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Olympic Cafe

2340 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 692-9082
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Ranked #1,381 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Greek
Most recent review
- Mar 28, 2014
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8 reviews from our community

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English first
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Some of our family members frequent the Olympic Cafe weekly, so we gave it a try. The service is EXCELLENT and so is the food. It's cozy, quick and delicious!

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Casual dining, excellent food. Owner is almost always on premises food and service consistently excellent. Open for B,L,D. Large portions. Menu is basically Greek but not exclusively so.

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Bay City, Michigan
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Consistently good food served by the absolutely nicest staff. There isn't much to the restaurant, just about 10 tables, a simple clean bathroom, and great Greek food served hot and fresh! My fiance always ordered the Greek salad with huge blocks of feta cheese, and I always ordered their chicken sandwich and french fries. A great value, too. For a... More

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San Diego
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

I came with my family. We ordered 3 different Greek platters (comes with salad (or) soup) and pilaf (or) potatoes. We also ordered a tuna melt and a triple-pound cheese burger (with fries) to go. Essentially 5 orders, which totaled $43. When I ordered, I asked the waitress if the Cafe was run by the same owners as 15 years... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

I have been going to the Olympic for years. The food is always very good and, the prices, while they have gone up, are still super reasonable. The wait staff is wonderful and efficient. An added bonus is the good selection of delicious sweet treats made by the proprietor. The cafe is nothing fancy, but you really can't go wrong... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

I eat here several times a year. The lamb shank is my usual choice for lunch. It is tender and tasty. The sauce is not overpowering, allowing the flavor of the lamb to come through nicely. The meal includes rice and a good sized salad all on the same plate. The moussaka is also tasty. The spanakopita is not as... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2008

Great greasy spoon breakfast!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2008

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