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Ambeli Greek Taverna

29 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-2118
+1 908-272-4111
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-2118
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Food is great and so is the service. The owners and staff ae very friendly. The Greek dishes seem very authentic and are really good. Not a fan of BYO places, but of course it is not a problem and the staff is very accommodating....More

1  Thank rjrnjus1
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly resturant in the heart of Cranford. Authentic Greek food, best octopus appetizer a must try.

1  Thank Len N
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Got wrong order but decided to keep after letting waitress know. Food was not as tasty as I was expecting. This restaurant gets quite full so maybe it was just an off night.

Thank livingthedream641
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome. Best Greek around. Very friendly. For for foodies. Busy so get there early you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank foodiethatrocks2
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Had a dinner with friends. Not only was the wait staff helpful but the owner also stopped by more than once to make sure everything was going well. We picked up some wine at the store nearby and paired it with the grilled seafood platter...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Good delectable--sumptuous fresh fish and more. Only diappointment was they stopped making Taramasalata (our family favorite)--and the saganaki was a bit under-cooked. The bronzini, lamb chops and salads were out-a-this world!

1  Thank M M
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We took my daughter in law here for her birthday. Great staff - very attentive . Salmon dish delish . My husband loved his pork chops . We shared 4 different appetizers - they were all good . Great desserts! We will be back -...More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Had been meaning to go here for awhile - finally did for a birthday celebration. The service was excellent, but the food was Amazing. Went to Greece for our honeymoon and the food at Ambeli brought me back - so authentic and delcious!

Thank LP1256
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant in Cranford is fantastic. Authentic Greek dishes served by very friendly and knowledge staff.

Thank asd24
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Ambeli Greek Taverna is a gem of hospitality. As one of the co-owner's explained, "Our mother never let anyone leave our house without being fed. If she wasn't cooking what you could eat, she sent one of us kids to the market to get the...More

Thank mkurtz14
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Questions & Answers
17 February 2017|
Response from DonnaF513 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I have visited this restaurant twice with friends. It is small so it's best to make a reservation. Kids are welcome. The grilled octopus is delicious!! The feta cheese is wonderful!
28 December 2015|
Response from 46377Jojo | Reviewed this property |
Not sure; however Greek salad is gluten free. You can call the restaurant; I'm sure they will be able to advise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-2118
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-272-4111
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