4 top options for cheap Mediterranean food in Milwaukee

4 top options for cheap Mediterranean food in MilwaukeePhoto: The Halal Guys/Yelp
Published on May 27, 2020

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Mediterranean fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Mediterranean restaurants around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

1. The Halal Guys

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Topping the list is the Milwaukee location of The Halal Guys. Located at 3133 N. Oakland Ave. in Cambridge Heights, this outpost of the international franchise — which started as a food cart on the streets of New York City — is the highest-rated inexpensive Mediterranean restaurant in the city, boasting four stars out of 148 reviews on Yelp.

Yelper Amy K., who reviewed The Halal Guys on April 7, wrote, "The veggies were crisp and fresh, the chicken and pita tasted great."

Angelina P. noted, "Halal Guys is great."

2. Oakland Gyros

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Next up is nearby Oakland Gyros, situated at 2867 N. Oakland Ave., also in Cambridge Heights. Last year, this Greek fast-food spot was named among the top 5 "best late-night eats" in Milwaukee, and with 4.5 stars out of 234 reviews on Yelp, it has proved to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option.

Yelper Lauren G., who reviewed Oakland Gyros on Dec. 21, wrote, "The service is fantastic, the tables are clean, the food is consistently outstanding."

Ben W. added, "Hands down, the best place to get quick, fast gyros that are always fresh. The gyro is the best in town and at an affordable price, under $7."

3. Cosmos Café

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Cosmos Café, located at 7203 W. North Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving this casual, budget-friendly Greek spot 4.5 stars out of 225 reviews.

In business for more than 10 years, the family-owned restaurant serves up "Greek with a twist," according to its Yelp profile, offering "Greekburgers," Greek fries and its signature jerk chicken pita.

4. Sinbads Grill

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Then there's Sinbads Grill in Timmerman West, another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 39 Yelp reviews. This fast-casual spot serves platters and sandwiches with gyros, chicken shawarma, falafel and more. Head over to 11414 W. Silver Spring Drive to see for yourself.

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