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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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Hours:
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Prattville, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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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60 reviews
46 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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464 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
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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Thank Helga H
Huntsville, Alabama
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I think they have very good Greek food. I go periodically to get my fix. I recently worked with some folks that were in town from DC. They were excited about getting to eat at Papa Gyro's again. I thought that spoke volumes! The food is always freshly prepared, the servings are large and the counter service is good.

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Thank 1MSUbulldog
Alabama
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183 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been going to Papa's for several years, basically ever since they first opened. The "T" sauce (something I won't even begin to spell) is great. The gyro meat can be a little hit and miss as it is often dry and occasionally skimpy on the gyro, but on the gyro plate it tends to be quite plentiful. Cheap... More 

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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?