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Mediterranean, Greek
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed August 27, 2020

Checked other ratings and chose Messinis regardless of the few poor ratings. Had driven to Greektown from the other side of the city. My daughter loves Gyros. Friendly service during this pandemic...but the Gyros were terrible. Couldn't eat mine. You can almost tell that things...aren't right when you look at the spits of meat. Definitely not properly prepared...almost a last minute throw together. I've eaten gyros all over the place and these were bad. Just like all the other reviews..chewy...non marinated..light on the filling..nice tzaziki though. Brought the Gyros home and sliced the meat up and cooked it in a frypan... meat was at least now cooked properly but still tasteless.....Sorry Guys but you better get your act together....Wont be back....More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed October 13, 2019

The food at Messini's is very good and recommed the Calamari, The Spanakapita, The Greek salad, the Chicken Souvlaki and the Gyros. Fast service and portions are large. Be prepared for waiting for a table

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

After eating two pita gyros last night, we had to add to the excellent reviews! It is so hard to find authentic Greek restaurants outside of Greece. SO hard. So when we heard of this place and saw the other reviews, and saw that it...was in Greektown on Danforth, we had to give it a shot. And we were NOT disappointed. We were sat immediately. It was a busy Saturday night. But we got lucky. The menu is simple but that’s what makes it closer to authentic. We got our water and soda quickly, and saw lots of families and couples and friends sitting and having a good time. We ordered two pita gyros with pork just like we would order back in Pagrati, and they were wonderful. Juicy meat, tasty tzaziki, fresh pita and hot fries. We will definitely go there again before we leave!!!! Five stars for as close to real Greek as you can get outside of Greece!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Happened upon this place in Greektown. It was at dinner rush and was lined up. The line moved very quickly. Once seated, sevicecwas fantastic for such a busy place. Ordered drinks and appetizers. Main course was ordered once appetizers came. An abundance of delicious food...served very quickly. So much food that we took home lunch for the next day. Wait service was very very good.Althiugh very busy did not feel rushed.Restroons, like all restaurants along the Danforth ae in the basement. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

We tryed the restaurant for the first time. The food was good, the prices were very reasonable and the portions were huge. The waiter switched one of the dishes but as soon as I complained he changed it to the right one. I'll definitely return

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

Came here with my daughter who had been looking to recreate her Santorini experience with gyros that come with French fries in the sandwich. I was told Messini does them that way, and have the best gyros in Toronto. Our experience was the opposite. The...meat (lamb/beef mix) was awful - tough and stringy (the kind that gets stuck in your teeth). The service was terrible - water didn’t come until the end, they served our fries to table next to us who ate some before our server said they were our’s and handed the plate to us (!!), we asked for our appetizers and mains to come at same time but waitress said it will be whatever the kitchen does, etc. On top of this there were fruit flies all over our table. Never again...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

Decided to try it out after reading some reviews. We were disappointed. The food I’ve got was ok meaning not really flavorfull but overall ok . There was a mistake in my husband order (he was brought the wrong plate) and we politely notify the...server but she did not want to correct her mistake and was rude in her response even if we were polite in our request. We then ask for it to be cancelled of our bill because she did not want to just switch it for the right thing my husband had ordered and we did not want what she had brought us as a meal. Still some rudeness on her part and no “solution” to her mistake was proposed on her side. Not wanting to just stand there and be on the recieving hand of a rude employee, we paid and left. The rudeness from our waiter was really uncalled for. It’s ok to make mistakes, everybody does in life, just don’t be stubburn and acknowledge it. Had her reply not be rude we would have been ok with giving this restaurant a second chance.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

Loved the spanakopita and Greek fries. Service was great. Gyros are very authentic. Large portions served quickly.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

we just had dinner... and boy... i cant believe it was our first time.. great service clean restaurant food was very big portions we had the gyro combo and loved it gyro pizza was great as well thanks to all the staff.. we will be...back soonMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

The lunch specials were very reasonable. The pork souvlaki was rather dry. k should of had the gyro which looked amazing.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Response from stevedP9589EW | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The restaurant does not take reservations. However, the food and prices is worth the wait. Cheers.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Messini Authentic Gyros

  • Yes, Messini Authentic Gyros offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Messini Authentic Gyros offers delivery services.

  • Messini Authentic Gyros is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3