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PITHARI TAVERNA

28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904-3234
+1 732-572-0616
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904-3234
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food is good, especially Saganaki, big handsome tallest guy ;) flamed it so good ...;) dorado is fantastic you need to taste it

Thank ilicn922
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the few authentic Greek restaurants around here. I don't mean a restaurant owned by Greeks, of which we have an abundance. For example, the gyro here is real. Not the shaped and formed prepackaged strips of meat found almost everywhere else. If you...More

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This little gem is absolutely amazing! The food here is authentic and delicious! It reminds me of Santorini. The staff is courteous and very helpful explaining.

Thank Raul R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Adriana our waitress did a great job, was friendly and helpful with the menu. Prices were very good and menu very large with several specials.Outdoor seating was also available and when we return will go for the outside dining. Inside was nice and generally quiet...More

Thank Art1024
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The food is what you expect from an American Greek restaurant: meats and fish prepared simply, with lots of potatoes and rice on the side. Nothing fancy, nothing special, but a safe bet. The staff is always changing but always attentive and nice.

1  Thank Ziggy C
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Me my family and other hockey parents, about an hour ago we check this place out. We order food and unfortunately we waited 1 hour for meal. So we decide to have wrapped. The food are good but the staffing nice, but very slow in...More

1  Thank Napoli1221
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Pithari Taverna is a charming restaurant in Highland Park not far from the Rutgers University campus. The menu has many interesting entrees and I enjoyed my chicken soulvaki. Everything was fresh and tasty. The herbal Greek tea with honey topped off the meal. Prices are...More

Thank Yellowbirdnj
Reviewed 7 February 2018

With a group of 12 colleagues we brought our own wine (which was interesting for me, but why not). Selected a selection of appetizers to share the flambée cheese was delicious. My dish (lamb shank with greek pasta in a tomato sauce) was huge but...More

Thank chitza
Reviewed 1 February 2018

My son ate there recently and another friend of mine around 3 months ago. My son used his bank card and 2 days later received a call from the bank that his card was used for suspected fraudulent charges..they were. I then remembered that my...More

1  Thank Jacqueline V
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Excellent Greek BYOB restaurant with limited off-street parking. Cheerful decor with blue and white checkered tablecloths. Nice selection of authentic and tasty Greek dishes on menu. Nearby liquor store that sells Greek wine. Very good service. Fair and competitive prices. We went there with another...More

Thank Stanner57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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