Falafel of Santa Cruz- Restaurant | Santa Cruz, CA Google plus twitter logo-blue box facebook logo-blue

Serving great Mediterranean food for 25 years

Falafel of Santa Cruz is a small, locally-owned Mediterranean restaurant that has been serving satisfied customers in Santa Cruz County since 1988.


The casual atmosphere at Falafel of Santa Cruz provides a pleasant escape for people from all walks of life, whether you are a student trying to save a buck, a tourist searching for where locals dine, a parent hoping to find a restaurant the whole family will enjoy, someone on the clock who is trying to maximize the lunch hour, or anyone just passing through. You are welcome! Visit us at 1501 Mission Street.

Get the most for your money

You'll get generous and affordable portions as well as excellent service from our friendly, young, and energetic staff. Falafel of Santa Cruz offers you healthy food for those who are carnivores, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, or any combination.

Enjoy friendly service

The staff at Falafel of Santa Cruz is the best in town! We are a family-oriented business that has low staff turnover, which guarantees consistency, familiarity, and meeting customer expectation. Our motto is: What we eat is what we serve.

"A great go-to spot. Food is always fresh and delicious. The staff is friendly and on top of their game."

- Joanna R.

Make your next event unforgettable by hiring Falafel of Santa Cruz for catering services. Call: 831-459-0486

Visit us at local events

We have participated in festivals across the Bay Area, such as the Santa Cruz Art and Wine Festival, the Fat Fry Music and Blues Festival, the Mountain Art and Wine Festival, the Cabrillo Contemporary Music Festival, the Capitola Art and Wine Festival, and many more!

Daily Specials

Your choice of a gyro, chicken shawerma, or large falafel sandwich with french fries and a

fountain drink.

Price: $8.75

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