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630 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6410
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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476 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the perfect fast food restaurant to eat somehow healthy. Get a Taboule salad with some chicken and skip the pita bread. Everything is quite good .

Thank AlbertoMay
San Diego, California
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always get a doner with falafel here. It is always fresh and the wait is never long. They have a variety of toppings you can add for a little extra money to customize your plates, so don't be shy to ask. The staff is extremely friendly & always smiling. It is in the East Village of San Diego.. tucked... More 

Thank Errin404
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend who is not from the area but had eaten here before and he said he usually does not go to the same place twice when on travel; however in this case he'd make an exception. Lucky for me. The Kebab Shop allows diners to select a wrap sandwich or a bowl and then a type of... More 

Thank Steven S
San Diego, California
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433 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Tried this place out and the food was very good and nice portions. The staff were great and the restaurant very clean. Only downside sides were, The music was way to loud and the prices were to high. Other than that a great place.

Thank Perry H
Byhalia, Mississippi
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328 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a nice little counter service restaurant. Choose your sandwich, choose your fillings and toppings, and enjoy! We had the veggie doner and it was large enough for two people to share. The falafels were savory and the sauce was tangy. Lunch was only $10. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank Evelyn C
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a smallish chain. Great food and I visit everytime I am in San Diego. If you have never tried Iskender, you should. Add the garlic sauce and hot sauce. It is yummy and beyond your normal kebab experience.

Thank Kbrown-Ly
Goodyear, Arizona
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very good food. I had the chicken with 2 sides. Feta salad and cucumber salad. Very good. Filling. Quaint little place. Enjoyable. Go!

Thank Chris S
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135 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Lamb, chicken skewers, and rice- all tasty. Garlic white sauce is a must have. We are regulars here. Consistent food and service.

Thank Hope n Shelbo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Great lunch. Clean, fast and fresh. Ate here two days in a row and enjoyed both meals. Falafel was not greasy, but nice and crisp. They had a regular and spicy humus, and both were good. Will go back when in town

Thank Jeff L
Chandler, Arizona, United States
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

If this review doesn't get you to try this place then just walking by and smelling the kebab rotisserie grill will. Always stop by on my trips to San Diego and this visit didn't disappoint. Brought a friend and she agreed this place is tasty. Enjoyed the original lamb/beef doner kebab: freshly prepared salad mix (shredded romaine lettuce, carrots and... More 

Thank N_Smith_AZ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?