Just Falafs

Just Falafs

Closed Today
207 St Georges Road Fitzroy North 3068
(03) 9041 9000

Just Falafs doesn’t take life too seriously, but it does do some seriously good grub.

Inspired by the falafel bars of New York City, mother/son team Teresa and Troy Christou (ex-Welcome to Thornbury and Brunswick Mess Hall) wanted to bring something new to North Fitzroy. Teresa’s parents ran a popular bakery nearby a few decades ago.

In an area not exactly bursting with great takeaway options, they’ve nailed their brief. Nestled inside the old Singing Whale toy store, JF puts a modern twist on the falafel pita. It’s in a similar vein to Tahina up in Northcote and Very Good Falafel in Brunswick: crisp, fresh and 100 per cent vego.

The Sabich (with roast eggplant and egg) and Harissa (fresh harissa and pickled cabbage) are popular; though the biggest crowd pleaser is the Haloumi, which comes with a good helping of fried cauliflower. Each wrap comes with Israeli salad, house-made hummus and tahini.

There are standalone salads, dips, chips and cakes; but it’s all about those pitas. Our tip: take them over the road to Edinburgh Gardens, and pair with some homemade iced tea or lemonade.

Budget

Features

  • takeaway
  • Middle Eastern