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Souvlaki - Square Boys

Poorboy | Jul 19, 2008 10:14 AM

Guess it's because I live near Greektown that I get more than my fair share of Souvlaki...
As the Mrs. picks me up from work late last night she declares that she feels like a quick bit to eat and why don't we stop off somewhere for takeout she asks.
With all of the choices on the Danforth for Souvlaki, we decided on , get this, Square Boys for a Souvlaki on a pita.
One reason for this is that they have free parking and we have been there a few times over the years and the souvlaki-on-a-pita was always enjoyable.
There is an outdoor eating area as well as some booths on the inside but this place is more for regulars such as The Danforth Kids and such locals.

The souvlaki was prepared by a cook that was working the grill and a portly soul was wrapping up the takeout orders and plating the eat-in plates. Service was fairly quick and it was apparent that they were cooking ahead of the orders by gauging the popular items and line-up length. Risky for all concerned at times when not busy.

We got our take-out home in a couple of minutes and started to eat our snack.
I was gobsmacked.

I wanted to rush over and order another one right away, but I didn't.

I remarked to the wife that this was the best souvlaki I have ever had.
She agreed.
Cooked to perfection and the chicken was tasty.

Of all of the unlikely places for that to happen, amazing.
For a place that made it's name many years ago by serving up square burgers, this was a surprise.

If you are looking for a quick souvlaki-on-a-pita-to-go I can't think of anywhere else I would personally go if in the area.


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