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Afghan Kabob House

2045 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3006
+1 703-294-9999
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good58%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“brown rice” (4 reviews)
“kabob” (8 reviews)
“meat platter” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
2045 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3006
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Also like the carrot raisin rice. I mostly get food from here when I order delivery. Usually I get chicken kabob salad as my main dish. I've been going to and ordering from this place for years.

Thank honestreport2016
Akbar M, Owner at Afghan Kabob House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

We've loved seeing you around for so long! Come back and see us again soon for more chicken kabob salad -- we'd love to have you. We appreciate your business! Afghan Kabob House

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a casual restaurant You order your meat options (we had grilled chicken and shami--seasoned ground beef) at the counter. We sat and had a beer and a server brought our food; we returned to the counter to pick our 2 side dishes and...More

1  Thank Christine C
Akbar M, Owner at Afghan Kabob House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sounds like you've got us all figured out, Christine! We make all of our dishes with the freshest ingredients, and you just might've gotten a taste of everything we have! We're glad you enjoyed your plethora of sides and kabobs, and we hope you get...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

got take out here during our stay in DC and impressed by the freshness, quality, and quantity of the food. Family of 4 ordered one falafel plate, one salmon plate, one chicken plate, and one lamb plate, each came with rice and our choice of...More

Thank LilyCatsMom
Akbar M, Owner at Afghan Kabob House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're sure we're worth the drive! Only kidding-- we hope you make it back our way again soon for more falafel, salmon, chicken, lamb, and rice. We appreciate your business! Afghan Kabob House

Reviewed 24 June 2017

delicious food but parking is not easing to find. hence, i wouldn't hesitate to recommend it especially for those who like middle eastern food.

Thank mhawazi
Akbar M, Owner at Afghan Kabob House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's awesome that you enjoyed your visit! Come back and see us again for more kabobs -- we're looking forward to it! We appreciate your business! Afghan Kabob House

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Based on previous reviews, I ordered the chicken wing appetizer and Adam's favorite meat platter. Both were excellent, and the way the wings are prepared and taste truly do differ from traditional wings. For the meat platter, I got the brown rice with raisons and...More

Thank Wilmar S
Akbar M, Owner at Afghan Kabob House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your taste for wings, Wilmar! It's awesome you enjoyed your meal, and that you left feeling full and satisfied even more. We appreciate your business! Afghan Kabob House

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I never would have thought to order wings at Afghan Kabob but my friend ordered the Zary Pary wings as an appetizer and they were ridiculously amazing! I also highly recommend the lamb chop entree as well. As far as sides go, my favorite is...More

Thank PowerBarDC
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I think the management changed and with it the taste and quality. The food is reasonable, except it is expensive for what you get. The meat platter gives you three options, but it does not have the taste in the Bone-In chicken or the Lamb....More

1  Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Not fancy but good food at reasonable price. Walk up and order your food then they call you when ready. Reasonable prices, friendly local Afghan kebab restaurant. Recommended

1  Thank den979
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Visited with several colleagues. The service was good and food was excellent. We ordered Shami kabab, Kabab platter and Lamb Chops. The quantity of food was very good. The sides were excellent. Each platter comes with two sides. The kabobs were juicy and not very...More

Thank Yusuf M
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Delicious kabobs a plenty at this place. Excellent selection of sides to go with your meat. We made regular stops here when living in the neighborhood and Are always tempted to go back. We always got takeout, as the dining room isn't anything great, but...More

Thank valzebub
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Restaurant Details

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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2045 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-294-9999
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Combining the authentic Afghan recipes we love with the organic ingredients our customers deserve, we're bringing you dishes that will leave you wanting more. When you join us for a meal in our cozy atmosphere, you'll feel right at home with comfort dishes like kabobs, soup, and warm, fresh Afghan bread. As much as we care about serving delicious food, we care about serving our community. That's why we offer 25% off for active military and veterans, as well as free soup and bread during the cold winter months. We hope you'll join us for a flavorful taste of Afghanistan soon!
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