The gist: Yafo Kitchen is a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant with Israeli influences and is part of the FS Food Group. In less than five years, Yafo has expanded into four Charlotte locations because it is just that good.
The food: The lamb, yogurt dressing, tahini, falafel, and the Israeli hot chicken have all become mainstays in the Queen City. Build your own salad, laffah, or pita.
The cost: Build your own items start at $8.99 and chef specials start around $10.
How to order: Yafo is open for takeout and limited dine-in options. Order ahead for takeout from Toast or order delivery from DoorDash.