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12873 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2002
+1 858-509-3950
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Ranked #972 of 4,118 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $5 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Wed 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
San Diego
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We go there since it opened in the Del Mar Highlands and in the beginning service and food was good, you could tell they are trying to get a steady influx of guests who will be coming back. That's over now. After a while we noticed that the lamb kabob was not lamb anymore but beef, which by now tastes... More 

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San Diego, California
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216 reviews 216 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We recently went to the restaurant for happy hour. The food and service was very good,The menu has a large variety of Greek dishes. There are some wonderful local beers on tap.

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San Diego, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I don't have a lot to say as the meal was not very memorable. The atmosphere is very pleasant and welcoming. They have outdoor seating with heaters so you can sit outside year round. The menu sounds great but the food itself is not so great. My friend ordered the squid dish and said the squid was very chewy and... More 

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We usually get take out just because I have teenagers who don't want to go out with us as much anymore. They have a delivery option via a third party that is costly and takes too long. I usually call in an order and pick it up. We've eaten there once but have taken out numerous times and tried a... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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155 reviews 155 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

I came here with about 10 coworkers after a full day meeting in Sorrento Valley. The beer and wine selection is very good. The service is a bit laid back, but typical for this area. We ordered apps for the table and I tried the meatballs, the tiger shrimp on toast, and three types of hummus. All three tasted like... More 

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San Diego, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We had a coupon for this place and decided to try it. The food was not very fresh and some of the food was microwaved and we had to send it back. The taste was not bad but not the quality they hype if up to be.

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San Diego, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I love this restaurant. The atmosphere is very laid back and relaxed, but not grungy. I would consider it a casual bistro atmosphere. The servers are polite, informative and ready to assist with suggestions if asked. The food is very good. The wine list is extensive and the prices are great. It is great for lunch but equally good for... More 

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had the salmon with lemon sauce main course. It came with a choice of two sides dishes which were hard to choose given the numerous selections which each sounded great. I chose the Tabouli which was a mixture of traditional Tabouli, Quinoa and greek herbs and the traditional lemon/rice soup. What a great meal. My son had a Kabob... More 

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San Diego, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I read some of the other reviews before writing my own and what amazes me are all the"experts" on Greek food. What is Greek food? Let's have a quick and concise lesson on what Greece is. Greece is an accumulation of tribes, under the umbrella of "Hellas". Meaning that each region, village and sub-culture has their own recipes, traditions and... More 

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San Diego, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A great neighborhood restaurant to have good food and conversation. The Sampler plate gives you a variety of menu items and is good for 2-3 people. Service is friendly and okay.

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Additional Information about Taverna Blu

Address: 12873 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2002
Phone Number: +1 858-509-3950
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
Cuisine: Greek

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