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5900 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 822-9999
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 4
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Still a favorite!

This was my first experience with Middle Eastern food, and it's still my go-to! It is always pretty clean, and food is always made fresh instead of waiting under a heat lamp. It's also right next to the movie theater, so it's a good pre-movie supper place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Peshawar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The seating isn't that impressive but then it's in kingstowne shopping centre, has regal cinema next to it and a lot of other spots to eat and shop and enjoy, plus its halal food with yummy kabab and chicken and you will enjoy the food a lot, must visit and taste it,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This was my first experience with Middle Eastern food, and it's still my go-to! It is always pretty clean, and food is always made fresh instead of waiting under a heat lamp. It's also right next to the movie theater, so it's a good pre-movie supper place.

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Deerfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Kabob comes in many varieties. Mine came today as a swordfish with long rice with a hint of saffron, salad, slice of tomato, cubic of feta and a half of lemon. I started coming to this place once in a while alternating swordfish and salmon kabobs. Food is always fresh, has unmistaken Middle Eastern flavors and well Americanized. It is... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I felt like a dunce though because I was thinking american kabobs - which it is not. It was good lesson/expanding of knowledge for me! Service is counter service - walk up, order, pick up order at the counter. Although our children did not care for the food - my husband loved it. Quality and quantity was good - you... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I often get the chicken kabab platter, "Moby's Joojeh". It comes with delicious mild spiced rice; bit of "Greek"salad with nice lemony o&v dressing; savory grilled chicken breast chunks; a great yogurt dressing for over the chicken and their stone oven cooked pita. A meal full of flavor, low in fat, totally satisfying. Can even go into 2 meals if... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

You will not regret eating at this place. Their kabobs are the best in DC area, but prepare to pay-very pricey!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

great kabob place in kingstowne center love the cucumber mint yogurt great place for lunch or dinner. It is similar to Persian kabob very tasty

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Annandale, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I'm not a traditional kabob person, so maybe this is why I like Moby Dick's so much...it's not too spicy or ethnic for my tastes. I absolutely love the chicken kabobs with rice and my wife gets the chicken with bread. I could eat here every other day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We had been meaning to try this place for some time, but arriving too early for our movie, Taken 2 (and DO go see it, don't listen to the critics) we had time to pop in for a late lunch. Good kabobs, the chicken was the winner. Their rice was tasty and the salad a nice addition to our lunch.... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Great food and selection. The meet quality is excellent and the taste is even better. I eat there 2-3 times a week for the last 3 years and enjoy it everytime I go there. The portions are big so it is a good value for the money.The comments from my friends are pretty much the same as mine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5900 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria, VA 22315
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: (703) 822-9999

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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