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7 W Railroad Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670-2018
+1 201-871-6060
18:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 15:30
Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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Madison, New Jersey
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Hummus and Falafel in town. Very pleasant place to sit in and the service is great. Hummus is freshly made for you when you order!

Thank Rhashmo2
New York City, New York
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132 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My meal at Tavlin was delicious! I came with my family and when I arrived they had a table ready to go. The service was slow, but they adhered to every request. The food is the best part and it was very good. I highly recommend getting the Breaded Chicken Cutlet and Hummus, Tahina and Pita platter is great too.

Thank cjkranz
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Whenever I am craving good chummus or shnitzel to bring me back to my days in Israel, the first place I think about is Tavlin. With a cozy, but not cramped atmosphere, friendly service, and great food, Tavlin is a fun, affordable night out. BYOB, just make sure wine is mevushal. Bonus is that a few times we've been there,... More 

Thank Jeff M
New York
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We dined at Tavlin with friends on a weekday. The restaurant was busy for a Tuesday which I took as a confirmation of the food being good. We started with the hummus platter with falafel ($15) which was tasty and easily fed four people. For main courses we ordered pargiot chicken ($24), schnitzel ($23) and the shawarma platter ($23). All... More 

Thank MDXP
Plano, Texas
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88 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Tavlin is one of those places you might drive by and never notice because it's relativly small and mid block in the suburb of Tenafly, NJ. But man, it's worth a stop if you are ever in the area. A couple things to know: they take reservations, and that's important because like I said, it's pretty small. Also, parking can... More 

Thank Randy T
Level Contributor
38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Genuine Mideast cuisine that happens to be kosher. They have great appetizers, salads and traditional main dishes. Very flavorful and fresh. Service is quite good.

Thank DrMikey2
Tenafly, New Jersey
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The food at Tavlin is great. Amazing Israeli food with some veggie options. For my kids I usually order 1 adult portion an split it because the kids meal is really small. Authentic yummy food.

Thank Karen K
Newark, New Jersey
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

As a vegan, I found dishes I can eat. Service was obliging. The chummus is delicious. Atmosphere is pleasant and place is clean.

Thank CK K
Englewood, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Excellent kosher cuisine. Warm ambiance, good service, BYOW . Highly recommended. they are known for their chicken and meat, but the fish is superb as well, and their Chummus is not to be missed (especially w/ mushrooms and onions)!

Thank Cohain
Cresskill, New Jersey
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great Hummus, Kosher, great location. they have good food & service is average not more then that. Family style restaurant. the dishes are small relatively to the price & i don't like when i dont get refill to drink.

Thank Shlomi W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Railroad Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670-2018
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Tenafly
  • Phone Number: +1 201-871-6060

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