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City Tavern

$$ - $$$, American,
1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
+1 908-353-7113
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“skirt steak” (5 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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Bar, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I've been going to this place for over 25 years, the food never changes and that's a very good thing. Excellent Empanadas or Garlic Shrimp for appetizer, You can't go wrong with any of the entrees, Entrana (Skirt Steak), Arroz con pollo (Chicken & Rice),...More

Thank pspatola
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Food is delicious, loud but not crazy. Service could be better. Parking could be a pain but there is a lot around the corner.

Thank baroneag
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Today was my first time going to City Tavern but I can assure you it will not be my last! Upon entering this quaint, cozy, friendly establishment I was greeted by a young gentlemen with a big smile and a very sincere "Welcome to City...More

Thank AmoreChickie
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Good food, sexy bar tenders, nice atmosphere in a local area of Elizabeth. Mostly spanish crowd and it's good on the weekends

Thank Wilmar P
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Food, service and price puts a big smile on your face, great. Drinks made to order and all types of coffee

Thank buildinbob22
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Food was good and the prices are reasonable too. The bartenders are not so good with the drinks but definitely recommend the food.

Thank Johayne
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The luch specials are amaizing. They also have good drinks and good service. Great place to run out at lunch or take your time and enjoy the music

Thank azapata2016
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Food is ok. Service not so much. I don't speak spanish so i don't appreciate when people keep talking to me in that way. Very difficult to order a cocktail when there is only one girl out of 5 who knows how to make it.

1  Thank bellabrasillian
Reviewed 24 March 2016

To be honest...I usually just go here for lunch. The seafood salad appetizer is all that I get, and its plenty for lunch...probably the freshest and best seafood salad out there. I usually eat at the bar where I also have the pleasure of the...More

1  Thank barfoot164
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Went with co-workers for lunch after a meeting. Pleasantly surprised by value and quality as well as variety of lunch menu. Had quite possibly the best grilled calamari I've had in a while!! Busy but quick service too!!

Thank Sorah M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1109 Elizabeth Ave, Ste A, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2497
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-353-7113
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