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Khyber Pass Cafe

1571 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2229
+1 651-690-0505
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb” (9 reviews)
“curries” (5 reviews)
“pita bread” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1571 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2229
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I delayed writing this review as I was unsure how critical to be, not that there is much to be critical of. We have been to this type of restaurant throughout Europe mostly. We really like this type of cuisine. So, by default, we have...More

Thank jeffo442
Reviewed 18 April 2018

When you first walk into Khyber Pass, you will hear the ringing of a bell attached to the door and your nose will fill with the rich sent of spices. The decor is intriguing with pictures, clothes, instruments and rugs adorning the walls. I believe...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have been wanting to go to Khyber Pass for years. Finally went for dinner one night in the middle of the week. Service was great and the decor is very authentic. I love Mediterranean food, but I was somewhat disappointed, as my lamb kabab...More

Thank mozartMinneapolis
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Fresh, flavorful food filled with aromatic spices? Check. Friendly, attentive staff? Check. Solid wine and local beer selection? Check. Family friendly? Check. Cozy, inviting atmosphere? Check. This restaurant literally ticks all the boxes. Whether you're looking to break out of your routine and try something...More

Thank Daren W
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

My sister took me here since she was familiar with this neighborhood. This is among the most delicious food of the style which I have had in a long time. Strongly recommend for a pleasant lunch. Had the cardamom flavored tea as a drink and...More

Thank dhefu
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Went for a 7:00 dinner on a Friday and able to be accommodated without a reservation. Selection is great, food is very authentic. If you like lamb, this is the place. Healthy serving size of lean succulent chunks of tasty lamb. A nice simple selection...More

Thank Brando62
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Both at lunch for the buffet or at dinner for a leisurely meal, you will find yourself surrounded by carpets, weavings, and other artifacts from Afghanistan. Delicious food to go with the pleasant ambience.

Thank Sieglinde G
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We have going to this wonderful spot for at least 20 years, but have not been there for several. We were greeted warmly by the owner and were served by attentive and helpful staff. We decided to do the buffet as we wanted to experience...More

Thank gpotvin
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I've been meaning to go to this restaurant for a long time but finally went this month. Why did I wait? Nice menu of Afghan food, useful explanations, and helpful waitstaff. The decor was traditional and modern all at the same time. I give this...More

Thank CornellGirl
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times and have loved everything we've ordered. Especially love the Kadu Borani. The lamb or vegetarian shola are favorites as well.

Thank MnTravelingMom00
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-690-0505
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