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Zankou Chicken

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5065 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
+1 323-665-7842
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Los Angeles
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178 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been to one of the Zankou restaurants for over 5 years because the closest one is still too far from where I live. However, I was in the Hollywood area today and spotted Zankou. I immediately decided to get some take-out, fondly remembering the delicious, melt in your mouth chicken from years past. And I have always... More 

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Thank FrequentTraveller034
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The tri tip shawarma and the shish kebob plates are delicious! It took about 10 minutes to get the food, but they asked me if that was ok before they cooked my order. Make sure you get the garlic spread. And remember each plate comes with something different. The tri tip plate came with a salad but the kebob plate... More 

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Thank Monkebones
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This is a good place for Shawarma wrap and falafel, I had to wait for long line they were busy and the tables were dirty and parking it's a problem here in Hollywood it's very hard to find if you lucky may be you can on the streets but you have pay for meter.

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Thank cirare13
California
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Sketchy place. Tried kebabs and shawarma - everything was overcooked, dry and cold. The only thing they couldn't spoil was hummus.

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Thank eugene97
New York City, New York
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787 reviews
473 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

I grew up getting chicken from here at least once a week. It is one of my first stops in LA. It's hard to get great rotisserie chicken but this is the place. It may not be quite as awesome as I remember but the garlic paste is still amazing. You just may want to avoid people afterward.

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Thank USCKaboom
Santa Monica, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The place may not look flashy (outside or inside, really). You order at the counter. Get a number and pick your food up. Choose a table. Dig in. That's it, but the food is great, inexpensive. Believe me, you can't go wrong here. A chicken lover's dream. I like their hummus. You'll find people from all walks of life here.... More 

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Laredo, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Loved the chicken and beef shawarma, it was one of the best I'd had in the united states. The place is set up like a fast food restaurant but had high quality food and was very clean. The portions are huge so you can easily share.

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Thank dg78041
Malibu, California, United States
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513 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Their chicken is savory and they have unusual types of side dishes. This is healthy, fresh food at a reasonable price and I have eaten here several times for lunch.

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Thank Thomas S
Granada Hills, California
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

We always order the complete chicken meal. Chicken very tasty. The garlic spread is delicious. Love the sides of falafel, red turnips and always fresh pita bread.

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Thank Luvsailing
Virginia
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Terrific Armenian food. Everything is good and prices are right. Yes, it is a chain..a local Chain. Friends outside of area wish they had it. This us not a fancy place...really a fast food restaurant. The garlic sauce adds to everything. Have been here solo as well as with family. This was the cuisine we had catered at my daughter'so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Fast food, Armenian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5065 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-665-7842

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Hollywood
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