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Amsterdam Falafelshop

Amsterdam Falafelshop

Falafel Restaurant$$$$
Adams Morgan, Washington
117 Tips and reviews
  • falafel
  • french fries
  • good for a late night
  • vegetarian food
  • hummus
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  • Lyndon L.
    Lyndon LevettOctober 12
    Great place, and you get to see great people and dogs like this cool
  • Noaf H.
    Noaf HamoudAugust 6
    tasty kind of healthy food late at night. If u like Falafel u'll like it
  • Drew G.
    The service and food are always great! The falafels and fries are made fresh each time you order, and all the toppings are delicious.
  • Trevor H.
    Trevor HillMarch 13
    Get the sandwich and smash it to break up the falafel before loading it up with toppings
  • Aleksandra A.
    Aleksandra ArcipowskaNovember 27, 2016
    It is amazing! 100% original Belgium frites;) njam njam
  • Anna S.
    Anna SotnikovaAugust 29, 2016
    I did not understand what is special about those falafels. 8$ per regular one is quite a lot. The taste was just ok.
  • Hannah L.
    Hannah LuddyAugust 13, 2016
    Sandwiches can be a bit difficult to handle, so grab a bowl if you're worried about being messy. Be adventurous with the toppings, they're all worth it.
  • Robert F.
    Robert FavuzzaJune 1, 2016
    Falafels & frites
  • Christopher M.
    Falafels with hummus, and fries with mayo and curry ketchup- great place
  • Jeffrey M.
    Jeffrey MillerMay 17, 2016
    The falafel sandwich is on point. The fixings are fresh and the music is just right! A must eat.
  • SK J.
    SK JApril 29, 2016
    Very authentic. Love the variety of toppings & fillings to go with the falafel sandwich.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MaxwellApril 9, 2016
    This place is awesome. You're given falafel in pita and then make-your-own style add stuff.
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa ChaiMarch 24, 2016
    Awesome falafel...Toppings galore... If you get fries, try mixing the curry ketchup with a bit of the Dutch mayo for dipping sauce. NOM
  • Robin D.
    Robin DecosterFebruary 28, 2016
    The Falafel :)
  • ʌǝp
    ʌǝpDecember 23, 2015
    anytime go to place. simply the best.
  • Erik B.
    Erik BrokDecember 13, 2015
    Falafel an fries is the game. Simple and good.
  • kb
    kbJuly 26, 2015
    My favorite for years, I love all of it. #cucumber sauce
  • Campbell B.
    Campbell BirdJuly 23, 2015
    Crunch up your falafel, go made with toppings, and you'll be satisfied.
  • Sandy Y.
    Sandy YinJuly 18, 2015
    Fries with garlic mayo for life
  • Tj A.
    Tj ArcherJuly 3, 2015
    Pro tip: smash your sandwich, then open it up so you have room for toppings. Cole slaw is a must.
  • Katarina K.
    Katarina KatsmaJune 28, 2015
    This place is awesome. The guys are cool, atmosphere chill, and the food fantastic.
  • Sunday G.
    Sunday GardéniaJune 25, 2015
    Their annoying persistence of not offering plates so you have to spend minutes (that seem like hours) precariously cramming long awkward slabs, I meant slivers...
  • Jordan-Marie S.
    Jordan-Marie SmithJune 15, 2015
    Best hand down. Good music and good food
  • Maurice R.
    Maurice RouseMay 28, 2015
    In addition to the best falafel ever, they have the best damn fries I've ever tasted! Yum freaking yum!!!!
  • éM Saif
    éM SaifMay 17, 2015
    dirty dirty dirty. some insect wants to share my food!
  • Dara F.
    Dara FisherMay 11, 2015
    Now that there's one in Somerville it's a little less exciting, but delicious nevertheless :)
  • Jessica P.
    Jessica PlacenciaMay 10, 2015
    My favorite drunk spot. Open late. Delicious. Hilarious.
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikApril 27, 2015
    I fry to walk away but I stumble.
  • Jeremy S.
    Jeremy S.March 22, 2015
    Best if visited while drunk.
  • Neri A.
    Neri AFebruary 22, 2015
  • Epicurious
    EpicuriousJanuary 27, 2015
    Grab one of the couple dozen seats in this bare-bones shop for a satisfying lunch, dinner, or late-night snack in the club-happy neighborhood of Adams Morgan. Read more
  • lucy K.
    lucy KemmitzDecember 21, 2014
    Great falafel. Cooked to perfection. Love that you can do your own toppings. The eggplant is amazing and the garlic cream. Definitely only order one fries between two. Grab a table when you can.
  • Alex D.
    Alex DobyanNovember 13, 2014
    Super good falafel with a ton of toppings available.
  • Spazzo
    SpazzoOctober 6, 2014
    Awesome Falafel and toppings, veggie heaven!
  • Lauren
    LaurenSeptember 14, 2014
    Introduced to this place on a date. I felt better about the meal than the date.
  • Roshan S.
    Roshan SadananiAugust 27, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Small wheat. Crush balls. Yogurt w/dill, hummus, cucumbers, onions, red chili stuff, tomatoes, garlic cream. Heaven.
  • Sree Anirudh B.
    Sree Anirudh BhandaramAugust 14, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for a cup of water ;-)
  • Spazzo
    SpazzoAugust 10, 2014
    Best food after you hit Adams Morgan on a weekend, delicious toppings for Falafel
  • Matt B.
    Matt BernsteinAugust 10, 2014
    Much better than jumbo slice. The small is always big enough for me; the large is huge.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 5, 2014
    Kyle Bailey, chef of Birch and Barley, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Falafel. Read more
  • Jay K.
    Jay KJune 22, 2014
    Best post drunken meal you can get in ATMO.
  • Kunal C.
    Kunal ChoksiApril 26, 2014
    Best falafel. I used to have the ones at La Shish in Dearborn, MI. These are just as good in a different way. Great fries too.
  • Sanjyot
    SanjyotFebruary 23, 2014
    Best falafel in the NORTHEAST
  • Ramzi H.
    Ramzi HabJanuary 4, 2014
    You'll eat better here in '15 minutes than if you spent 5 days in actual Amsterdam
  • Sara L.
    Sara LDecember 30, 2013
    They take euros. Also, each falafel is made to order so keep an eye on which one is yours!
  • spo0nman
    spo0nmanNovember 6, 2013
    Takes you back to Amsterdam for sure! Abundance of garnishes. Go for the beeteoot and chillies. Belgian style fries seal the deal.
  • Wesam A.
    Wesam Al-mutawaSeptember 14, 2013
    The great falafel in town , dont miss their Garlic
  • Hessah
    HessahSeptember 2, 2013
    The best falafel in town with a HUGE variety of toppings.
  • Thao N.
    Thao NguyenAugust 20, 2013
    Crush the falafel balls and layer the toppings on flat. That way you get a bite of all the toppings in each bite.
  • Wade S.
    Wade StuartAugust 9, 2013
    Dat baba ganoush
  • Courtney D.
    Courtney DowseAugust 2, 2013
    Great food! I absolutely loved it.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 4, 2013
    Try the Falafel Sandwich - They give you falafel and a pita and you get to load it up with as much hummus, tahini, and other assorted toppings as you want.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 4, 2013
    Try the Fries - Really good. And amazing with that peanut sauce.
  • Ron G.
    Ron Glovier Sr.July 3, 2013
    Very good eats
  • Elliott P.
    Elliott PlackJuly 1, 2013
    Free water. Actually it costs a high five.
  • Vic
    VicJune 22, 2013
    Why I love this place: awesome falafel; also the soundtrack when I was in there..:regulate, shimmy shimmy ya, it was a good day, juicy
  • Ben B.
    Ben BlueJune 13, 2013
    Vegan food in Adams Morgan. admo!
  • Carolina A.
    Carolina AlvimJune 13, 2013
    The best falafel EVER!
  • Chris L.
    Chris LiJune 2, 2013
    Awesome late night spot in AdMo! Make sure you get those toppings to the bottom of your pita so you don't end up with a dry second half of your falafel!
  • InternsROCK!
    InternsROCK!May 31, 2013
    Interning in D.C.? Grab a key tag from The Washington Center and get a free small 22oz soda with your order during InternsROCK! June 7-16th 2013. #InternsROCK
  • Dr
    DrMay 29, 2013
    Really nice falafel ! Best in town !!
  • Ebrahim B.
    Ebrahim BandookwalaMay 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Crush your balls ! :) and put the stuffing all the way down , then layer to the top.
  • Eduardo L.
    Eduardo LabancaApril 21, 2013
    The best Falafels I've ever had! The regular one is for someone that is REALLY hungry, if you're not try the small one instead.
  • Brent V.
    Brent VelascoMarch 26, 2013
    I use the holes in the tables to hold my cone of fries... I don't know if that's right, but it works.
  • Prerana
    PreranaMarch 7, 2013
    Absolute value for money
  • XiaoXiao M.
    XiaoXiao MaJanuary 6, 2013
    Get the small. More toppings.
  • H I.
    H IJanuary 3, 2013
    No forks, spoons, or plates here. Make sure you load up on napkins!
  • Noah H.
    Noah HayesSeptember 19, 2012
    Two words: peanut sauce
  • Tabatha
    TabathaSeptember 13, 2012
    Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Take-out Info: Small shop serving hot falafels and fries. Help yourself to the toppings bar. Patio seating available.
  • Markeshia R.
    Markeshia RicksJune 27, 2012
    Falafels here are the best I've EVER had. And I've eaten my fair share. Super crowded. But that means it's good. Next time I won't order fries. Falafel is enough. Can't wait to go back.
  • Joseph P.
    Joseph PetersonJune 12, 2012
    Jalapeño herb sauce!!
  • Penn A.
    Penn AppetitJune 11, 2012
    Like Maoz, but with unlimited toppings and a better atmosphere. Don't skip the fries!
  • AJ W.
    AJ WilliamsMay 11, 2012
    Beets and tahini... Bomb
  • TY
    TYMay 7, 2012
    Yummy falafel that you put your own toppings. Good drunk OR sober!
  • Will N.
    Will NainisApril 22, 2012
    Open till 4AM on weekends.
  • laura r.
    laura rubinApril 20, 2012
    Unlimited falafel topings that are so amazing you literally can spoon it up
  • Chris M.
    Chris MagnusonApril 1, 2012
    Crush your balls first. Fried califlower rocks
  • Eric H.
    Eric HandlerMarch 19, 2012
    Combo is large falafel, unlimited toppings, small fountain soda and small fries!
  • Diana W.
    Diana WellsFebruary 21, 2012
    You have to go here. Best deal in the city. Basically a five dollar all-you-can-stuff-in-a-pita buffet.
  • Bev G.
    Bev GeorgeJanuary 9, 2012
    Try the dutch mayo with your fries. Phenomenal!!!
  • Jessica
    JessicaJanuary 8, 2012
    Best falafel ever!
  • Glory
    GloryNovember 29, 2011
    You'll feel super healthy eating your delicious falafel! Plus, over 21 sauces & toppings. GO CRAZY! AND the fries are the best.
  • Nicholas B.
    Nicholas BlakeNovember 5, 2011
    When you walk in, there are instructions on how to order on the right wall!
  • Kimberly
    KimberlyNovember 2, 2011
    Great late night (post-club/bar) place, especially if you're a vegetarian. The food is fantastic.
  • Sila D.
    Sila DOctober 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    dont be a dummy - crush those balls!
  • Scot S.
    Scot SOctober 13, 2011
    The "small" is plenty big
  • devon r.
    devon roseOctober 10, 2011
    Garlic mayo and ketchup, mixed w a frenchfry
  • Ferchichi A.
    Ferchichi AhmedSeptember 5, 2011
    My favorite restaurant in Adams Morgan area in DC cheap, tasty and nice music :)
  • Ferchichi A.
    Ferchichi AhmedAugust 21, 2011
    The best falafel restaurant in Adams Morgan :)
  • Tina T.
    Tina ThomasJuly 22, 2011
    Skip the fries, they're not THAT good and pay attention to your fab falafel: 2 hands at all times (lose a ball on the floor- pick it up. No one cares and it keeps the A/M rat situation at bay)
  • Milo A.
    Milo ArtJune 27, 2011
    take some out first, then fill-er up Read more
  • Jonathan M.
    Jonathan MillsJune 27, 2011
    Have them run your bread through twice for an extra fresh and soft falafelwich
  • shaun q.
    shaun quigleyJune 26, 2011
    Smash your balls
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 10, 2011
    This late-night hangout is far more satisfying than Jumbo Slice. Pile yours high with items from the salad bar, which mercifully isn't priced by weight.
  • Carol B.
    Carol BMay 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Pick up a frequent falafel card...collect 8 and get a free one ! UPDATE: they now take PLASTIC !!!
  • Todd C.
    Todd CarpenterMay 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Mmmmmm. Get some fries with old bay and malt vinegar.
  • Stan B.
    Stan BogdanovMarch 23, 2011
    The best falafel I've ever had! Period.
  • Brad E.
    Brad E.March 8, 2011
    Go across the street for shwarma, instead.
  • Jaya R.
    Jaya RaoFebruary 15, 2011
    Hands down. Best falafel I ever had. Be sure to load yours up with toppings and experiment!
  • @goforkris
    @goforkrisFebruary 2, 2011
    Don't be afraid to get the small - plenty of falafel with more room for tasty toppings!
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingJanuary 12, 2011
    Try the Fries and Falafel
  • Chunnu B.
    Chunnu BhatiaDecember 29, 2010
    try the galic cream sauce on your falafel or to dip your fries in
  • Andy🔥 F.
    Andy🔥 FeliciottiDecember 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great food, get a small falafel and some fries!
  • Josiah L.
    Josiah LambertOctober 28, 2010
    Be sure to load up on extra tahini sauce. This place is ridiculously good. I find myself randomly ending up here, even when my business is many miles away. So good.
  • Didi M.
    Didi McElroyOctober 16, 2010
    Have your order ready, freddy! White or wheat, small or large felafel. They take euros and give change in dollars. Mind the f/x spread, though
  • Lauren J.
    Lauren JSeptember 29, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure to get a little bit of every topping, best falafel I've ever had!
  • Epicurious
    EpicuriousAugust 25, 2010
    The simple falafel is experiencing a heyday, and this tiny shop is a clear indication why. Experiment with toppings: turmeric-tinged cabbage and jalapeño-fueled herb sauce are delicious options.
  • Ms. Mag
    Ms. MagJune 7, 2010
    Best Falafel in DC. Swear on a stack of Qur'ans.
  • Jenny Y.
    Jenny YousfiMay 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The regular combo (regular falafel, fries and a drink) is the best $10 meal you'll find in the District! So good! Read more
  • Balqees J.
    Balqees JApril 27, 2010
    Delicious falafels with a great variety of toppings. Open weekends until 4 am!
  • Jason F.
    Jason FoxApril 12, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    This place has the best Falfel, my favorite style is to smash your balls, then jam as much humus and tzatziki in it as possible, load on the fried onions, chick peas, tomatoes and Dutch mayo!
  • Casey D.
    Casey DaltonJanuary 30, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    They only have falafel and french fries so if you're in front of me in line don't ask too many questions.
  • James W.
    James WalkerJanuary 29, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Just get one of everything. Forget about your health for a few minutes and try the dutch mayo...oh and rock to the reggae!
  • Stephanie G.
    Stephanie GleasonJanuary 27, 2010
    Load up on the pickled cauliflower! So good!
  • Kristen N.
    Kristen NicoleJanuary 21, 2010
    I could eat here forever
  • Dave S.
    Dave SaundersDecember 26, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    The regular: regular falafel, the best fries in the world and a drink for $10 flat. Bring cash and a friend.
  • Jordi T.
    Jordi TelloAugust 30, 2015
    Pagas por un shawarma y tú mismo te lo rellenas de lo que quieras. Tienen refill de bebida. Muy informal.
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