Best Gyro

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Happy Greek

660 N. High St., Short North



Maybe it's the unique inclusion of banana peppers as a topping. Maybe it's the creamy and potent garlic dressing. Maybe it's the super-generous serving of thickly carved, spit-seared meat. Or maybe it's the fact that it's good and cheap and comes with crispy, highly seasoned fries. Whatever the reasons, Happy Greek wins our readers' poll for best gyro so often that we've come to think of its huge, foil-wrapped claim to fame as a sort of Olympic torch suitable for proudly hoisting above the head before launching into like an Olympic-champion chomper.

Runners-up: Jimmy V's, Apollo's