Estia Taverna - New Jersey

4.8
1390 Reviews
$31 to $50
Greek
The stunning restaurant, which is the first of its kind in South Jersey, will transport guests to the Greek Islands with an atmosphere reminiscent of an inviting Mediterranean home, and a menu of authentic specialties, simply prepared, that represent the best of Greek cuisine. The restaurant specializes in whole grilled fish, which are flown in from the Greek islands, the shores of Morocco, Tunisia and Portugal, and procured from independent North American fishermen. We have created a welcoming restaurant designed with the comforts of a typical Greek home. We used materials such as hand-chiseled Jerusalem limestone floors, hand woven rugs, vaulted ceilings, antiqued stucco walls, wood plank floors and exposed wood beams to evoke the traditional atmosphere. A series of dining areas feature rustic farm tables, dark wood chairs with beige cushions and dining nooks with upholstered banquettes. The homelike ambience is accentuated with whitewashed walls.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1390 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined 17 hours ago
Overall2food4service2ambience2

The food was good, but the management was not good. At the end of our meal, the manager came over to tell us that we used up our time of an hour and a half and that we had to leave. Which I get is fair due to limited dining and the pandemic, but other diners who arrived before us were still sitting down and eating. I don't think that's fair. I've been to Estia a few times during this pandemic and never have been told, "you paid, it's time to go." It was a really rude way to end dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorites restaurants that we go and eat at least twice a week.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Everything was great. Food was very fresh. Tables were well spaced. Very nice dining experience.

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vipJanetM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Estia never disappoints! Because of our reluctance to dine out during the pandemic, we thought we would feel more comfortable dining early (4:30!) when there might be fewer diners present. We did not know about Happy Hour (ends at 5:00) because we usually dine later. We ordered 6 appetizers from the appetizer menu instead of our usual one appetizer to share plus entres. We thoroughly enjoyed sampling new dishes and now have new favorites! We will be back for Happy Hour, tapas style!!

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Nicole
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

went for valentines day and ordered the prefix menu. so much delicious food that we had to take it home.

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Renay
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Service and Food! Every staff member was friendly and professional! ❤️👍

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Valentine’s Day

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vipLouisS
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food is good but a little overpriced. Also to dark to see menu.

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Michael
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I have been to Estia many times. Always a good meal and good service. I highly recommend the grilled octopus. I think it is the best I have ever had!

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vipTatianaF
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daughter’s birthday

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vipJillG
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food never disappoints and we were surprised to see happy hour specials. Our server Daphne was wonderful!! Thank you Estia!!

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DonnaZ
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, fabulous.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wedding day

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vipCharlesF
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful selection of fresh Mediterranean food. Selma, our server was excellent.

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NotImpressed
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Ordered the lamb chops, (3) $38:00 they were so salty I could only eat one, they were also very fatty. Served them with tasteless fries and no vegetable. They did take them off the bill but my meal was ruined by then. Will not be going back

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LisaC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always love visiting Estia, whether it be for lunch, dinner or HH. The food is always fresh, and the drinks are always fun. Great atmosphere, the look is rustic, and the authentic Greek music adds to the essence!

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MareyaS
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Estia is already a popular Greek restaurant because they consistently serve great food & drinks

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vipAnneO
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the Estia chips and Greek salad!

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vipRichardB
Atlantic City
28 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it. So close. We’ll be back many more times

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely perfect and everything was delish!

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vipDinerJenny
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Ate outside for my son's birthday. All food arrived hot & delicious as usual!

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MaryD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Estia never fails to impress with their delicious food. Staff very attentive and courteous and helpful in describing dishes. It's where to go if you want good food !

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vipTinaM
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An amazing meal everytime we come here!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My husband and I decided to try Estia for a nice NYE dinner and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent and our waitress was especially friendly. The lamb meatballs are to die for!!! We will definitely be back!!!

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KurtE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful place with fantastic food and great service

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RobertM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our experience at Estia was wonderful, from the staff to the food! The only problem we had was being able to read the little print on the menu in the dimmed light. Fortunately, we had looked at the menu online before we came to the restaurant. Also, you can use the symbol on your phone to bring up the menu.

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viplakeside
Philadelphia
95 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food is always good

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DianaG
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and authentic. Service was excellent. We stay for a long time talking and did not feel rushed to leave. The overall cost was a little pricey but the fixed menu was perfect. I would go back again

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Estia has some incredible dishes. Everyone in our party raved over how great the food was. It was all cooked perfectly and absolutely delicious. The cheese cake is quite possibly my favorite cheese cake I’ve ever had.

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JenG
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far, my most favorite place to dine. The food is phenomenal and the service is wonderful. We never feel rushed which really stands out to me.

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SarahS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant!! I’ve never had a bad meal and the atmosphere is perfect!

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vipLNG37
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fantastic! Perfect! Food is superb and service is always great.

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Verypleased
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the first visit for my husband and I. We were hesitant to go during covid but, my parents gave it an excellent review so we went. Everything from entering to resturant to our final bite was excellent!! We felt very safe and were quite a distance from other patrons!

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BrendaS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were amazing!!!

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DeborahF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food there was excellent as usual. Service was perfect. We’ve never been disappointed having dinner there.

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KayBec
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The restaurant is doing a great job keeping tables distanced. I love the tables in the window == very elegant looking, cozy, just great. Food was amazing!!!

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vipCindyEmmel
Philadelphia
33 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

While I have been here many times, this time was particularly fantastic. I took my 11 year old daughter for a “girls night” as it is one of her favorite restaurants. So often when I take my kids out, they are treated like “kids” and at 11 and 15 of course they hate that! I don’t have chicken finger eaters, they are foodies like my husband and I order as such. The food at Estia is always delicious, but the level of service we received this time was really special and made my daughter feel so good. With schools remote and in a world full of masks and shut downs, my daughter really needed a special night out. The waitress treated her like a young lady and was sweet and kind and really made it a perfect girls night. We were particularly torn on our dessert selection and she took the time to discuss them with us. And let me add, the Ekmek is to die for! An amazing meal and experience from start to finish! Thank you Estia, we will be back!

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Andrea
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food - consistent. Also provides a safe environment with plenty of social distancing during the pandemic!

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JustineD
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was incredible! It's a beautiful place to eat as well : ) Will definitely be going back!

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Elle
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The meal was well prepared and very good. I had the lamb shank which can be a challenge to get tender but Estia did an excellent job of making it falling off the bone tender. The grilled octopus was equally as nice! I will definitely go again!

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You can order delivery directly from Estia Taverna - New Jersey using the Order Online button. Estia Taverna - New Jersey also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (856) 596-5500.

Estia Taverna - New Jersey is rated 4.8 stars by 1390 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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