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Yassin's Falafel House

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706 Walnut St, Knoxville, TN 37902-2304
+1 865-387-8275
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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184 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their menu may be short and simple but everything is good, plentiful and inexpensive. Thouroughly enjoyed the chicken platter, the humus and the gyro.

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Thank Anurag A
Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Falafels here are absolutely amazing! The flavor is so perfect! If I lived there, I would be there every week!

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Thank fullerabent
Tennessee
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at he Holiday Inn Downtown for a conference at he Knoxville Convention Center. This restaurant is 3 blocks away, Rey walkable and I felt safe. Had lunch the day I arrived, then tonight it was one of the 2 open places without having to walk a lot further or drive. Had a chicken plate or lunch, great Greek... More 

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Thank GramyTnUSA
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

I had the Falafel platter. Tasty and filling. Nice blended spices. I would eat there again. Interesting hummus. Definately much better than any store bought hummus.

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Thank Christine S
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 8, 2017

The service was incredible and the food was even better. Seriously, the food is amazing. I recommend the Chicken Shawarma plate and the falafel plate. Amazing value, amazing flavor, and amazing people. Tonight was my wife and I's first time dining here and this has now become our new favorite restaurant in downtown Knoxville. The restaurants off market square are... More 

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Thank Michael W
Knoxville, Tennessee
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

I finally got to try Yassins falafel today. I could smell it before we even got in the door. I ordered the sampler plate. This was more food than I could eat. The falafel was the best I have ever tasted! It tasted so fresh and had amazing flavor. Everything has the option to be ordered 'regular' or 'spicy'. I... More 

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Thank Mindy G
Franklin, Tennessee
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We visit Yassin's every time we're in Knoxville. The falafel is delicious, especially the spicy version. We love the hummus and chicken shawarma as well. We've been multiple times and the restaurant has always been clean, the food tasty and the service friendly and efficient. Yassin, his family and workers are an asset to the community, and I'm thrilled to... More 

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Thank lolater
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

The lady at the cashier was not friendly. We ordered a Falafel sandwich and a Gero. Falafels were served in a cold folded wrap. The tables were not wiped down and the previous guests food remnants were still on the table.

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Thank JCL045
Berea, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Such good food and a warm, welcoming atmosphere are hard to find. If they have the lamb shank special, don't pass it up. Your belly and your heart will be full of goodness if you eat there.

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Thank Thom P
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Yassin's is quickly becoming one of my go-to restaurants in the Knoxville area. Delicious food, relaxed atmosphere and quick service makes for a great trip. Dine in or take out. You can also order for delivery online.

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Thank Keri T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 Walnut St, Knoxville, TN 37902-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-387-8275

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