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Captain Gyros

132 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906-3502
+1 765-743-7170
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good58%
  • Average6%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“gyros” (11 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Fast food
132 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906-3502
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Reviews (16)
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This place is kind of run down, next door to a lot of other much slicker restaurants like Panda Express. However if you want a good, meat filled gyros it is great. Stop in and take one out for a good hearty meal.

Thank Henry D
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I've tried several Greek restaurants and gyros in Lafayette/West Lafayette, Captain Gyros is the best all around. The portion size is huge and it's a great price. The tzatziki sauce is the best. The combo is the best deal and the portion of fries is...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This little hole in the wall is between The Egyptian Hookah Lounge (reccomended) and Panda Express. The inside is a step back in time to a corner Greek spot. The gyros are amazing and the fries are to die for. The fajita gyro is my...More

Thank slammin1salmon
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Heard good opinions about this place, decided to give it a try. Gyro was nothing special, tzaziki sauce was watery. Place is greasy/unclean and a bit worn. If you want a good gyro, go to the Parthenon.

Thank Gytis K
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I had the classic gyro. The meat comes from a spit, not from a freezer and it was piled high. The tzatziki sauce was very tasty. The restaurant has no atmosphere, but one doesn't need atmosphere when enjoying a delicious gyro. Prices are reasonable.

Thank EFFor
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Best Gyros in town. The thin fries are good too... So by the combo because it includes a drink. Save room for a piece of homemade baklava! The building is nothing special, needs a few repairs. The owner is the one that takes your order,...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We both had the classic gyros combo, including fries and drink. Great amount of food for the money. The tzatziki sauce was very good, though a little light for my taste. Got another little cup, no problem. Plenty of gyro meat, and the fries portion...More

Thank Randall B
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

I remember when this place opened and the food and portions were huge. I stopped back in and was really let down. Place could be much better. Change the name to "E 1private gyro's."

Thank greenbean94
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Captain Gyros is a small Greek restaurant just a few streets over from Purdue. The Gyros are HUGE and very good. They also carry a large selection of hamburgers which are also HUGE. The food is very tasty. The clientele is interesting because it hasn't...More

Thank scarlettscar
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Friends and me would go after Purdue BBall games quite often. We always enjoyed going there. Plenty of gyro meat when you're served your gyro. The fries are fried when you order. They never have them under a hot lamp. The spicy gyro is also...More

Thank BJPC5331
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  West Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-743-7170
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