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Trader Gus Shell - Athen's Gyros

5420 Willow Rd, Waunakee, WI 53597-9133
+1 608-249-6720
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“gyros” (29 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
“gas station” (11 reviews)
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Greek, Fast food, Mediterranean
5420 Willow Rd, Waunakee, WI 53597-9133
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The food truck is now gone and the new restaurant is there! Excellent gyros in a comfortably casual environment.

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

ate dinner there. Ordered classic gyros with extra meat and did get a lot of food. However gyros was so spicy with pepper wondered what I was eating. The chicken lemon soup would embarrass any greek person it was really a disgusting cheese soup of...More

Thank worldtraveler77_12
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I love the new restaurant! They have a small bar with a great beer selection and spirits. Very reasonably priced drinks and food. Tried the gyro burger and it was so succulent. Gyros and fries are always great here and they added a few new...More

Thank Schnauzerluv
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This gyros place used to be in the gas station, then moved to a food truck, and now sits in its own building next to the station. Pretty much the same menu as before in a much larger space. The gyros are always good and...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Trader Gus no longer owns the gas station. It is owned by kwick trip now as on of their mini stores. Conviently located. Staff are helpful and friendly

Thank dee A
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This is a place that I take visitors to as it is great food and drink. I used to frequent the food truck but now this is a sit down restaurant with a full bar. I went there the 3rd day after they opened. Once...More

Thank Arnie A
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The new restaurant is up and running. Same great gyros and burgers / fries etc. well priced. Great atmosphere to eat in and a drive thru as well. New bar with a bunch 6+ of beer taps and full bar. Beer is inexpensive $4-5/pint and...More

Thank C V
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I heard the gyros here were delicious and every bit as good as those that we treat ourselves to a couple times a year in downtown madison, however when 5 of us stopped here on a saturday evening in august for dinner, I was pretty...More

Thank T0p10Review
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome gyros, good portions and friendly staff! Wish they were open past 8pm and Sunday. I always stop by for a gyro and extra pita. Kids love them too.

Thank GrandTour722785
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have been going to Athens Grill (formerly Trader Gus) for the past 12 years. I visit on average about once a week. I feel compelled to update my previous review because, frankly, things at Athens Grill have changed. The restaurant is still being run...More

Thank Butch R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5420 Willow Rd, Waunakee, WI 53597-9133
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waunakee
  • Phone Number: +1 608-249-6720
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