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Where is the best place in the Pasadena area for falafels?

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  1. http://www.citycent.com/pitapita/

    1. Pasadena is not so great for falafel. The ones at Zankou are all right if you manage to get them fresh, but most of the time, they come from under a heat lamp.

      If possible, I'd recommend the drive to Skaf's in Glendale.

      I would avoid Pita Pita and (especially) Mediterranean Cafe. Pita Pita used to be all right, but they really seem to have gone downhill in the past few years. There's a Pita Jungle in Old Town; haven't been to this location, but I've tried one of the AZ locations a long time ago. My guess is that this is also worth skipping.