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“Just average but now has new owner ”
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Mike's Falafel
Ranked #18 of 43 Restaurants in West Caldwell
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Originally I liked Mikes due mostly to the friendly service. The place is quite old and outdated, but the salads and gyros were the best in the area. Until a new place opened. I stayed away for a few months, went in the other day and pleasantly learned that a new owner took over and it would become Mid- Eastern and Greek. (The new owner, had a Greek place in Montclair) now I will wait to see if they really change the menus and update the inside. Stay tuned!

Thank Robert F C
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

The falafel are very nice but the pita gets soggy. The smoothies are excellent. The food is a excellent value

Thank Reddytraveler
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Mike's Falafel is good, reasonably priced Middle Eastern Take Out food in West Caldwell. This restaurant is great for a quick bite of traditional food.

The appetizers are a decent portion and have fresh ingredients. We have been happy with the Falafel, Hummus, and Baba Ghanoosh most nights. The grape leaves a nd cucumbers with yogurt are also delicious. My favorites also include the Spinish Feta Bourekas, the Labane Pie, and Zatar Pie for entrees. For a good value try the combination platter (chicken, beef and Kafta kababs are available), beef shawarma and Gyros. All come with salad and french fries. Just ask that the fries be well cooked and crispy. They have a tendency to be limp and cold if they sit too long.

Mike's Falafel is clean and serviceable for a quick bite. The shop is a converted pizza palor and the decor is comparable. Ordering food for delivery or pick up is easy and the staff is friendly and helpful if you want to try something new.
Overall, it is good, reliable middle eastern food for the price and value.

Thank berniemcg29
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I order for lunch occasionally as they have pretty good salads. The Shawarma is ok, as are the gyros. The problem is that the pita bread is often dry. This is more of a take out place as the atmosphere in the dining area is not very inviting. As said, it's decent, but if your looking for middle eastern food there are a ton of better choices in the CLIFTON area.

Thank Robert F C
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

I felt like I was back in Jerusalem! Excellent chicken shawarma, scrumptious felafel sandwich -- authentic and absolutely delicious. There are tables, but most of their business appears to be take-out. Service is just as fast as any fast food joint, but WAY better quality (and much better for you). Patronize it, please -- we need more places like this in the Caldwells to replace some of the crappy pizza franchise outlets.

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Thank DoctorJoeE
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