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Falafel Drive-In

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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FALAFEL SPECIAL
Small $5.0
Large $6.75
Falafel
A delicious pita sandwich consisting of falafel balls, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, tahini sauce, and our famous hot sauce.
$8.25
Falafel Salad
A falafel without the pita bread. This is a great item if you are counting your carbs!
Small $6.0
Large $8.25
Chicken in a Pita
Tender chicken breast spiced with our unique mix of spices, topped with lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, and our tahini sauce.
$9.0
Chicken Salad
Spiced chicken, served on a bed of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and topped with tahini sauce.
Small $6.0
Large $8.25
Gyros in a Pita
A spiced beef steak, slowly cooked to perfection. The gyros meat is stuffed in a pita with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and tahini sauce.
$9.0
Gyros Salad
A mixture of our delicious beef with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and tahini sauce.
$8.25
Kifta Kabab in a Pita
A grilled ground beef patty mixed with parsley, onions, and spices. This delicious meat is put in a pita with cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes and tahini sauce.
$9.0
Kifta Kabab Salad
A grilled patty of ground beef blended with spices, placed over a bed of lettuce, topped with cucumbers, tomatoes and tahini sauce.
$6.0
Koubby
It is basically a middle-eastern meatball. It has a shell of cracked wheat that is stuffed with ground beef, pine nuts, and onions.
Small $6.0
Large $7.5
Humus
Pureed garbanzo beans mixed with tahini sauce, garlic, and lemon juice. Served with two pitas and veggies.
CLASSIC FAVORITES
$3.5
Super Hamburger
Juicy quarter pound of beef patty served on a fresh bun with lettuce, tomato, ketchup and mustard.
$4.0
Cheeseburger
Our juicy beef patty, served on a fresh bun with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, ketchup and mustard.
$4.0
Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast on a fresh bun, served with lettuce, mayonnaise and tomato.
$2.5
Burrito
Ground beef, refried beans, deep fried.
$3.0
Hot Dog
Classic American hot dog, served with your choice of condiments.
$2.5
Corn Dog
Made with chicken, deep fried in a delicious corn batter.
Small $3.0
Large $4.0
French Fries
Classic award-winning fries! Best in the Bay !
$4.0
Onion Rings
Home-style onion rings, served fresh and crispy.
BEVERAGES
Large $2.0
Jumbo $2.75
Soda
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Mr, Pibb, Orange Fanta, Minute-Maid, Lemon-aid, Unsweetened Iced Tea, Raspberry Iced Tea.
$4.5
Shake
Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Pineapple, and "Award winning" fresh Banana shakes. Made with non-fat milk and low-fat ice cream.
Large $2.0
Orange Juice
Refreshing chilled Orange Juice.
Large $2.0
Jumbo $2.75
Lemonade
Thirst quenching Drink.
$2.5
Yogurt Drink
Mint or Regular.
Large $2.0
Jumbo $2.75
Tea, Coffee
Iced Tea, Coffee or Milk.
$4.5
Malts
Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Pineapple, and fresh Banana. Made with non-fat milk and low fat ice cream.
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Best Falafel in town to me ! Great Family run business with outstanding food and service ! Fair prices . If you don't time it right, you may have a wait, but totally worth it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw this place had good reviews so me and some friends checked it out. The food was delicious! I got the gyro and my boyfriend got the falafel. The man who took our order was more focused on the tv than us so that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank amira1295
Reviewed 1 week ago

Party like atmosphere in a sunny day as outside seating only. Long waits are WORTH it. Great falafel -- crispy, flavorful and not greasy. Beware tho -- juice runs down your arm! Amazing onion rings.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jil D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Falafel and Banana Shake. Best in Town for Falafel. Early Lunch or late lunch to avoid the lines. Four and a half stars - Excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Guamdog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go for the views, but the food is excellent and being served by the owner family members is delightful. Banana shakes are very good (and I don't do milk very often). The falafel, of course, is the main reason to go. It's great.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pamelamF4751TC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard a lot about the Banana shakes here. Drove down to the place to find the Parking Lot full. However, after 5-7 minutes of wait, finally found myself a good spot. The queue was huge but the orders were taken pretty quickly. They had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank iDhruven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite places in San Jose for a quick bite. The lines can get long but they are fast, there is indoor and outdoor seating and prices are reasonable. I had the Falafel sandwich and one to go as well. My wife had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LowellM17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To begin with, do you know what a falafel is? Try one, and I especially love the sauce. Great value. Outdoor seating, order at the window. Banana shakes are great!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BarryandJackie
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Always great food here. Fresh and fast. Even though there might be a line and no parking, the cooks and staff always get the food out quick. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kyle B
Reviewed January 16, 2019

This family has been around since the beginning of time. Their food is clean and made fresh. Their prices are lower compared to other locations around town.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank johnbT3117WJ
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Maxine C
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Scuffy13 | Reviewed this property |
Outdoor picnic tables. First come, first served.
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Larry S
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Response from estoniankid | Reviewed this property |
I do. OT recall anything specifically being on the ordering display that says an item is gluten free My suggestion would be to call them. I don't know, but since they use old family recipes from the Middle East, their pita... More
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