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Athens Market Cafe

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APPETIZERS‎
Served with warm pita
8.95
Saganaki
Spectacular flaming imported cheese laced with brandy and served with pita bread
6.50
Spanakopita
Three‎ cheeses mixed with fresh spinach, herbs and spices, wrapped in filo pastry and baked (4 pieces)
6.50
Tiropita
Three cheeses mixed with spices, wrapped in filo pastry and baked (4 pieces)
7.25
Dolmathes
Grape leaves filled with rice, onions, lean ground beef and selected herbs and spices, topped with avgolemeno sauce. Vegetarian option.
7.25
Feta Cheese and Olives
Cubes of feta cheese with calamata olives, served with oregano and olive oil
5.50
Tsatsiki
Fresh‎ yogurt with cucumber, garlic and spices
6.25
Taramosalata
Red caviar blended with potatoes, onions, olive oil and lemon juice
6.25
Melitzanosalata
Chunks of baked eggplant simmered with tomato, onion, garlic, and seasonings create this traditional greek dip
6.25
Baba Gannuj
Flame roasted eggplant lends a smoky flavor to this dip blended with garlic, lemon juice and sesame sauce
SOUPS & SALADS‎
Served with warm pita
4.25
Avgolemeno Soup
A delicate traditional soup made with chicken broth, orzo, egg and lemon
4.25
Lentil Soup (Vegetarian)
Homemade recipe of lentil beans, seasoned in tomato sauce
6.95
Greek Salad
Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, feta cheese, pepperonchinis, spices and house dressing
5.95
Taboule Salad
Parsley,‎ bulghur wheat, tomato, onion and mint, lemon juice and olive oil
7.95
Soup and Salad
Soup of your choice with the traditional greek salad
8.95
Gyros Salad
Sizzling thin strips of gyros meat atop our traditional greek salad
7.95
Horiatiki Salad
Traditional village salad of tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese, olives, onions, and pepperonchinis
8.85
Warm Chicken Salad
Tender chunks of our baked chicken on top of the large greek salad
PITA WRAPS‎
With your choice of soup, salad, fries or rice
6.95
Gyros
Traditional seasoned mixture of beef and lamb, thinly sliced and served on a warm pita bread, topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and tzatsiki sauce
5.95
Junior Gyros
Smaller version of the Gyros
6.95
Chicken Gyros
Specially seasoned chicken gyros meat, topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and tzatsiki sauce, all in a warm pita bread
7.25
Kota (Chicken)
House special - moist tender chunks of our baked chicken served in a warm pita topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and tzatsiki sauce
7.95
Chicken -1.00
Lamb -0.45
Chicken Souvlaki
Marinated and seasoned with special spices, charbroiled and served in a warm pita bread topped with fresh tomatoes, onions, cucumbers and tzatsiki sauce (beef, chicken or lamb)
7.25
Beef Souvlaki
Flame broiled and served with vegetables
7.95
Lamb Souvlaki
6.50
Falafel (Vegetarian)
Combining‎ garbonzo beans, herbs and spices into a deep fried patty and served with vegetables in a pita bread with tahini lemon sesame sauce
5.75
Hummos Wrap
Fresh cut vegetables in pita and plenty of hummos wrapped in warm pita bread
GREEK SPECIALTY ENTREES‎
Served with greek style rice and your choice of soup or salad
8.95
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Makaronada
Imported greek spaghetti topped with sautéed vegetables, breast of chicken, a light tomato sauce and mizethera cheese.
8.95
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Spanakopita (Vegetarian)
Fresh spinach, onions, feta cheese and spices - all baked in filo pastry
8.50
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Falafel Plate (Vegetarian)
Golden fried falafel medallions topped with tahini sauce and served open face over pita
9.95
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Vegetarian Moussaka
An authentic greek dish, containing layers of eggplant and zucchini, prepared with spices and topped with bechamel sauce and baked
10.50
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Vegetarian Combo
Vegetarian moussaka, spanakopita, dolmathes and falafel
9.50
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Regular
Vegetarian (-0.75)
Dolmathes
Grapevine leaves, stuffed with ground beef, rice, herbs and spices and topped with avgolemeno sauce (available as vegetarian upon request)
8.95
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Pastitso
A‎ traditional baked noodle and ground beef casserole, topped with bechamel sauce
9.75
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Moussaka
An authentic greek dish, containing layers of eggplant, zucchini and ground beef, prepared with spices, topped with bechamel sauce and baked.
9.25
Avgolemeno soup
Lentil soup
Greek salad
Baked Chicken
1/4 Chicken marinated in selected greek seasonings and baked
SIDE ORDERS‎
3.25
Dinner Salad
3.25
Cup of Soup
2.50
French Fries
2.50
Greek Style Rice
3.25
Green Beans
0.60
Pita Bread
0.75
Tzatsiki Sauce
1 1/2 Oz.
DESSERTS‎
Fresh home made greek pastries
3.25
Baklava
Made with filo dough, walnuts, spices, butter and honey syrup
3.25
Galatoboriko
Custard, baked greek style in filo dough and topped with honey
3.25
Rizogalo
Rice pudding, creamy, smooth and refreshing
3.25
Lemonoturta
This light lemon cake is a classic favorite
BEVERAGES‎
1.65
Soft Drinks/Teas
1.95
Greek Coffee
1.95
Milk
1.95
Apple Juice
1.95
Sparkling Water
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is a fine restaurant with reasonable prices and friendly staff. last night I had Greek sausage in a wrap. it was excellent as was our rice pudding.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank baltoro
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

While in the area for business, one of my coworkers wanted some Greek Food for lunch. We searched the reviews and found Athens Market. There were several of us, but this small place had a table for eight available. We were served quickly from a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dixonjim65
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Nice family meal here. Something for everyone. Very pleasant atmosphere in Carmel Mountain shopping center.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank scarab130
Reviewed April 1, 2018

If you like Greek food go here! What a charming place to eat great food. Well priced menu with good value for what you get. Locals frequent this wonderful restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DMBC312
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food for at least 20 years. The family that owns and runs it it is SO nice and takes care of everyone who comes in.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jt8409
Reviewed December 19, 2017

This restaurant has been serving Greek food for many years. When we moved to San Diego nearly twenty years ago, this was one of the first restaurants that we tried. We were not at all impressed with the quality of the food at that time,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 227samb
Reviewed July 25, 2017

had a very good meal here with fresh ingredients and served properly. The service was good and menu quite comprehensive.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JimOB1
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 got in quickly. 3 Gyros, 1 Gyro platter, and 1 cheese pizza. Great salads and the Gyros were fantastic. The food came relatively fast and we had a very conciencous waitress. There are a lot of neat articles on the wall...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Bobber67
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Loved the food and the people serving it. This is a really friendly restaurant, I had the Spanakopita and the Lamb Shank, both were first class.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Bigfoot101
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Good location for gathering of friends, families, etc. While the Kiwanis dined in another room we enjoyed ourselves and a great meal in another. Service excellent for our group of six..............Menu offered a good selection of reasonably priced items. Quality great!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank FranChasen
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