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Athens Market Downtown

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109 W F St, San Diego, CA 92101-6088
+1 619-234-1955
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lentil soup” (8 reviews)
“baklava” (7 reviews)
“moussaka” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
109 W F St, San Diego, CA 92101-6088
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

It's good food. Good service. Pleasant atmosphere, indoor and outdoor seating. A bit pricey. Would stop again!

Thank Annette G
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Food was great-- The menu wasn't huge, but had so many enticing offerings that it was hard to narrow down. But, I was so pleased to find a vegetarian (not vegan) moussaka, one of my former meat-eating days favorites. The lentil soup is the best...More

Thank lhep_11720
Reviewed April 7, 2017

It's like eating in your aunt's dining room. We had the saganaki to start and had the Gyro dinners and were more than satisfied with the results. The only thing that kept it from being 5 stars was the noise level made it difficult to...More

Thank mwbudd
Reviewed February 28, 2017

When in San Diego, like all major metro areas, food choices are always plentiful. And when you have the insanely overwhelming number of options in the Gaslamp District, choice is not the issue. What it comes down to is quality and service. I like Greek...More

Thank Allen R
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

If you love Greek food and want to sample a wide variety of dishes instead of being confined to a single dinner entre, eat an early dinner in the bar area during Happy Hour. The well drinks and house wines are just $6 and the...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed January 24, 2017

I had dinner here a few night ago with some friends and it was one of the best Greek meals I have ever had as well as one of the most pleasant dining experiences I have had anywhere. The food was delicious. We ordered the...More

Thank BoysWhoTravel
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I can't praise this place enough. My husband and I stumbled on this restaurant and were so pleased we did. From the staff to the owner, everyone makes you feel like you are at family dinner. The food is exceptional and my husband even made...More

Thank Silke P
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

This was the first stop for a return visit to Athens Market, as my last time in San Diego this was a special meal. The service and food were good, and certainly tasty, but it unfortunately wasn't as good as my memory of 3 years...More

Thank Raymond O
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Concierges may be inclined to refer to the popular dineries in the Gaslamp Quarter, but if your culinary desires lean toward the Mediterranean, walk west to F Street and search out the savory delights of Athens Market Taverna. Not at all a market, it's located...More

Thank HerbPaine
Reviewed August 6, 2016

I've been going to Athens Market for more than 30 years, but it had been a couple of years since my last visit. The food is excellent, and Mary, the owner, makes sure all guests are welcomed and taken care of. There were two big...More

Thank SuperM0n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 W F St, San Diego, CA 92101-6088
    (between First St. & Front St. just West of Horton Plaza)
  • Public Transportation: SD Trolley stop Santa Fe station. SD Metro Bus stop 1st and Broadway.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-1955
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