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Mezes Wine Bar & Greek Kitchen

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Neighbourhood:
Marina District
Mediterranean, Greek, Wine Bar
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2373 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2609 (Divisadero)
+1 415-409-7111
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17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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Miami, Florida, United States
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Loved every plate. They were all well made and cooked and delectable. The stuffed grape leaves were home made and outstandin. Not easily found. Decor was also great. And great location!

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Thank Francisco M
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a small neighborhood style, fantastic Greek restaurant in San Francisco's wonderful Marina district. They made special arrangements for us to dine upstairs (privately) because we were a larger party...very accommodating folks! The food is innovative and very fresh...a ton of turnover..I had a "lamb burger" that was out of this world....very tasty! We also had several small apps...one... More 

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Thank Joe B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal here. We first ordered a bottle of wine (they have a nice selection of Greek wines from different regions). We also had a selection of mezes and sides (stuffed calamari, tzaziki, Marithes, and htipiti). Food was delicious! Staff were helpful and courteous.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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440 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

A very nice and energetic Greek Restaurant. We reserved ahead and got a table upstairs away from the bar. The prices were very reasonable (ie. $14 for a Gyro platter). Very good selection of your typical greek dishes...unfortunately they did not have any lamb shank (according to our server, the menu was recently revamped). The four of us had a... More 

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COTU
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Great spot for Greek food. We were a party of 4 and had a reservation(recommended as this is a small spot) We had several small plates and shared. Then ordered more as the food was amazing.

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Humboldt County, USA
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Husband randomly decided he wanted mezes...and then we saw the sign for Mezes! Other than his hankering for dolmas we were pretty open to trying things, and our waiter steered us toward several that were new to us. Gigantes (what looked like broad beans in a tomato sauce), fried cheese (yum), a lemony chicken-rice soup, super-delicious fried...zucchini?...cakes--plus the dolmas, pita,... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We went with another couple to Mezes prior to a show at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater. I had made note in my reservation that we had a show to attend, and the staff knew that when we arrived, checked in with us about specifics as to when we had to leave, and made sure that we were served... More 

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

I was there on a date. I had the steamed mussels with a creamy wine and ouzo sauce. It was amazing! I asked for some bread, none came with it, and used it to mop the sauce up that's how good it was. My date got the spanakopita, which she said was great too. I tried the Kyr-Yianni Greek wine.... More 

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Cedar Lake, Indiana
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Ate here with my brother from San Mateo... we ate small plates and shared. All the food, presentation, wine, and service were outstanding. I can't wait to come back!

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Shelburne, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Greek food tasting as it should...Greek. Staff were friendly and efficient. The meal was fresh, not too heavy and delicious. Decent wine list. Would return without question

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2373 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2609
    (Divisadero)
  • Public Transportation: Visit the SF public transit link here: http://tinyurl.com/ygap7rq
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighbourhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-409-7111
Description
Located in San Francisco's beautiful Marina district, Mezes is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Mezes is Greek for "small plates meant to share". Enjoy everything from delicious dips and zucchini cakes to prawn plates or platters of grilled meats. With it's charming ambiance and it's great variety of flavors, Mezes will make you feel as if you've been magically transported to Greece. A knowledgeable staff is available to guide you :-) Mezes has been recognized by the San Francisco community as one the most authentic Greek restaurants in the Bay Area (SFGate/SF Chronicle, SF Weekly, Bay Guardian).

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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