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1814 Adlai Stevenson Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4233
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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Their Gyros are the best in Springfield

I have eaten in this restaurant many times for many years. All of the food is prepared fresh and done to perfection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ted C
Springfield, United States
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Springfield, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten in this restaurant many times for many years. All of the food is prepared fresh and done to perfection.

Thank Ted C
springfield, IL
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Family business that has excellent gyros and greek fries. We prefer to take out because the seating is not comfortable and there's not much atmosphere. Great place for Greek food in Springfield. Be forewarned that they are not open on Sundays. Good for them taking family time!

Thank Professor001
Springfield, Illinois
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

If you want a great gyro every time, stop looking - you have found the place. Small family style business with focus on great food and keeping things local. Good prices and better food.

Thank nosemedic
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Saved us from eating at any of the chain fast foods. Just was there 30 min ago on 3/25 right before they closed. Their gyros and fries were one of the best we've had in a long time and we go to Greek town in Chicago. I had a veggie pita with lettuce, tomato, onion, kalamata olives, most awesome tzatziki... More 

Thank Mica_10
Springfield, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Yanni's has the best Gyros in Springfield. The place is small and not at all fancy but the food is top notch. The sauce makes them fabulous! I've also had Gyros in Chicago (as another reviewer mentioned) and these are WAY better than any I've had there.

3 Thank TamaraR1992
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I grew up in Chicago and now work in Chicago. Yannis pales in comparison not only to the great gyros places in Chicago, e.g., Central Gyros, but also to average ones. The greek fries were also disappointing--the lemon juice came out of a bottle.

2 Thank Nick K
Cleveland, Ohio
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My coworker and I pulled up and thought this doesn't look good, from the outside. We went in. They have real Kronos Gyro meat!!!! The pita is authentic thick Greek style. This place is a 10!!!!!

3 Thank GreekScubaGirl
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Don't be fooled by the appearance, at first it looks like your typical Greek/Gyro joint well it's a lot better then that. The gyro is wonderful food is served hot portions are above what you pay for.

Thank Taurus5780
Springfield, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I ordered the Chicken Gyro basket with Greek Fries. The gyros was great and I love the Greek Fries (with seasoning). This is a great family restaurant. They're always friendly. The food is always great.

Thank LiveFree17
Delavan, Il
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Tasty gyros & fries, but mega-garlicy tzadziki sauce & feta cheese is $1 more! Friendly owner guy. Dolmades (stuffed meat/rice grape leaves) & lemony sauce are delicious...$1 each! Wish they offered week night Greek specials every day...or at least on Sats.

Thank Mark581

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1814 Adlai Stevenson Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4233
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-585-9300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children


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