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The 7 Best Falafel Spots Near Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Who knew chickpeas and fava beans could come together to form something as tasty as falafel? Well these Capitol Hill spots clearly did. We aggregated information from top review sites, blogs and publications for the best Capitol Hill spots for this Middle eastern snack. These spots make the best falafel pita, gyros, salads and platters in town - we recommend extra hummus with everything!

Find the perfect Falafel spot

Mamnoon

Middle Eastern, $$, Capitol HillMiddle Eastern, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Where To Eat Guide, 2017

    Place Your Order for Seattle's Best Falafel

    The Where To Eat Guide, 2017
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Falafel in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Aviv Hummus Bar

Middle Eastern, $$, Capitol HillMiddle Eastern, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Falafel in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

    15 Magnificent Middle Eastern Restaurants in Seattle

    Eater, 2019

Yalla Seattle

Middle Eastern, $12 avg. main dish, Capitol HillMiddle Eastern, $12 avg. main dishSeattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    15 Magnificent Middle Eastern Restaurants in Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    Where to Find Seattle’s Top Middle Eastern Eats

    SeattleMet, 2019

Al Bacha Restaurant

Greek, $, Capitol HillGreek, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Mamnoon Street

Middle Eastern, $$, Denny TriangleMiddle Eastern, $$Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Falafel in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 11 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Urban Gyro

Mediterranean, $, South Lake UnionMediterranean, $Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    Seattle’s New Restaurant Openings

    Infatuation, 2020

Gyro House

Mediterranean, $, MontlakeMediterranean, $Seattle, Montlake
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Falafel craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation, Foursquare and SeattleMet – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Infatuation - Seattle’s New Restaurant Openings, Foursquare - The 11 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants in Seattle and SeattleMet - Where to Find Seattle’s Top Middle Eastern Eats to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips for Falafel

  • Chardonnay and falafel


    When considering how to best enjoy your falafel, we would highlight how well a glass of Chardonnay complements the dish as it enhances flavour.


  • Rosé with your falafel

    falafel, goes very well with a glass of dry Rosé, a pink winethat counterbalances the dense texture of the falafel.

  • A next-level match for falafel

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

Interesting facts about Falafel

  • Celebrating Falafel

    Torrance, United States is the proud home of the annual South Bay Falafel Festival, held every September to celebrate everything that is good about Falafel.


Parking info

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