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Apollonia

8650 Genesee Ave Ste 106, Costa Verde Center, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92122-1128
+1 858-455-1535
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“moussaka” (13 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
8650 Genesee Ave Ste 106, Costa Verde Center, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92122-1128
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Gyro platter worth ordering. Special lunch not a bargain.Service good and professional. Good but not great Greek food

Thank Dart59
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We were invited guests for a dinner birthday party this evening. I got the taste a number of dishes. The moussaka was fresh and tasted fine. It was served with potatoes which were delicious. The hummus was good, not great. My husband had a shrimp...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My wife and I took an elderly gentleman and his wife here for his 83rd birthday. None of us had ever been here before. A friend told us about it. We were not disappointed. Our waiter was most friendly and helpful. All of us really...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 22 March 2018

A typical Greek/Mediterranean menu in a very casual environment. The food quality was not consistent. The moussaka was quite tasty and well prepared, but the beef kabobs were dry and overcooked, and the gyros plate was just average. The tzatziki and baba ghannouj appetizers were...More

Thank david92130
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a very good Greek bistro with good atmospherics and very good food. We liked the falafel plate, the spanokopita, mousaka, and other standards. The service is attentive, and in decent weather, pretty common in San Diego, there is patio seating. We came the...More

Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had a very nice lunch with my family. The food was very good and a great value. Very friendly waitress and staff. We will come back soon!

Thank markmiller708
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The sign on the door says Greek Bistro, and that’s what Apollonia is. At first I was expecting a little more high end, but for a bistro, Apollonia pulls it off. I had Lentil Soup, shared falafel, and a main course of the Moussaka, which...More

Thank C0dys_Dad
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It was my wife's 70th birthday and she wanted Greek food for lunch. We have been to Apollonia many times in the past however the last two times were terrible! This last trip, I ordered Humos and Pita appetizer. The Humos tasted terrible and the...More

1  Thank Gary S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The 4 of us went early to try appetizers at aApollonia. The meat balls were very good. However, for as empty as it was, the kitchen should have been able to get us the appetizers in a reasonable time- like 5 minutes. But, it came...More

1  Thank Marshmallowman
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I have not been in a restaurant with such terrible customer service in a long time. I met two friends for dinner and we had to wait30 Minutes to order because there was not a in site, after that the waitress came and complained that...More

Thank Adriana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8650 Genesee Ave Ste 106, Costa Verde Center, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92122-1128
    (Nobel Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are available on Nobel Drive and Genesee Avenue within 2-minute walk from Apollonia
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-455-1535
  • E-mail
Description
A contender for the best Greek restaurant in Southern California, For 28 years, Apollonia (formerly Aesop's Tables) has been the destination of choice for La Jollans with an appetite for Greek delicacies. The restaurant has a handsome outdoor patio where shaded alfresco dining is delightful. Venture inside and you will find a charming ambiance in every dining room and in the beautiful lounge. The menu includes age-old favorites such as Dolmades and Moussaka, alongside some absolute surprises guaranteed to tantalize your adventurous curiosity. The menu offers many heart-healthy items prevalent in Greek cuisine and are suitable to those who follow a restricted diet yet like the joys of eating and the finer things of life. Apollonia's service is very friendly and as pleasant as the food.
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