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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“kebab” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (19 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
787 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5621
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Reviewed 5 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 26 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
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I recently took my kids to dinner while we were visiting New York. The food was delicious and the wait staff were friendly and personable. I highly recommend the restaurant and will return again myself.

Thank Jhopp1
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Listen, I've been going to this place for years. It's healthy and it's home-style. The owner is there every day and the quality is the same every time I go. I always order the Kabuli Palaw with Chicken. It's delicious!! I bring guests from out...More

Thank Max B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great food, good portions, and friendly service. For appetizers we had the pumpkin turnovers, which were crispy with a delicious filling. We also enjoyed the chicken Manto. For entrees we had the Kabuli Palow and another dish with eggplant and lamb. Both were delicious. For...More

Thank msague
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My girlfriend and I wanted to delve into some new cuisine so we stumbled upon an Afghan restaurant and thought this would definitely meet our quota. We were impressed from the start, with the restaurant's owner being highly attentive and welcoming. The atmosphere is friendly...More

Thank tromanCardiff
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Ariana is just around the corner. We order delivery via grubhub. (They also accept Seamless.) They're always prompt and the food is delicious. I'm especially fond of the spinach samusa and the bolonee qandana, a turnover filled with leeks (though actually they use scallions); you...More

Thank hopfrog
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of tiniest restaurants I have been to, but mighty in tasty and flavorful dishes. We have been here before and will go back. This time we had the pastries with potato and spices, and beef with spices, as appetizer. Crisp fillo-type dough,...More

Thank Fatadevis
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Kadoo Boulanee, Firnee, Kabobs and more served by owner with a sense of humor, welcoming atmosphere. Always come here when in NYC and feel at home, satisfyingly fed.

Thank IBmama2
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Started with manto appetizer -- can't even identify the delicious combination of herbs -- with just a touch of heat, in perfect dumplings, enhanced by a tangy sauce recommended by Raffi, your ever-present owner/waiter. The pumpkin curry over rice was just the right mix of...More

Thank Jerry G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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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