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Falafel of Santa Cruz

1501 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4740
+1 831-459-0486
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
10 Jul 2017
“Reasonable Prices”
19 Dec 2017
“Good price, good food, vegetarian options”
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food
1501 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4740
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Friendly staff and a wide variety of food at a good price. We had the vegetarian plate with hummus, babaganoush, tabouleh, falafels, and pita bread. It was delicious. I also had the lule kabob which is called something else there, but it is ground meat....More

Thank Kris C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good for a quick lunch. Very reasonable prices for a Santa Cruz downtown location. I always get the falafel and was never disappointed.

Thank Scruz101
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Its one of the best places in town for a great Falafel or Gyro & fries. They are generous with the servings. If you're watching your carbs. they make plates that have a mountain of food. It's a bit of a greasy spoon but they...More

Thank fl0werfun
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very good falafels, and pretty cheap. You get a large (6 falafel balls at least) sandwich, fries and a drink for something like $9. The falafel had just the right crispiness and the taste was good. Filling for the sandwich could have been a little...More

1  Thank yoontaylor
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Very good food, fresh. Nice friendly service. For the money, great food to feed a hungry college student

Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 6 July 2014

If you have a hankering for Middle Eastern food, there aren't too many options in Santa Cruz; this place serves passable, but not outstanding, falafel, shwarma (chicken) and gyros (beef / lamb). We order from here about every month or so - it's nearby, and...More

1  Thank santacruzer_95060
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We really enjoyed the greek style chicken and vegetable swarma wraps here and at a great price also a huge wrap for $6! This was an outstanding inexpensive dinner for my family of four. The location is fantastic also right across the street from the...More

Thank jasonwg71
Reviewed 23 March 2012

A relative who went to UCSC directed us here: "We always eat there - it's the best." At lunch on a Wednesday, parking was difficult, not too crowded inside but noisy, a student dive. The food had integrity, but I've had better falafel. Needs more...More

Thank RaggedClaws49
Reviewed 2 December 2011

We used to just love this place, so we are sorry to report that we no longer do. We've had two incredibly disappointing meals there this year. The falafel and the baba ganoush used to be amazing. They are now both greasy, insipid, and bland....More

Thank piffen
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Reviewed 17 January 2009

mmmm gyro special!

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-459-0486
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