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Alexi's Greek Cafe

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3863 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3140
619-297-1777
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good, inexpensive Greek food.

I think this place is family owned and it has been here for a long time. We were there on a Tuesday night, and the place was packed. It is because you get a lot of food, good food, cheap! Dinner plates include soup, salad, entree, pita and tzaiki,(sp?) rice, and french fries. A lot of carbs, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Kathy D
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Alpine
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Alpine
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I think this place is family owned and it has been here for a long time. We were there on a Tuesday night, and the place was packed. It is because you get a lot of food, good food, cheap! Dinner plates include soup, salad, entree, pita and tzaiki,(sp?) rice, and french fries. A lot of carbs, but you can... More 

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Thank Kathy D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were visiting San Diego, found the great area of Hillcrest, and chose this place for dinner. It was great with kids, very well priced, and great food! The hummus was wonderful, the gyros dinner had great flavor, and the chicken souvlaki was excellent. A great choice for casual dinner!

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Thank Kendra00
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food represents the typical greek american style, beginning with Hero sandwiched to authentic greek offerings one rarely finds stateside. Alex offers the best lunch deal in San Diego, with a burger or hero, fries and drink for 5.99! Worth a stop.

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Thank mopsos
Fullerton, California
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Greek fast food. Local hangout, liked by expatriates. The food was okay, but they have a hard time with specialty needs like gluten free, or no lettuce.

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Thank Jonell C
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

My fam is from Greece and we always have a hard time finding good Greek food. This is the real deal! Just had chicken souvlaki and the gyro and they were perfect. excellent service and prices too.

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Thank kg3941
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

simple small restaurant. Good food,nice portions. Varied and enjoyable menu. Owner friendly, service good.

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Thank smwolf7b
San Diego, California
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My friend and I went here for dinner, and wow, we had a wonderful time! We ordered a spanakopita, beef kabob platter (with rice, soup and salad) and baklava for dessert. Everything was delicious! Their house wine was also decent, and for only $2.25, they gave me a full glass. Service was friendly and efficient. The place was cozy, and... More 

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Thank AnnieStormborn
Norwich
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

This place was found by sheer luck while me and my family were roaming around trying to find somewhere to eat. As someone who is part Greek i do often struggle to want to go to a Greek restaurant/cafe as my standards are set far to high for obvious reasons but this place drew me in because it served a... More 

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Thank Stevelor
San Diego, California
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Try Alexi's on 5th Avenue in San Diego. The menu is inexpensive and has most of the Greek delights you would find in a Taberna in Greece. George, the manager and chef, makes the best Greek Giros and other delights imaginable. It's a great place anytime for a quick bite between 11:30 am and 10 pm everyday. Quality and prices... More 

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Thank cwg2001
Morongo Valley, California
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

When I'm in San Diego, I like to stop at Alexi's for a great Greek meal. The food is top notch, the service friendly. All plates come with homemade soup and a tasty Greek salad. I like the chicken kabobs as well as the moussaka. Sometimes the owner's mother is there giving this place a real sense of character. All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3863 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3140
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-297-1777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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