You can’t think of Middle Eastern cooking without Falafel. These crunchy, chickpea-filled balls grace the kitchens of restaurants and the grills of food carts alike across the borough. Put them in a pita with vegetables and white sauce, and you’ve got yourself a true taste bud trip. If you’re searching for the Best Falafel in Queens, we’ve got you covered!

2021: Queens Voted Aegea West Mediterranean Kitchen Best Falafel!

Aegea West Mediterranean Kitchen
242-05 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
(718) 423-4329 – aegeagyros.com

Searching for the best falafel in the borough? There are lots of Queens eateries that prepare this Middle Eastern classic well, but no one makes it quite like Aegea West Gyros and Pizza. Aegea’s take on this chickpea-filled favorite is exactly what you want and more. You can get it as a sandwich (served with lettuce, tomato, onion and tzatziki) or a platter, complete with a Greek salad, pita, tzatziki and a side of your choice, and it can be added onto any salad or wrap on the menu. Agea West also offers a falafel burger for falafel lovers, vegans and vegetarians alike, plus you have the option to add a side of falafel onto your meal. There is something for anyone whose go-to is falafel.

2020: Queens Voted King of Falafel & Shawarma Best Falafel!

King of Falafel & Shawarma
30-15 Broadway, Astoria
(718) 340-8068 – kofnyc.com

There’s a reason why King of Falafel & Shawarma in Astoria was voted number one street vendor in New York City and now, “Best Falafel” by Queens voters. Established on the corner of Broadway and 30th St in 2002, they have been serving authentic Palestinian and Middle Eastern street food not only to the community but to people all over the world. Everything they make is from scratch, using the best ingredients and flavor combinations to serve juicy platters, falafels, kebabs and more. Although their popularity has allowed them to open a second location in midtown Manhattan, Astoria will always be their home thanks to the love and support from the community.

2019: Queens Voted Pahal Zan Kosher Falafel Best Falafel!

Pahal Zan Kosher Falafel

10612 Continental Ave., Forest Hills
(718) 304-0336

Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” Because that’s what we in Pahal Zan are really interested in, making your lunch unforgettable. So why pick us? It’s simple; we in Pahal Zan have the Middle East in a pita. Our Middle Eastern cuisine is a pure pleasure if you are looking for an authentic experience. After 12 years and countless satisfied customers we in Pahal Zan are excited to welcome you as if you were our first customer. Located on 71 Avenue Forest Hills underneath the LIRR train station Pahal Zan is the real pearl of Forest Hills.

2018: Queens Voted Pahal Zan Kosher Falafel Best Falafel!

Pahal Zan Kosher Falafel

10612 Continental Ave., Forest Hills, New York

(718) 304-0336

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” Because that’s what we in Pahal Zan are really interested in, making your lunch unforgettable. So why pick us? It’s simple; we in Pahal Zan have the Middle East in a pita. Our Middle Eastern cuisine is a pure pleasure if you are looking for an authentic experience. After 12 years and countless satisfied customers we in Pahal Zan are excited to welcome you as if you were our first customer. Located on 71 Avenue Forest Hills underneath the LIRR train station Pahal Zan is the real pearl of Forest Hills.

2017: Queens Voted King of Falafel and Shawarma Best Falafel!

King of Falafel and Shawarma
30-15 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106/ (718) 340-8068

With a desire to replicate the taste of home, King of Falafel and Shawarma was born. On April 18, 2002, on the corner of Broadway and 30th St in Astoria they made their home. With support and love from the community they were able to serve their authentic street fare to not only Astorians, but people all over the world. Everything they make is from scratch, using the best ingredients and flavor combinations.