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2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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San Jose, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once you eat here, you will never like the Falafel anywhere else. Allow extra time for the lines. Any time of the day, any day of the week, any month in the year, there is always a line. Part at the back. Do not look for parking anywhere else.

Thank Seema S
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is really good. I've had the regular gyros, kofte pita, and tabbouleh Service is very friendly and fast. Most seating is outside

Thank Mike M
Level Contributor
24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

O.M.G. Falafel was an unknown term to me before this. We were in St Jose visiting the Winchester house and got out feeling hungry. We wanted good eats but more importantly affordable. Searched on google and first up was Falafel's drive in. First on tripadvisor under cheap eats and definitely WELL DESERVING OF IT. We arrived, there were seats to... More 

Thank Matthew P
San Jose, California
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145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apparently the banana shakes are terrific but I've never tried one I always get the gyro salad for lunch. It's just the right size and very tasty. He lets me do half gyro and half falafel on the salad which makes it perfect.

Thank mschmidt31
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San Jose institution... If you can get there before the line is to long. Great food, don't ask for anything special. It won't happen. Literally get what you get. Frendily folks and guests are diverse. Make sure you have an idea of what you spend, change may vary. Just keep an eye on it. Food is worth any fuss you... More 

Thank ScottyCA
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the hot sauce. This place is the same since the last 20 years - eat the Falafel or the Falafel salad and try the Banana milkshake

Thank Anya P
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I tried the falafel and banana shake and they were both absolutely fantastic! This place is right off the highway and really close to the airport so no excuses if you visit San Jose, you have to come try it!

Thank Nick J
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never been to the Falafel drive in but I'll make sure that I visit more often. Good service, good food. What else do you need?

Thank Ed W
Marietta, GA
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered online using Grubhub which worked out great. I ordered the falafel and a shake. A lot of tasty, hot, delicious food. So much I could hardy finish! I agree, the sauces they send are like crack. I wish I could frequent this place, but I'm from Atlanta.

Thank treb312
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falafels are delicious, the hot red sauce is spicy and the banana milkshakes special to Falafel Drive In

Thank Viks K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?