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SOFIA Restaurant

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9314 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1134
+1 609-822-9111
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15:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 15:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Granted it was restaurant week, but I made a reservation and still waited a good 45 minutes with empty tables staring me in the face. Ate at five other places for RW and did not wait at ONE. "Entertainment" was too loud and sounded terrible. Hostess is VERY RUDE. Do yourself a favor and drive a couple more blocks to... More 

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3 Thank noreenj31
Ventnor City, New Jersey
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Sofia's is a beautiful restaurant with Mediterranean décor and an intimate ambiance. It has a relaxing vibe which adds to the experience. We had dinner during Restaurant Week. The menu offered a number of choices. We started with the mixed baby greens...nice size, tasty vinaigrette. The roasted beet and goat cheese was very good. The braised lamb shank with orzo... More 

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1 Thank Trekinalong
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I have been coming here for years. The food is the best and the service is awesome. It has a great bar and vibe for late night and a great room up stairs as well as roof top bar when its warmer out. go here at least once a month.

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Thank Andrew_Brown_NOMO
New Jersey
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Went here last minute with no reservation on a Saturday night, so they got an extra point for being so accomodating. We chose to sit at the bar even though they had a table, which was shocking being that it was in the middle of the dinner rush and seemed crowded. The bartender was quick and on top of things,... More 

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Thank Jen91610
Cape May, New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I have been to Sofia for dinner, lunch and cocktails everything has a great taste and the prentation is amazing. This not a place like a diner this place is one place you must put on your must visit. You will enjoy everything about it and they show you how much they value your business

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Thank Tim R
New Jersey
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Had a fabulous meal here and will definitely visit again! Ken was our server and he was awesome..knew the menu extremely well and gave us some good recommendations. We had the fried cheese appetizer and a trio of dips with fresh pita bread to start and our dinners were wonderful! I had a seafood bowl with homemade papperdelle which was... More 

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Thank Heidi T
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88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2013 via mobile

On a warm night in the roof garden with friends, this is the place to be. Great food, attentive service, and very decent wines. Our party of eight shared a variety of appetizers. Favorite was the eggplant salad. Top entrees were the flame roasted half chicken and the moussaka. Too full for deserts. This was our second visit, but it... More 

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Thank Hal G
Boca Raton, Florida
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

The title says it all, there are very few restaurants left anywhere that are as good as Sofia's. The atmosphere is incredible, there is not a bad seat in the house, but the food is what keeps me going back. I have been there half a dozen times or so and never had a bad meal, or even tasted a... More 

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Thank TravelMan8384
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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157 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We walked in and had a drink at the bar. It was big and not overly crowded. The restaurant was, but we were seated promptly according to our reservation. Food was great. I prefer their mezzes to their fried cheese appetizer. Fish was fresh and everyone in our group enjoyed their meal. Seems pretty authentic to Mediterranean cuisine.

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Thank Roni J
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Had one of the worst dining experiences at Sofia's. Six of us had 8:30 reservations for Saturday night. Arrive a little after 8 for drink at bar. We are not seated until 9:15 for dinner, only after two of the women complained to owner. We order our meals pretty quick, since we are hungry at this point. Salads/appetizers served normal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
15:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 23:00
Thursday
15:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9314 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1134
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-822-9111
Description
Sofia of Margate offers a fabulous selection of eclectic and traditional Mediterranean, Greek, Continental. Celebrate life... embrace our hospitality… enjoy our diverse flavors…. experience cuisine that is good for your heart, body and soul – Experience Sofia Restaurant in Margate.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?