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8650 Genesee Ave Ste 106, Costa Verde Center, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92122-1128
+1 858-455-1535
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“spanakopita” (9 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
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8650 Genesee Ave Ste 106, Costa Verde Center, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92122-1128
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 16 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

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
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, great atmosphere, falafel and salads the breast as well as hummus.a 'go to". Love happy hour options eg order wine and several mezze small plates (pita/humus, spanakopita, kabobs, falafel, Greek meat balls). Friendly, sit down service. Always a popular place--and deservedly so.

Thank TPA5465
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have eaten here a number of times as it is close to my parents. The food is consistently good. The restaurant is clean with nice decor. The wait staff is friendly, helpful and willing to accept substitutions requests (which my parents do quite often)....More

Thank UCLABruin84-87
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Loved their food this time beter than last. Learnt that i can have kous kous in everyday if i want. Service was Ok during lunch and we have to ask for water at-least 2 times

Thank Shruti t
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We loved this restaurant. Great service, food and ambiance. We had the Gyros, Sea Bass and Riganato... and brought back doggie bags for all. The portions were extremely generous and the prices were reasonable. Initially, I rated the restaurant as "Very Good" but upon reflection...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a quick bite and had followed the GPS to what we thought was going to be a Five Guys, but instead the hubby noticed Apollonia and suggested we try it. I am so glad we did. We lunched al fresco on...More

Thank jmgile50
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived late afternoon to our hotel in La Jolla (Marriott) and were hungry. Of the close-by restaurants on Trip Advisor, this one sounded good, was very highly rated and was just a short walk away. It happened to be Happy Hour when we arrived...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went there in connection with San Diego Restaurant Week. One of our party had some serious allergy issues. The waitress listened carefully and brought food that totally conformed to our specifications and the food was delicious. Some of the food ordered came from the...More

Thank Jules M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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