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438 Fayetteville St, City Plaza, Raleigh, NC 27601-1741
919-833-4005
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Don't underestimate this place

Even though it qualifies as fast food, this place has the best lamb gyros and kabobs around Raleigh. And their other offerings (pita, hummus, tabouli, greek salads, etc.) are all top notch. I would place their food above Neomonde, Greek Fiesta, etc. any day. My comments are for their branch in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2014
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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English first
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The owner is rude and the menu indicates more than one kabob but they only give you one kabob... not kabobs!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If you're staying at the Marriot, it's late and you don't want to venture very far, this is a good place to go. It's greek food and it's pretty good. I have had better but, for the price and location, it wasn't that bad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We've eaten Lebanese food all over the world, but Shish Kabob remains one of our favorites, simply because the food really is Lebanese food. We can get the kind of pickles we like, they'll put French fries in our sandwiches, and the hommous isn't ruined by extra ingredients. It's value priced, too - perfect place for a fast meal or... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Found this cool place walking from the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Raleigh. The food was so good that I went twice is 3 days! The Steak and Chicken Kabobs are both incredible.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

PROS: Good food Quick service CONS: Small building so it fills up for lunch and there is no inside seating. It's hours are limited, it is not open very late and not at all on Sunday.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Went here again for the second time in May. Had the veggie gyro and stuffed grape leaves. It made for the perfect lunch! The prices are great for what you get. The service is good!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Even though it qualifies as fast food, this place has the best lamb gyros and kabobs around Raleigh. And their other offerings (pita, hummus, tabouli, greek salads, etc.) are all top notch. I would place their food above Neomonde, Greek Fiesta, etc. any day. My comments are for their branch in Pinecrest Shopping Center out on Leesville Rd.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is a take out restaurant - - it has a few chairs for a lunch counter, but essentially its take-out. That being said, you will not be disappointed with anything I've ordered. The ingredients are fresh, or as fresh as a gyro block can be anyway. If you get the kafta kabobs make sure they cook them thoroughly, I've... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

It's a small place, so seating outside in the plaza is a must. The staff was friendly and the lamb gyros are great. Fresh toppings and some of the best pita bread, make this an authentic dish. I don't know if the hummus was homemade or not, but it was good. The prices were a little high, but the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Best gyro in Raleigh!! Juicy lamb and beef with fresh tomatoes and cucumber sauce that did not over power the rest of the ingredients.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 438 Fayetteville St, City Plaza, Raleigh, NC 27601-1741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: 919-833-4005

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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