We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Khyber Pass Restaurant

) #389 of 3,996 Restaurants in San Diego €€ - €€€ Middle Eastern, , Vegetarian Friendly
523 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
+1 619-294-3964
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb dishes” (7 reviews)
“garlic naan” (5 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
523 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (113)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I seriously come to San Diego for this restaurant. It is excellent every time. The Cherry Chicken is the best. The spinach is delish. The appetizer sampler is too great. The hummus is excellent. Service is kind. The place is clean. It is just so...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A friendly mix of Persian influence into this Afgan themed interior...and the result is pure foodie satisfaction. The service is polite and easy to interface into a volley of Q&A that allows you to properly navigate to your comfort zones or venture widely into tastes...More

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

First ever visit prompted by my daughter who loved their kebabs when she visited. From the moment I spoke to them on the phone to adjust our reservation, the owners could not have been more helpful or accommodating. And that warmth and hospitality was evident...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Need to thank them for accommodating our delay even though they close at 10PM. Food was yummy, well presented and restaurant was super neat. Food names sounded more indian but with interesting spellings 😂

Thank Shruti t
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My first experience at Khyber Pass today for lunch with a friend, redeeming a gift certificate. It was wonderful! We have both vowed to return. Great food with excellent variety. We ate vegetarian and loved it. The vegetartian sampler was a full meal but we...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Khyber Pass restaurant on the recommendation of our B&B innkeeper in San Diego. What a delight! The restaurant was lovely, tables set with white linen tablecloths, decorated with interesting and varied art work and run by a husband/wife team...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The owner of The Hillcrest House B &B highly recommended Khyber Pass to us. We ate there tonight and I want to write my very positive review immediately. We were initially impressed by the understated and stunning decor. The artwork was perfect and we loved...More

Thank longponder
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Food was good but seemed more like your average Indian Tibet type fare vice something unique and different. Decor in the restaurant was a little boring. Beer was expensive.

Thank david a
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner here, enjoyed mine very much. (Chicken dal) the garlic nan also very good. Decent prices, too. Plus we had a fun time.

Thank J B
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We just returned from a delightful meal at Khyber Pass and I had to write the review right away. The restaurant is beautiful with white linens and cloth napkins and a very nice atmosphere. We were greeted warmly by Manuel , our waiter, who was...More

Thank Claucat
Nearby Restaurants
Parma Cucina Italiana
808 reviews
.06 km away
965 reviews
.11 km away
India Palace
42 reviews
.11 km away
Which Wich
8 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Escape Game SD
122 reviews
.22 km away
San Diego Private Tours - Journeys with Julie
58 reviews
.66 km away
Lockdown Escape Rooms
53 reviews
.53 km away
16 reviews
.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Khyber Pass Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$14
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-294-3964
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing