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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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“falafel” (587 reviews)
“banana cake” (133 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
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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 4 days ago

Always a treat at this old fashioned drive-in with plenty of tables, shaded from sun and other weather, plus some inside. More than falafels -- all the usual Mediterranean trreats. Do order the fresh banana shake to make meal perfect.

Thank Trixie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years! The falafels are fresh and taste great with a banana milkshake(a must try)! There are often long lines at lunch, but they move quickly.

Thank Antonia C
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Wilton W
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 27 October 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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