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South Street Souvlaki

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City Center East
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509 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2209
+1 215-925-3026
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 14:00 - 15:00
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York, Pennsylvania
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152 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read some really good reviews on this place, so we wanted to give it a try because our family really enjoys good Greek food. This is a unique little place, with a take out window right on South Street, and as you walk in, you go right by the kitchen, which has some really good aromas. You pass by the... More 

Thank John S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a spectacular meal here with friends. It was my first time but not my last; I will definitely return. The menu is huge and varied so something for everyone. The grilled octopus over greens was magnificent as were the salads and calamari. Beer on tap was delicious, as was the fried cheese and hummus! Have to go back... More 

Thank Carl D
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Being life-long residents of the Philly area, we've been here a number of times. It's great when you're checking out South Street, to stop in for lunch. The dimly lit, cozy interior is welcoming. We've enjoyed whatever we've ordered, including meats, seafood, salads, sides and drinks. Prices are reasonable

Thank MrAntoineJ
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Well we ordered the meal deal for 2 people. We each got one salad, one dessert, one entree, and we split the appetizer for 36 bucks. The portions were good sized and the food was delicious. I got the chicken kebab and it was amazing and the meat was so tender and tasty. My wife got a Greek Lasagna and... More 

Thank Brian D
Newark, Delaware
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

A small group of us stopped in to grab some dinner while visiting South Street. Honestly it smelled so good outside we couldn't help but stop and when we did we were ushered inside by a nice gentleman before we "changed our mind". The service was super quick and friendly and the food was some of the best Mediterranean food... More 

1 Thank RocknRose83
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68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

South Street Souvlaki.. For some reason this decades old standard always gets passed over when Greek food gets discussed on the Main Line where I live. I guess we're as guilty as any Philadelphia expat in not having eaten there since moving to suburbia. My wife had a craving for Greek roasted potatoes today, and running through the list of... More 

1 Thank jan_klincewicz
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Not only is the food always delicious but they treat you like family...very welcoming and attentive from the moment you walk in. The bartender makes the BEST apple martini! They have the freshest, most delicious hummus and pita bread! In my mid 20's I dined or picked up take out a couple times a month but now in my 40's... More 

Thank neuroRN22
Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is pretty basic, but they have a chef who knows what they are doing. We had the lamb plate (I think?) which was really good, and the baba ganoush too.

Thank AlePad2013
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch yesterday and got lamb gyros. They were really good. And quick, and inexpensive. I want to go back and try some other food on the menu!

Thank Hurl_Grey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best Gyro on South Street. Never disappointed. Have not been able to find quality for the price anywhere else. I love these guys.

1 Thank cassandra c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2209
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-3026

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?