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2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-1651
+1 408-294-7886
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10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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San Jose, California
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Pros: Soft yummy bread. Hot made to order food. Friendly staff and priced good. Cons: Can be kinda crowded and the several lines can be confusing at first. You order at one then head over to the other to pick up your food when your number is called. Seems like they could come up with a better system that flows... More 

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Thank Caroline R
San Jose, CA
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

For years I've dined at this great falafel drive-in and the food is always fresh and delicious. I know people who travel from San Francisco to get their falafel fix. Falafel Drive-In is noted for other dishes, and they make a dreamy banana shake.

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Thank TheAnalyst54
San Jose, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Falafel Drive in has great food, a fun atmosphere, best Falafels in the valley. It is a fun outdoor restaurant for the family. Seating is in the front patio of the restaurant. The only negative is that it sits on a busy street.

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Thank ehmeyers
San Jose, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Falafel: Told my hubby it was meat so he would try it!! Now hes HOOKED!! Great for our 'meatless mondays' Banana shake: soooo good! My kids always ask for one when we go! They hand make them with fresh bananas! Best part: they have a deal where you get a falafel and banana shake!!

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Thank GNet408
San Jose, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It is walk up drive-in with Picnic Tables. You sit with others and watch the line grow and grow and grow.

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Thank Christopher b
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have been going to the Falafel Drive-In for > forty years, but recently had two bad experiences. The smashed chickpeas balls were over-cooked to an almost burnt taste overwhelming the flavor of the falafel sandwich. It seems unimaginable to have this occur twice in a row, so I'm not sure if it is an anomaly. Normally this restaurant leans... More 

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Thank Tim B
San Jose, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This place has the best Best Falafel I have ever tasted. Whenever I go to the Stevens Creek Blvd area, I make it a point to stop by here. Has interesting wall art in the dine-in area. And it was featured on Guy Fieri's food network show.

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Thank sr325
San Jose, California
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Everything is fresh, tasty and reliably good. Try to get there early! If you have to line up, it doesnt take long and its definitely worth a few minutes wait!

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Thank ivosper
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome good food and good prices even people who shop at Santana row come here. Burgers are top quality.

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Thank Joey I
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I've going to Falafel Drive-in for close to 40 years. Consistently great meals, and the banana shakes are awesome

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Thank BobDPatel

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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, Lebanese, 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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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?