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Athens Market Cafe

11640 Carmel Mountain Rd, Ste 124, San Diego, CA 92128-4628
858-675-2225
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Ranked #1,071 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Greek
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2014
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English first
San Juan PR
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106 reviews 106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

In our visit to San Diego we stopped for lunch in this restaurant. The food was fantastic. Everything was served in reasonable portions and the taste was fantastic. Highly recommended if in the area.

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I enjoy a good Gyro plate and we had high hopes for this place. The decor was very nice but there was no music playing which made it awkwardly quiet. My wife went with the gyro plate and I chose the pita wrap. My wrap was okay but there could have been more meat and less lettuce.... More

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Ramona, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I eat here every chance I get. I have been eating Mediterranean/Greek food for decades. This restaurant has some of the very best. Their fresh tabouli is incredible. Their dolmadas with the lemon sauce are fresh and delicious. The service is always good. I like the casual, yet clean atmosphere. Can't say enough good things. Great place!!!

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We used to eat here almost every week, but when the construction on I-15 made the traffic really bad, we went to closer places. But this week we returned and were very pleased to find that it was still as good as ever! The Greek salad is really excellent, especially when topped with the baked, melt-in-your-mouth chicken breast. I’m not... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Here on the recommendation of a Greek immigrant...was not surprised to see the westernized foods like Gyros but we jumped into the hitherto unknown Greek cuisine and found it to be truly unique and savory. Flavor profiles are hard to objectively describe but we all got the vibe that we were eating authentic fare. Plating of the foods was more... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We like to eat here regularly. This place has really great food, and they also have some items that I hadn't seen at other greek places. Food and service is always great.

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Valencia, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Given we had 3 generations in tow, and just having seen a movie, the Athens Market Cafe satisfied everyone. It was good food with reasonable service. The food came quickly, and was good. The service was good for our speed, but we weren't in a hurry. It was a bit more expensive than I was expecting, but overall a reasonable... More

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San Diego, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

My wife and I have been going for years. Only place I can get a chicken gyro. Love the tri-dip appetizer, hummus, baba ganush, and taramasalata! Great Greek Salad. My wife loves the mousakka! She said it looked like the porttions were getting smaller. Still we had left overs to take home. A very nice Family owned restaurant.

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Bolingbrook, Ill. USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Hello Everyone, I am a lifelong resident of Chicago. Frequent Greek Town often. While vising family in San Diego have been to this restaurant two times and was never disappointed. The Food is Fabulous authentic Greek. The service was excellent, Ambiance was Great. If you love Greek Food this restaurant is not to be missed. Enjoy!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2009

Great food, great service, great family!

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