The Flying Falafel

$ • Falafel, Vegan

2114 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 560-3393


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for The Flying Falafel

I’m really shocked at how this restaurant has a near 5-star rating. This is very poorly made Mediterranean food if you can even call it that. I ordered a falafel + shawarma bowl. The rice was dry as was the falafel. The shawarma is not seasoned well enough so it simply tastes like seitan. Pita bread was cold, dry and stale. I asked for spicy tahini sauce and they gave me sambal chili garlic sauce that I typically use in asian cuisine. I also placed an order for baklava but full review
Really trying to spotlight businesses that are open in downtown Berkeley.  I love this place. When they are fully open they have the most amazing banana shakes - healthy and delicious! Right now it is falafel pitas and plates. Really delicious! They offer spicy tahini sauce - it's good. I prefer to get regular tahini and pour chili sauce over the top. This photo is my favorite combo - falafel and a Reed's Mule. No they don't sell them at the shop. LOL. The to go containers full review
Honestly the food is good as the fries are fire. But I will comment on the service. This was precovid I had forget to review but it also was the reason I never came back. There were two people working and one person infront of me. They ordered and were waiting then I ordered, someone also came in for a mobile pick up order. This was the longest I have ever waited and I literally ordered a pita and fries. I waited almost through my entire lunch break at BCC in between full review

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Monday 11AM - 6:30PM
Tuesday 11AM - 6:30PM
Wednesday 11AM - 6:30PM
Thursday 11AM - 6:30PM
Friday 11AM - 6:30PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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