Craving Greek cuisine but not sure where to find the best South Jersey has to offer? Locals say these restaurants will have you saying, 'Opa!'

Time and again, the Greek/Mediterranean diet is named the world's best for helping you to live healthier and longer.

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

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The Mediterranean Diet prioritizes lean proteins, produce, and healthy fats like nuts, avocados, and olive oil.

Why Do Doctors and Scientists Recommend a Mediterranean Diet?

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According to, a diet rich in Mediterranean foods has been scientifically proven to help reduce the 'risk of heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers, and cognitive decline'.

For those reasons and more, it's been named the number one diet in the world for six years straight by U.S. News & World Report.

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Whether you've been wanting to adopt the Mediterranean Diet into your lifestyle or just find yourself craving some homemade hummus, Moussaka, Tzatziki, Spanakopita, or Baklava, set your GPS for one of these local Greek restaurants locals swear by from Cherry Hill to Cumberland County, to Ocean City.


The 10 Best Greek Restaurants in South Jersey, According to Locals

Craving Greek cuisine but not sure where to go in South Jersey? Locals say these restaurants will have you saying, 'Opa!'

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