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“Great food, Terrible service”
Review of Panini Kabob Grill

Panini Kabob Grill
Ranked #22 of 361 Restaurants in Beverly Hills
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Beverly Hills
Description: Panini Café was founded over 20 years ago and now, we are pleased to announce that we will be changing our name to Panini Kabob Grill. Why the change? It’s because over the course of the past two decades, we’ve evolved from being known for just our tasty Paninis to now attracting customers from all over the world with our popular, healthy and delicious Mediterranean Kabobs. We are more than just a Café. We’re a family dining experience, whether you decide to come in for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. The Mediterranean diet that we model our menu after is welcomed by many as a healthy way of life. It includes a lot of vegetables, fruits, lentils, grains (we have wheat Bulgur and gluten-free Brown & Basmati Rice), moderate amounts of fish, proteins, and some dairy produce. Our menu consists of all these elements, combined to not only satisfy your tastebuds, but also to give you benefits of this healthy diet. Our proteins are humanely raised without antibiotics or hormones and fed a vegetarian diet with no animal by-products. We want everyone to know that we specialize in Mediterranean Charbroiled Kabobs marinated in healthy oils, lime juice and fresh herbs, which have become our locals’ favorites. We use only the finest quality ingredients from reputable sources. On top of being picky about our ingredients, we prepare all (except a few) dishes in our kitchens. In the restaurant industry, we’re what you would call a scratch kitchen; our cooks actually wash, chop, marinate and cook in our kitchens. There’s no defrosting or reheating pre-prepped meats or grabbing salad out of a bag. Customers often rave about the freshness of our food; you can taste it in every bite!
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The food is always quite good, but our server has the worst attitude. Seemed like we were bothering him by asking for menus after 15 minutes of sitting there, being ignored.

I had the pesto chicken sandwich and it was fantastic. My wife had the usual, the chicken kabob with rice and salad. The chicken is incredibly moist and tender and so flavorful.

Too bad the service sucked or this place deserved 5 stars every time. It's not only about the food!

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This review is for the Playa Vista location... TripAdvisor wouldn't accept that location... maybe its new... anyway... I WISH we had a Panini Kabob Grill in Charleston SC... I'd eat there every week... or more!!! Delicious kabobs and salads... and the Basmati rice was very good as well!!!

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I got a tomato basil chicken brie panini and and the whole darn thing! It was BIG too! Super tasty and a good value. Do not mistake it for the Panini Grill... this is SO much better!

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Thank Cyndi L W
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

The Panini Kabob Grill offers a big plate of food for a reasonable price. It's not particularly authentic, as the name indicates...sort of something for folks that like Italian or Middle Easter chow. It's a pleasant space right in the middle of Beverly Hills.There's outdoor dining as well as inside. Lots of fun to people watch. Service is good. There is street parking which is fairly open and garage parking if you are going to stay in the area for a while. It's a good place to take family.

Thank DamePeg
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

This restaurant has only been open a year or so, but it serves a fairly healthy meal for a good price by Santa Monica standards. It is a block or so from the Third Street Promenade, so you can also shop or go to the beach if you are so inclined.

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Thank Samuel M
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