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498 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 327-0107
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Greek or Turkish (fast) food (not sure the difference)

Lentil Soup, Lamb Salad, and falafel plate was what the three of us had. Plenty of pita bread to go around. Chilled Water is self service. By the way, Palo Alto Municipal water tastes so good! Comes from Hetch Hetchy...better than any water in Silicon Valley. Less than $30 total for dinner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Silicon Valley, CA
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Silicon Valley, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Lentil Soup, Lamb Salad, and falafel plate was what the three of us had. Plenty of pita bread to go around. Chilled Water is self service. By the way, Palo Alto Municipal water tastes so good! Comes from Hetch Hetchy...better than any water in Silicon Valley. Less than $30 total for dinner. Everything pretty tasty. Perhaps the Lentil Soup wasn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A little corner Greek restaurant close to Garden Court Hotel. Order at the counter and food is brought to you. We sat outside on University Ave and it was lovely. Hummus and pita bread is so fresh you can't get enough of it .Spicy hummus was perfectly seasoned. Our gyros were unique, huge and delicious. You could easily split one.... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 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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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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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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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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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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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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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: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 498 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: (650) 327-0107

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?