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Kabul Restaurant

106 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
+1 215-922-3676
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (23 reviews)
“aushak” (4 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Indian, Halal
$$ - $$$
106 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

First time trying Afghani food and I’m surprised about the new flavors. The amount of food is good and the service was really nice. It’s a BYOB so you can bring your own beverage and drink it there. The place is decorated with traditional Afghani...More

Thank Kelo P
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We walked in a few minutes after 7pm on a Friday night, and were the only diners in the restaurant. The hostess was pleasant, but there was another younger guy (waiter or something?) who spoke on his cell phone via speaker during our meal. Food...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I'm normally very shy about trying new foods (I eat like a third grader, I'll be honest), but my husband was really wanting to try Afghan food. So, since I hadn't ever had it, I thought why not? It was delicious! I had the chicken...More

Thank Ghoulian H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had four for dinner, the starters were good and full of flavor. the main courses were OK but not spectacular, I may just be comparing to Punjabi food. the portions are more than generous. my rule of thumb is a small portion of excellent...More

Thank Lagden
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I very much wanted to give this restaurant a better ranking. My wife and I have always enjoyed Afghan food. However, almost everything we partook of (from the tea to kadu) were strangely flavorless. The lamb in saffron was oddly flat. They weren't busy when...More

Thank C J
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Food was average and so was the service. Lamb Kabobs were a bit chewy; serving size was small. What bothered me most was the that automatic gratuity was included in the bill. I would not have tipped to the level included.

Thank SunnyNewJersey1
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 7 and we ordered different types of food and they all tasted amazing. We also tried their desert which were out of this world. Definitely a must to try this place...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I ordered a dish called Chef's Ashaak (spelling?) listed, with a description, under 'House Specialties'. I found it one of the most delicious restaurant meals I have had in a long time. Service was a bit slow, even though the place was not crowded.

Thank David7310
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We really enjoyed the subtle flavors of our meal - similar to Indian, but different. While the decor is not fancy - clearly a family working hard to provide culturally authentic food, we enjoyed our meal very much. And, it was very reasonably priced. If...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Have been eating at Kabul for years and have never had a bad meal. Always excellent food and great service. Highly recommended!!

Thank afmusic
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Average prices
USD 12
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-3676
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