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Amir's Falafel

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11711 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2616
+1 818-509-8641
10:30 - 21:30
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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is a super high energy, small joint. They have a large beer selection and a DJ and the food is spot on. Good for a night out when you want to be in a high energy place.

Thank Lisa W
Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I have seen this place for few years but never stopped there, till this time when my lover and I were bored and not sure what to eat, so we stopped there. The place was empty( not a good sign) The lady behind the counter was not very friendly ,nor polite, as if we were bothering her. We ordered the... More 

Thank Barry684
Mackinaw City, Michigan
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

the food was good, no complaints about it but the service was kind of rude. a good meal can be ruined by bad attitude , hope you guys can fix it.

Thank Talia G
Woodland Hills,CA
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182 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

A friend suggested I try this place, since I love falafel. It is in a shopping plaza, so parking is a bit challenging at pick times. The ambiance is not so good, so maybe a take out will be better. This is the reason I didn't give it a 5 star.The hummus was very good too. Friendly service. Would definitely... More 

Thank freemaee
Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We visit weekly, love this place. Ask to have French Fries added to the falafel! Great food and service.

Thank what1
Gardena, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I first discovered Amir's Falafel in October 1988 by chance after leaving a Jazz convention at the Universal City Sheraton. What luck! I went the countless times told many friends about it, used to see people I know by chance there sometimes, how much does that happen in LA? I knew Amir and if the bill was seven dollars, he... More 

Thank FO19
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This mall stop is really worthwhile, a great range of salads/vegetables/hummus/babaganoush to add to your falafel plate. My husband loves the kebab. WE like that they remember us.

Thank Watersprite91
Valdosta, Georgia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

A buddy of mine that lives in Studio City, CA suggested Amir's for lunch. There's not a lot of available seating, but my falafel sandwich was very good, reasonably priced, and very large. I hope to go back soon.

Thank Drum71
Los Angeles, California
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459 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I've passed by this place so many times for so long and finally decided to try it out. First off the service is excellent. They really want to make their custoomers feel welcomed and satisfied, which is a point itself. The food, meh, could be better. I ordered the Chicken Shawarma sandwich. It felt like there was something missing in... More 

Thank kisssmee
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Stopped by for lunch, ordered a Chicken Shawarma sandwich, it was delicious and the portion was generous. Would go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$9
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11711 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-509-8641

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