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498 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 327-0107
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  • English first
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Considering the price, this was one of the best mediterranean restaurants I have been to in the US. Don't miss it if you go to Palo Alto and you like mediterranean food.

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Palo Alto, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Not much to say: not bad and not great. Good for a quick grab. Fairly quick prep time and service is friendly.

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Great Falls, Virginia
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226 reviews 226 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Very conveniently located, this restaurant is fast food greek. The menu and food are both very typical and very average. The gyro salad was very good, as were a few of the other dishes. The place is pretty good but not worth going out of your way to find.

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Charlottesville VA USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

It's easy to walk past this place right in the heart of the University Avenue golden mile. The food is great, but not speedy. It has a few tables inside and outside but the atmosphere is quite plain and utilitarian. Locals and students know it. So do local businesses -- midday and early evening there is a steady stream of... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I highly recommend it! Every bite of my falafel was perfect - the falafel balls crumbled beautifully with the veggies and tahini, and was wrapped in an lovely lavash flatbread that I have not had elsewhere in North America. Also enjoyed the red lentil soup. The restaurant can feel warm inside (perhaps no AC) but do not let that deter... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

OK, I am a Greek food snob (I think the owners are Turkish) and the food is good, but not Greek in all cases, but their lentil soup is amazing!!!!! I go there just for that. I also like the grilled chicken platter with rice and the hummus is delicious too. The place is not fancy and usually cramped. The... More 

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Pennsylvania, USA
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346 reviews 346 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Boy did this meal hit the spot! Quick service, delicious food and a great sidewalk view on Palo Alto. The owner was very welcoming and they effortlessly accommodated a few special requests. TIP: Try to visit either a bit early or late. It becomes very busy during peak times.

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USA
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209 reviews 209 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Adequate spot for lunch in downtown, but nothing extraordinary. Typical Greek offerings. Does a brisk business and can be crowded

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Pomezia, Italy
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Small place with a few seats inside and some outside. Nice atmosphere, typical Greek plates slightly different than in other Greek places I have seen. Combo gyro was good (we were in 3 and "good" won 2 by 1 vs "sufficient". Reasonable prices, no great choices anyway.

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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I ate the chicken souvlaki wrap. It was very tasty and fresh and more than enough for me. It comes without any sides so you may want to add something to it - fries, salad, etc.

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Additional Information about Gyros Gyros

Address: 498 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone Number: (650) 327-0107
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Turkish

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