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1296 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-1901
+1 626-405-1502
10:00 - 22:00
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That is what they do at Zankou Chicken, served with good Mediterranean sides. While the place isn't grand, the prices are fair, and the food is good.

Thank lietuva_9
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Fast food outlet offering sit in or takeaway. The food is mostly wraps and kebabs with a variety of side orders such as salads, rice or hummus. No chips though.(Chips as in UK meaning!) We ate their twice and enjoyed the food.

Thank Angela A
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Plenty of lip smacking food at a decent price. Chicken was flavorful and moist, falafel was the real deal. Can't wait to get back.

1 Thank chappalachia
San Gabriel, California
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

When we are in a rush and want a healthy meal we stop at Zankou. Chicken is yummy and their garlic sauce rocks!! We also love their hummus and pita bread. We normally order their family meal because it feeds 6 of us and it's a great value!

1 Thank ckpsgv
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This place has some excellent chicken!! The flavor! So I really could have eaten a 1/2 chicken, the birds are pretty small but with all the sides you get you really fill up. I got a 1/4 dark with Hummus and Salad, my daugher got the 1/4 dark with the tabbouleh and I tasted her tabbouleh and it was really... More 

Thank lovedasunAtlanta_GA
Manhattan Beach, California
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501 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

On our happy way to experience Rainforest IV at the Neighborhood Church (Pasadena) by the Southland Ensemble, we stopped here for a munchie! The place is lit up unlike us as we were on the edge of the bright side. Look at the menu over the counter, order, pay, leave a tip, and take the 'gizmo' with red flashing vibrating... More 

Thank Sequoia R
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Bought the falafel and beef wrap.Falafel was reasonably tasty.The beef wrap was too small for the price and lacked enough flavour to make anyone want to buy another.The garlic they give you is not a sauce but a thick chunky blob in a small cotainer we ended up discarding.Cashier was friendly and service was quick.

Thank RonnelRamdhan
Los Altos, California
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Small and family friendly counter service with table seating. The Chicken, Falafal and Trip-Tip Shwarma plates were delicious. Side dishes of hummus, salad and matabol were also excellent. Very reasonable prices as well. Easy street parking. Service got a bit slow when it got busier, but overall great service with someone coming around to check if you are enjoying the... More 

Thank Ren A
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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164 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Tried the chicken, beef and sausage (there were three of us) and all were good. This is fast food, stand-in-line and order, sit on plastic chairs so allow for that. But it's an interesting take on things with its own flair.

Thank Dave N
South Pasadena, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Have been coming to Zankou for years. Amazingly consistent and delicious. The schwaerma (beef) is great, and the tarna (chicken) is a close second. Get them either in a pita wrap or as a plate with a couple sides...my favorites are the tabbouleh, humus, and tahini, but the pickles/salad is also very good as is the mutabaal (falafel).

Thank Chris F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Turkish, Greek, Armenian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-1901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-405-1502

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