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Greek Corner Grill, Park Ridge, NJ - anyone ever hear of it?

Hot Peppers Jan 8, 2011 09:05 AM

Has anyone ever gone to the Greek Corner Grill in Park Ridge, NJ. I am looking to try an new Greek BYOB in NJ and drive by it by chance?

http://www.greekcornergrill.com/

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Greek Corner Grill
99 Park Ave, Park Ridge, NJ 07656

  1. menton1 Jan 10, 2011 07:46 AM

    Drive by, looks low-volume. Head over to Greek Village in Northvale, a well-established gyro place for over 15 years...

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    The Greek Village
    211 Livingston St, Northvale, NJ 07647

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    1. re: menton1
      michele cindy Jan 10, 2011 08:45 AM

      Greek Village is my number 1 go to, but I think I'll give this place a try for lunch since I am sometimes in the area. I'll report back.... hopefully sooner then later.

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      PHWharton Jan 14, 2011 12:44 PM

      I personally have not been to the Greek Corner Grill (yet); HOWEVER, I can emphatically tell you that I know of at least 7 people who have been there who think it is EXCELLENT (including one Greek friend of mine who lives in Park Ridge). The location is a tough one based upon the businesses that have come and gone in the same location. I wouldn't let the "low-volume" looks dissway you from checking it out based upon the number of people who I know who actually have been there and think that it is quite good.

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      1. re: PHWharton
        menton1 Jan 15, 2011 08:00 AM

        There's just no compelling reason not to drive another 8 minutes to Northvale and Greek Village. Why mess with a good thing?

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          michele cindy Jan 15, 2011 12:59 PM

          Part of being a "chowhound" is to explore and find things for yourself that might be really tasty. I love Greek village, I'm there all the time, but I'm always open to exploring other places.They may have something GV doesn't and it might be really good - you won't know unless you give it a try. One thing I saw on the menu was the roasted potatoes I love, and GV rarely has.

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            fourunder Jan 27, 2011 11:03 AM

            Part of being a "chowhound" is to explore and find things for yourself that might be really tasty.
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            Bingo again........

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            NJfoodLover Jan 17, 2011 12:03 PM

            I am a huge fan of the Greek Village but if there aren't any reviews of this place why discourage people from checking it out? I am always open to more options for good food.

        2. michele cindy Jan 31, 2011 06:27 AM

          I went in with an open minded but it was not nearly as good as Greek Village. We ordered a pork souvlaki sandwich, (they don't have a lamb version) the pork was ok, but I like a good size chunk, these were very tiny. The tsiki seemed like it was not homemade, similar to the kind you get off of a street truck in nyc. It had no garlic whatsoever in it. The Greek Village's is nice and garliky, and cucumbery, this was on the pasty side. The chicken avgolemono soup was ok, a bit thick and starchy, we also ordered the Greek fries. These could have been awesome if the cooked/fried them, but they seemed as if they were nuked. The best part of the meal was the bakalava, the only dish I felt was better here then at GV. Given that, if I am in the area, I'd go back one more time and try a Greek salad, with spanakopita, (since the phyllo on the bakalava was good I am hoping the same would hold true with the pie). The service was nice and friendly.

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          The Greek Village
          211 Livingston St, Northvale, NJ 07647

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            tshore Jan 31, 2011 08:11 AM

            MIchele, the word you were trying to say/spell was TZATZIKI !!! not tsiki. FYI

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              michele cindy Jan 31, 2011 09:25 AM

              Thanks Tshore :)

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              NJfoodLover Feb 2, 2011 10:26 AM

              Thanks for the update. I was thinking of trying it but i might just skip it.

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