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Owners and friends Naftaly Stramer and Ofer Sivan created Oasis the Falafel Joint in the summer of 2004. After meeting for lunch in downtown Iowa City the duo lamented that (at the time) falafel was nowhere to be found, and vowed to right this wrong. Naftaly had just left the tech industry and Ofer had just completed his degree in engineering – an unlikely starting place for what would become the world’s best hummus, falafel and fries.
$5 - $20
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
After going to Oasis Falafel the other night I asked why there is no longer sold tzatziki sauce the falafels and I asked adult waitress why and then a 10 year old girl explain to me that it is a Greek it is not a...More
I visited on dec 8 around 7 pm with my friends and family after 1 year and this will my last visit to oasis. It appears like things have changed a lot and gotten worse. Initially when I came in and was standing in line...More
Naftaly and Ofer have created an Iowa City gem in Oasis Falafel. All their food is fantastic, but their Hummus is truly the best you will ever eat. My children are now Hummus snobs and compare every other Hummus to Oasis Hummus as the standard...More
The flavors Oasis is able to bring to Iowa are Amaze-Balls! The fries are thick, delicious, yet crispy. They have a hot sauce that is great on anything you want to add some spice, I definitely would stop here even if you are not sure...More
In what world do you have to wait 15 minutes for hummus, falafel and a bit of salad in a box? Did they grow the chickpeas?
And then the box was half empty, just a tiny bit of boring salad, a tablespoon and a half...More