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Maoz Falafel

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248 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 625-3500
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am

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Great Falafel

I'm from Israel and know my falafel. While I am sure you can find better in other parts of the world, you won't go wrong here. It's great for vegetarians.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the market for a falafel, want to get your fill of vegetables and accouterments, this place is for you. Try the fried eggplant in your sandwich. And french fries are good too. But that's it. You can't really order anything else.

Thank IZV
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I'm from Israel and know my falafel. While I am sure you can find better in other parts of the world, you won't go wrong here. It's great for vegetarians.

Thank Furby076
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Basically Moaz is take-out buffet salad bar. It is quick and good. One can jazz up the entre with several sauces and on or dressings. You get what you pay for. Kind of luncheonette. Would not recommend eating there, though there is nothing wrong with that option, if you prefer.

Thank litphyl03
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Small little place. This was my first falafel and my daughter took me here. Very nice young man waited on us. Explained what all was offered. It was delicious. Wasn't sure if i would like it or not, but well worth it. Priced great and everything made to order. I would definitely go again. we had been to the Franklin... More 

Thank Tom B
Traverse City, Michigan
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

A perfect place for an inexpensive and vegetarian lunch in Philly. Also a nice walk from the convention center.

Thank mstephens7
Pacific Northwest
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We had good falafel, hummus and various salads here. Very like an Israeli street-side food stand, although the quality and taste of the food didn't quite match. Worth a stop for a quick bite.

Thank goggirose
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

it's hip, it's veggie, it's fun... but the best deal is the falafel salad! sure you get access to the tasty delights whether you get a sandwich of salad - but with the salad you actually have space for it all!!! the fries are tasty and, every time I've been there, have been made fresh to order. Prices are great!... More 

Thank ChrispyNugget
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Maybe the least hip looking place on Walnut St., but the falafel and chips (French or Belgian fries as they're listed on the menu) are really good. You come in, order from menu of 5-6 variations of falafel with or without humus or eggplant, a soda or water, and about a dozen toppings or add-ins for the falafel-cole slaw, finely... More 

Thank Richard K
Magnolia, NJ
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

Love it - fresh - usually fast unless there's a line - many toppings and wonderful garlic dressing, YUM!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2008

Awesme falafel! Go to this on and not the one on Walnut!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 248 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: (215) 625-3500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Middle Eastern, Vegan


Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?