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Falafel King

Pike Place Market
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1509 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
(206) 381-0857
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Naperville, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly service and absolutely delicious food! The Chicken Shawarma was outstanding!!! The food it authentic and the spices are just right. A pleasant surprise on the outskirts of Pike's Market.

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Thank lmk59
Wilmington, Delaware
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and had a gyro and a chicken Schawarma and it was so good and absolutely fair price considering being located so close to the pike place market.

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Thank SteffenDaab
Browns Summit, North Carolina, United States
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Get out of the overcrowded Pike Place district and move up the hill a block....1at Avenue has so many great restaurants. Falafel King lured us in the door with the brilliant aroma or shawarma. Great authentic dishes prepared on the spot...quick, clean, efficient. Tables set up outdoors on street. A couple of seats available at a counter inside. Overall very... More 

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Thank Randall M
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Don't waste your money or time .. A cheap cheap meal .. Food not good ,quality of food poor service nonexistent

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Thank local997
Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

If you'd like to sit down outside for a bite, the location is perfect! Directly next to Pike Place Market. There is seating outside and about 3 stools inside, very small place however the chicken sandwich and falafel's are extremely delicious. The guy that cooks is very friendly and remembers me whenever I pass by or come in for a... More 

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Thank KiiNGCHARLES
Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

The food here is outstanding. The flavors are superior. I wish I could have eaten here everyday. Small hole in the wall that has grand food! Don't miss out. We had the beef shwarma,and the Falafel salad. The Falafel is the STAR!!

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Thank April J
Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We are gyro fans and these are the best we've ever had! Flavor in every single bite. Plenty of goodies, plenty of sauce, and the meat is really spicy and SO good. Every time we come to Pike Place Market, we talk about trying something new but we always end up here. If ain't broke, don't fix it! These are... More 

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Thank Hennygang
Luxembourg
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83 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

had a falafel sandwich and couldn't tell anything special about neither the place nor the food. The falafel was dry, the salad inside far from being fresh and all in all it was closer to the standard "eastern fastfood" you get allnover the planet than to anything special I could recommend. if you are hungry enough, you can go!;) Service... More 

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Thank LaMoucheQ
Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

There was a line around the side walk. That was a clear indication, this is going to be a great lunch. I had never had falafel before. I love it thanks to the king. He is a one man show. And he is busy.

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Thank Mary E
Austin, Texas
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420 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Stopped here for a few sandwiches yesterday- a good place to eat away from the frenzy of the market. The shawarma was good- though very much infused by garlic!

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Thank John K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1509 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Pike Place Market
  • Neighborhood: Pike Place Market
  • Phone Number: (206) 381-0857

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