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Famous Falafel

1605 Commercial Street
Vancouver, BC V3L3Y3
Tel: (604) 216-6885
Neighbourhood: Commercial


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Does not measure up
By Bonka of Vancouver (464 Reviews)
Submitted Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 1:45am [Dine in]

The big awning with the imposing letters caught my eye last time around but I went down the street instead, this time I gave it a try.

I took a while to decide but nothing jumped out. I went with the lamb souvlaki, which was at best mediocre. One small skewer of tough, semi-cold lamb chunks buried in a slew of veggies (your choice), including largely cubed cucumber and tomato pieces which made each bite difficult. Really it was basically a vegetable wrap with tzatziki and lamb topping. I ordered some falafel balls on the side, apparently made from scratch, and which tasted a little bland and dry. Not particularly satisfying through and through.

The service is amicable, friendly asian staff though strictly a take out, fast food type joint so they can easily get backed up.

Ordinary, somewhat grungy if not a little sloppy, it parallels what I ate. I didn't see any spits going. Microwaved all the way I suppose. Not authentic as according to their menu.

Sorry, won't be back.

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