Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

South Street Souvlaki

509 South St. (Fifth St.) Send to Phone
215-925-3026 | Menu
Dependable gyros and Greek fare in the heart of South Street.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Open late

* Click here for rating key

South Street Souvlaki Restaurant Review

: If you can get past all the enticing scents and attractively displayed dishes at the front counter, you will find a very pleasant dining room at the rear of one of the longest running and most popular Greek restaurants in town. We suggest the gyros, but if you're ready to venture off that path, start with some rich taramasalata (red roe whipped with olive oil and lemon) or saganaki opa (brandy-flamed kasseri cheese), and then try lamb souvlaki with roasted potatoes and fresh greens on the side, or the pastitsio, a sort of Greek lasagna with béchamel. Finish your feast with any one of the ultra-sweet, phyllo-based pastries such as baklava. If you're coming from a distance, call ahead to ensure the restaurant isn’t closed for one of two annual vacations, starting New Year's Eve and the Sunday after July 4.

User Ratings & Reviews for South Street Souvlaki


Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.