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Olympic Flame Restaurant

514 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
+1 515-243-4361
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (8 reviews)
“greek salad” (15 reviews)
“gyros” (16 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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514 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I visited here with friends, and I had a chicken gyro with their Greek fries. Both were delicious and a fair price! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I enjoy going here on occasion for a change of pace lunch. The sandwiches are all tasty and filling, so I usually just go a la carte and skip the fries and salad. The gyro and falafel are both good, with a nice balance of...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I recently got stationed at Ft. Des Moines, and needed to find a place that had great Gyros. I found it!! I've only had their Gyro and Greek Fries so far. Stopped in there last week looking for some Greek fare and got it for...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I've only eaten the gyros here to be honest, and they are really good. Keeps me going back. I'm sure the rest is just as good, but why bother when the gyros are that good?!?

Thank Casey Y
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I am Greek and have eaten at many Greek restaurants and had many Gyro's and this was the BEST! You must also have their Greek fries and avagolemono soup. Portions were ample and filling. The service was superb as well. Definitely coming back when in...More

Thank gjohnson942
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The restaurant is unassuming on the outside, serving absolutely excellent, carefully prepared dishes inside. My partner had the chicken gyro and I had a greek salad with the chicken. We also ordered the Dolmathes and these were phenomenal. Our great waitress told me they take...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Our family stopped here for lunch while walking around downtown. The service was very friendly and welcoming. It's not a frilly place, but casual and family friendly. Great gyros, everything we had was good. We had beverages and an appetizer, so our bill averaged $10/person....More

Thank Truckgirl123
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I've never had Greek food before, this place is AMAZING! I'm going to come here more often now! I had the Chicken Gyro, highly recommended and the service was quick!

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great little place in the East Village! The gyros are out of this world. Can't wait to go again and try other items on the menu!

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I have a sister in Greece and I go to Greek restaurants all the time and grew up eating this kind of food in Detroit very often. I was dying to finally try this place and it did not disappoint! I tried the Moussaka dinner...More

Thank SimpsonTide985
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-243-4361
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