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630 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6410
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read about this place online under great eats for under &10 and I was not disappointed. I ordered the Doner Box with mixed meat (shaved lamb and chicken), saffron rice, veggies, and a garlic yogurt sauce. The serving size was plentiful and the taste flavorful. Just a short walk from Petco Stadium.

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Thank midwestnewy0rker
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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497 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is the perfect fast food restaurant to eat somehow healthy. Get a Taboule salad with some chicken and skip the pita bread. Everything is quite good .

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Thank AlbertoMay
San Diego, California
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I always get a doner with falafel here. It is always fresh and the wait is never long. They have a variety of toppings you can add for a little extra money to customize your plates, so don't be shy to ask. The staff is extremely friendly & always smiling. It is in the East Village of San Diego.. tucked... More 

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Thank Errin404
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend who is not from the area but had eaten here before and he said he usually does not go to the same place twice when on travel; however in this case he'd make an exception. Lucky for me. The Kebab Shop allows diners to select a wrap sandwich or a bowl and then a type of... More 

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Thank Steven S
San Diego, California
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433 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Tried this place out and the food was very good and nice portions. The staff were great and the restaurant very clean. Only downside sides were, The music was way to loud and the prices were to high. Other than that a great place.

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Thank Perry H
Byhalia, Mississippi
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404 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a nice little counter service restaurant. Choose your sandwich, choose your fillings and toppings, and enjoy! We had the veggie doner and it was large enough for two people to share. The falafels were savory and the sauce was tangy. Lunch was only $10. Service was quick and friendly.

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Thank Evelyn C
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a smallish chain. Great food and I visit everytime I am in San Diego. If you have never tried Iskender, you should. Add the garlic sauce and hot sauce. It is yummy and beyond your normal kebab experience.

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Thank Kbrown-Ly
Goodyear, Arizona
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118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very good food. I had the chicken with 2 sides. Feta salad and cucumber salad. Very good. Filling. Quaint little place. Enjoyable. Go!

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Thank Chris S
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137 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Lamb, chicken skewers, and rice- all tasty. Garlic white sauce is a must have. We are regulars here. Consistent food and service.

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Thank Hope n Shelbo
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great lunch. Clean, fast and fresh. Ate here two days in a row and enjoyed both meals. Falafel was not greasy, but nice and crisp. They had a regular and spicy humus, and both were good. Will go back when in town

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Thank Jeff L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Fast food, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown

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