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Yannis Gyros

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1814 Adlai Stevenson Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4233
217-585-9300
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 30
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
TamaraR1992
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Springfield, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Springfield, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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.

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4 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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!!!!!

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

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Delavan, Il
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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.

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Austin, Texas
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226 reviews 226 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Soooo glad we read reviews on this and it was right on the way to the Abraham Lincoln Museum during our road trip! Oh soo good! The gyros is to die for and is soo BIG that you should get extra pitas bc they give you soo much meat that you can make 2 or 3 more. Love the garnishes... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

This place has great gyros and friendly service! We were in town for a soccer tournament and found this spot on trip advisor. It was just as described by previous reviews. We live an hour-and-a-half away and my son asked of we could come back for his birthday. :)

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Kansas City, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

This is a little hole in the wall practically hidden in a strip mall, but it is a quick detour off I-72 for travelers. (Note: as of July 2013 Apple maps routes you to the wrong frontage road but it's just across the way.) Our food was fantastic. Fresh, flavorful gyros, pitas and fries. Tzatziki was amazing! Mini size gyro... More 

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158 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I found this little - quite literal- hole in te wall via TA. We shared a moussaka special and the appetizer with feta, pita and olives. This very filling meal cost $12 and was heavenly. We sat outside. Zero atmosphere but delicious, friendly service of high quality Greek food.

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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