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Oasis Falafel - Major Disappointment

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brokergal May 10, 2007 11:59 AM

Tried it for the first time today - what a let down! Cold falafel, not nearly enough hot sauce and too dry. Granted, next time I'll know how to order it to address the hot sauce issue, but is there a better time to go where I'm certain to get freshly-cooked falafel?

  1. Neilo May 10, 2007 01:15 PM

    Not in my experience. Get some extra tahini maybe to address the moisture.

    1. larochelle May 10, 2007 01:52 PM

      You might try specifically ordering it or going just before their noon rush but I've never had a particularly good falafel there.

      Oasis Falafel
      91 Drumm Street (between California St & Market St)
      San Francisco, CA 94111
      (415) 781-0313
      www.sfoasisgrill.com

      1. Ruth Lafler May 10, 2007 04:07 PM

        I like the falafel there, but I'm not fussy about how hot my food is. They really will customize it the way you want -- for example, I don't like tomatoes, so I always ask for the cucumber in yogurt sauce instead of the tomatoes on mine. The hot sauce can be really hot, so be careful what you ask for!

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          Claudette May 10, 2007 04:21 PM

          I always thought falafel were the equivalent of edible hockey pucks until I had the yummy ones at Daphne Greek Cafe. Then I discovered the fresh, soft, delicious ones at Neto in Mt. View.

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