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Oakland Gyros

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2867 N Oakland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3566
414-963-1393
Today
10:30 am - 3:00 am
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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: Late Night

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 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
The best gyro I have ever had

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Christopher R
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews 141 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 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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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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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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94 reviews 94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

My family loves Gyros. We make sure to swing by Oakland Gyros a few times a year. I'm not the biggest Gyro fan. I always order a burger there and it's absolutely delicious!!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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69 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We like this restaurant a lot. My son begs to come here. I rarely give in because I think the gyro meat is probably processed. We were here last week. It was yummy, and the restaurant is bright and clean. The ladies room isn't that great, and the low door can lead to embarrassing situations. The food seems to be... More 

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Bayside
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have been going to Oakland Gyros longer than I liked to admit. Been going there more recently as I only work minutes away. Love the Cheese fries, at times could use more, since there is never too much CHEESE. Gyros are one of the best in town. Always hot and fast and taste great.

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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?