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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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“falafel” (586 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
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 7 September 2017

Nothing fancy about the Falafel Drive-In, but if you've never been there you are missing out. The falafel & fresh banana milkshake combo is not to be missed, and the pita chips are the best anywhere. Any restaurant with a line out the door every...More

Thank MPaul59
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love this small joint with great food. Short waiting and friendly services. Great place to get Falafel.

Thank deanw342
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Good place for grabbing a quick lunch. The falafel sandwich is my favorite. The environment is very basic. Lots of flies in the outside sitting area.

Thank gisellasanjose
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place has the best falafel sandwich I have had outside of the Middle East! It's best to take out.

Thank Gordycw
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I have had many falafel's from many different restaurants, and none – not one - compares to the falafel's from Falafel Drive In! I have been coming here for years, and always come back because they're amazing! Be prepared; however. They are a gem, but...More

Thank KathD10
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It was my first time here after living in San Jose my whole life. So you could imagine my dissapointment when I realized how good this place was. I have tried falafels before but all of them were very dry. This one is so moist...More

Thank katw00
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Hate to tell you . . this place is fabulous! The falafel is da' bomb! The banana milkshakes are fantastic! Everything I have ordered from here is awesome! Fairly quick service even when busy!

Thank yoitzcj
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic falafels! Used to visit every Friday lunch when I worked in downtown San Jose as they are thatgoid. Can get busy so plan get there George the rush.

Thank ClaireDarling
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is actually a pick up of drive in kind of place and the food is just amazing! Their falafels are so juicy in the inside and crispy... amazing taste..

Thank Jayashree R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Needs to be cleaned up. Notice the portions getting smaller and smaller over the years but not the prices.

Thank snickers53
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Questions & Answers
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

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