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“Good food.... that's what counts!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Falafel Hut

Falafel Hut
Ranked #155 of 369 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Santa Cruz, California
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255 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
“Good food.... that's what counts!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Hey... what more can I say... It's a hole-in-the-wall joint with killer tasty delicious falafels and gyros. Another hidden santa cruz "locals" spot where you won't be disappointed.

Right off Mission Blvd (HWY !).

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
San Diego, California
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Very Personable Staff, Good Fish and Chips”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

Not a fancy place, just good.

The lady (maybe an owner) that took our order was very friendly and helpful. Her customer service is excellent.

Although we only had the fish and chips, it was perfectly cooked and nicely flavored. We really like the tartar sauce they served with it.

We would come here again.

Visited July 2013
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Thank mmtrip
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Yosemite National Park, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013

Love the steak schwarma! Just watch out for the hot sauce...it's HOT! Seriously, the owners are great; super friendly. I've eaten here a few times and will return.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Scott J
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Santa Cruz, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“overlooked gem on beach street”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

falafel hut is an often overlooked gem of a restaurant and i'm not really sure why. most places on beach street are pretty touristy, so by comparison, falafel hut can look kinda drab, but it's a great place to go for lunch or dinner. i live a block from here and this is one of only two places i'll eat at near the boardwalk because the prices are pretty reasonable. you can get a cheeseburger, fries and a beer for 10 dollars, which is good value for money considering you are right across the street from the beach. the french fries are super good and made fresh, the burger is about what you would expect for the price, but i like it anyway and they use shredded lettuce which is a nice touch more restaurants should do. the fish and chips is my other favorite and often times it's too much. the 3 piece fish & chips would prolly be enough for 2 light eaters, i get the 2 piece and sometimes can barely finish one of the pieces, the portions are generous. my girlfriend always gets the falafel sandwich and had never complained, she's a picky eater too, so believe me, if the food was bad we wouldn't keep coming back!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank MckinleyAlvarez
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