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“Been coming here for years....”
Review of Falafel Drive-In

Falafel Drive-In
Ranked #1 of 2,210 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 2 October 2017 via mobile

Some really good items, such as my favorite -- the kubeh. The falafel is pretty good. Humus is bearable but definitely not what I consider really good. Banana shakes are great. The biggest disappointment is the thickness/quality of the pita bread. Always splits open and disintegrates making a big mess when trying to eat your falafel sandwich.
But all in all --- great service, prices, atmosphere, convenience. As I said --- I've been coming here for years (since the mid 80's).

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I love this place - it is definitely on my list of places when I would like something cheap but good food and is excellent for vegetarian out of towners. The mural in the seating is a fun addition. banana shake and falafel for $8 is a great deal.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Yes the falafels are good, as are many of the other choices. And Guy Feirie (sp?) has been there, Blah Blah Blah. But 30 min, at lunch time to place and get a sandwich. O'Conner hospital is close, so god option if you are visiting a patient

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Thank Geoff S
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

There is a reason for the lines. And they move pretty fast. The falafels are the best in the Bay area - no contest! The tahini sauce is a perfect marinade for the little falafel balls. And the hot sauce is hot! And delicious! Almost everyone gets a cooling banana milkshake to compliment the meal.

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Thank KnowsHowToTravel
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

If you like a well-prepared falafel then this is the place to come to. They are just right and very delicious. The staff is friendly, helpful and very busy. If you are hungry to come here be prepared because it develops a line very quickly. Overall, the place is worth the trip and the price. Tables and benches are in the front and side of the establishment. When you go there you will not be disappointed. I went once and had to go back again. My taste buds told me so. I love Giros and they have excellent Giros. If you go there get some. You will not be dissapointed.

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Thank Earl H
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