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De Afghanan Restaurant

Japanese, Middle Eastern, Afghan, Afghani
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37405 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536-3704
(510) 745-9599
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Exceptional Kabab by Far !!

Menu seems to be Just right and well sort out, They had few options for Vegetarians too. Kabab was exceptional and Basmati rice with the serving was just perfect. Only thing missing was a chilled Beer !! Well can't complain on that !! I really wished the Cups in which they served water would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
ChetanDeshpande
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Denver, Colorado
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Sunnyvale, California
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If u r a foodie, dont expect a great taste; good for Casual dining. Parking is available at the back of the restaurant

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Menu seems to be Just right and well sort out, They had few options for Vegetarians too. Kabab was exceptional and Basmati rice with the serving was just perfect. Only thing missing was a chilled Beer !! Well can't complain on that !! I really wished the Cups in which they served water would have been cleaner.

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Detroit, MI
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

(I have noted before that small towns sometimes have average restaurants boosted in TA stature from average to "best for miles" because they are rated Excellent by the relatively few people who go there.) The De Afghanan Restaurant serves a very good meal, but is casual dining at best. There is no liquor license. The front door is a beautiful... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The lamb kabobs are the best I've ever had. Only reason for 4 out of 5 is it's a bit pricey for lunch. That being said, I go there each time I get to the bay area

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Menlo Park, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Everything was amazing! The lamb kabob was the best of them all! I would recommend this place if anybody wants Afghan food!

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We wanted something quick and easy so we did a drive and jump to De Afghanan. Did a combo kabob and the bolani. The beef kabob was really excellent. I also thought the chicken kabob was excellent but someone else thought it was a bit dry. The bolani, sort of a potato pita bread, was good but probably wouldn't order... More 

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Fremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They specialize in Kabobs so you have to try their Tikka (Beef) Chabli (Ground beef patty) Bolani (break stuffed with your choice of potatoes or spinach)

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Newark, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Everyone who visits us in Newark gets taken to De Afghanan. The bolani and kebabs are delicious - my husband gets cravings for them. There are a couple of vegetarian options, though the are fairly simple in terms of presentation/flavor profile (roasted eggplant or squash, with a tangy yogurt sauce and rice). Definitely check them out if you are looking... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The food is amazing. My husband and I go here and absolutely love the potato bolani, he usually gets the Tikah Kabob which is a beef kabob and brown rice (but you can opt for white rice) and I get the Kado Borani which is an orange squash drizzled with garlic yogurt and served with brown rice. I love their... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

OMG is this what Afghan food tastes like?! If so then I am going to be super sad since I've never had it until this weekend :( This place is a hole in the wall. Definitely not meant for large groups. It's got like 3 small tables on the inside and an table on the outside. But do not let... More 

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Address: 37405 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536-3704
Phone Number: (510) 745-9599
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fremont
Cuisine: Japanese, Middle Eastern, Afghan, Afghani

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  • Address: 37405 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536-3704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fremont
  • Phone Number: (510) 745-9599

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Middle Eastern, Afghan, Afghani

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