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Falafel Drive-In

2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food is consistently good, well priced. Special has been large Falafel and banana shake for as long as I can remember...and i always get it, add some fries and it's a perfect lunch!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cj B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I go here almost every week and I never get tired of it. I usually get the gyro and it’s unique in that they “cube” the meat and maybe even grill it a bit after, which I’ve never seen anywhere else and it makes the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dougking66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have been eating falafel wraps here for 25 years and they taste the same. Amazing! It is our favorite take-out place for the entire family.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roopal M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love their gyros sandwich! It’s not like a typical gyros, instead the meat is cubed. It actually tastes nothing like a gyros sandwich but it is delicious!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kats1183
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best Falafel ever. Every Lent for over 40 years, and at least once a month for at least that long. Bit of a line always, but they are efficient and it is really worth the wait...TRUST ME!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sjcoinshop
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Never had a falafel? This is the place to start. The owners run the register, and they are very helpful finding something you will love. The Falafels are great (of course) but they have so much more. Everything is pictured that is on the menu,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank norcalgnome
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Great falafel and gyros,friendly service Tables outside are clean. Salads are good too;can be busy on weekends

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank drastler
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Quick and delicious Mediterranean food and shake. This is our go to place for fast food when in town. We usually order the falafel and banan shake

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tvl-share
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect hole in the wall establishment. The gyros and falafel are excellent! Wonderful murals decorate the outdoor eating area. If there’s a line don’t worry, they are fast. They are also known for their banana shake!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Daphna W
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The Falafel Drive-In has the feel of an old 60's drive in: order at the window, wait for your number to be called, eat on picnic tables. But instead of burgers (they are on the menu though, you are digging in to some of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gmoney221
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Maxine C
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Response from Scuffy13 | Reviewed this property |
Outdoor picnic tables. First come, first served.
Larry S
31 December 2014|
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Response from estoniankid | Reviewed this property |
I do. OT recall anything specifically being on the ordering display that says an item is gluten free My suggestion would be to call them. I don't know, but since they use old family recipes from the Middle East, their pita... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-294-7886
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