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PITHARI TAVERNA

28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904-3234
+1 732-572-0616
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lemon potatoes” (19 reviews)
“baklava” (17 reviews)
“octopus” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904-3234
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We haven’t gone here for a very long time, but the Greek restaurant in Monroe, NJ has closed forever, so we decided to try this place again. We first ordered Saganaki (flaming Greek cheese) there were 4 of us and the piece wasn’t big enough...More

Thank Lodi48
Reviewed 3 days ago

This as a great change of pace from my usual favorite Italian fare. The waitress was very attentive and friendly. When my wife inquired about the delicious yogurt sauce, she gave us a sample to take home. There is even a small outdoor seating space...More

Thank Phelman-Kech
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here about 5 times over several years. Food has been consistently good, service good, reasonable portions, and good dining atmosphere.

Thank David_Laurie6
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The menu did show options for vegetarians, but did not specify it contains egg. I did visit this place waiting to try out something new and interesting after looking at the menu online. But, later realized on getting there that it has egg in it....More

Thank kohil
Reviewed 22 August 2017

There are a few really good Greek places in central NJ and this is definitely on or at the top of the list. Have had a few meals and each one has been good. BYOB so that helps. Good gyro, good baklava good food.

Thank barry88
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We live in the vicinity of Pithari and we go all seasons. This is our go-to restaurant whenever we want finer dining with a casual and warm twist. The food is absolutely delicious. The people I go with comment positively about dishes that I don't...More

Thank Shelee S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been dining here regularly for years. Pithari Taverna has a great sampling of dishes suitable for meat lovers, seafood/fish lovers, and vegetarians. Fish lovers will note that the fish is very fresh, imported from Greece. The lavraki is delicious and my wife and I...More

Thank RonLevenberg
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

this place is a hidden gem of highland park.homemade dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) were the best, lahanodomades melts in your mouth lemon potatoes the best of the best! I saved room for desert baklava I'll be back!

Thank joysassie
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Dinner with the family last night. Waiter Stefan never brought the appetizers, food came out cold with hot sauce on top. Bread was stale. Couldn't hear the person next to you. Will not return

1  Thank Stephloes
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Met friends of ours at this restaurant. Our food was excellent and the overall experience was very good. Until I examined my bill a few days later and noticed that I was overcharged for my meal by $4.95. I just called and had a conversation...More

Thank Bobo27612
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Kids, 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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