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May 7, 2012 07:35 PM


I'd go out of my way for a good one.
Your thoughts?

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  1. Shawarma King, on Univ. Way and ..... NE 50th(?) or thereabouts.

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    1. There's a place next to Pan Africa by Pike Place - I think it's also owned by the same people who own Shawarma King on the Ave. Are they still any good? There's Aladdin on the Ave also - not as good as Shawarma King but it's got its fans.

      On the eastside, Garlic Crush and Med Kitchen in Bellevue/Kirkland. Also Gyros 2 Go in the strip mall next to Value Village in Redmond.

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      1. re: HungWeiLo

        I'm not a huge fan of Garlic Crush's falafel (love the gyros and meat plate though)

        I'll mention a couple more on the Ave that are worth consideration. Samir's on 43rd (or so) and the Gyro-cery just another block or two down University Way .

      2. the excellent falafel joint that used to be in the macy's garage has moved to pine street between 1st and 2nd avenues - try to convince them to make their wonderful rosewater lemonade. it has been my observation that falafel king (next to the crumpet shoppe) opens many boxes from sysco...

        1. Santorini Greek Grill in Kirkland. Their Falafel is terrific as are their gyros.

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          1. re: firecracker

            Had the falafel here the other day, was dry and tasted like it was defrosted. Gyyros are still good

            1. re: HymanRoth

              Totally agree on the not-so-great falafel. Plus, the gyro tasted funky too.

          2. Hallavafalafel Food Truck in Georgetown.

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            1. re: libstewart

              This is going to sound weird but............

              Matt's in the Market has a FANTASTIC Falafel in their menu right now.

              Seriously, I have had it 3 times already, very good