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The 5 Best Shawarmas Near Trenton

Updated: July 27, 2022

One of the best Arabic street foods to grace our shores has to be the shawarma! These Trenton venues deliver pure joy in a pita. We analyzed top review sites, articles, and food blogs to ensure only the best Shawarmas are featured on this list. With falafel for vegans and roasted chicken and beef for meat lovers, these Trenton restaurants cater for every shawarma lover.

Find the perfect Shawarma spot

Mr Shawarma and BBQ

Lebanese, $$, TrentonLebanese, $$Trenton
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Taza Fresh Grill

Mediterranean, $$, SouthgateMediterranean, $$Southgate
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Alex Kabob House

Middle Eastern, $, SouthgateMiddle Eastern, $Southgate
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Shish Garden

Lebanese, $$, WoodhavenLebanese, $$Woodhaven
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Bashar's Family Dining

Middle Eastern, $$, Flat RockMiddle Eastern, $$Flat Rock
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Finding the best Shawarma spots in Trenton can take way too long. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 11294 spots across Trenton, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 792 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Shawarma aficionado in you will rejoice.

Common questions

Mr Shawarma and BBQ is the highest-rated shawarma spot for a quick lunch in Trenton.

There are 1 shawarma spots in Trenton.

Mr Shawarma and BBQ is the highest-rated late-night spot for shawarmas in Trenton.

Mr Shawarma and BBQ has outdoor seating and shawarmas in Trenton.

Mr Shawarma and BBQ is the highest-rated shawarma spot for take-out in Trenton.

Drink pairing tips for Shawarma

  • The ideal pairing for falafel

    When ordering falafel, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Pair falafel with Chardonnay

    For an elevated experience, pair your falafel with Chardonnay. This combination works particularly well because this white wine enhances flavour.


  • Old Fashioned and porterhouse


    If your food palns include Steak, then you should consider helping it along with some cocktail. We find that a Old Fashioned, with its hits of spice tones, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Factoids about Shawarma

  • Ready for some prime rib?

    Are you a fan of prime rib? The current record for eating the most prime rib is 23 pounds! Do you love prime rib enough to beat this record?

  • 24 pounds of falafel ball

    24 pounds is the record for the biggest falafel ball. We hope people were hungry!

  • History lesson

    We can thank medieval period in Egypt for the much beloved falafel.

Parking in the area

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