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“Delicious and filling falafel and giro sanwiches”
Review of Falafel Drive-In

Falafel Drive-In
Ranked #1 of 2,209 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 20
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There is always a line because its good, but the line moves quickly so don't worry. The falafel sandwiches (in pita) are delicious. The falafel is crunchy on the outside and soft inside. If you like spice ask for extra chili. My friends rave about the banana and strawberry milkshakes. I haven't tried the other dishes and intend to one day. I'm always full after the falafel, but have my eye on the humus and baba ganush. The meat is halal. With lots of vegetarian options this is a good choice for everyone.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We went here with recommendations from a colleague. This is not a fancy place for sure, but the food was really good. People were really nice to help us on what to get since this was our first time there. There was a line and I was told line would be 3-4 times longer for lunch. We had beef, lamb, and falafel- all tasted really good.

Thank Youngxie
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Atmosphere is moderately sanitary picnic tables on a busy street, but when the falafel is this crunchy and tender, and the pita is this fresh, who cares?

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Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

There is history to this place, even though it's a small place people rush in for the taste and value of it. Probably you cannot get such tasty falafel anywhere in Bay Area.

Thank Narasimha B
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

There is always a line but it moves quick. We come for lunch when we are on the area and it never disappoints. The portions are large and meals are always tasty. I like the gyro in pita or salad.

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Thank PazMN
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