An Iowa City institution, Oasis Falafel is located in the heard of the historic Northside Marketplace. Best known for their authentic falafel and mediterranean salads, you can find a wide variety of vegetarian options as well as chicken, lamb or beef kebabs, all available as entree plates or pita sandwiches. This classic Mediterranean staple begins with chickpeas that are soaked overnight, then ground with garlic, onion and spices, formed into patties and flash fried. Oasis uses trans fat-free soybean oil that is GMO-free and low in saturated fat. Made Fresh Daily. Every morning fresh ingredients are mixed, mashed and chopped so you can eat a hot, fresh meal made with delicious, healthy and ancient ingredients such as olive oil, sesame seeds, garlic & love!