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Oakland Gyros

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2867 N Oakland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3566
414-963-1393
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 am - 3:00 am
Mon - Wed 10:30 am - 3:00 am
Thu - Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 62
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch close to airport

Heading up to Green Bay after flying into Milwaukee and needed a decent lunch after skipping b'fast. Ordered the normal gyro combo. Good fries, but GREAT gyro. Plenty of meat. Got tomatoes and onions and glad I did. Good service and decent value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
C. R
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Heading up to Green Bay after flying into Milwaukee and needed a decent lunch after skipping b'fast. Ordered the normal gyro combo. Good fries, but GREAT gyro. Plenty of meat. Got tomatoes and onions and glad I did. Good service and decent value.

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Aurora, Illinois, United States
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Interesting place has the feel of an old school corner diner. By the looks of the line at 9pm this is a popular place with the locals. Gyros are either made good or bad and this place has GOOD gyros. They serve you plenty so ask for an extra pita. They also have hamburgers and hot dogs and the chicken... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Found this place by accident on a business trip three years ago. Since then I have eaten here a dozen times. Great gyros, Greek salad and lamb shanks. It's not fancy and while it falls into the "fast food" category, the quality and flavors are great. If you are looking for great food at a great price you need to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews 141 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

You have not had a gyro until you have been to Oakland gyro. It is one of the most delicious things I have ever eaten in my life. The line was out the door at 2:30 am of college students, tourist, and business people alike waiting for our gyro combos. The lamb was cooking on a spit possibly all day... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Great gyros and sauce- a platter and extra pita easily feeds two people. The owner is very kind and the service is friendly. We often walk in nice weather and enjoy people watching while we eat. Very eclectic part of town and it makes the place even more fun to visit. When you are in river west it's one of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great location and great food. Always crowded too. Yummy chicken and hummus And beef shawarma. Parking was easy

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Wisconsin
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We graduated from the UWM in 1991 so this is a group favorite. We normally get a gyro, fries, and soft drink while reminiscing about the old days. The food is as good as it was back then. Very good value. Always look forward to eating there.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I was dropping a friend off at his house last week in the area, coming past Oakland Gyros from Locust Street. I knew I would be driving past, so held-off on getting something to eat for home from other places. Glad I did! It's been a while since my last visit, and a gyro sounded much better than either a... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The chicken kabob sandwiches/ dinner are amazing. The portions are huge. The Pita bread is so warm with buttery like goodness.i eat there every two weeks. The service is quick and I have never had my order wrong nor ever been disappointed-seriously! Fries are good there too.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I've been to Oakland Gyros a few times to eat in and just for take out and the gyros are always consistent in quality. I can't vouch for any other food on the menu, because I've never ordered anything else but considering how busy the restaurant is no matter what time I've gone there I'm pretty certain that the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2867 N Oakland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3566
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-963-1393

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 3:00 am
10:30 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 4:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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