Best Falafel in Manhattan
Falafel balls are very delicious traditional food from the Middle East that are highly recommended to try out if you have never done it before.
Commonly vegetarian falafel balls are made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, or a mix of both of them.
People love falafel for its deep-fried, spicy, and herbal at the same time taste. Usually, falafel is served in a Pita or with bread and as a sandwich as well.
Also, falafel is served with garlicky hummus, tahini, spicy sauces, and much more.
There 15 ways to serve and eat falafel and there 5 places in New York that you should visit to taste best prepared ever falafel.
119 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012, United States
There are many eateries in New York City where you can try out delicious falafel, but Mamoun’s is one and the only legendary place that has been serving falafel for almost 50 years now.
Just imagine that Mamoun’s Falafel has over half a century history.
If you want to eat a hot falafel sandwich that is full of flavors at a very reasonable price along with lentil soup, shawarma in a pocket pita with well marinated, tender, and grilled to perfection meat in New York City then stop by this amazing place.
This a very special place to join a group of friends or a family. And don’t forget to order mint lemonade. It is awesome here.
222 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10014, United States
Taim means tasty in Hebrew. This is a small chain of 6 locations of Israel fast food with the main location in a West Village in New York City. Taïm is a well-known spot to enjoy one of the best falafels.
If you are a food-obsessed New York City resident then you should know about this place, if not then we highly recommend you to put Tajim on your list of all-times best falafels.
Falafel in Taïm is the most delicious one that you can buy for less than $10.
Operated by a married couple this veggie the only spot offers many dishes like Sabich, Shawarma, mezzes, and Israeli donuts with the main dish- fried chickpeas and fillings called falafel.
88 Reade St, New York, NY 10013, United States
Located in downtown Manhattan this fast food restaurant is the best place to eat excellent hummus and falafel.
They serve large plates of platters with a trio dish of three types of falafel balls with hummus, cucumber salad, tomatoes, carrot salad, green and red cabbage salads, pickles, olives, and of course pita.
Nish Nush is a great place for vegetarians and those who love healthy food.
They always have a great selection of sauces, small plates of appetizers, and even gluten-free food.
305 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023, United States
You will be happily surprised by visiting this fast-food restaurant in New York. It serves Middle Eastern and Israeli food.
Dishes are vegetarian friendly, with many vegan and kosher options, as well as gluten-free food.
Fresh out of oven creamy hummus with sautéed onion and mushroom is served with whole wheat pitas.
This restaurant serves the best falafel out of Israel right in the center of New York City. But the real star of this spot is their falafel sandwiches in a pita.
Worth coming here again and again.
688 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10017, United States
Located in New York City Naya offers healthy food. As a fast-food outlet, this spot makes you feel like you eat in the Middle East.
They serve probably one of the several best falafels in the city.
Very pleasant attitude and attentive staff along with unbelievable food-Naya is a real proof of the existence of food of the gods’ concept.