Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern or Mediterranean food made of ground chickpeas or lava beans.
Falafel is usually served in a pita, or on a salad, fried in ball shapes.
Enjoy this favorite of vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, at some of the best Falafel spots in the city.
3202 N. Broadway
Hands down one of the best falafel places in Chicago. Falafel comes plain in a pita with your choice of toppings from the falafel bar. Topping bar includes: tabouleh bazerghen (cracked wheat salad), armenian salad (tomato, cucumber, green pepper & onion), cabbage salad, chick pea salad, carrot salad, beet salad, cauliflower olives with morrocan spices, cilantro chutney zhug (very hot jalapeño, cilantro sauce) Shatta (hot red pepper sauce), toum (garlic sauce), yogurt sauce taratour (tahini sauce), pickled ginger, pickled turnips mixed pickles parsley, radish & onion relish.
760 W Jackson Blvd.
Kabob Corner makes their falafel with crushed chickpeas and parsley. Place your order online and pick it up any time.Their Lunch Box Special is only $5.99.
177 N. Wells
Deal alert! Cheap, delicious, and less greasy than other falafel spots. The falafel sandwich here is served with tahini sauce, tomatoes, and Jerusalem salad for only $3.95!
921 W. Belmont Ave
Sinbad’s is one of the most well-known Mediterranean restaurants in Lakeview. Their Falafel Plate includes six balls of falafel served on a bed of lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers, with tahini and pitas for $5.29. Falafel can also be ordered as an appetizer for $2.69 (small) or $3.79 (large).