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Maiwand Kabob

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6131 Columbia Crossing Cir, Columbia, MD 21045-8208
+1 410-244-6810
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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877 reviews
540 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Maiwand since it's supposed to have great kabobs. We got the beef kabob and chicken tikka. The basmati rice was excellent. The beef kabob was good but a bit rubbery. The chicken tikka was very good. The spinach side was just okay. But the chickpea side was very good. The restaurant is very basic. For lunch we ordered... More 

Thank USCKaboom
Radnor, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent business trip to an area, I followed the recommendation here and stopped at Maiwand Kabob for a dinner. It was the best quality to price middle eastern food I ever got in the USA. The food was simply fantastic - nothing fancy, just done perfectly. And the cherry on top that it was at supper affordable price.... More 

Thank raisabalbes
Columbia, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A friend kept telling me to go. When I finally did, I found the food to be awesome. I either get the chicken or shrimp kabob dinner. Everything is fresh and tender. The rice that comes with it is great and the bread (kind of like Naan) is made on the spot and brought to the table right out of... More 

Thank TeacherShelly
Richmond, Virginia
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with a friend from work and had the lunch buffet. Definitely recommend getting the buffet. You will not be disappointed! Amazing Kabob place hidden in Columbia!

Thank 804mini
ellicott city, md
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We often eat at Maiwand Kabob and think it's excellent, but a recent experience was not so. We ordered the Tuesday special Chicken (on bone) Curry. It was terrible. There was very little meat and a lot of small bones. It was difficult to eat and once you had sifted through the many bones, there was very little meat.

Thank rmwellicottcity
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been here couple of times and the food is not consistent. The kabobs are greasy. The only flavour is the oil and butter they have used to grill kabobs. The Lamb kabob is dry and flavorless. This franchise is a joke for Afghani food. The Lunch buffet is a joke. Avoid the buffet.

Thank Megastar K
Columbia, MD
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348 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I had another dinner here tonight and enjoyed ourselves immensely. Our dishes were delivered hot and delicious as always.

Thank LordThomMohr
Elkridge, Maryland
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115 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Try the pumpkin appetizer - very tasty. Meat portions are somewhat small, so check out the buffet. Kofta and Chicken combo is nicely spiced. Plenty to eat. Salads could use more dressing - ask for it. Cilantro yogurt sauce is the best around. If you have food left over to take out, grab your Naan and ask for some extra... More 

Thank Leslie21075
Columbia, Maryland
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185 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I went here for dinner with my husband one afternoon. I had a chicken shawarma and french fries. The chicken shawarma was huge and hard to eat. Also, it did not taste like the typical chicken shawarma that I've had at other Mediterranean style restaurants, which was quite disappointing. My husband was not that big fan of his dish either.... More 

Thank Caitlyn K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were back in the area and wanted to try their lunch buffet. While not the cheapest lunch at $16 a head, it more than made up for in the opportunity to try so many menu items in one visit. My wife hates mushrooms but after trying their chicken and mushroom dish it turned out to be her favorite. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Afghani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6131 Columbia Crossing Cir, Columbia, MD 21045-8208
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 410-244-6810
In addition to the original Maiwand Kabob at Harper's Choice, this site combines a fine dining room experience with the takeout options & extra menu choices and specials.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?