Looking to sample the best falafel around town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such spots in Cleveland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to fulfill your urges.
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1. Maha's Falafil
First on the list is Maha's Falafil. Located at 1979 W. 25th St. (the West Side Market) in Ohio City - West Side, the Middle Eastern and traditional American spot is the highest-rated falafel spot in Cleveland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 59 reviews on Yelp.
2. Frank's Falafel House
Next up is Detroit Shoreway's Frank's Falafel House, at 1823 W. 65th St. With four stars out of 61 reviews on Yelp, the Middle Eastern spot, which offers falafel and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Sittoo's Pita & Salads
Finally, downtown's Sittoo's Pita & Salads, at 1625 Euclid Ave., is another top choice. Yelpers give the Lebanese spot, which offers falafel, sandwiches and more, 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews.