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Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed March 26, 2022

Meat well cooked/seasoned but sparse topping amount and variety. Had a gyro and a shwarma type platter. Would not order again. Was disappointed in both. They were just okay. Sauces were pretty good. Overall average. 😔 not happy to have spent the money on a...rare meal out.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 25, 2022

I am a DoorDasher. They do not even pay attention to you, and they do not come to the cash register when they see you. Very poor in terms of communication and wait time.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed May 25, 2020 via mobile

We were looking for this type of food and didn’t know any places in Elgin. We found this place and got carry out. It’s attached to a gas station and looks pretty unremarkable from the outside. We were amazed by the cleanliness standards, quality of...the food, and spicing. We will be back!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Friends highly recommended this place, so tried carry out for first time today. Food: sandwhich good, pita chips good. Prices reasonable. Service was pretty quick - no wait when I stopped in. Bad - ordered sandwhich without onions or pickles. Came with both. That's something...you really need to get right at a take out resteraunt - picking off strong-tasting items like pickles and onions makes my wife very unhappy with it. We will give them another try since the food was good and lots of interesting things on the menu to try, but will check the order closer before I leave. If the food is good again and the order correct, I will re-review and up the rating.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Larsa's is the real deal. Every time I am in Elgin, I take the opportunity to stop here for the gyro meal. Everything is freshly prepared. The fries appear to be double fried and are among the best I've had. The gyro is tender and...delicious!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a vegetarian restaurant that was close enough to our hotel. We had just driven through the worst rainstorm for hours and hours on our way to Elgin Illinois. Flash floods and swollen creeks everywhere so we found Larsa's Kitchen 10 minutes...away. It's located on one end of gas station next to the convenience store. Makes you sort of wonder but the Falafel and Hummus and Vegetarian Platter were delicious. Customers constantly arrived placing orders including two policemen from Sleepy Hollow.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Authentic Mediterranean food I had the falafel wrap with a side salad and it was amazing, it’s a small place with indoor seating inside a gas station and it was amazingly good I was very impressed highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Awesome fries, gyros and salads. Friendly service in clean facility. Don't let the fact this is located in a gas station put you off. Food tastes awesome!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Have been there a couple of times. The staff is friendly and helpful. The Gyros are the best I have had and they are plentiful. BIG food for the price. I had a gyros and it was filling - lots of meat. My mom had...the gyros plate which was full of meat and came with fries and a salad. My friend had the chicken kabob wrap and was delish. The BP is open again so parking is to the side. Great little place for a quick and delicious meal.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Wanted to like it! LIked the innovative idea of being located in a converted BP Gas Station Store.. You had me and lost me... Food just OK and fair variety. Gyros does not make you a Mediterranean restaurant. Paying or overpaying for Pita sauces when...other similar restaurants put bottles on the table for free...UGH and turned me off. Wish you well but you won't see me again!More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

You have never tasted such flavorful rice, pita and Mediterranean dishes! We returned for a second time to have their famous lentil soup, tabouleh salad and beef shawarma. The simple tables in a separate room beside the gas station was an easy place for children...and adults. Many people just used it for take out.More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We were in the mood for Mediterranean food, so after reading the positive reviews, we decided to try Larsa's. Wow, fabulous food. We had chicken schwarma, Mediterranean salad, gyros, hummus, and pita. Everything was delicious, and the staff was so accommodating and helpful. Don't let...the location--adjacent to a gas station--deter you. This one is a gem in Elgin!More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

We went in not knowing what to order. The woman who took our order was patient with us while helping us to make choices. We were greatly satisfied with her recommendations. She really listened to our preferences. We will go back again.

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

Delicious Middle-Eastern items: chicken kebabs and shwarma, beef shwarma, gyros, vegetarian options ~ wraps and dinners made to order.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed February 10, 2016

We've dined at Larsa's twice and had mixed experiences. The first time was above average, but the last time was just average. Both times, I thought all the food items had way too much oil poured on top of them. Even though the food is...supposed to be fresh, the employees bad attitudes and lack of attentiveness take away from the experience. Multiple employees acted like they were just there to collect a paycheck, and could care less about the customers. We won't be going back.More

Date of visit: January 2016
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Larsa's Kitchen Elgin is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4