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Greek Food in san diego

lovesfood11 Sep 15, 2007 07:03 PM

I haven't found any great greek restaurants in san diego. Can anyone reccomend a greek restaurant that would really knock my socks off. I love a good greek salad and a good kabob.

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    RB Hound RE: lovesfood11 Sep 15, 2007 11:07 PM

    What have you tried so far? There's little point in our recommending a place that you have already eliminated. :)

    I don't think any of the Greek restaurants here fit the "knock your socks off" category.

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      DBrooks RE: lovesfood11 Sep 15, 2007 11:54 PM

      Knock your socks off? You're outta luck... As a former NYer who lived in Astoria, Queens, where I met and married a Greek girl...well, the pickings are slim. But there is:

      Athens Market--Downtown and Carmel Mnt Ranch
      Cafe Athena--PB on Garnet
      Country Kabob--Adams Ave

      But I would suggest trying European Market and Deli on Park Ave. It's very casual, the food is home-cooked and authentic, and they have a variety of Greek grocery goods. (How's that for alliteration...)

      Ask for Sophia...she does most of the cooking and she's a treasure.

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        lovesfood11 RE: DBrooks Sep 16, 2007 01:52 PM

        I've tried Athens Market in CMN and its not bad but i haven't tried the one downtown. I've also tried greek corner cafe in CMN and its average. I've tried a few others but i can't really remember the names because they didn't really stand out.

        I've heard good things about Cafe Athena and I've been wanting to try it.

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          RB Hound RE: lovesfood11 Sep 16, 2007 06:29 PM

          "I've heard good things about Cafe Athena and I've been wanting to try it."

          The people that I know that like to go to Greek restaurants say that Cafe Athena is among the best. An option many haven't tried is the Pegasus Cafe in Rancho Bernardo.

          The Pegasus Cafe
          Bernado Center Dr / Maturin Dr, USA

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        krisajohnson1 RE: lovesfood11 Sep 17, 2007 07:55 PM

        I've been to many great Greek spots as a native Chicago, and so far Cafe Athena in PB is my favorite.

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