Daphne's California Greek

Daphne's Crispy Shrimp Deal Delivers Big Taste, Big Value

Fans of Daphne's California Greek's popular Crispy Shrimp have a great reason to celebrate, as Daphne's adds a Crispy Shrimp Meal Deal to its menu for a limited time beginning January 21. 

The Crispy Shrimp Meal Deal, priced at $7.99 and available until the end of April, is huge on flavor and comes with two sides, a serving of pita bread, and a regular fountain beverage.

Daphne's California Greek Named Best in San Diego

With an inspired new menu featuring a blend of California and Mediterranean flavors, Daphne's California Greek has again earned the right to call itself the “Best Greek Restaurant in San Diego.”

Daphne's received the most votes among the readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune's annual poll, "San Diego's Best."

Daphne's has won the honor every year since 2010, when the category was first included in the 16-year-old poll.

Daphne's Music Lounge to Feature Matchbox Twenty

On Tuesday, August 21, Rob Thomas and Kyle Cook of American rock band Matchbox Twenty will officially open the new “Daphne’s iHeartRadio Music Lounge,” a collaboration of Daphne’s California Greek and Clear Channel Media + Entertainment San Diego, where local music fans will be able to meet and experience today’s established or emerging musicians in an intimate, 50-seat setting.

The duo will share new music from the band’s much-anticipated album, “North,” due out in September.

Daphne’s Restructures Management Team

Daphne’s California Greek today announced changes to its corporate structure to strengthen the company’s overall organization for future growth that includes franchising and new company restaurants. These organizational changes follow a successful rebranding effort including a revamped menu, restaurant remodel program, and lifestyle-brand transformation for the chain.

The Fruit Solution

Walking into some quick-service restaurants these days can make you feel like you’ve just wandered into the produce section at Whole Foods. A colorful cornucopia of fresh fruit—from deep-yellow mangos and light-green apples to purple pomegranates and ruby-red strawberries—is getting highlighted in every menu category. Fruits from across the world are showing up in breakfast items, as part of eye-catching salads, as accompanying elements to entrees, as fresh-pressed beverages, and as healthy dessert options.

Summer LTOs Heat Up Menus

Chains return to the basics with their summer promotions.

Daphne's Chicken Strawberry Salad was a hit as an LTO last summer.
Daphne's Chicken Strawberry Salad was a hit as an LTO last summer.

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes this summer’s crop of seasonal limited-time offers from quick-serve and fast-casual chains. From retro ice cream flavors to salad-sandwich combinations, brands are looking to attract customers with innovation this summer while hearkening back to tried-and-true favorites.

Daphne’s Salads Highlight Tastes of Summer

The fresh flavors of summer are arriving early at Daphne’s as the company spotlights three salads with fruit accents, including last summer’s popular Chicken Strawberry Salad.

“Our salads are full of flavor and fresh ingredients, and offer a refreshing break from the typical and less healthful options on the scene today,” says Bill Trefethen, Daphne’s CEO.

With Brand Revamp Complete, Daphne's Turns to Franchising

After a year and a half of rebranding efforts and menu tweaks, the executive team leading Daphne’s California Greek is ready to franchise across the country.

The 56-unit fast-casual concept, formally known as Daphne’s Greek Café, should succeed nationally because it satisfies consumers’ cravings for modern fast-casual brands and health-inspired food, says CEO Bill Trefethen.