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Falafel Drive-In

2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • 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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11 - 20 of 1,004 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Mouth watering original Falafel stand. No need to go anywhere else! Lots to choose from on the menu. Everything is good. People love this place and will stand in line out to the street to order their meal.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This family owned icon has been serving up yummy Falafels for decades. One of my favorites are the onion rings.

Thank Sequoia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. Best Falafel’s I have ever had anywhere. The red sauce is critical and beware if you ask for a lot extra, the dude that takes orders can be a little intense about it sometimes

Thank Laurene D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been going to this incredible spot for many years- now my grown kids have followed in my footsteps. These are the best falafels ever, very reasonable, and you’re supporting a San Jose institution.

Thank AMRav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little falafel place with quick service, and good food. Be aware that it's not the best place to go if the weather is cold, as there is no indoor seating (do takeout). Busy place, and a little tumulty, but good food...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This fast food style drive in was recommended by locals and we were glad to have taken the trip to eat there. Being vegan your choices are fairly limited in general but at this place we could choose from a good selection. We ordered falafel...More

Thank Preefab
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We had kebabs, falafel, gyro and onion rings. All them were good. Service was faster. Price was pocket friendly.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

My co-workers and I drive some distance to have lunch here.. it is well worth it!!! Give it a try and you will not be sorry.

Thank D5360EUmariaa
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love this place. I get falafel pita and he orders gyro. There is always a line but it goes fast and the food is ready about 10 minutes after orders are placed. There is plenty of shared seating on the covered...More

Thank love_a_good_time2
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Enjoyed Falafel and onion rings with family. Can be crowded at busy meal times. Try to plan ahead or after lunch time rush.

Thank emret488
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Maxine C
20 June 2016|
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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

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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