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Best Falafel in the Boston Area?

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Who do you think has the best falafel in the Boston area? How is it served--in a sandwich, or as a falafel plate or perhaps as part of a combo plate? Is it green falafel (which is typically mixed with parsley, cilantro, and other herbs) or more of a golden yellow falafel? [Go here to post a reply.]
(Posted on 7/23/09 by hiddenboston)


REPLIES:

manlyeats wrote:
Falafel Corner in Harvard - wrap, yellow, delicious.
(Posted on 7/23/09)

@jayohaetchenn wrote:
Falafel Palace! (Central Sq)
(Posted on 7/23/09)

SB wrote:
Falafel King on Winter St, close to the Park St. T stop. In addition to being delicious and cheap, they give you a piece of falafel to eat in line!
(Posted on 7/23/09)

MC Slim JB wrote:
Many good ones around town, but a few favorite falafels:
Falafel King, Downtown Crossing
Jerusalem Pita, Coolidge Corner
Rami's, Coolidge Corner
Sami's (the food truck), Longwood Medical District
R.I.P. Allston's Reef Cafe, which did my very favorite falafel, a mix of chickpea and fava.
(Posted on 7/23/09)

Jennifer wrote:
Falafel King in downtown crossing!
It's standard lunch fare - at least once a week!
(Posted on 7/23/09)

KY wrote:
Proper falafel - meaning LEBANESE falafel, not Israeli falafel. I'd go with Shawarma King.
(Posted on 7/23/09)

Andrea wrote:
Falafel King at Downtown Crossing on Winter St, hands-down! Had many a good falafel in Boston but they take the crown. No joke.
(Posted on 3/11/10)

Elise wrote:
Ditto falafel truck in Longwood medical area. Fantastic!
(Posted on 3/11/10)

LD wrote:
Acetuna in Kendall Sq Cambridge and Falafel Palace central sq and Fordee's Grill Mt Auburn Street Watertown.
(Posted on 3/11/10)

Kara wrote:
Do any places around here offer pickled turnip in theirs?
(Posted on 3/11/10)

AMW wrote:
Oh man, it's Fordee's in Watertown, hands down. That place is amazing.
(Posted on 3/11/10)

DW wrote:
Cafe Jaffa in the Back Bay... love it.
(Posted on 5/10/10)

Rene wrote:
Rami's in Brookline!
(Posted on 5/10/10)

JAB wrote:
Ditto to AMW, Fordees on Mt. Auburn St. in Watertown is the best. Great food, excellent service.
(Posted on 5/10/10)

JBC wrote:
The new-ish restaurant called Pita on the corner or Union Park Street and Albany. Freshly made and delish!
(Posted on 5/10/10)

AJL wrote:
Sultan's Kitchen on State St near Faneuil Hall. All of the food there is fantastic, and they make a dynamite falafel sandwich.
(Posted on 9/21/10)

DN wrote:
Falafal King is the... king. 2nd best is Sabra in Harvard Square.
(Posted on 9/21/10)

Tony wrote:
Falafel King in downtown crossing! Hands down!
(Posted on 9/21/10)

rafeyan11 wrote:
Aceituna in Kendall!
(Posted on 9/22/10)

Margie wrote:
Sami's in JP has the pickled turnip. Billy's on Berkeley Street puts in hummus AND tabour.
(Posted on 9/22/10)

KR wrote:
Rami's.
(Posted on 5/4/11)

DP wrote:
Fordees in Watertown is awesome.
(Posted on 5/18/11)

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