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Papa Gyro's

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4925 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-1886
+1 256-489-9050
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the lamb gyro with rice. It was really good! Stopped in to pick up to eat at the hotel. It was a little bit of a wait, but only because the customer in front of us had a big order. The gyro meat was really good, and not too spicy. The place is not much to look at on... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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483 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The three of us had a very enjoyable lunch at Papa Gyro's. The owner is Iranian, so there are several Persian meal offered that are very tasty. The gyros are very good as are the other Mediterranean dishes. Non-alcoholic drinks are available ($1.99 each with unlimited refills). The styrofoam and plastic service items are a "downer." Otherwise, we liked the... More 

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Thank Helga H
Prattville, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

They have really good gyro's. They slice the beef right off the shawarma so it is super tender! I would eat there again. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is because the atmosphere isn't that great because it is located in a strip mall. However there is some outside seating so that is nice.

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Thank Misty B
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

There's no comparison between the Big Papa gyro wrap and that of an unnamed chain we recently tried. Big Papa's sauce is subtly spiced, not too garlicky or too strong. Their meat is thinly sliced & tender. Eating the filling & leaving the pita wrap makes for a feast on my low-carb days.

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Thank SacredHarpCuz
Huntsville, Alabama
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I know, I know, everyone in my family loves the gyro's and the gyro salad, but I love their hamburgers! Great soup too!

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Thank Judy S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Big Papa's gyro is a healthy, delicious, satisfying lunch in itself. We seek out Middle Eastern food wherever we travel, and this gyro was a perfect blend of gyro, veggies, herbs, & yogurt sauce. Surrounding chain restaurants were empty at lunchtime. Everyone was at Papa Gyro's!

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Thank SacredHarpCuz
Huntsville, Alabama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I love the Gyros and the French Fries are the best I have ever had. They have a very large menu and something for everybody.

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Thank Randalc440
Huntsville, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I visit papa gyros frequently, as I work nearby. Usually, they're friendly fast and delicious, but today my pina colada smoothie came up before my food and the lady who made it was very rude as she screamed "smoothie". She didn't even give me a chance to claim it before she screamed smoothie at the top of her lungs again!... More 

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Thank VColeman15
Huntsville, Alabama
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Having lived in Turkey 4 years, I developed a taste for this food. Papa Gyro's has authentic middle eastern food, especially the Big Papa Gyro which is a perfect sized gyro. They recently doubled their dining room size so there is usually adequate seating. They have a wonderful tzatziki sauce that goes perfectly with the lamb-on-a-spit. They have baklava, hummus... More 

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Thank Max B
Huntsville, Alabama
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483 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Papa Gyro's has a very nice selection of Mediterranean-type food. It is definitely not Greek...rather a mixture of Eastern Mediterranean combined with various Iranian dishes. They are all Very Good. The ordering process is quick and pleasant...the atmosphere is airy and clean...the price is okay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4925 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-1886
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-489-9050

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