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Yanni's Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Monday thru Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 4: 00 p.m.
CHICKEN SPECIALTIES‏
Served with rice and organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
15.00
Chicken Trilussa
Sauteed in virgin olive oil, shallots, rosemary, sundried cranberries and sherry wine
15.00
Chicken Boscaiola
Sauteed in virgin olive oil, garlic, mushrooms, sage, red wine demi-glace
15.00
Chicken Spinosa
Sauteed in lemon, capers, parsley, white wine, garlic and butter
16.00
Chicken Vesuvio
Sauteed in virgin olive oil, garlic, oregano and topped with roasted eggplant, red and green bell peppers, mushrooms, onion, marinara and mozzarella
16.00
Chicken Saltimbocca
Sauteed in virgin olive oil, garlic and topped with prosciutto, sage and kasseri cheese in a marsala demi-glace sauce
BEVERAGES
2.50
Soda
2.50
Iced Tea
2.50
Coffee
2.50
Decaf
2.00
Kid's Beverage
4.00
Mineral Water
6.00
Large Mineral Water
3.00
Espresso
3.50
Double Espresso
3.50
Cappuccino
PASTA‏
12.00
Penne Marinara
13.00
Cappellini Tomato Basil
Fresh tomatoes,‏ basil, garlic and marinara
14.00
Penne Roasted Vegetables
Roasted eggplant, bell peppers, mushrooms, onion, fresh tomatoes and marinara
13.00
Penne Greca
Fresh tomatoes, greek oregano, feta, kalamata olives, garlic and olive oil
14.00
Fettuccine Pesto
Basil, virgin olive oil, garlic, pinenuts, cream sundried tomatoes and parmesan cheese
14.00
Fettuccine Chicken
Chicken, tomatoes, garlic, sage and onion in a creamy tomato sauce
15.00
Fettuccine Alfredo Chicken
Chicken, shallots, cream, grana padana parmesan
14.00
Penne Chicken Marsala
Chicken, shallots,‏ garlic, sage, mushrooms, marsala wine and cream
14.00
Lamb Cannelloni
Ground lamb, sun dried tomatoes, spinach, pine nuts, onion, mozzarella, grana pad
18.00
Fettuccine Salmon
Salmon, capers, tomatoes, garlic and basil in a creamy tomato sauce
SEA SPECIALTIES
Served with rice and organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
17.00
Fried Calamari Steak
Topped with sauteed mussels in saffron cream
19.00
Salmon Livornese
Sauteed in virgin olive oil, white wine, tomato, capers, basil, garlic and olives
19.00
Salmon Lemoni
Sauteed with virgin olive oil, lemon, dill, garlic, white wine in a lobster broth cream
19.00
Salmon Brodetto
Mussels, lobster broth, virgin olive oil, sweet onion, fresh tomatoes and garlic
2.00
Split Plate Fee
STARTERS AND SIDES‏
3.00
Grilled Pita Bread
4.50
Marinated Olives
6.50
Turkish Anchovies
7.00
Grilled Loukaniko
Pork and beef sausage, drizzled with fresh lemon and Greek oregano
7.50
Tzatziki
Yogurt, cucumber, garlic, virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar and fresh dill served with pita bread
7.50
Tirokafteri
Whipped feta and cream cheese with pepperoncini, serrano peppers and extra virgin olive oil
8.50
Feta and Kalamata Olives
8.50
Saganaki
Sauteed kefalograviera cheese, lemon
9.50
Spanakopita
Spinach, onion and feta cheese baked in buttery phyllo dough
7.00
Sauteed Spinach
Extra virgin olive oil, garlic and lemon
SALADS
All salads are tossed with dressing
Small 6.50
Large 9.00
Baby Field Greens Salad
Organic baby field greens, diced tomato, carrots and apple pecan vinaigrette dressing
Small 7.50
Large 10.00
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, grana padano cheese and caesar dressing
Small 9.00
Large 11.00
Spinach Salad
Spinach leaf, feta cheese, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, red onion, apple pecan vinaigrette and balsamic reduction
Small 9.00
Large 11.00
Spring Mix Salad
Organic baby field greens, goat cheese, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, apple pecan vinaigrette and balsamic reduction
Small 9.50
Large 12.00
Greek Village Salad
Romaine and green leaf lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, greek olives, feta and balsamic vinaigrette
Small 10.00
Large 13.00
Yanni's Salad
Vine ripened‏ tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, feta cheese, kalamata olives and red wine oregano vinaigrette
Small 9.50
Large 12.00
Mediterranean Salad
Romaine and green leaf lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes, roasted vegetables, kalamata olives, kasseri cheese and apple pecan vinaigrette dressing
Small 10.50
Large 13.00
Gourmet Salad
Romaine and green leaf lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes, marinated red peppers and artichoke hearts, avocado, red onion, Kalamata olives, feta and kasseri cheese and balsamic vinaigrette
Small 10.50
Large 13.00
San Remo Salad
Organic baby field greens, goat cheese, beets, carrots, sundried tomatoes, avocado, vine ripened tomatoes, red onion and apple pecan vinaigrette dressing
SANDWICHES‏
Served on french baguette or pita bread and accompanied with your choice of soup of the day, organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette or caesar salad
9.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Santorini
Feta cheese, roasted peppers, olives, lettuce, diced tomato, onions and balsamic vinaigrette
9.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Capri
Fresh mozzarella, tomato basil salad, avocado, red onion and balsamic vinaigrette
10.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Corfu
Goat cheese,‏ roasted vegetables, avocado, sundried tomatoes, lettuce, tomato, onions, olives and apple pecan vinaigrette dressing
11.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Nicoise
Salmon, lettuce, tomato, red onion, sliced egg, olives and virgin olive oil
11.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Nafplion
Salmon, tomato basil salad, roasted peppers, avocado, onion, nafplion green olives, balsamic vinaigrette
9.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Souvlaki
Chicken breast, tzatziki, lettuce, tomato and red onion
9.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Mykonos
Chicken breast, feta, red onion, olives, lettuce, tomato, cucumber and balsamic vinaigrette
10.00
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Scripps Ranch
Chicken breast, ham, avocado, lettuce, tomato, mustard and mayonnaise
9.50
French baguette
Pita bread
Soup of the day
Organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
Caesar salad
Verona
Chicken breast, feta, sundried tomatoes, red onion and balsamic vinaigrette
FROM THE GRILL
Served with rice and organic field greens with apple pecan vinaigrette
12.00
Chicken Skewer
Marinated in white wine, lemon, turmeric, garlic, greek oregano served with a bell pepper and onion skewer, feta, balsamic reduction tzatziki and pita
15.00
Shrimp Skewer
Rosemary shrimp, wrapped in prosciutto di parma served with a bell pepper and onion skewer, feta, balsamic reduction tzatziki and pita
28.00
Porcini mushroom demi glace
Gorgonzola cream sauce
Filet Mignon
Grilled 8 oz beef tenderloin steak served with choice
14.00
Lamb Skewer
Marinated in balsamic vinegar, red wine, rosemary and garlic served with a bell pepper and onion skewer, feta, balsamic reduction tzatziki and pita
15.00
Beef Tenderloin Skewer
Marinated in red wine, worcestershire sauce, bay leaf and garlic served with a bell pepper and onion skewer, feta, balsamic reduction tzatziki and pita
About
Yanni's Bar & Grill has fulfilled the need for a great restaurant in the Poway and Scripps Ranch area. A loyal following of guests comes from Rancho Bernardo, Ramona and Escondido, even traveling from as far as Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla, Julian and Point Loma. Yannis MusselsThe feeling at Yanni's Bar & Grill is elegant and sophisticated without being stuffy. Simplicity is the focus: delicious food served in a comfortable, spotlessly clean environment. Proprietors Yanni & Denise Pihas are veterans in the hospitality industry, and owned a very successful restaurant in Sherman Oaks. Previously they worked for the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in several locations throughout the United States. In keeping
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in and was greeted by Yanni and his sister; found out after chatting once seated. I had the salmon with Yanni’s salsa,which was great. Also had the spring salad...fantastic. Combined with family welcome and great waiter, this place is a must visit again!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Rag5691
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Greek and mostly Italian fare, hard to narrow down the choices. We shared the "Trio" of hummus, tzatziki, and tirokafteri - the latter we both never had. Infused with Serrano and pepperocinis, it's a feta/cream whipped deliciousness, & enough for a trio of people. Service...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TeresaT T
yannisbarandgrill, Owner at Yanni's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thank you so very much for your kind words. We realize that you don't live close but hope to see you again soon. Cheers! Yanni

Reviewed May 7, 2019

Joined a few friends here on their patio for Happy Hour and appetizers...with what we had, we didn't need to order food. They have some drinks and appetizers on the Happy Hour menu with good prices. Good food and drink and excellent service!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank EscoDave
yannisbarandgrill, Owner at Yanni's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thank you so much for your recent comments about Happy Hour and we hope to see you again soon! Cheers! Yanni

Reviewed January 25, 2019

Our group had two meetings there and dinner. Large group and they handled it very well. Most said that the food was very good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Clyde H
yannisbarandgrill, Owner at Yanni's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you back. Cheers! Yanni

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Walked from the Marriot for dinner. Three of us shared the large Mediterranean platter. Everything on it was excellent. Roasted red pepper, tomatoes, cheese, beets, eggplant, olives, (prosciutto- though we don’t eat meat and had them remove the huge portion piled on top). For dinner...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VeggiedocKC
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Another wonderful meal with friends at Yannis Bar and Grill - I love to come here for dinners with friends, family - to conduct business , celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or even come for special events !! I love the outside patio too on a lovely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barbie S
yannisbarandgrill, Owner at Yanni's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thank you so v very much for your wonderful review! We love you back and thank you for your continued support over the years, we truly appreciate it! Cheers, Yanni

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Four of us went here for dinner. Plenty of parking, good service and excellent food. They also had several gluten free choices. We'll be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fireandrain
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We were staying in the area with family. I had dinner with my 22 yr old son on Tuesday, October 9th. He found the place on-line (based on reviews, pictures, etc...) Rosendo (Rose') was our server and he was great! They made me an excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anna Beth G
yannisbarandgrill, Owner at Yanni's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you so very much for your very kind words and writing about your experience. I will pass on the review to our staff in the kitchen and to Rosendo and Chris. We do hope that when you are back to San Diego you will...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

I went to Yanni's after reading online reviews about how good the food was. And yes, the food tasted delicious. Once it came. Once the right food came. The service was terribly slow. I guess it's for ambiance, but slow is still slow. Over 70...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Frank O
yannisbarandgrill, Owner at Yanni's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Hello, I just wanted to take a moment to apologize for the long wait and the incorrect order on your recent visit. I am happy that our staff was able to correct your order and that it tasted delicious but we try to get it...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a really good restaurant that looks run of the mill. Not fancy, but the food and service are fantastic. The portions are large and the food is cooked perfectly. I have been her four times over the last two weeks and had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John G
yannisbarandgrill, Owner at Yanni's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words John G, we always try our best to provide devious food and great service. Hoping to meet you on one of your next visits! Cheers, Yanni

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