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Falafel Drive-In

2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So I've had better, much better gyros. I really like Greek/ Mediterranean food and try to go out of my way on vacation to visit new spots. Having said that i am not an officiando on all things greek. This may just be a more...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty yummy falafels. Would be a five but cashiers are sometimes a little grumpy but the yummy falafels (and ignoring their moods) is worth it!

Thank Ciafinds
Reviewed 1 week ago

im local in this areaThis place has been a foods fixture for a very long time and for a good reason, I personally been coming here for almost40 years.the food quality is always top notch. Their Falafel's are crunchy on the outside and very tender...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The falafel is very tasty and quite satisfying, even for hardcore meat eaters (which I certainly am)

Thank Wilton W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is consistently good: fresh, hot and they're not skimpy with the sauces if you ask for more; however, 4 stars are given because the one of the male owners is cranky most of the time. He's not friendly and is known to have...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. Don't get to visit very often, but when I do, my tummy does a happy dance! Everything is always fresh and hot. Love love the hot sauce and appreciate they are not stingy when I ask for extra.

Thank rcjetskier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The truth is I can’t remember exactly when I started coming to Falafel Drive-in. Must have been 25 years ago or so, maybe more. What can I say? You come to get an incredible falafel pita that gets all over your hands and leaves you...More

Thank UnkieD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got taken here by some work colleagues and I have to admit I was wondering where on earth I was being taken to - It doesn't look like the fanciest place to eat and I wasn't expecting too much but I was pleasantly surprised. The...More

Thank aamoore106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going to this place on and off for over 20 years. Good place to have a quick falafel bite. The cash counter is a bit glum these days, they can be more smiling and friendly!

Thank A1Nomadic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We moved from San Jose in 1976 & had been to this falafel stand back in the day. We were excited to find it still in business. We had this for lunch & it was great!

Thank Debbie D
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Maxine C
20 June 2016|
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Response from Scuffy13 | Reviewed this property |
Outdoor picnic tables. First come, first served.
Larry S
31 December 2014|
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Response from estoniankid | Reviewed this property |
I do. OT recall anything specifically being on the ordering display that says an item is gluten free My suggestion would be to call them. I don't know, but since they use old family recipes from the Middle East, their pita... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-294-7886
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