote and in a world full of masks and shut downs, my daughter really needed a special night out. The waitress treated her like a young lady and was sweet and kind and really made it a perfect girls night. We were particularly torn on our dessert selection and she took the time to discuss them with us. And let me add, the Ekmek is to die for! An amazing meal and experience from start to finish! Thank you Estia, we will be back!

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Andrea
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food - consistent. Also provides a safe environment with plenty of social distancing during the pandemic!

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JustineD
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was incredible! It's a beautiful place to eat as well : ) Will definitely be going back!

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Elle
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The meal was well prepared and very good. I had the lamb shank which can be a challenge to get tender but Estia did an excellent job of making it falling off the bone tender. The grilled octopus was equally as nice! I will definitely go again!

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vipRoseG
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant. The fish is so fresh and the sauces light and delightful. Will keep coming back.

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vipmagalim
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service! The Dionysus cocktail is great(berry infused vodka drink). We come here often and love the lamb chops, fresh fish, salads,baklava,and the amazing apricot sorbet!

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vipTricia
Philadelphia
41 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was excellent.

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LB10
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My partner forgot his mask and there were no masks available at the restaurant. I run a business and we always have extra masks for guests. Instead my partner had to run to the Barnes and Noble to buy one and we wasted 15 minutes with that. As it was we were crunched for time with an 830p reservation and having to leave at 10pm. So, even the 15 minutes mattered for our experience. I also thought that $40 for lobster pasta was too $$$, but it was delicious. Service was excellent.

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LizB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was delicious. The octopus appetizer was yummy. Service was good. I’m glad I tried the Greek cheesecake.

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Donyel71
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience for a girls nite out on trying new eateries! We enjoyed it all the food, atmosphere & the seating arrangements especially during COVID-19. I recommend it to anyone who want to try something different and I requested authentic Greek food🤗

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JZNJ
Atlantic City
30 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as usual and great job making us feel safe and comfortable under the current covid restrictions

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viplovegoodfood
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Food and Service was excellent! Greek Salad is Exceptional and Swordfish Kabobs one of our favorites.

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4TheLoveOfFood
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our fifth or sixth time eating at Estia. Each time we've had a wonderful experience. Our party of four enjoyed the Mediterranean Spreads, Lamb Chops, Moussaka, and Lavraki. Everything was fresh and prepared to perfection. We ate indoors and although I love the coziness of a full, elbow to elbow restaurant, they are following our governor's mandates and there was copious space between us and the next table. They also provided outdoor heated seating. It was a wonderful meal and we hope to return again soon.

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bubbles
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed eating delicious food outside. The service was outstanding!

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JeremiahF
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. Good service and good food. Definitely coming back

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vipSES08080
Philadelphia
37 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Sitting in the parking lot facing the traffic was not ideal, but the food was exceptional and service great. We really enjoyed the Spinach Pie appetizer and the Greek cheesecake for dessert. Our first time here, but definitely will not be our last!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall2food4service4ambience1

Outdoor heat source ran out of fuel. Very cold nite

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GlennM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal as always! Service was excellent very attentive

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Moish
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

We go 3 to 4 times a year. Food is consistent & good. However, portions got smaller. It's not quiet in a bad way. We feel safe re: CoVid. Waiters are not consistent & feel they do not represent appropriate service for the price/money being spent. Expect an easy $100 bill for 2 (w/o drinks) - but we really enjoy the food & ambiance regardless of Social Distancing Stuff!!! We'll keep going.

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RobertaL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Although website stated outdoor dining only, since weather was not acceptable, dining was moved indoors where only four 2 seated tables and 3 four seated spaces were provided. Kept to guidelines for social distancing.

FAQs

Estia Taverna - New Jersey offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (856) 596-5500.

Estia Taverna - New Jersey is rated 4.7 stars by 1374 OpenTable diners.

Estia Taverna - New Jersey does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://estia.securetree.com/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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