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Ariana Afghan Kabab Restaurant

787 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5621
+1 212-262-2323
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:30 Hours
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
787 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5621
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Great, intimate place. My husband and I had the place to our self. The guy working there was extremely friendly and the food was very good.

Thank Tara E
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We enjoyed the food and the friendly owner at Ariana Afghan Kabab Restaurant. We highly recommend that you visit. There are many food options. As the owner himself says: "You will not be disappointed." We weren't!

Thank KatBern
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I went with my Afghan friend and I had the best food and service. The food was authentic and the owner very welcoming. I will go back for Afghan food.

Thank Patricianeid
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Rafi is an amazing person and his food is great. Small and cozy place. The kaababs are delicious and try the eggplants.

Thank Saeed M
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a small family restaurant, but the environment is comfortable, the food is excellent, very tasty and the owner is extremely polite. It was the first time I ever tried Afghan food and I’m already looking forward for the next time. The price is also...More

Thank Lucca S
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem in Hells kitchen with very authentic recipes, excellent customer service, very clean, and the food was A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++. Chicken Shish Kebab dinner was phenomenal. Best chicken mantu EVERR. I am giving this 5 star review AUTHETIC RECIPE! Be back Again...More

Thank Furdowse
Reviewed 12 December 2017

So, Afghan food. It's different from any other food. And it's delicious, at least in country. Outside of Afghanistan, it is typically watered down, mellowed to appease tastes attuned to Diet Coke, or Diet Pepsi. Well, this is as close to the real deal as...More

5  Thank Robin K
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is a tiny "hole in the wall" Afghani restaurant in a great strip of little restaurants in the Hell's Kitchen area along 9th Ave in NYC. The restaurant is small and warmly furnished with delightful textiles. The fact that we were one of the...More

Thank SuzanneLaX
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very small but the ambience and place was brilliant.. really nice feel to the place and the service was brilliant too! Really friendly staff! Enjoyed the food very much and the portions were very decent sized! Would deffo recommend 😊

Thank Tahi2015
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Came here with my sister and we enjoyed wonderful service and food. They were about 30 minutes from closing, but welcomed us with open arms and never once did they look at their watch. I would highly recommend this place to eat.

Thank Amy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5621
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-262-2323
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