What to Serve with Gyros (30+ BEST Side Dishes)

Wondering what to serve with gyros for dinner? This handy guide covers all of the best sides for this traditional Greek pita wrap – from veggies, to salads, and more!

Gyros are beloved by many for their deliciousness and convenience. But coming up with sides dishes to perfectly complement your gyros can often be a challenge.

This roundup covers the best sides to serve with gyros, making dinner preparation easier and tastier than ever.

Here are 30+ amazing side dishes to serve with gyros (or even gyro bowls) to make dinner time tastier and easier. Roasted Greek Potatoes, Greek Salad, Greek-Style Rice, Roasted Eggplant Dip, and Tzatziki Sauce are all delicious, easy to make, and complement gyros excellently.

PS – Be sure to check out these 15+ tasty sauces for gyros too!

Side Dishes for Gyros

Shirazi salad centered in frame with serving spoon.
This simple Shirazi Salad recipe features fresh cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and crisp red onion. Dressed with plenty of fresh herbs and tossed with a tangy dressing made with lime juice and olive oil. Every bite is bursting with refreshing flavors!
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Greek Lemon Rice is SO easy to make and only 7 ingredients! It’s bursting with bright flavor, totally crave-worthy and pairs well with everything!
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Learn how to make perfectly tender and blistered Grilled Bell Peppers at home! It’s one of the best and easiest side dishes you can add to burrito bowls, fajitas, or pair with grilled meats.
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This Baba Ganoush recipe with grilled eggplant is amazingly smooth and creamy with a delicious smoky flavor. Serve it alongside some fresh pita bread and vegetables for a delicious Mediterranean spread.
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This easy Greek salad recipe is refreshing & delicious! Made with cucumber, tomatoes, olives, peppers, & feta, Greek salad is the best summer side dish.
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Bowl of avgolemono soup topped with lemons.
Avgolemono Soup is the best lemon chicken soup with fresh dill. This authentic Greek Avgolemono Soup recipe is delicious with a hint of lemony brightness to warm you up on chilly winter days!
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Learn how to make tzatziki sauce with this easy recipe! Made with cucumber, yogurt, lemon, olive oil & herbs, this tzatziki is refreshing dip or spread.
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Say bye bye to basic potato salad. This Grilled Potato Salad combines smoky grilled potatoes with a delicious tangy mustard dressing that’s loaded with fresh herbs and salty capers. It’s delicious! 
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Greek cucumber salad with marinated red onions tossed in a tzatziki inspired Greek yogurt dressing. It’s the best tasting cucumber salad.
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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries with Lemon Tarragon Aioli are perfect for snacking. Strips of zucchini, coated in panko cook up perfectly crispy in the air fryer. Dip them in an easy-to-prepare creamy aioli flavored with tarragon and lemon. 
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A refreshing summer salad of broad beans, peas, mint, ricotta and hazelnuts.
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A classic recipe for crispy Homemade Baked Pita Chips! These crunchy pita chips are healthy, easy to make in under 30 minutes, customizable with your favorites herbs and perfect for snacking.
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This Zucchini Pasta Salad recipe may be the best I've tried to date! Packed with sauteed zucchini, loads of parmesan cheese, fresh dill and crunchy walnuts.
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This refreshing Tabbouleh Salad is made with bulgar wheat, diced veggies, and loads of fresh herbs! A healthy and fresh side for any summertime meal!
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This Arugula Salad recipe with red wine vinaigrette is my go-to green salad. The arugula has a peppery bite to it which pairs wonderfully with the acid in the vinaigrette. It’s the perfect salad for pairing with rich dishes.
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Want to make Greek Fries? These tasty fries – perfectly seasoned with dill and oregano – are topped with crumbly feta, red onion, & parsley!
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When baked in strudel form, spanakopita assumes an almost breakfast croissant-like character, a perfect bundle of flaky pastry, egg, cheese, and greens.
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Sauteed zucchini and squash in skillet.
You can serve Sauteed Zucchini and Squash with practically anything! It’s a simple side dish that showcases sliced and seared summer squash and savory Italian flavors.
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Greek Orzo Salad is loaded with fresh, crunchy veggies and all of your favorite Mediterranean flavors.
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A simple, herby, orange-dressed Moroccan beet salad that can be made up to five days ahead of time!
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Shaved brussels sprouts salad in large bowl with serving spoon.
This Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Mustard and Parmesan is tossed in a light red wine vinaigrette and makes a delicious, crunchy side dish.
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This Cherry Tomato Salad with Roasted Lemons is the perfect side dish. Sweet tomatoes combine with a tangy vinaigrette and delicious roasted lemons. 
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Prepared radicchio salad in grey bowl with serving utensils.
This delicious Italian Radicchio Salad is dressed in a creamy lemon-vinaigrette and tossed with buttery calvestrano olives, tasty breadcrumbs and nutty parmesan cheese. And, a special tip ensures that your radicchio won't be bitter!
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Fennel salad with chickpeas in white bowl.
This Fennel and Chickpea Salad is tossed in a light citrus vinaigrette & topped with parmesan. It’s the perfect make-ahead salad for potlucks or lunches.
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This Tomato Cucumber Salad features fresh cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and crisp red onion. Dressed in a tangy homemade red wine vinaigrette, every bite is bursting with refreshing Mediterranean flavors!
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Platter of grilled broccolini
This grilled broccolini is topped with a tangy apple cider vinaigrette and marcona almonds for a delicious crunch. It’s a perfect side dish for autumnal menus or Thanksgiving. 
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This Fennel Celery Salad comes together quickly and has such a delicious light lemon-parmesan vinaigrette and wonderful crunch. It's the perfect side salad for rich and hearty dishes like pasta or braised short ribs.  
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Expert tutorial to help you make the BEST stuffed grape leaves recipe or dolams w/ a flavor-packed rice & meat mixture w/ warm spices & loads of fresh herbs
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Greek tomato fritters are made from a handful of summer staples, they are easy to make and taste like summer. Naturally vegan and can be gluten-free.
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Feta cheese wrapped in phyllo dough, shallow fried in olive oil, and drizzled with thyme-infused hot honey for a crispy, soft, sweet and salty appetizer.
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Greek Lemon Potatoes are cooked in garlic-lemon-oregano broth so they suck up all that flavour before being roasted to golden perfection.
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🕕 How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these gyro side dish recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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Wine Pairings for Gyros

  • Sauvignon Blanc or Vinho Verde will nicely compliment the fresh herbs and citrus in gyros.
  • A light fruity red wine, such as Beaujolais is another great match.
  • dry Rosé will also pair well.

30+ BEST Sides for Gyros

Wondering what to serve with gyros for dinner? This handy guide covers all of the best sides – from veggies, to salads, and more! Try this Tomato Cucumber Salad. Dressed in a tangy homemade red wine vinaigrette, every bite is bursting with refreshing Mediterranean flavors!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people




  • Halve the cucumber and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Slice the cucumber into ¼ inch thick half moons.
  • Place the cucumber, tomatoes, red onion and parsley in a large bowl.
  • For the vinaigrette, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Pour the vinaigrette over the vegetables. Set aside for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Serve at room temperature.
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Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 404mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg

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