Like a gentle dragon or the earth itself, falafel's rough exterior belies its inner warmth. Crunch through outer shells with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $5 for $10 worth of sandwiches and salads
- $10 for $20 worth of sandwiches and salads for two
Pitas cradle falafel patties ($5.25), fried eggplant ($5.85), and house-made baba gannouj ($1 extra), which diners can bury in unlimited fixings from a salad bar. See the full menu.
Carrying a pita, a diner approaches a toppings bar brimming with pickled condiments, crunchy vegetables, and sauces. Without paying or even speaking to someone behind the counter, the diner lifts the spoon and festoons the pita with a pile of fresh toppings, ready to start the meal anew. At most restaurants, this could get you kicked out, but at Maoz, it’s not only overlooked, but also encouraged. After choosing from such vegetarian and vegan-friendly options as gluten-free falafel and fried eggplant, pita wraps or salads head to the single-visit salad bar. Belgian fries—a thick-cut, lightly battered version of their french cousins—and mounds of sweet-potato fries complement sandwiches and salads along with green-chili sauce, mayo, and salsa for dipping and boosting the self-esteem of napkins.
While feasting, diners sit atop benches at long, shared tables that emulate the communal lunch joints of old in the unabashedly modern chain of restaurants, founded in Amsterdam two decades ago. Mirroring the eatery’s fresh, stylish food, the interior at Maoz features green tiled walls and steel fixtures illuminated by hanging lamps and baby pictures of supernovas.
What some people are buzzing about:
“excellent food =)”
“My Israeli friends love that y'all are kosher :)”
“Please more groupons :)”