Nevada-Based The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill To Open San Diego Location

February 2, 2022

Nevada's decade-old The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill chain has plans to open its first San Diego location. 

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill was co-founded in 2011 by two third-generation culinary trained restaurateurs Nick A. Della Penna and Trent Jones, who purchased The Great Greek's first location in Henderson, Nevada. After opening two additional Las Vegas locations, Della Penna and Jones started franchising the concept with the help of United Franchise Group, and the company now has 20 outposts around the country with more than 120 more on the way. 

The first San Diego location of The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill will open in Kearny Mesa. Expect a menu featuring favorites like the traditional gyro wrap, Souvlaki platters, Greek salads, and house-made dips like hummus, tzatziki, melitzanosalata and tirokafteri (spicy roasted red pepper), as well as made to order feta fries. Guests can also indulge in desserts like Baklava ice cream and rice pudding. 

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is anticipated to open by this summer at 7951 Othello Avenue, Suite 104, in San Diego's Kearny Mesa. For more information, visit