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The Falafel King

930 Gambell St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3759
+1 907-258-4328
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“pita bread” (6 reviews)
“shawarma” (20 reviews)
“baklava” (3 reviews)
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Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
930 Gambell St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3759
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Reviewed 21 September 2014

Who knew such great falafel could come from a tiny, unassuming place. The place has only a few tables so is geared to take out. We elected to eat in since there was space available when we arrived. We had the Falafel sandwich which consists...More

1  Thank jonsha
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

Don't let the tiny, insignificant outside fool you! Unbelievably good! Had the falafel sandwich in a fresh made pita. Stuffed full of super crunchy, flavorful falafel and pickled veggies, covered in hummus. Omeeggaaawd.... Delicious! Stuffed and extremely happy :)!!! If you love falafel come see...More

1  Thank SillymeAK
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

My daughter was visiting and we both had an urge for Falafel. The only place I could think of was a little place I had driven by a hundred times but had never tried. We decided to give it a try and drove into the...More

1  Thank Mimi R
Reviewed 10 July 2014

My husband and I were visiting our son who is stationed in Anchorage and after reading many reviews of area restaurants, I wanted to try the Falafel King as I had seen falafels on tv but never had them (or any other middle eastern food)....More

1  Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a little trailer sitting off to the side in a parking lot. The owner is very personable and friendly. There is no sitting available, which is fine. You can take your food home or just to your car. It's worth it. The portions...More

1  Thank Ishmom
Reviewed 15 February 2014

I tried the special, fish with garbanzo beans cooked with some other stuff that had a nice zing to it and rice. I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised by a wonderful combination of flavors. I'll be returning to try some of...More

1  Thank JDLiquidfire
Reviewed 15 September 2013

The way he prepares falafel, this vendor wouldn't survive a week in Tel-Aviv. Falafels were burned, and we found shuarma cut off from the skewer when we came. It was subsequently fried in a frying pan, which defies the whole point of the classic shuarma...More

1  Thank DO3OP
Reviewed 14 September 2013

My husband and I are from Israel, so we know what falafel and shuarma should taste like. The falafel was burned, the pickles tasted bad and the salad didn't have any taste at all. Maybe for someone from Alaska this is an attraction, but we...More

1  Thank Svetak5
Reviewed 28 August 2013 via mobile

I would recommend this place to family and friends because they have good food. I had a chicken and salad meal and it was delicious. It was plenty for my husband and I to share . If you have a big group I would TAKE...More

Thank LilsCharlotte
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We were looking to eat something light in the evening during our stay in Anchorage and we found this gem. However, I must say we were about to leave when we saw the place from outside but we still went in considering the reviews I...More

Thank sharmaangel
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Is this a kosher restaurant?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Gambell St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3759
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-258-4328
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