The Greek Spot

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$30 and under
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Greek
As a family owned business, our goal is to bring the desirable tastes of Greece to you, through our authentic, home cooked cuisine, merchandise, and friendly service. We value our guests and take pride in creating memorable food and experiences. So if you are craving for a "little slice of Greece" stop by The Greek Spot!
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.2
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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V
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is excellent. Have the lamb chops. Excellent!!

P
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience4

A disappointing meal that began with promise.
Slow service. There was one waiter in our section with 7 tables all seated at the same time.
The portions were huge but nothing was cooked fresh. Big menu with poor quality dishes. Not worth a second chance.

TL
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The place is really sweet. I think maybe the lighting could be a little dimmer for dinner.

D
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated within 10 minutes of our reservation. The restaurant was full and quite loud, which we didn’t mind. Our server was very friendly and the food was delicious. My only complaint is that my mother and I ordered the same entree of grilled baby squid. My mother’s dish had perfectly grilled squid on the larger side. My dish had much smaller squid, and a lot of tentacles. As if I was given the leftovers. The prices are good and the food is fresh.

j
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

This was our third time here, however it will most likely be our last. Though I am a fan of the food, I am NOT a fan of the fact that every time we arrive, there is NO front of house. Ever. We get there, other people get there and stand behind us, and there is not a manager or host to be found. Crickets. Sometimes you will wait 5 minutes, others, 10. My father in law had to walk into the dining room and wave someone down. Sad. How can you give someone this as the first experience upon entering your establishment? It's an easy fix, yet one they have not yet made. On to the food. Most of it was well liked, like my lemon shrimp and scallops and my MIL's shrimp in a tomato sauce, but there were some blips. Soup was served at lukewarm temperature, and then my sons steak came out RARE when he ordered medium, Even the waitress agreed and offered to bring it back. My mom's lemon chicken was just not lemony at all. They did take these off the bill, however, inconsistency will not keep you in business.

r
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, delicious food, generous portions in a beautiful restaurant.

R
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This place was really cute, kind of like a Greek taverns. The staff was very welcoming and attentive. They have a large menu and it’s hard to decide. We had the gyro platter ( Enormous) and the Grilled Calamari with lemon potatoes. Both delicious but a little on the salty side for my tastes Tzatziki was delicious. For dessert we shared the galaktoboureko and it was awesome. The portions are really gigantic. Our check was $40! Amazing. Check it out.

N
New York Area
81 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service from Feta Saganaki App to our entrées - Shrimp Santorini, Spanakopita & Salad. Delicious Kadaifi for dessert. Very large portions...wrapped up most of it to take home. The leftovers make an awesome lunch the next day. We’ll be back.

j
New York Area
87 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Greek Spot is above and beyond what you would expect from a Greek restaurant. Very special dishes and specials done expertly with very generous portions. Liquor store directly across the street which is convenient for this byo. Nicely appointed, service very attentive, ... 2nd time and we will be back many more times.

OT
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience again. The food the service always top notch. Our new favorite Greek Spot

JH
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a wonderful experience! The food was excellent, and large portions. The staff was very accommodating and welcoming. We will definitely be back!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good! Great food good service.

H
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal hosts Bobby and Angela are magnificent

D
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is s friendly and accommodating. Our party was 7 women. We were seated at a round table which is perfect for conversation. I have sent other friends here and they are hooked! The food is so good and prepared fresh. The portions are generous. I was happy to have leftovers for the next day. Will he back.

R
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always beyond excellent!

T
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We arrived at the restaurant at 7:20 and checked in with the hostess and we were told she didn’t have our reservation. I assured her I had booked through Open Table. She said there was no room. The restaurant was crowded but we were looking forward to dining there. She never said I’m sorry we couldn’t accommodate you, or I’m sorry for the confusion; her response to us bordered on rude. Something needs to be fixed with their internal systems.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal food and great service!

BF
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Greek restaurant in Red Bank, within walking distance of Two Rivers Theater.

r
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, generous portions, attentive service, in a lovely, airy atmosphere.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience4

They did not honor my reservation saying Open Table should not have been making reservations that evening. They made me wait behind walk ins to get a table.

DC
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve been here several times. The service and food is always excellent. This time I brought my husband who was also pleasantly surprised. We chatted to a near by customer who loves to go to Greece and said this food is quite delicious and very authentic.

HH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great addition to the Red Bank culinary scene. Food comes in large portions and is very well priced. We would definitely go back.

j
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience3

I would love to give more stars, however our service was non-existent. Our server never came over to greet us, just literally popped by and took our order in between running around frantically from tables to the kitchen. I literally think we only spoke with him to place our orders and then had to wave him down to request our check. Oh, and the bread he had promised us came out exactly when we go our appetizer, only after reminding a bus boy. On the positive side, the food WAS outstanding, and portions were very generous. Lastly, kudos to the one-woman show who literally does seating, opens wine, clears tables, etc. If it weren't for her, the place would fall apart. They need more staff in order for me to improve the rating, but I would come back as the food was just that good.

C
New York Area
56 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Liked me u choices. Loved the eggplant and zucchini chips.
Pita and olives great. Ivan our server is terrific. Suggestions and attentive and so friendly.
Sat upstairs and still
Sooo very noisy. Will
Come back but not on Saturday since too noisy.
Perhaps have few less tables main part of restaurant. Too close together.
Hope it stays as the food and service were good.

J
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant! We really enjoyed the food and the servers are so nice! Been twice in the last month and everything was so tasty and fresh! My only reason for one less star is they RUSH you out to get the next table in. If they ease up on that more, I’d be there all the time!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and generous portions. The service was wonderful too! Can’t wait to go back!

B
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Greek food I have ever had.
Nice atmosphere, owner is always there to accommodate any needs that may arise.Excellent quality and incredibly good prices!

OT
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service with an excellent variety of Greek specialities. Highly recommend!

M
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Been here a number of times. The service is always accommodating and pleasant. Food does not fail to impress. The value is there. Would rather spend the same amount of money here than at some “name” restaurants for a much lesser meal but fancier digs.
Only complaint is second time we had the same hostess perhaps some customer service training would help. She may be new or family so we won’t count it against them, but rudeness is really unnecessary and is counterproductive in this business.

M
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

We have frequented this restaurant since it’s opening. It is good to see it growing in popularity and that is a result of their great service quality and well prepared food. Was there just this passed weekend and quite impressed on how busy they were. As usual the service was professional the food was excellent and the noise was deafening but at least a sign that people were enjoying. Hate to say nice things about this business because I’m sure they will only get busier. They earned their success.

a
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a cute place! I was pleasantly surprised at how well this place is run despite being a new restaurant. The wait and bus staff have clearly been very well trained, the manager came by to check on our table, the food was delivered in a timely manner and was fresh and absolutely delicious. I really hope The Greek Spot is here to stay because this is a new go-to for our family in Red Bank.

2
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Restaurant was very warm and uncomfortable.
Appetizers were very good. My husband had the lamb chops and I had the steak. Meat was excellent quality but the food was extremely salty. I will ask for food to be prepared without added salt next time.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place. My husband is from Greece and it’s hard to find authentic Greek food and with an extensive menu down the shore. This place offers an extensive menu, great food and great service.

l
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent authentic Greek food. Friendly and knowledgeable service.

j
New York Area
88 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Greek restaurant. I have been looking for a Greek restaurant that is over and above dinner or gyro places. I found it. Very creative and non-traditional dishes (along with traditional of course). Very tasty, nicely prepared and presented, and generous portions. Service was very attentive. Restaurant building was done up nicely on the inside. Outside would not have you think it is anything special.

ES
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service was excellent and the food was delicious. I had the shrimp and scallops over pasta and my husband had the shrimp Saganaki. Both dishes were tasty and plentiful. The house salad was also delicious and was large enough to share. We will definitely be back!

MT
New York Area
169 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome authentic Greek food. Delicious from start to finish, you couldn't find better food in Athens, and we have been there many times.

SB
Sacramento
11 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I’ve tried several dishes, all were delicious! This was my third visit to the Greek Spot! There Mussels were amazing, there grilled shrimp is generous & excellent! Will definitely return!

OT
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Belated birthday celebration with friends and family

BF
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved this restaurant. Food was great and so reasonably priced. Service was very good too. We had rotisserie lamb and lamb chops. Both were so tasty. We even loved our sides of rice with spinach. We will most definitely return to try more items.