Review: It’s All GRK serves upscale gyros and souvlaki on trendy Queen West
It’s All GRK ★½
756 Queen St. W., 416-703-7888
Queen West’s new souvlaki shop takes an upscale approach to casual Greek staples: the room is adorned with gleaming olive oil tins and Edison bulbs strung on blue and orange ropes. The simple menu—four meats, four ways, with a choice of salads or starchy sides—allows the ingredients’ impeccable freshness to shine through. One gut-busting dinner platter includes beefteki (juicy, herbaceous ground beef patties), lemon-tinged rice, fries, salad and potatoes baked to a near-creamy consistency. Pork gyros burst with tender chunks of roasted belly and shoulder, raw onions, tomatoes and a few crispy hand-cut fries. The lemon oil poured overtop is pure sunshine. Everything comes with an excellent house-made tzatizki that’s thicker than a milkshake and shot through with crunchy cucumber ribbons.