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PITHARI TAVERNA

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28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904-3234
+1 732-572-0616
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Edison
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank Harris G
New Jersey
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314 reviews
215 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 

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Thank lone6star
New Jersey
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 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 

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Thank Simonizzze
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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145 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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 

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Thank Mr H
Aberdeen, New Jersey
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200 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 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 

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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.

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Thank Susan C
Edison, New Jersey
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168 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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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Thank golfnut51
Highland Park, New Jersey
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

There's a number of options for similar food in the area. This one is great.I don't eat meat and I quite enjoyed the ola mazi.

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Thank Dan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were celebrating my brother's birthday. The food was great. The restaurant felt like sitting with family. The service was fairly quick. We shared a crab and romaine salad. I had a salmon with lemon potatoes. What a feast. ... and we are not Greek. Thank you #pitharitaverna

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Thank Denise W
Highland Park, New Jersey
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great place for an informal meal out. Can be crowded on weekends. BYOB always appreciated. Love the stuffed mushroom appetizer. Appetizers are huge.

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Thank KerryKern

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?