Gyros in the D

Photos Courtesy of KouZina.

Mouth-Watering Gyros and Where to Find Them in D


We hope you’re not reading this on an empty stomach because there’s something about the thought of gyros that can make those hunger pangs even worse. The fluff of the pita bread, the kick of tzatziki sauce, and the tenderness of the meat all combine to make for a perfectly Greek taste. If you’re craving one now, and we don’t blame you if you are, here are some of the best Greek restaurants in Detroit with mouth watering gyros.

KouZina

Royal Oak’s Greek street food restaurant KouZina might have opened its doors in 2012, but it has family experience that spans decades. Their original gyro features homemade pita, meat, tomato, red onion, parsley and your choice of sauce. You can also enjoy their gyro bowl which is served with your choice of rice pilaf or brown rice and topped with feta cheese.

Estia Greek Street Food

Featuring traditional greek street food, Estia prides itself on using fresh ingredients and a truly authentic gyro sandwich. Their gyro wraps and bowls can be custom made with char-broiled chicken, fire-roasted pork, or traditional gyro meat. The Metro Detroit restaurant has locations in Troy and Warren.

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Golden Fleece

Golden Fleece

Photo Courtesy of Golden Fleece.

One of the most popular Greek restaurants in Detroit, the Golden Fleece restaurant is in the heart of Greektown in downtown Detroit. For nearly 50 years the authentic Greek restaurant has perfected their gyro that is made in-house and features either lamb or chicken. Authentic Greek cuisine and patio dining makes for a perfect setting on a Detroit summer afternoon.

Big Tommy’s

Whether you’re looking for a fine dining experience, a dinner and a show, or a banquet for your next big event, Big Tommy’s in Novi is a must visit Greek restaurant. Their gyro dinner is served with a seasoned blend of lamb and beef, pita bread, tomatoes, onions, and their sageki sauce. If you’re in for a comedy show, be sure to check out their dinner and a show menu.

Souvlaki Greek Street Food

Boasting fresh and healthy ingredients, Taylor’s Souvlaki Greek Street Food features a variety of great tasting gyros. You can opt for the traditional gyro, or try the veggie gyro made with peppers and cucumbers, or be adventurous and try the Hercules gyro that features two eight inch pitas and double the ingredients. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for tempting images and new menu updates.

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