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Oct 28, 2010 06:19 PM

New GREEK Restaurant coming to Applegarth Road, Monroe

Finally, the former EUROPA restaurant is being renovated and the new restaurant name:

TAVERNA OUZO (sounds Greek to me)

I can't wait until it opens. The location is off the main drag for most people, but not for the thousands of residents in the adult communities here. Hopefully they will be as good as the Greek restaurant in Hazlet (forgot the name). I am wishing them much luck here as I could walk there and love Greek/Mediterranean foods.

Taverna Ouzo
146 Applegarth Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

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  1. NJFoodie, thanks for the info. I ride past there every night from work on the way home.

    1. Thanks for the tip NJ Foodie!! Let's hope the place is good!! Do you know if the owners have any other restaurants? Sounds very promising :) Thanks for the info!

      1. Do you have an idea when it's suppose to open?


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            They have the beginnings of a website and this is interesting. Can anyone decipher the "code?"

            "We are the people that you love
            We are the people that you know
            Your Hostess: Tassos and Jimmy"

            1. re: NJFoodie

              I was told that this restaurant is owned by the same people who own Pithari Taverna in Highland Park. This makes sense because one of the owners of Pithari is Tassos Stephanopoulos. I guess they don't know the difference between host and hostess.

              Pithari Taverna
              28 Woodbridge Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904

              1. re: BigGeorge

                Thanks, Big George! I am a fan of the Highland Park location, so this is really great for me! :)

                1. re: Angelina

                  Just catching up on this thread...

                  Angelina, Pithari is one of the very few restaurants we disagree about. I know you love it, but I was not impressed with the one dinner we had there, especially considering the excellent Greek restaurant (Kellari's Parea) a few blocks walk from our NYC apartment. That said, I think the Monroe location is closer to our house than Highland Park, so I may consider giving Taverna Ouzo a try.


                2. re: BigGeorge

                  "I guess they don't know the difference between host and hostess."

                  Or a misspelling of the plural of "host", which was then spellcheck-corrected to "hostess".

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