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2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
Today
10:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Monte Sereno
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You have to try this place. It's an old fashion walk up, order, and go to heaven kind of place. Falafels, if you haven't had one, are fried chick pea patties in a pita. What you say? Try it. You will love it. Something they do with the sauces is beyond amazing. The place has a line....all the time, but... More 

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Thank Linda B
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Reasonable pricing and solid quality. They have maintained great food over the course of the years that I have been eating there.

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Thank Todd Y
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Falafels are just perfect if you like your balls on the spicy side. I like the Gyros even better so delicious Yum. Oh do not forget the fresh banana milk shake oh sooo good.

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Thank Phillip G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No trip to San Jose is complete without a trip to the Falafel Drive-In. Get the special, a large falafel and a nana shake. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Brian F
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been going here for 23 years. If you want Greek food - go. Great for vegetarians and meat eaters...casual, inexpensive and convenient if you are in SJ area.

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Thank AMNHM17
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking at this "Drive In" joint might give you second thoughts about stopping but rest assured that it's well worth the adventure. The usual long lines out front might give you a hint of its popularity. The menu is pretty simple. Two sizes of falafel with a tangy white sauce and spicy red sauce. It's always freshly made with an... More 

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Thank Marty F
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A real falafel needs to be Golden brown not green, they stuff so much junk and Cilantro it becomes Cilantro balls not Falafel. Trust me as an Israeli who makes his own damn good Falfel what they sell is not Falfel and the Humus is basically water with some Sesame flavor who ever seen Humus so diluted its liquid, waste... More 

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Thank izakkapi
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time I try another Falafel restaurant, I'm always comparing their falafels to this restaurant! None have ever compared. No matter what time you go there, it seems there is always a line - but they are quick and it is worth any wait!

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Thank R4211IIdianam
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Are here and had the Best Value deal. Large Falafel and Banana shake. Added fries and wow. Great food! Excellent banana shake. I will be back.

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Thank Myles M
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know whether these are more or less authentic than the many others I have eaten in my travels, but they are definately the best.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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?