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“If you LOVE falafel, babaganoosh, etc......this is it, in San Jose”
Review of Falafel Drive-In

Falafel Drive-In
Ranked #1 of 2,198 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed March 4, 2014

I wasn't expecting much but had a serious desire for good falafel. This is a drive-in with protected outdoor seating. And OMG, this is as good as it gets! The falafel balls, tzatsiki, baba...all fabulous. I'm not sure if they make their own pita, but it's wonderful. I go at least 3x's a month. I've had baklava from there as well and it was great. I can't remember if it's always available ( I try to avoid sweets, and save myself for chocolates). If you love authentic falafel, get in there, you owe it to yourself! Btw, the portions are very generous.

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Thank Kfrutchey
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Seems like whenever we've been out of town and return around lunchtime, the first place we think of to grab a quick bite is Falafel Drive-In. Best falafel and hummus around -- don't be shy about using the red sauce. Love the staff, and it's fun to look at all the local details in the wall murals in the covered alcove. Be prepared for long lines during meal-times, especially in summer!

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Thank Jill_and_Tim_2012
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food is great, specially for Indian vegetarians looking for variety. Try their fries and pita chips. Parking is a hassle and you have to pay cash.

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Thank hayagreeva
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Whether on a bike ride, lunch from work, a weekend shopping outing, or casual meeting the Falafel Drive-In satisfies. Mediterranean fare, quick service, very casual setting.

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Thank George H
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love Falafel Drive-In. It's nostalgic, inexpensive and delicious. They have the best falafel balls anywhere. I usually get extra falafels on the side. I also like the homemade hummus. The small portion is quiet generous. Of course everyone knows about the banana milkshake. You can't come here without getting one. They are amazing. This is a great place to grab a quick lunch with anyone.

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Thank PlatinumBM
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