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Trader Gus Shell - Athen's Gyros

5420 Willow Rd, Waunakee, WI 53597-9133
+1 608-249-6720
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (28 reviews)
“pita bread” (2 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
6:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Fast food, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
5420 Willow Rd, Waunakee, WI 53597-9133
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I heard the gyros here were delicious and every bit as good as those that we treat ourselves to a couple times a year in downtown madison, however when 5 of us stopped here on a saturday evening in august for dinner, I was pretty...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome gyros, good portions and friendly staff! Wish they were open past 8pm and Sunday. I always stop by for a gyro and extra pita. Kids love them too.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I have been going to Athens Grill (formerly Trader Gus) for the past 12 years. I visit on average about once a week. I feel compelled to update my previous review because, frankly, things at Athens Grill have changed. The restaurant is still being run...More

Thank Butch R
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I'm not from the area, however, I have stopped by this place twice now passing through town and it hasn't been open!! When searching on the internet and google; Trader Gus, it displays the hours of the convenience store only, not the gyros place. Don't...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

My husbands favorite place for gyros. they are in the process of building a restaurant for sit down dining. The building was looking closer to being done when I drove past last week. I love their spanakopitas and the tzatkziki sauce. Gus is a very...More

Thank zenabeans
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is currently run out of a trailer in the parking lot but they are continuing to offer outstanding gyros. I must say that their fries are awesome... some of the best around. Can't wait until their restaurant opens with an extended menu. The...More

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I got the std gyros plus feta tomato and lettuce My wife hit the chicken gyro and both were great Fast and very friendly service

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If you are in the market for an exceptional gyro, this is the place! Part of a gas station/ convenience store at our sitting so not good ambience. But I heard they are building a restaurant at same site, so definitely give it a vidit

Thank Wainakee
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The pork suvlaki is a dream. I hear the gyros are excellent as well. I am drooling just thinking about it...oops. (drooled).

Thank 4csmiley
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have been to Athen's Gyros numerous times over the past few years an had great gyros. They are now operating out of a truck behind their old location until an extensive remodel or new construction takes place. We have not tried the truck gyros...More

Thank Mike R
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Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5420 Willow Rd, Waunakee, WI 53597-9133
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waunakee
  • Phone Number: +1 608-249-6720
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