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“Nice location”
Review of Greek Islands Cafe

Greek Islands Cafe
Ranked #317 of 4,751 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $21
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Greek Islands Cafe has been open in the same location for 34 years. With our picturesque views and amazing homemade food, its has been a local favorite for many years and hopefully years to come. All our desserts are made in house and well as some of our specialties like Pasticcio and Spanakopits as well as Dolmades.
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“Nice location”
Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

The location, right by the bay, is beautiful. It's self service and I thought the price reflected the amount of food you get. The gyros was good. The Dolmades were not my taste at all, and they are usually my favorite. I would go back.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank csmarceau
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Basic, great food”
Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

Not cheap but no more expensive than anywhere else in the area.
Freshly prepared food and very tasty.
If you like greek food this is good.

Thank David Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Not black tie, but very good”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We went here on a Groupon special, but we'd go back anytime. It's one of the many small cafes at Seaport Village, but in its own way, a standout. I'd give it a 5, but I generally reserve that for the fancier spots. Okay, it's not fancy. In fact, it's order-at-the-counter, so it's not much on ambiance; but those things aside, the food is very good and very plentiful at a very reasonable price. Another plus is that it has a nice view of the harbor.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank schoens1
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San Diego, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Our Favorite Greek Restaurant in San Diego”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

We have been eating here for thirty-forty years. The ambience is Greek, the Muzak is Greek songs, you can view the sailboats on San Diego Bay. So if you're like us, and have never been to Greece, this is the closest we can get. We almost always have the Gyro Platter with extra meat and pita - which makes it just right for two; the meat is delicious and the Greek Salad is also. They serve been and wine, and sitting outside on a sunny day ,listening to the Greek music, is one of our most enjoyable dining experiences in San Diego.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank parkinsd
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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Have to eat here. Best Gyros on the planet”
Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Well second trip here since we got into San Diego on sat. That should say it all.
Anything you order WILL be plentiful n delish!

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