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The 6 Best Gyros Near Oakland

Updated: May 2, 2022

Golly, we love Greek gyros and these Oakland stores offer the best options in town. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Oakland’s best gyros. You won’t find better lamb, beef, or falafel gyros than those offered by these delicious Oakland spots!

Find the perfect Gyros spot

Simply Greek

Greek, $, OaklandGreek, $Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ikaros Greek Restaurant

Greek, $$, OaklandGreek, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Halal Guys

Mediterranean, $, OaklandMediterranean, $Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Wally's Cafe

Mediterranean, $, EmeryvilleMediterranean, $Emeryville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

King of Kabab

Mediterranean, $, BerkeleyMediterranean, $Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Rojbas Grill

Mediterranean, $$, BerkeleyMediterranean, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Gyros can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 26488 Oakland restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 2325 top lists and articles from the likes of . These top contenders have appeared in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Oakland Gyros.

Drink pairing tips for Gyros

  • A great drink pairing for chicken gyro

    Knowing what to pair with chicken gyro can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some red wine, particularly a glass of Xinomavro. This, vibrant and aromatic, red wine balances the smoky chicken gyro.

  • Sauvignon Blanc with your lamb gyro

    When enjoying a lamb gyro dish, it’s recommended you pair it with a glass ofacidic Sauvignon Blanc, a white wine that acts as a counterpoint for the richness of the lamb.

  • The ideal pairing for gyro

    Experts suggest pairing a gyro with a glass of Furmint, a popular white wine.


Factoids about Gyros

  • A speedy eater

    Does eating 308 ounces of gyro in 10 sound crazy to you? Well Joey "Jaws" Chestnut achieved this impressive feat in May of 2016.

  • The biggest gyro

    8,866 pounds is the record for the biggest gyro. We hope people were hungry!

  • A long time ago

    gyros has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Greece. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking information

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