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Kabul Kabob House

€€ - €€€Middle Eastern, , Halal
514 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
+1 703-751-1833
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good18%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“kabobs” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“chickpeas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
€€ - €€€
514 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Love this place! I regularly stop for the chicken kabob salad. Large serving of grilled chicken, salad, a side dish (I typically chose stewed egg plant, spinach or chickpeas) and a giant naan. Food is freshly prepared once order is placed. Staff is friendly and...More

Thank RoseMill
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

They have classic grills and buffet as well, reasonably cheap and fresh, they complimentary hot tea, very good place both dine in or takeaway,highly recommend this place

Thank chris a
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years for falafel platters, kabobs, and the like. We find the food to be great, the service to be reliable, and the value to be excellent.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

More than just a meal, it's a showcase for a beautiful selection of Persian rugs and carpets. The carpets are changed out every few months, however the food is authentic and consistently good. Love the fresh made flat bread.

Thank leannes927
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We've only had take-out here, not the buffet - but this has become our favorite kebab place. We have tried the lamb, chicken, and beef; all have been excellent. My husband and I will usually order one "combo" meal with chicken and lamb, this comes...More

Thank MrsV_11
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I have been to this locations probably three or four times and usually it is like once a year and it really seems like it is different every time. This most recent visit my friend and I ordered the buffet which had a few meat...More

Thank Naoji W
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Having diner in many Afghan restaurants and also having been to Afghanistan, I can say with some certainty that this place does not come across as Afghani. Don't get me wrong. The food is good, but it is not Afghan except for a very few...More

Thank LAPR1
Reviewed 9 March 2016

As others have noted, this place is under new management and is now known as Kabob Express II (Kabob Express I is in Centerville, VA), although at this writing the old Kabul Kabob outside sign remains. The new management improved the previously tatty decor, raised...More

Thank Taurusean
Reviewed 8 December 2015

So this is my third review of this place. It's gone from excellent to terrible back to excellent again. New ownership obviously has put effort into getting things up and running again, with attentive counter staff, new decor, and amazing food. In addition to regular...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We were in Alexandria and looking for something quick, not too expensive. We settled on this restaurant, based on Google reviews (See my review there for pictures) We had a delicious dinner here. We tried the chicken and lamb kabob platter, it was a lot...More

Thank Mala W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Neighbourhood: Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Phone Number: +1 703-751-1833
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