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Falafel Drive-In

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2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Lompoc
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

U wouldn't think that such a tiny place could emit so much taste, but it delivers. Truly worth stopping for . Amazing food.

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Thank romerodawn4343
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love to go there for lunch on weekends. Family favorites are the falafels, fries and humus. Long lines on weekends.

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Thank L1201AAlindag
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very casual, fast and efficient and always good. I have tried a few things on the menu but always come back to the falafel. Banana shakes are also very good.

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Thank Ambarrett
San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Casual outdoor seating, low prices and the best falafels and banana shakes. The koubby are pretty tasty too.

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Thank TashaB63
California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place used to be "the" place for falafel because it was, well, the only game in town. Things have changed. The falafel, pita, shwarma and other fixin's at the Falafel Stop in Sunnyvale are simply a lot better. I like the idea of the Falafel Drive in better than the actual food. The vibe of an old burger drive-in... More 

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Thank nrnjj
San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The falafel are great..the main deal falafel and a banana shake are a must have! They even have burgers and fries for those who rather have that! Extra parking in back

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Thank ventura5341
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we get take outs from here at least once a week. Great service, always fresh, good value for money. Very popular as always a line whatever time you go!!

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Thank Njaf999
Gilroy, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a reason why people line up here for the falafel, it is damn good. The owner is often working the register, and remembers almost everyone! The falafel sandwich and banana shake are delicious! Always warm and fresh. I have never had a bad meal here, and have been coming for 15 years. Enjoy!

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Thank 65nymue
San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going there for years! I food is nothing like the pop-up Falafel places in San Jose. Customer service is outstanding. Food comes out always hot. Pita chips are to die for!

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Thank Njammal
San Jose, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't expect anything fancy, but these are the best falafels in the Bay area. They are large and flavorful. The Pita is fresh and stuffed with fresh vegetables. They prode themselves on their red sauce. I find it a bit ketchup-y, but once you get used to it, it is nice. I often add a bit of hot sauce to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-294-7886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?