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DaisyM Mar 15, 2009 04:56 PM

Any suggestions for great falafel in center city? I'd like a place that has tables, as opposed to a cart. Thank you!

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    Cruz RE: DaisyM Mar 15, 2009 06:42 PM

    You want to go to Mama's Vegetarian, on 20th, between Market and Chestnut.

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      DaisyM RE: Cruz Mar 16, 2009 04:36 AM

      Sounds great, but I looked at their site and they are closed on Saturdays. Any other suggestions for a Saturday lunch? Sorry, I should have specified when I was going to be there.

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        vicarious RE: DaisyM Mar 16, 2009 09:48 AM

        Maybe it was my low expectations (it's a chain), but I really enjoyed the falafel at Maoz at 11th and Walnut.

    2. cheesewit RE: DaisyM Mar 16, 2009 10:58 AM

      Alyan's at 4th & South Streets.

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        LauraInPhilly RE: cheesewit Mar 16, 2009 01:26 PM

        I second Alyan's

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          Buckethead RE: LauraInPhilly Mar 16, 2009 01:35 PM

          Alyan's is very good, but if you're in center city it's not exactly convenient.

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            DaisyM RE: Buckethead Mar 17, 2009 03:48 AM

            I will absolutely try Alyan's next time I'm in Queen Village. Any other suggestions for right in center city on a Saturday? Thank you!

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              saturninus RE: DaisyM Mar 17, 2009 09:44 AM

              If you're looking to sit in Center City and have great falafel on a Saturday, you may be out of luck.

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                DaisyM RE: saturninus Mar 17, 2009 12:51 PM

                Thanks for all suggestions.

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