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J-Ks Greek Cafe

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7749 University Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-4901
+1 619-464-1915
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It's a family run business. The food is great and the service is personal and friendly. I have never had a bad meal and have tried most of the menu

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Thank JasonP71
La Mesa, California
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

What a great little place, personal service by the owner and always excellent food. I regularly have the gyro Greek salad but everything that my friends order also gets great reviews.

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Thank Grossmont9372
La Mesa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great Greek well prepared. The ambiance is minimal, but the food is great. Take out is an option. We always enjoy our visits.

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Thank Ivan E
Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Many choices and GREAT food. Small and fast food feel inside, but still comfortable. Very reasonable prices. You don't even have to like Greek food to get a great meal.

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Thank Michael M
Loreto, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We come here regularly. Great food, great service. Jad is the friendly owner. The Gyros platter is great. The pork and chicken souvlaki platters are also amazing. Greek salad is tangy and right on. Everything is awesome A lot of take out also. Greek wines and beers are nice. We recommend this place.

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Thank Cantamarcon
San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

This place has Reader awards galore hanging by the front door and for good reason. For a hole in the wall the food is exceptional. This is no fancy place but the same guys have been there for a very long time and they have their business down to a science you can tell. It's pretty darn hot in there... More 

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Thank Breffni B
San Diego
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

I love going to JK's. Low overhead, simple atmosphere and great food. The owner is so nice and genuinely wants to ensure his customers are happy. He remembers everyone who comes back. Anyone should check them out!!!

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Thank Judy G
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

J K's Greek cafe is an unassuming, small restaurant that prepares traditional Greek cuisine very well. The portions are quite adequate and the quality is excellent. We have had the owner cater a party with several of his specialties. One of the best deals is purchase a whole Greek chicken to take home for only $7.95. You can't get that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7749 University Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-4901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-464-1915

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?