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) #7 of 27 Restaurants in Tenafly $$ - $$$, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Middle Eastern
7 W Railroad Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670-2018
+1 201-871-6060
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“falafel” (8 reviews)
“schnitzel” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
$$ - $$$
7 W Railroad Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670-2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

True authentic flavors of Israel, really. You like humus=>it excellent here. You like Falafel => it is excellent at Tavlin All is above average if you ask me, it is a BYO and remember to bring Kosher wine only. This is easy because around the...More

Thank EMBE762
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a place where you want to spend any time. We were greeted, if you could call it that, by a very nasty person who seemed upset that we had a reservation. The service was atrocious. It's loud and the food was tasteless....More

Thank superbuyer2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Best Hummus and Falafel in town. Very pleasant place to sit in and the service is great. Hummus is freshly made for you when you order!

Thank Rhashmo2
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My meal at Tavlin was delicious! I came with my family and when I arrived they had a table ready to go. The service was slow, but they adhered to every request. The food is the best part and it was very good. I highly...More

Thank cjkranz
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Whenever I am craving good chummus or shnitzel to bring me back to my days in Israel, the first place I think about is Tavlin. With a cozy, but not cramped atmosphere, friendly service, and great food, Tavlin is a fun, affordable night out. BYOB,...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We dined at Tavlin with friends on a weekday. The restaurant was busy for a Tuesday which I took as a confirmation of the food being good. We started with the hummus platter with falafel ($15) which was tasty and easily fed four people. For...More

Thank MDXP
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Tavlin is one of those places you might drive by and never notice because it's relativly small and mid block in the suburb of Tenafly, NJ. But man, it's worth a stop if you are ever in the area. A couple things to know: they...More

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Genuine Mideast cuisine that happens to be kosher. They have great appetizers, salads and traditional main dishes. Very flavorful and fresh. Service is quite good.

Thank DrMikey2
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The food at Tavlin is great. Amazing Israeli food with some veggie options. For my kids I usually order 1 adult portion an split it because the kids meal is really small. Authentic yummy food.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 25 September 2016

As a vegan, I found dishes I can eat. Service was obliging. The chummus is delicious. Atmosphere is pleasant and place is clean.

Thank CK K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W Railroad Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670-2018
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Tenafly
  • Phone Number: +1 201-871-6060
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