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Falafel Drive-In

2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It has a very simple menu and no ‘indoor’ seating, but it’s packed, and authentic and tasty!! Limited parking too, so noontime is quite busy.

Thank CharlieSnyder
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's usually a line upon arrival. I've seen the line go across the parking lot and almost to the sidewalk. The crew-members are friendly, serving up delicious Mediterranean fast food with big portions. Try the Banana shake, it's a can't-miss, gotta-have shake. There are other...More

Thank sherrygilbertson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go there once. Then go to some of the many other middleeastern places. It is the crunchy'est falafel I have ever tasted..

Thank CommunityCuisine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The falafel is excellent but i wish they offered more choices when it comes to sides and condiments.

Thank kazuzu111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely stop by for falafel and pita chips!!! Banana milkshake is a must!!! You can’t come to San Jose without stopping here! Featured on Diners, drive ins and dives!

Thank tifsterv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This converted drive in, now serving wonderful falafels (and great mile shakes also) is nearly always crowded, and for good reason - inexpensive, good food and easy in and out. Have tried many things on the menu and never disappointed.

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great simple food. Tasty and filling. First time visitor. Stopped by on way back from Santa Cruz to Oakland for a quick dinner with friends. Was not disappointed.

Thank koorosh n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have loved the Dish Dash restaurant. Disn N Dash gives us the same quality for a limited menu. Delicious! Choose your protein and your favorite presentation and sides. They are right on a busy road, so there can be a lot of toAd noise....More

Thank svale87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great local dive. Good food, outdoor seating, limited parking. Must try the banana shake. See the review TV Diners, Drive Ins and Dives I first had lunch there in 1993 and it is still a great dive.

Thank H W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I went there was in 1986. It did not grow much just added the tables outside, but it has been consistent in making good quality delicious food. It is a family owned business and through the years I have all the kids...More

Thank tildeny
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Questions & Answers
Maxine C
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Scuffy13 | Reviewed this property |
Outdoor picnic tables. First come, first served.
Larry S
December 30, 2014|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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