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Albuquerque: Yanni's has disappeared from Central~!

Passadumkeg Sep 20, 2012 01:52 PM

Has Yanni's moved? If out of business, could you please recommend another gyro/kabob middle eastern restaruant? We have tried Istanbul, but were not pleased.
Thanking you in advance.

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    LJRabq1 RE: Passadumkeg Sep 28, 2012 12:56 PM

    There are several places, albeit a bit more down-market than Yanni's, that have good gyros and other Greek treats: Cesar's (24 hr drive through) on San Matreo & Lomas and also http://www.cesarsmexicanandgreek.com/ and also the Olympia Cafe on Central in the UNM area http://olympiacafeabq.com/. Good luck!

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      abqdeb RE: Passadumkeg Sep 28, 2012 06:42 PM

      We like Zorba's at Juan Tabo and Montgomery (next to Sunflower Market), but I think Yanni's is still there. At least the last time I was in Nob Hill it was there.

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        rpl RE: Passadumkeg Oct 4, 2012 08:38 AM

        Not true that Yanni's has disappeared. We were there for dinner last night. Agree with LJRabq1 that Yanni's is a bit more upscale with more varied fare than the average gyro/kebab middle east restaurant. Sahara on central (for one) makes good gyros and kebabs.

        1. Passadumkeg RE: Passadumkeg Oct 25, 2012 12:33 PM

          Thanks for the tips. I've never tried Sahara and Zorba's Hollyway name has kept me away. Olympia has changed ownership and , I feel, has gone down hill. I'm a kabob junky and have eaten them on 4 continents. They are even harder to find in Maine, my other stopmping ground.

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            ninrn RE: Passadumkeg Oct 25, 2012 03:08 PM

            Have you been to Pars Cuisine? I've never had the kebabs there, but some of their other stuff is very good.

          2. DebitNM RE: Passadumkeg Nov 19, 2012 11:10 AM

            http://www.mykonoscafeandtaverna.com/ is better than Yanni's in my book.

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