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Kabul House

4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
+1 847-763-9930
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The parking lot and building were nondescript - you’re not even sure where the entrance is. Inside the layout was a little haphazard as well. Thankfully the food was really good as was the tea. BYOB so no drinks. I had the grilled lamb and...More

Thank rwgrncrd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you open the door and step inside Kabul House you'll feel transported to the beautiful decor and amazing smells of the magical food experience on which you are about to embark. Did I mention the cuisine is that of Afghanistan? What a joy to...More

Thank MidwestGal16
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Since they moved to new location in Evanston. New location is great with good parking. Food was as great as it was earlier. Koubedeh Kababs, Chicken cubes and Afghani Rice are great.

Thank Jkahn059
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I order from Kabul frequently and it is one of my favorite restaurants. Tried several dishes and all of them are just excellent. Must try restaurant on the north shore.

Thank Sanela O
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I have been to Kabul House at least four times the first time about two months ago. It’s so much better than I expected it to be. I didn’t have a good idea of what this type of food would be like, but everything is...More

Thank Dlgu32
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Awesome food, service, and atmosphere! Went to Kabul House for lunch with a friend and was wowed by the chicken kabobs, and Mantoo. It was a fabulous meal all around! Can't wait to return.

Thank Noelle B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visited twice since Kabul House moved from Oakton Street in Skokie to Dempster Street in Evanston. The new location is larger than the prior one, but the cuisine remains excellent. One visit was at lunch time and we were slightly disappointed that they did not...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today. Interesting and varied menu. Many vegetarian and vegan options. Service is good. Costs not low but not very expensive. Portions are okay but not overwhelming. Food is very tasty. A large dining room which can accommodate many people. Easy parking. A...More

Thank Edith G
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I don't usually lean on other reviews, but in this case I recommend that readers believe the positive reviews and entree and appetizer recommendations. You won't go wrong. Add to that their new spacious location, and a diner can count on a delicious meal.

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 21 July 2017

In its new digs on Dempster in Evanston, Kabul House never disappoints. The more spacious new restaurant has a somewhat expanded menu from earlier with enticing items from vegetarian to meat. We started off with Maast O Khiar which is chopped cucumbers in a tasty...More

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Questions & Answers
25 May 2017|
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Response from loelphoto | Reviewed this property |
About a month ago, they said in a week. I would call them. The new location is about 3 miles away.
17 October 2016|
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Response from Jad16 | Reviewed this property |
No clue. Could be from Detroit. What does it matter? The food's very good.
Glenn W
3 April 2015|
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Response from illinois travelere | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There's a Binny's and an Austin Liquors on Dempster and a Walgreen's with a liquor department on Oakton.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-763-9930
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