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Sam's Gyros

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5404 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 251-8503
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It's all Greek to me.

Sam's Gyros has been a longtime favorite of my family. We went when it was just a small single storefront, and have watched it enlarge and improve. All the while, the gyros and salads have been great. It's on an easy to access corner in Sobro. Plenty of seating in its enlarged dining area. Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
Phil S
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Fishers, Indiana
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Excellent gyros, delicious french fries, great service at a fair price. What more could you ask for in fast food?

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Thank Robert W
Indianapolis, Indiana
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40 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I was disappointment in the quality of the food compared to the price. The meat or the gyros was very dry with little cucumber sauce and the pitas were cheap store bought and seemed a bit stale. I would recommend going elsewhere given the price and quality.

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Thank Bryan P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The gyro's were really nothing special, rather bland sauce. Service was very slow even though they weren't very busy.

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Thank CDD56
Indianapolis, Indiana
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341 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I am just so excited to live in the SoBro area. Finally, I live in a real jazzy part of town with amazing food I can walk to. And not just one great place near me, but several - Sam's Gyros, included. Love the ambiance inside - and it seems to attract less of the drunken ego crowd I can't... More 

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Thank Rhonda B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Sam's Gyros has been a longtime favorite of my family. We went when it was just a small single storefront, and have watched it enlarge and improve. All the while, the gyros and salads have been great. It's on an easy to access corner in Sobro. Plenty of seating in its enlarged dining area. Great homey service. Reasonable prices in... More 

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Thank Phil S
Manhattan, Kansas
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

They have some of the best hummus around. Even the small order is too much for two people. They serve it with piping hot pita bread that goes with perfectly. It's a little hole in the wall place but a good bite to eat if you're in the area.

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Thank BJPC5331
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Such a little hole in the wall, but the falafel is excellent. One of the best I've had in Indy. I wish I went here more often than I do.

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Thank Clare L
Downers Grove
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Checked reviews before going in and thought we were in for a good Middle Eastern meal. The saganaki was just a lump of breaded cheese melted. Our table had chicken shawarma, beef shawarma, gyros and spinakopita. None of them were very good. They meat was definitely lacking any flavor. May be they were leftovers from the previous day?

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Thank martsele
Indianapolis, IN
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

The gyro was good but they nickle and dime you for the things that typically come with them , like lettuce, tomato and onion. Presentation is nothing to write home about ether. Just a plain gyro on a plain plate. service pretty much sucked. she was unfriendly and was acting like she was super busy and there were only two... More 

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Thank mlelikeshotels
Marquette, Michigan
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Excellent gyros and shawarma! We eat here quite a bit and love the place. They just expanded and have a lot more room, although I really liked the cozy spot they were in before. Their cucumber sauce is fantastic. A full gyro will definitely fill you up, and there are great specials there for those looking to save some coin.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5404 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: (317) 251-8503

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?