I'm certainly no stranger to shawarmas—they've been an important part of my diet since I was little! With that in mind, I set out on a search for the best shawarmas this city has to offer. After trying out seven different places, I'm ready to share my findings.

From crisp, flavorful wraps to richly spiced meats and marinades, there's plenty of delicious offerings out there. In this article, I'll break down each of the seven restaurants I visited and share my thoughts on what makes them special.


Shawarma King

Shawarma King
🗺️ 3121 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77057
☎️ 713-784-8882
🌐 Website
Sunday: 12–10 PM
Monday: 11 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–10 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

I'm not easily impressed when it comes to shawarma, but Shawarma King has definitely won me over. Their pita wraps are full of flavor and their meats are always cooked to perfection. The ingredients they use are fresh, never frozen, and always top quality.

The presentation is also something I appreciate - each wrap is nicely arranged in a colorful platter with fresh veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, and parsley piled high on top. The combination of flavors makes for one delicious experience! And don't get me started on the garlic sauce- it's the best!

I highly recommend trying Shawarma King if you're looking for the best shawarma in Houston. You won't regret it!

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Shawarma Stop

Shawarma Stop
🗺️ 6019 Almeda Rd Suite A, Houston, TX 77004
☎️ 832-649-3468
Sunday: 10 AM–12 AM
Monday: 10 AM–12 AM
Tuesday: 10 AM–12 AM
Wednesday: 10 AM–12 AM
Thursday: 10 AM–12 AM
Friday: 10 AM–2 AM
Saturday: 10 AM–2 AM

The first thing I noticed when walking in was the atmosphere of the restaurant - it was warm and inviting, and definitely a place I felt comfortable ordering from. The staff were welcoming and friendly, and were willing to answer any questions I had.

The shawarma itself is one of the best I've ever had. It's made with freshly marinated meats and vegetables, wrapped in pita bread with their homemade sauces. The meat is juicy and flavorful, while the vegetables are crisp and crunchy - a perfect combination!

Their sauces are also top notch - they have a variety of different flavors depending on what's in season. Their "special sauce" was incredibly delicious!

I've tried other shawarmas around town, but Shawarma Stop is definitely my go-to spot for the best shawarma in Houston. I highly recommend trying it out if you're looking for an amazing meal!

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Aladdin Mediterranean Cuisine

Aladdin Mediterranean Cuisine
🗺️ 912 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
☎️ 713-942-2321
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–10 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

I'm particularly impressed by the quality of their shawarma. Not only is it incredibly flavorful and juicy, but they also use the finest ingredients to make it. I also appreciate that they don't skimp on portions, providing generous servings each time I order.

The atmosphere of Aladdin Mediterranean Cuisine is truly unique. It offers a great mix of traditional Middle Eastern decor and modern vibes. The staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating too - always eager to answer any questions I have about the menu!

Overall, Aladdin Mediterranean Cuisine is the best when it comes to shawarma in Houston. Every bite is just as delicious as the last! If you're looking for a shawarma experience like no other, then this is definitely the place to go.

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AL Quick Stop

AL Quick Stop
🗺️ 2002 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77006
☎️ 713-522-5170
🌐 Website
Sunday: 8 AM–12 AM
Monday: 8 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 8 AM–10 PM
Friday: 8 AM–12 AM
Saturday: 8 AM–12 AM

I visited AL Quick Stop recently and was amazed by the variety of shawarma they had to offer! From chicken to beef, lamb and more, there's something for everyone here. The flavors are incredible; you can really taste the freshness of each ingredient. I tried their famous chicken shawarma wrap and it was truly delicious.

The location is also convenient, located right near the mall in deep Houston. It's easy to grab a quick bite while shopping or running errands around the city.

In terms of price, AL Quick Stop is fairly inexpensive when compared to other places in the area. The staff are friendly and helpful too which just makes everything better.

All in all, if you're looking for the best shawarma in Houston then look no further than AL Quick Stop! I definitely recommend it for anyone in search of a tasty shawarma experience!

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Shawarma Grill & Cafe

Shawarma Grill & Cafe
🗺️ 1570 S Dairy Ashford Rd # B2, Houston, TX 77077
☎️ 281-497-7455
🌐 Website
Sunday: 12 PM–12 AM
Monday: 11 AM–12 AM
Tuesday: 11 AM–12 AM
Wednesday: 11 AM–12 AM
Thursday: 11 AM–12 AM
Friday: 11 AM–1 AM
Saturday: 12 PM–1 AM

I've been coming to this restaurant for years, and I can safely say that the taste is consistently great. The shawarma here is always cooked to perfection and the spices are exquisite.

The service here is top notch too. The staff are friendly, helpful and prompt which makes it a pleasure to visit again and again.

I especially like their wide selection of sides to go with your shawarma such as fries, salad, hummus, pickles and pita bread - all freshly made and of a high quality.

Overall, Shawarma Grill & Cafe serves up some of the best shawarma in Houston! They have a good atmosphere for catch-up meals with friends or family - highly recommended!

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Halal Shawarma

Halal Shawarma
🗺️ 11400 Gulf Fwy G-1, Houston, TX 77034
☎️ 281-900-2200
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 11 AM–8 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–8 PM
Friday: 11 AM–8 PM
Saturday: Closed

Their shawarma is made with high-quality ingredients and cooked to perfection. The chicken is incredibly tender, the sauces are creamy and flavorful, and the vegetables are crunchy and fresh. The wrap is soft, not too doughy or dry.

The ingredients are always fresh and you can definitely taste it! And their staff always make sure that each sandwich is prepared exactly how you like it.

All in all, Halal Shawarma offers one of the best shawarmas in Houston. If you're looking for a delicious shawarma experience, Halal Shawarma should be at the top of your list!

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Al Reem Halal (Food Truck)

Al Reem Halal (Food Truck)
🗺️ 7919 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77063
☎️ 346-303-4265
Sunday: 11 AM–5 AM
Monday: 11 AM–5 AM
Tuesday: 11 AM–5 AM
Wednesday: 11 AM–5 AM
Thursday: 11 AM–5 AM
Friday: 11 AM–5 AM
Saturday: 11 AM–5 AM

The taste of the shawarma from Al Reem Halal is so flavorful. It's cooked to perfection with just the right amount of spices and herbs. The meats used for their shawarma are freshly butchered that day, making it extremely flavorful.

The presentation of their shawarma was very nice as well. The shawarma wraps were neatly decorated with all the toppings placed on top such as tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, jalapenos, and onions. Their homemade sauces added a great flavor and texture to the wrap too!

On top of that, they provided excellent customer service. From the moment I arrived at Al Reem until my order was placed, they were very helpful in guiding me through their menu options; even recommending items that would complement my shawarma wrap.

Overall, I had a great experience trying out Al Reem Halal's best shawarma in Houston. If you're ever craving for delicious shawarma wrap or any other Middle Eastern cuisine, this food truck is definitely worth checking out!

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Jen Norman

Jen is a Houston born native with a knack for spotting the top restaurants and businesses in town. She loves to read and play with her 3 dogs - Charlie, Cheddar, and Cheezit