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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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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I like the food here. It's quick, inexpensive, and tasty. I don't like the parking situation, so that keeps me from going to often.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Toy know what you're getting when you come here and that is what you get. Good food at a good price, no frills but always a line, that moves quickly, with consistent food and drink.

Thank Cj B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great salad, even for a non-salad fan! There are crowds and long lines all the time, so you know it is VERY delicious!!

Thank cyndg71
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I've tried falafels all over the country and have been going to Falafel Drive-In for many, many years. No other falafel matches theirs - and it has remained consistently delicious from the very first time I had one as a child. And the banana milkshakes...More

Thank kimberlymathie
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I love this place! I’m here on the regular for a banana shake and I don’t even like bananas. Everything is super fresh, delicious and comes out quickly. This is a hole in the wall and is a San Jose institution.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Ordered their Falafel with red tangy sauce is great. Their banana milkshake is a great complement to the Falafel. Lunches are pretty busy but walk up service is relatively quick. They have been around around forever and an institution in San Jose

Thank Paul V
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Like this place. Food is good and good service. I honestly think they use to be better but still for the price you pay you get good food. My favorite is their falafel sandwich. Humes is ok because it’s blunt.

Thank Nicole95123
Reviewed July 8, 2018

No frills, just a snack shack with dirty tables, the falafels are reasonably priced, excellent quality, buy them to take home and ENJOY.

Thank paul22luap
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Love stopping by here to pick up onion rings and a falafel sandwich. They have a really nice harissa/special red sauce that they put into the pita that makes it better than the usual falafel sandwiches. They also fill up their pitas with so much...More

Thank Alexa C
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This place was rather unassuming and had customer parking at the back. The line was pretty long for lunch although it was cleared very quickly. The line was only to order the food. They expected the guests to then pick up when they called the...More

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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
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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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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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