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Moby Dick

5900 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 822-9999
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Ranked #199 of 639 restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Persian
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- Oct 31, 2013
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Ate here several times and got take out several times. It's good - not awesome, but convenient. Large portions and hot food cooked to order. I recommend if you are waiting for a movie or doing some shopping and want a casual place.

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

This is a great place to grab some Mediterranean food before catching a movie at Kingstown Regal. They cook to order, so plan on about 5-10 minutes for your food to be ready. But, enjoy snacking on some fresh tandoori bread while you wait.

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Alexandria, VA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

I remember when the Moby Dick in Mclean was THE place to go for kabobs. This is so not true anymore. The Kingstowne location is even worse than the Mclean place. The service is poor, the kabobs are cold and dry, and the atmosphere is bad. If you want a kabob, you would do better to get a Chicken Tikka... More

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