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Aug 12, 2010 11:04 AM

Taverna Mykonos

Has anyone tried this place in Fairlawn? I like Oceanos and I'm hoping this place is also good but cheaper. It looks very nice and I would like a new place for mezethes.

Oceanos Restaurant
2-27 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

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  1. Sorry to say I haven't had a chance to try it yet......but this much I do know. The restaurant is in Elmwood Park, not in North Arlington or Fair Lawn.

    Taverna Mykonos
    * 238 Broadway (Route 4)
    Elmwood Park

    * Traditional Greek; entrées $12.95 to $23.95.

    * Open 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. Sunday.

    * Credit cards: AE, D, MC, V.

    * Wine/liquor: full bar.

    * Parking: street and lot.

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    1. re: fourunder

      fyi...the aforementioned website is still "coming soon"

    2. i went saturday nite and enjoyed it. service was very good and you could see they are trying to succeed. it's amazing to me how many new places don't make an effort. we had a trio of spreads all of which were good and the eggplant spread was excellant. the grilled octopus was outstanding and meatballs were ok. the greek salad was good. they comped us dessert, a rice pudding and a phyllo/custard cake and they both were terrific. all in all, everything was good to very good. the place was crowded but managable. we were told that friday nite was packed and you there was a long wait. next time we will try the entrees, they looked good at other tables.

      1. I was waiting to check this place out since I am huge fan of Oceanos. I was very happy with my experience. The food was very good. The Keftedes (little fried meatballs) were some of the best I have ever had. They food tastes very fresh and well made. The place is cute and the staff was friendly and attentive. I will be going back soon.

        Oceanos Restaurant
        2-27 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

        1. Finally made it to Taverna Mykonos after my wife raved about an outing with her friends. Very impressed by the experience. We started with the sampler of spreads---choice of 3- we chose the humus, skordalia,(almond garlic spred)and the eggplant spread...all were delicious.Could of had some more pita bread with this however (altho i am sure if we asked it wouldnt have been a problem we used the delicious warm house bread). We then shared the meatballs(keftedes) which were a definite standout with terrific tzatiki (this was the best version of this i have tasted!).We then shared the prasini salad --dill , scallions, romaine , cuccumbers ...very fresh and delicious along with the chicken souvlaki which was very good (this also came with more pita and tzatiki) altho will be more adventurous next time instead of going for an old reliable. The lemon potatos were quite good too.The dinner came with complementary dessert which we were not expecting...2 pieces of baklava withvanilla ice cream and slight choc drizzle. There are also several beautiful looking greek cookies pastries on the greeeting table ..we tried 2 cookies both with a great texture and taste...and big! With 2 drinks and one coffee the bill czame to about 90 bucks in total.Only negatives...i am not a fan of valet parking and were charged for an extra glass of wine (cheerfully taken off when mentioned). The service was friendly, knowledgeable and really outstanding throughout and the place itself is beautiful on the inside (hard to believe you are on a ugly stretch of broadway near the kmart on elmwood park/fairlawn border). We will be back .