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Shawarma King

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1441 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-5779
+1 269-375-3900
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place and have for many years! The service is fantastic and the food is so good! I recommend chicken shawarma and any of the platters....Definitely check this place out if your from the Kalamazoo area!

Thank madmh321
Level Contributor
49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This place is only good if you have never been to an Arab restaurant. It fails in taste and price. The owners need to do a better job.

Thank Bader A
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Have been going there for multiple years, it's always really good, for there is a great menu with a big variety of options. Great quality food for a low price. The salad is always fresh and the lentil soup is always hot and succulent. Would recommend to everyone

Thank lflara
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's not the fanciest place in the world, but boy you can fill up some good food without breaking the bank. Your regular Middle Eastern fare, but always fresh and tasty. Favorites include Nidal's Salad (greens, with tomatoes, feta, toasted almonds, grilled chicken and served with ranch), the cauliflower and potato sandwich (cauliflower and french fries - stay with me... More 

Thank kalamazootwinmom
Lansing, Michigan, United States
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I ate here two days in a row, while in town for an event, and both times it was delicious.The food is authentic Mid-Eastern cuisine, and the portions are large. I had the lunch special for $10 - Chicken Shawarma Sandwich, a Salad, Pop, and Fries. It could have easily fed two people, but the shawarma is so delightful, that... More 

Thank Wendy F
Richmond, Virginia
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is on point! The only reason I gave them 4 stars is because the service was a little all over the place. Super friendly and nice people, they just were a bit disconnected. They brought out the wrong thing and then took it back, weren't sure about the sides we ordered that type of thing. The food... More 

Thank sfotovat
Wichita Falls, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Food is fantastic! Chicken shwarma, the dolma, spicy curry meatballs, rice and the salads (fattoush) are all really tasty! The portions are huge so order appropriately. Staff is always courteous and helpful. Great value too!

Thank Happyfeller
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Just arrived into town and saw the good reviews and the online description said it would be open until 11 and I got there at 10:45. I was staying down the street and hurried to get there only to find it closed. I walked in and asked if they were still open and they said they closed already. So now... More 

Thank Brian S
Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We found this restaurant kind of by accident when looking for lunch in an unfamiliar area. The staff were all very efficient and friendly. Our food was delivered quickly and was delicious. The sandwich was quite large, and the hummus with lamb had a generous portion of tender meat. The locals obviously know this place and the employees recognized most... More 

Thank Karen U
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Check out their special of the day. Chicken Kabsa and Lamb Kabsa are some of them. Their Shawarma wraps are awesome & great for a quick meal. They also cater and provide delivery (additional charges applies). Great customer service! If they're not that busy, the owner will stop by your table and have a chat with you too.

Thank Lin1177

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-5779
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-375-3900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?