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930 Gambell St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3759
907-258-4328
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Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service!

As someone that came from Israel to visit Anchorage, I have some experience with falafel, and this was one of the best Falafel I ever had , very tasty, and a very big portion. In addition the owner was very nice and makes you feel welcomed. Don't miss this one, if you are in anchorage. Now that I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Sofia M
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Giv'atayim, Israel
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Giv'atayim, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

As someone that came from Israel to visit Anchorage, I have some experience with falafel, and this was one of the best Falafel I ever had , very tasty, and a very big portion. In addition the owner was very nice and makes you feel welcomed. Don't miss this one, if you are in anchorage. Now that I am back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Don't be fooled by the look of this place! The food and service are excellent here. For just a few bucks you can be stuffed full of wonderful falafels! The portions are huge and delicious. There's only a few items on the menu, but they are all fantastic and worth the wait during the lunch rush. Be ready to take... More 

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usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

We traveled to Israel a few years ago, and we fell in love with the food. We didn't anticipate to find the same food in Anchorage. The falafel was absolutely delicious and the shwarma was out of this world. Portions are generous and the service was excellent. Diamond in the rough located on Gamble, a place that we would definitely... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Who knew such great falafel could come from a tiny, unassuming place. The place has only a few tables so is geared to take out. We elected to eat in since there was space available when we arrived. We had the Falafel sandwich which consists of 6 crispy falafels in pita bread stuffed with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, hummus and served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Don't let the tiny, insignificant outside fool you! Unbelievably good! Had the falafel sandwich in a fresh made pita. Stuffed full of super crunchy, flavorful falafel and pickled veggies, covered in hummus. Omeeggaaawd.... Delicious! Stuffed and extremely happy :)!!! If you love falafel come see this amazing woman. This is authentic!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My daughter was visiting and we both had an urge for Falafel. The only place I could think of was a little place I had driven by a hundred times but had never tried. We decided to give it a try and drove into the parking lot. My daughter said, "with a place like this, it will either be the... More 

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My husband and I were visiting our son who is stationed in Anchorage and after reading many reviews of area restaurants, I wanted to try the Falafel King as I had seen falafels on tv but never had them (or any other middle eastern food). As other reviewers mentioned, do not be put off by the appearance or size of... More 

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Norwalk, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a little trailer sitting off to the side in a parking lot. The owner is very personable and friendly. There is no sitting available, which is fine. You can take your food home or just to your car. It's worth it. The portions are very generous and tasty. The prices are very reasonable for what you get -... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I tried the special, fish with garbanzo beans cooked with some other stuff that had a nice zing to it and rice. I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised by a wonderful combination of flavors. I'll be returning to try some of the other menu options

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Seatt
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

The way he prepares falafel, this vendor wouldn't survive a week in Tel-Aviv. Falafels were burned, and we found shuarma cut off from the skewer when we came. It was subsequently fried in a frying pan, which defies the whole point of the classic shuarma recipe.

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Address: 930 Gambell St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3759
Phone Number: 907-258-4328
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 930 Gambell St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3759
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: 907-258-4328

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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