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Yannis Gyros

1814 Adlai Stevenson Dr, Springfield, IL 62703-4233
217-585-9300
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Ranked #10 of 426 restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
1 review
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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Greenwood, Indiana
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60 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We had just completed a meeting and were looking for a place for lunch. Not far from our hotel (Crowne Plaza, SPringfield) was Yanni's. Just down Stevenson in a non-descript strip mall - not the kind of place to beckon or even catch your eye. But I had researched TA for good food at a good price, so we searched... More

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Based on recommendations from Trip Advisor and a craving for a gyro i decided to give Yannis Gyros a try. It doesn't look like much from the outside and it doesn't get much better inside but it's clean and the smell surrounding the place is the best kind of advertising you can get. The family is friendly and helpful and... More

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Pleasant Plains, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This place is sooo yummy. I have only had the gyro here because I can't try anything else because the gyro is that good. The price is also not bad either. Around 5-7 dollars for lunch

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