Local Greek Lambertville, NJ: A Restaurant Review

Local Greek Lambertville
Local Greek Lambertville
2 Canal Street
Lambertville NJ
(609) 460-4021

Local Greek Lambertville: Restaurant Highligh

Fare: Modern Greek

Price: Moderate

Food Quality: Well-executed menu featuring traditional Greek recipes enhanced with creative twists, prepared with fresh local seasonal ingredients.

Service: Welcoming, and friendly, though service can be spotty during busy peak hours.

Ambiance/Decor: Bright, casual, and comfortable, with huge windows and walls adorned with Greek art.

Overall Rating: 2 Stars

Note: Four-star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Noise Level: Moderate

Dress: Very Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy affordably priced Eastern Mediterranean food in a family BYOB setting

Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer a high-end atmosphere, with a well-executed eclectic menu in a trendy setting

Recommended dishes: When available, The Greek Gyro Platter w/ choice of (Chicken, Beef/lamb, Veggies, Zucchini fritters), wrapped in pita with tzatziki, onions, & tomatoes: The Lamb Chops - Grilled marinated w/ village salad & one side; and The Calamari Gemisto - stuffed with feta, zucchini, onions, peppers, & spinach, lemon dill sauce, served with village salad & rice.

Liquor: BYOB with local wines available from NJ winery Old York Cellars.

Local Greek Lambertville, located on the D & R Canal Towpath --- a popular spot for locals who enjoy a well-executed menu of Greek food with a modern twist.

Opened in 2022 on the site formerly occupied by Lily's on the Canal restaurant, in a charming two-story building set back from Bridge Street.

During the warmer months, they are a popular Lambertville spot for al fresco dining on the garden patio along the canal. A good spot for people watching as they stroll by along the towpath.

The interior is bright, casual, and comfortable, with huge windows and walls adorned with Greek art. They offer a private party dining area upstairs.

Local Greek Lambertville is owned and operated by Anthony Kanterakis who also owns Local Greek in Princeton. The kitchen is run by Executive Chef Stratos Karabasis with close assistance from chef Elios Papa.

Chef Karabasis emigrated from the Greek island of Lésbos, where he developed his culinary interests and talents for traditional Greek seafood and meze platters, an assortment of small dishes eaten as appetizers or a light meal.

Chef Stratos Karabasis oversees a well-executed modern Greek menu prepared with fresh local seasonal ingredients.

The menu features traditional Greek recipes enhanced with creative twists to create a modern Greek spin.

The menu includes a variety of dishes which are popular for plate sharing. They offer vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options.

They are Child-friendly, and Dogs are permitted on outdoor dining.

Offers limited on-site parking.

Accepts credit cards with a discount for cash.

Local Greek Lambertville is open 5 days/week for lunch and dinner. Closed on Monday & Tuesday.

(updated: February 2024)

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