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Yanni's Grill & Vineyard

410 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-3129
+1 515-965-7802
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Greek, Mediterranean
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410 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-3129
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I ordered deluxe pitas to go. I should have checked them before leaving. Not nearly enough meat to be considered deluxe. Sounded great on the menu but the real thing was truly disappointing.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This place is perfect for any night out, any occasion, all ages. They have an amazing menu with a huge selection for any appetite. Pizza, steak, chicken, pasta a an amazing mix of Italian/Greek food. We go here about once a month. Never anything to...More

Thank T9839XLmonicab
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We frequent Yanni's on occasion and find it quit refreshing. Somewhat small inside but we can manage. Think my favorite from the menu is Shrimp Scampi. The bread is fantastic and kinda different as a lot of the menu of course is Greek...

Thank Rex Z
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I have been thinking about trying this place for quite some time, but was put off by the fact that it shares a building with a very poorly run DQ. It was busy, so we took that as a good sign. Our group had a...More

Thank IowaGirl-in-Germany
Reviewed 12 November 2017

If you are looking for Greek food, this is the place to stop. We have not ventured far off the standard food trail here, but have enjoyed the good that we have tried. Gyros are good, desserts are good. Sometimes the staff gets a little...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

There was nothing, not ONE thing that was okay about the meal I just had at this restaurant. They don't do either Greek or Italian well and the food goes down in the top three most unpalatable restaurants I've ever been to. YUCK!

2  Thank Dana S
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Yannis is a Greek and Italian restaurant. They serve the same fare as a place like Latin King or Johnnys. That said, they are not quite as good as those places. However, it's clear that all the employees care a lot and the service is...More

Thank IowaTravellinGuy
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I had gyro platter. Yummy. Tzaziki sauce is the best I've had in a long time. My hotty had a chicken gyro. It was even better. The spices on the chicken were outstanding. I will certainly go back. Service was great also. We shared a...More

Thank Harrison B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I and 2 friends ate at Yanni's and were very disappointed in the customer service and the food. We had to continually ask for drink refills and more bread. Our salad didn't consist of more than a cup of lettuce. The onion...More

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We enjoyed our first trip to Yanni's. I ordered Steak de burgo and my husband had the Gyro platter. We enjoyed the ambience of Yanni's and the service was great. We will be back to enjoy another meal.

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4 July 2015|
Response from SunnySkiesDSM | Reviewed this property |
The menu is Italian and Greek. This food is absolutely wonderful. Best lasagna I've ever had. Prices are very reasonable. 2 people for dinner and a glass of wine will run around $50.
Nancy H
16 April 2015|
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Response from Christi G | Reviewed this property |
Outstanding Greek foods (salads, entrees, desserts) and extremely hospitable staff! Encourage you to drop in and view their menu. It is one of my favorite restaurants in Ankeny.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-965-7802
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