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645 Griswold St, Penobscot Building, Southfield, MI 48226-4105
+1 248-356-6463
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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San Francisco, CA
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Their Greek salads are generous portions with beets,olives, tomatoes, feta cheese, lettuce and their wonderful homemade dressing! (Not a traditional Greek salad that doesn't contain lettuce). Their gyros have tender moist pieces of meat and their pita bread is the best!!! Whenever I'm in town, I make my way there. It's a casual simple restaurant that's quite busy during the... More 

Thank CrewJoe
Perrysburg, Ohio
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Great Greek Salad, I visit both restaurants but Southfield I b frequent most for my favorites Greek chicken and waitresses

Thank SC J
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

An okay joint tucked away in a corner of the mall. Service good. Feels like any other diner. But the taste didn't quite cut it. Gyros and kabobs can taste much better!

Thank zdrifter
Douglas, Michigan
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

A bit disappointing. Service is good. But the food is sub par for an authentic Greek. Price too high for quality and quantity. Bad mistake.

Thank Neutronboy
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

I adore this place! The food is excellent -- homemade pita, sauces and mouthwatering Souvlaki -- and the prices can't be beat. Great for a quick lunch or take-away.

1 Thank TiffB313
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Awesome food and even better service ! The pita bread is out of this world and i can promise a very friendly visit.

2 Thank Deadriver
Huntsville, Alabama
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104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I wanted to find a good Greek restaurant close to my hotel. The clerk behind the desk recommended three different choices and Athens Souvlaki was the closest. I'm glad. The gyro may have been the best I've had Stateside (I had a couple on the island of Crete once...amazing). These guys bake their pita bread daily and, trust me, it... More 

Thank cmflydelta
Detroit, Michigan
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2014

My first visit to this new location in the Penobscot Building--and definitely not my last. A bright and airy space; friendly, attentive staff; and large portions. The chicken pita sandwich was filled with seasoned chicken and a tasty yogurt sauce. The pita was extraordinary--a combination of fluffy and chewy. The pita bread alone is worth the trip! Too many fries... More 

1 Thank Madeline0403
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews here on Tripadvisor, a friend and I decided to go on a weeknight so we could avoid the thundering herd of folks who would be waiting for seats at what one reviewer called "the best Greek restaurant in the state." We were shocked to find that we were the third table in the entire restaurant. Literally,... More 

Thank gswprchick
Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We were a party of 7 and they took such good care of all of us. The Greek Platter, gyro, Greek salad were all delicious. The real home run is their bread. You could make a meal on it and the dipping sauce. Portions are very generous, so go hungry or split a dinner. The service is great and super... More 

Thank John L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 Griswold St, Penobscot Building, Southfield, MI 48226-4105
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Southfield
  • Phone Number: +1 248-356-6463

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