Ambeli Greek Taverna

Ambeli Greek Taverna

$$ • European • Family Friendly

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Location and hours

29 N Union Ave, Cranford, Nj 07016, Usa,
Sunday
12:00 PM - 08:50 PM
Monday - Friday
03:00 PM - 08:50 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 08:50 PM

29 N Union Ave, Cranford, Nj 07016, Usa,  • More info


  • Cold Appetizers (Kria Orektika)

    • Tzatziki

      Tangy cucumber garlic dip made with Greek yogurt.
      $8.00
    • Melitzanosalata

      Grilled eggplant spread with garlic, parsley, olive oil, and herbs.
      $8.00
    • Tirokafteri

      Tangy puree of marinated cheeses, flavored with spices, and hot peppers.
      $9.00
    • Olive Spread

      Delicious three olive blend with balsamic, olive oil, and garlic.
      $8.00
    • Skordalia

      A creamy spread made of garlic, potato, and olive oil.
      $8.00
    • Fava

      A tasty spread of yellow split peas, finely diced onions, and olive oil.
      $8.00
    • Hummus

      Chick peas lemon garlic dip. Served with veggies.
      $7.00
    • Patzaria

      A delicious combination of roasted beets, garlic, olive oil, and vinegar over skordalia.
      $8.00
    • Feta Kai Elies

      Feta cheese and Kalamata olives.
      $9.00
    • Kria Pikilia

      $12.00
    • Tiropikilia

      An assortment of feta, haloumi, and kefalograviera cheeses.
      $13.00
  • Hot Appetizers (Zesta Orektika)

    • Octapodi

      Braised sushi grade octopus, char-grilled, sliced and tossed in olive oil, parsley, red peppers, and herbs, served over a bed of fave puree and julienned sliced red onions.
      $22.00
    • Kalamarakia Tiganita

      Batter-coated, deep-fried calamari, and served golden brown with lemon.
      $16.00
    • Souvlakia

      Grilled skewer of cubed pork or chicken.
      $5.00
    • Kalamarakia Skaras

      Tender charcoal grilled calamari drizzled with olive oil and lemon.
      $15.00
    • Saganaki

      Imported Greek kefalograviera cheese, pan-fried with lemon.
      $11.00
    • Midia Axnista

      Steamed mussels with fresh herbs, ripe tomato, and scallions in ouzo broth.
      $12.00
    • Feta Saganaki

      Batter coated feta pan seared in olive oil, drizzled with honey.
      $13.00
    • Haloumi Sharas

      Grilled cypriot haloumi cheese. Served with diced tomatoes and onions.
      $11.00
    • Ambeli Chips

      Crispy fried zucchini and eggplant slices. Served with skordalia.
      $13.00
    • Garides Saganaki

      Pan seared jumbo shrimp in a light tomato sauce with melted Greek cheeses.
      $16.00
    • Garides Sharas

      Jumbo shrimp grilled and marinated with fresh herbs, lemon, and olive oil.
      $15.00
    • Keftedakia

      Bite sized meatballs seasoned with Greek aromatic herbs.
      $11.00
    • Loukaniko

      Charcoal grilled Greek sausage infused with fresh herbs.
      $13.00
    • Spanakopitakia

      A mouthwatering layered pastry of fresh spinach and feta cheese filling.
      $11.00
    • Gigantes

      Giant braised lima beans in a savory tomato sauce.
      $11.00
    • Dolmades

      Delicious little mouthfuls of savory rice and ground meat, hand rolled, and wrapped in vine leaves.
      $10.00
    • Laxanika Sharas

      Grilled seasonal vegetables. Served with tzatziki.
      $11.00
    • Kreato-Pikilia

      Combination meat platter of Greek sausage, 2 pork souvlakia, 2 chicken souvlakia, keftedakia, and gyro.
      $31.00
    • Thalasso-Pikilia

      Grilled seafood combination of shrimp, octopus, and calamari drizzled with olive oil lemon sauce and oregano.
      $40.00
  • Soups (Soupes)

    • Avgolemono

      Traditional Greek lemon chicken soup.
      $6.00
  • Salads

    • Horiatiki Salata

      Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, oregano, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and olive oil.
      $13.00
    • Marouli Salata

      Romaine lettuce, dill, scallions, feta cheese, olive oil, and lemon.
      $11.00
    • Patzaria Salata

      Mixed greens tossed in a walnut beet vinaigrette with feta cheese and roasted beets.
      $11.00
    • Ambeli Salata

      Mixed greens tossed in a vinaigrette with walnuts, grapes, and cranberries.
      $13.00
    • Avgolemono

      Traditional Greek lemon chicken soup.
      $6.00
  • Greek Specialties (Ellinika Specialite)

    • Pastitsio

      Layers of thick Greek macaroni and seasoned ground beef topped with bechamel cream sauce, oven baked to order. Served with side salad.
      $16.00
    • Moussaka

      Layers of eggplant, potatoes, and seasoned ground beef topped with bechamel, oven baked to order. Served with side salad.
      $16.00
    • Vegetarian Moussaka

      Eggplant, zucchini, and potatoes topped with chef's classic Grecian style ratatouille and bechamel cream sauce, oven baked to order. Served with side salad.
      $16.00
      Vegetarian
    • Makaronia Me Kima

      Spaghetti with our delicious meat sauce. Served with side salad.
      $15.00
    • Chicken Breast Lemonati

      Grilled chicken breast with lemon butter sauce, spinach, and lemon potatoes. Served with side salad.
      $19.00
  • Seafood (Thalassina)

    • Lavraki

      The Bronzini, a Mediterranean white flaky fish, drizzled with lemon and olive oil. Served with choice of side.
      $38.00
    • Solomos

      Grilled salmon drizzled with lemon and olive oil. Served with spinach rice.
      $27.00
    • Tsipoura

      Grilled dorado drizzled with lemon and olive oil. Served with choice of side.
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      $31.00
    • Thalassino Giouvetsi

      Pan seared mussels, jumbo shrimp, and calamari with authentic Greek herbs, tossed in a light tomato sauce with orzo.
      $28.00
    • Garides Makaronada

      Pan seared jumbo shrimp tossed with spaghetti in a light tomato sauce with melted Greek cheeses.
      $26.00
  • Meats (Kreatika)

    • Brizola Mosharisia

      A tender charcoal-grilled 16 oz. Black Angus rib eye steak. Served with fried potatoes.
      $36.00
    • Hirini Brizola

      Charcoal grilled tender pork loin chop. Served with roasted lemon potatoes.
      $25.00
    • Souvlaki Platter

      Marinated medallions of pork or chicken on a stick. Served with pita bread, tzatziki, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, and fried potatoes.
      $16.00
    • Gyro Platter

      Delicious authentic gyro cooked slowly, sliced thinly. Served with pita bread, tzatziki, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, and fried potatoes.
      $16.00
    • Paidakia

      Charcoal grilled baby loin lamb chops. Served with fried potatoes and spinach.
      $39.00
    • Biftekia

      Baked ground lamb mixed with Greek herbs and spices. Served with roasted lemon potatoes.
      $19.00
  • Sides (Synodeftika)

    • Patates Lemonates

      Oven roasted lemon potatoes.
      $7.00
    • Patates Tiganites

      Fried potatoes.
      $6.00
    • Ellinikes Patates Tiganites

      Fried potatoes seasoned with oregano and topped with crumbled feta cheese. Served with a side of tzatziki for dipping.
      $9.00
    • Spanakorizo

      Spinach and rice.
      $7.00
    • Horta

      Steamed seasonal greens. Served with olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
      $7.00
    • Spanaki

      Sauteed spinach with olive oil and garlic.
      $7.00
  • Desserts (Glyka)

    • Baklava

      Layers of rich sweet phyllo pastry filled with chopped nuts and honey.
      $8.00
    • Galaktoboureko

      Creamy custard filling baked in flaky phyllo then topped with honey syrup.
      $8.00
    • Yiaourti Me Meli

      Greek yogurt topped with walnuts and honey.
      $9.00
  • Kids Menu

    • Kids Chicken Fingers

      Served with hand cut fries.
      $7.00
    • Kids Spaghetti

      Spaghetti with meat sauce.
      $7.00
    • Kids Chicken Souvlaki

      Single skewer of marinated chicken served with hand cut fries.
      $7.00
    • Kids Pork Souvlaki

      Single skewer of marinated pork tenderloin served with hand cut fries.
      $7.00
    • Kids Gyro Pita

      Tasty combination of beef & lamb wrapped in a pita with lettuce, tomato, red onion & tzatziki. Served with hand cut fries.
      $8.00
  • Drinks (Pota)

    • Coffee

      $3.00
    • Greek Coffee

      $4.00
    • Frappe

      Greek iced coffee.
      $5.00
    • Assorted Teas

      $4.00
    • Fountain Soda

      $4.00