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146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
+1 609-426-9700
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Hamilton, New Jersey, United States
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there with a party of 6, one couple having recommended the place. It was nice and empty and quiet when we arrived, but packed and noisy in no time. Fortunately we had a nice corner table in the back room. Although the meat eaters in our group all loved their dinners, I have to say, as a vegetarian,... More 

Thank Steve H
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here 12 of us. Greek restaurant was excellent. Good service. Good food good atmosphere. Good bar . No negatives other than had to travel 15 minutes to get there. Well worth the trip . We all will go back !

Thank Ijs11
Jackson, New Jersey
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Both the service and food are very good. Our only complaint is that it is very noisy in the main room. We always ask for a table in their smaller room; which unless they have a private party is usually available. Their pistachio crusted snapper along with their fish specials are very good. Be advised that they have a bar... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went here for lunch. The Gyro wrap was pretty good. The appetizer, Pikilia Kria, was very interesting, it had all the cold spreads. Most of them were very good, I didn't care much for the fish one. If you like fish egg spread it's probably good, but I don't. the lemon potatoes were different, probably wouldn't get them again, though.

Thank Craig D
Millstone, New Jersey
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150 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We have made this our special place for many years. But I must state that something has changed. We first noticed it during our prior visit. The tip off was the removal of their famous combo plate. This time however we found more to the disbarred. The portion size moved into the much too small category . Un-exceptable!!! I had... More 

Thank ken k
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Really enjoyed our dinner at this charming Greek restaurant. Service was efficient, friendly and warm. Menu is varied plus there are many daily specials. Our group enjoyed the lamb with orzo, the chicken with orzo and the beef and lamb gyro. All were well prepared, very tasty and had large portions. We started with the fried calamari which came with... More 

Thank Jose J
Princeton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had the moussaka and it was excellent. Others in my party had souvlaki and halibut. Everyone enjoyed their dinner. Sangria was nice, not too sweet. The young happy hour crowd was obviously having a great time, but for us it was hard to hear each other.

Thank rimaflips
Monroe, New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I joined a friend for an authentic Greek dinner. My partner is Greek and the cooking at Ouzo is close to what Greek food should be. The restaurant was quiet, it was about 4:30 and we enjoyed the quiet because we had a lot to catch up on with our friend. None of us ordered an adult... More 

Thank Sue C
Burlington, NJ
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had dinner here for the first time with friends who are very familiar with this home town favorite. We started with Saganaki (Graver Flambé) a traditional flaming graver cheese and Elliniki Horiatiki (Classic Greek Salad) with tomatoes, cucumbers, Kalamata olives, Parnassos feta, onions, capers, oregano, extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar. I had Arni Frikase (Lamb Fricassee) lamb... More 

Thank geewoody
monroe Twp. NJ
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were seated and it took about ten minutes before anyone asked us for drinks or even poured water. The meal was very good but the staff needs better coordination/training.

Thank Steven R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe, NJ 08831-5901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 609-426-9700
The most authentic Greek cuisine in central New Jersey. Full bar with a wide variety of Greek wines (and Ouzo, of course), as well as other imported and domestic drinks. Enjoy an authentic Greek dining experience with excellent service, warm atmosphere and unbelievably delicious Greek food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?