Best gyros in Toronto

Gyros is rotisserie cooked pork, chicken or beef that has become the staple at every Greek restaurant in Toronto. Marinated and slowly cooked on a vertical spit, the meat is always tender and delicious. Here are the best spots in Toronto for gyros! [Chicken gyro at Tzatziki. Photo by Parisima Baha]

Messini Authentic Gyros - Danforth Ave.

445 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1P1

Messini is known for its delicious gyros! Thee gyros wrap is packed with so much stuff you may have to resign to eating it with a knife and fork. Alongside the tender gyro, the wrap includes tomatoes onions, tzatziki and French fries. You can also get the gyros in a club sandwich.

Original Gyro Grill

547 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1P7

For a unique take on gyro look no further than The Original Gyro Grill. The options are endless, offering fun takes on the Greek classic, like the Notorious Gyro made with grilled jalapenos, tzatziki, tomatoes, caramelized onions and fries. Also, there’s gyro poutine!

Folia Grill

1031 Pape Ave Main, East York, ON M4K 3W1

Choose from the pork or chicken gyro at Folia Grill. The rotisserie meat comes in either a sandwich or dinner plate, with a side of Greek salad, rice, roasted potatoes and tzatziki. Folia Grill is open seven days a week.

Square Boy Drive In

875 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4J 1L8

Known for its burgers, Square Boy also offers a gyros dinner! Open late this is one of the only spots in Toronto where you can get your hands on the savoury and delicious gyro until 12:30 am!

Souv Like

708 Pape Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 3S7

The take-out spot may be known for its souvlaki dinners, but the gyro deserves just as much praise. Served in a wrap, Souv Like’s gyro is simple, but has a rich flavour. This spot is located right outside Pape station.


873 Pape Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 3T9

Tzatziki serves traditional Greek cuisine, so of course there’s a gyro on the menu! The pork gyro dinner is served with Greek salad and a choice of two sides. A generous portion, you may have to pack the rest to go. Tzatziki also offers delivery.

Esquire Restaurant

2581 Victoria Park Ave, Scarborough, ON M1T 1A4

Esquire Restaurant is known for its classic Greek menu items, and the gyros definitely deserve a spot on this list. The gyros come four ways: on a pita, bun, served as a dinner or simply sliced, every piece is simply divine. Esquire Restaurant first opened in 1981.

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