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Shawarma King

1441 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-5779
+1 269-375-3900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (15 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
“shish taouk” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
1441 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-5779
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always great food. Very fast for a sit down restaurant and very healthy compared to all the other choices. Absolutely love the mixed Shawarma with Lebanese salad and lentil soup.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CraigE620
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shawarma King is the best Mediterranean food in Kalamazoo, and one of my favorite restaurants overall. I usually get a combination of chicken shawarma, falafel, lentil soup, hummus, and king tea. It is always delicious and staff is always accommodating. You definitely get your money's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lydjp
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I was surprised how much I liked Shawarma King! It is so good! The wraps and french fries are so good!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joycebZ8113OX
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Even though this restaurant came well-recommended, I was surprised by the casual interior. Walking in the door we thought we would be ordering at the counter, but we’re wuickly shown to the dining room. The generic visual appearance was quickly forgotten by the wonderful attitudes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VickiR364
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing middle-astern restaurant in the middle of Michigan The Humus to die for the salad divine. Amazing. So glad I stopped by The portions are huge great find

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ofanoa
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Saw this on the way from the hotel and on tripadvisor. Reviews are right; pretty good food. Try the sandwiches and very good humus. They have good service and very busy.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank isay691
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

I had the shawafal and it was my favorite. I’ve tried many things in the menu and never had gotten disappointed. It’s also cheap. The shawarmas are like 5$

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Betina F
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Consistently good food but with somewhat limited choice. That said, I've yet to be disappointed by either the food or the service over the past 15 years. Very affordable buffet lunch and lots of vegetarian options. Not the ritziest place but don't let that put...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank beethoven1812
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Decided to give this a try while in the area. The service and staff were the highlight of our visit. The food was good and there was a wide variety of menu items to try. Go and try something new......you won’t be sorry. The beef...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Robert230
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Great times Great cuisine Good drinks. Love the rice and food selection. Great hummus and tabullah. Take out.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank H M
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Nancy L
November 15, 2016|
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Response from Karen U | Reviewed this property |
I don't know PA laws on this
April 27, 2016|
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Response from Salam K | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does
Linda C
November 16, 2015|
Response from Jess0615 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, the Drake location does not have a buffet. The one at the corner of Westnedge/White does though, lunch and dinner buffet both. It's a bit pricey, but still good food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 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.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-5779
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-375-3900
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