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Falafel Cafe

12140 Collegiate Way, Orlando, FL 32817
407-382-6600
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Ranked #1,101 of 3,095 restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: African, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Good was great and the attendant was nice.although they need another person assisting. He was running around looking overwhelmed. I got the pizza with hummus and tebuleh. Came out pricey as I had to order each individual. Pizza is good but needs a dip or so. Will definitely return.

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Tampa, Florida
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18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

With not that many Lebanese/ Middle Eastern choices on the UCF side of Orlando, this place is a must try. Chicken shwarma with hummus and vegetable soup are delicious. About $13. Prices are reasonable and food is great! Service is quick also!

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Florida
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72 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

Stumbled across this whole in ucf area and glad we did! Great hummus topped with shawarma -- grilied beef peppers onions on top of creamy hummus. Fresh fatoush salad with tomatoes cukes green peppers red onions and plenty of sumac spices and light dressing. Baklawah was served cold but light filo, buttery flavor-- quite good with a cup of hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

we are from Miami and eat mediterranean food frequently. we were up visiting family in the Winter Park area and saw a small sign on Collegiate Way near UCF . the food is truly delicious ..and the service is friendly and attentive . All of the food, the desserts and the Turkish coffee are made in house. it is top... More

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Orlando, Florida
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278 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

My wife and I stopped in last night; and, since it's been four years, we were very pleasantly surprised by the change in decor. We also noticed patio seating was available. The wine in the front display, under the cash register was another nice surprise. On being seated, John asked if we would like to try a Lebanese beer or... More

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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164 reviews 164 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Stopped by for a quick lunch. First, a few places indicate this is a Moroccan restaurant. It is not. It is Lebanese. I chose the shish tawook (grilled chicken) sandwich. It was huge. The sandwich was Americanized....served with lettuce and tomato on it rather than the traditional pickles and garlic paste. Somewhat disappointing in that regard, but good nonetheless. It... More

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Southern Maryland, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Got the falafel appetizer and a shish tawook. The falafel was wonderful. Crunchy outside and not too dry on the inside. This was my first experience with shish tawook and I have to say it was very good. The Lebanese bread was perfect with this dish. As good as this was, if I had already seen the Avengers before I... More

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We tried Falafel Cafe a month ago when we decided to try a vegetarian diet. What a great find! We've only had lunch here so far but plan to try dinner soon. They have a vegetarian plate that is delicious. We (my husband and I) share this plate and have the house salad. I think my salads are the best... More

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Orlando
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Falafel Café is serving amazing and healthy food with large portions is only the start to describing this gem of a restaurant by UCF. I've eaten at Falafel Cafe several times since the beginning of the year and each meal is better than the other. All of the food is freshly made, extremely healthy, and is authentic Middle Eastern /... More

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Hi, This restaurant was really remarkable one. The person who serves is highly dedicated. People who would love his nature. Lady who cooks -they both are dedicated to this restaurant- They care for customers. They are always smiling. They are prepared to do or go extra mile. They would like to know how they can make it better as a... More

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