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Kabul Afghan Cuisine

135 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-2403
+1 650-594-2840
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“kabobs” (19 reviews)
“meat sauce” (12 reviews)
“yogurt” (16 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-2403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had many wonderful meals at Kabul over a period of a dozen years and miss it now that we're no longer in the immediate area. I'm not a big fan of fried appetizers, so I usually order Aushok and my wife loves the roasted...More

Thank JudgeMendel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always have a great meal at Kabul's. Candidly, it's so good I often overeat as the portions are large. The service is very friendly and the food is very flavorful. Any of the kebabs are a great choice. The Korma Challaw Badenjan (sp?) is...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the linen tablecloths to the waiters in tuxedos to the warm and inviting environment, Kabul is just a beautiful restaurant. But it would just be a picture without the most important brush strokes, the amazing food, the attentive service and the robust menu full...More

Thank 415Mark650
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Saw this restaurant in trip advisor, the hotel recommended it and as driving by saw a big crowd the night before going. Was not disappointed. Excellent lamb, great flavor, most of all the service was impressive. The whole staff was attentive even when the restaurant...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

we had my daughter's surprised party there and we were surprised by the quality and variety of menu items were served. Service was excellent too ! not a cheap place but it is worth it.

Thank romnam
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Tried for the first time last weekend so good. Lamb, shrimp kabobs. Lamb shanks, such a good dry rub. And a creamy chicken dish with mushrooms my son loved. Good wine paring with lamb. A Pinot noir. We can't wait to go back. Trying to...More

Thank roadwork
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great food, nice atmosphere, extensive menu and wine list, and good service. I had salmon kebabs, which were out of this world. Oh, and huge portions; I brought half of it home.

Thank Jody W
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great lunch. We shared the lamb kebabs which were cooked perfectly (Medium Rare) and more than enough for 2 people. Also shared the pumpkin kadu which was best ever. A nice introduction to Afghan cuisine.

Thank BobD686
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I am not sure if it is the cuisine or the chef doing an excellent job, I summarised the excellence of this meal is a result of the cuisine itself (the simplicity and comfort level) and the superb execution by the chef. Love it at...More

Thank Katchina1
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food - really tasty. We had never tried it before but so glad we did! Very friendly and helpful staff too.

Thank Rach_Eliza_P
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24 August 2016|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, They were great helping me to have my 80th birthday party there. It took special planning to have it on a Saturday lunch when they are usually closed. Michelle is very easy to work with. She is creative and added good... More
5 November 2015|
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Response from OmarKhayyam | Reviewed this property |
What kind of restaurant does Jeff E go to that has no menu? Sounds too expensive for me, too, but if they have a menu, I read not only the choices but the prices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-2403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-594-2840
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