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28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904-3234
+1 732-572-0616
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent greek food ina very authentic atmosphere. lamb was as good as ive had in greece and the baklava was excellent

Thank brianbollwage
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a consistently excellent restaurant - I take international (and US) business visitors and friends here and they have all said they are impressed. I especially enjoy the outstanding grilled marinated octopus and the cold spread pikilia as appetizers. Their soups are excellent, and all the entres I have tried have been more than satisfactory - especially the traditional... More 

Thank 479casimirk
Princeton, New Jersey
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90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Moved to the area ( well 35 minutes away) and looking for a good Greek restaurant. We found it. Great ambience, good food and large portions, friendly service and good prices AND you can bring your own wine. Everything we ordered was fantastic! We'll keep coming back here

Thank Lynne L
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of our favorite local restaurants. It is a BYOB, and we have been happy with just about everything on the menu. We often take out of town guests there, and some have requested to go back whenever they visit.

Thank Harris G
New Jersey
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319 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Nice location---small parking lot, though plenty of street parking. Came here on a Saturday night with reservations, and we were seated promptly. We were given a corner table by the windows---nice location. Food was very good, and portions are large. Lots of authentic Greek food here--- a lot more than the usual gyros! Food is very tasty. Caution, when the... More 

Thank lone6star
New Jersey
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I went here on a Saturday night with friends who have eaten here before. The restaurant wasn't that busy, so it was pretty quiet to talk. My friends said it is usually much noisier, but that you can still hear yourself talk. We shared a grilled squid entree and Greek salad, both of which were very good. We each then... More 

Thank Simonizzze
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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160 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Like having a dinner in a family owned restaurant in Greece. We shared a tender lamb shanks and a combination platter of Greek side dishes. The portions were generous and well prepared. Ground Greek herbs and spices would have enhanced some of the pasta and potato specialties. The friendly hospitality we were given by Mike and Soigne and the home... More 

Thank Mr H
Aberdeen, New Jersey
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199 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Visited about one month ago with family. Had always wanted to eat here, but never had the opportunity. Since my aunt enjoyed her last visit here, she wanted to meet here with us. Eating here on a Monday at a very early time, the restaurant only had one table seated when my husband and I arrived. We opted to sit... More 

Thank lbog
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Food is consistently good. However the prep time, especially if they are busy, which is regularly, is a bit too long. Wait staff is excellent and very attentive. AC doesn't seem to be working properly as it's always too warm.

Thank Susan C
Edison, New Jersey
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167 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and normally the food is outstanding. My last visit I will say was not as good. Both our meals were just okay, lacking in any "Greek" flavor enhancements. The service is good and generally a good value but I found myself thinking my entree was just a simple grilled pork chop. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904-3234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-572-0616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?