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Yelp's top place to eat at this year is a San Diego food truck

Posted at 11:59 AM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 21:22:24-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Step right up and place your order, San Diego. It may be the most delicious thing you eat all year.

Nestled in South Park, foodies will find the best place to eat in the country, according to Yelp. Shawarma Guys, a local food truck specializing in halal, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisine, was named the top place in America to eat at this year by the review website.

The food truck has amassed nearly 500 reviews with a five-star rating average on Yelp since it opened last year.

And in that time span, the food truck has been named California's best food truck, one of Yelp's best restaurants in the U.S., and among San Diego's best places to dine.


Before placing your own order, previous guests recommend the chicken shawarma plate, shawarma pita wrap, beef shawarma plate, or chicken cream chop. Reviewers rave about the truck's perfectly seasoned meats, expertly crafted and crispy falafels, and unique takes on fries.

Diners can find a taste of the truck's popular dishes at 3012 Grape Street from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

San Diego received more honors on Yelp's list as well. Soichi Sushi, located on Adams Avenue, ranked ninth with its menu of high-quality, Omakase-style sushi and Oceanside's Mr bibi, on North Coast Highway, came in at 26th with its superb menu of Korean Bibimbap (Korean rice with mixed vegetables) dishes.