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Greek American Family Restaurant

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392 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024-2826
+1 760-753-8425
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love this place, I just couldnt afford it much. It was like saving up to go to Whole Foods. I decided to place an order for my very favorite gyros sandwich lunch special and was pleasantly surprised to see that they now have a website with plenty of reasonable lunch specials as well as early bird dinner specials for... More 

Thank Donna G
Carlsbad, California
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

They make the best greet shrimp salid inSan Diego county. We really enjoy it after a movie at the Regal 12. it is close and the give great, better then great service each and every time.

Thank 19037Travel
Bryan, Texas
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We felt like we were welcomed to their home. We love Greek food but don't know a lot about it. Our waitress walked us through the menu. It was delicious. Topped off the meal with Greek coffee and Baklava. Amazing stuff.

Thank nellienurse
San Diego, California
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

From the warm welcome at the door, to the excellent service and menu, this family owned cafe is the perfect spot for authentic Greek cuisine. The decor and hospitality are genuine. The food is delicious and the portions are generous. My guilty pleasure is Moussaka... Nositmo.

Thank D F
Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The Greek food, charming decor and service make this our favorite place. It's festive and each time we go we feel like we've had a nice night out. If we bring the family, we order the special cheese appetizer that's served on fire and the table shouts "Opa". The Greek wine is delicious. It feels good to patronize an Encinitas... More 

Thank Coreen B
Escondido CA
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142 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We went for dinner with two other couples (based on one couples' recommendation-they're "regulars" there) and they were spot on! This is a wonderful, family run restaurant with exceptional Greek food. My wife was looking forward to the Dolmadakia Plate but was disappointed that it was unavailable (Rita hadn't rolled them that day). No matter, better to know that everything... More 

1 Thank SparkydogEscondidoCA
Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

This place is family owned and operated and it shows. The food is always amazing. I always stop here when I am in town.

1 Thank HonestJeff2468
Encinitas, California
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140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I have been wanting to come here since sample their food at the annual Greek Festival. It is bigger inside than expected; nice table cloth tables and chairs; decor mainly blue and white with photos ,dated prints and Greek Souveniers on shelves. Greek music and pleasant aroma. For lunch I had a just right falafel salad and ice tea. I... More 

Thank bess32355
Okoboji, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at the Greek American restaurant! I had the spanakopita plate and my husband had the gyro plate. The seasonings were excellent and we almost left without dessert but took home the custard filled phyllo dessert and a piece of spice cake drizzled with honey. Both were spectacular. We hope to go back again.

Thank 19Corinne71
Carlsbad, California
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453 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The Greek American Family Restaurant is located in a small shopping center on El Camino Real in Encinitas. There are lots of tables and the dining room is decorated in blue and white that gives it a Greek feel. The menu has lots of Greek specialties and they serve beer and wine. The food is very good and the prices... More 

1 Thank DarylJ552

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 392 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024-2826
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-8425

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?