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Kabul Afghan Cuisine

135 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-2403
650-594-2840
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Ranked #1 of 113 restaurants in San Carlos
Cuisines: Afghan, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Reservations
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- May 30, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Galway
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a must visit if looking to eat the best lamb kebab available. Very nice atmosphere as well. You feel transported as soon as you arrive.

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San Francisco
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Have been coming to this restaurant for over 8 years now, and have not been let down. Their wine selection has improved over the years, and the food quality has consistently been good. My favorites on their menu are the Eggplant Bulanee, Lawang and the ground beef kabobs. Good value for your money.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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117 reviews 117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The rice was different and good, and the lamb was above average. Service excellent. Location is in a strip mall, but don't let that diminish your impression. This is better than the restaurants on Laurel Street in San Carlos, and it was packed on a Friday night we arrived shortly after arriving at SFO and driving to our destination.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Really liked the place and food. Was on 101 and selected this placed based on reviews. Nothing fancy or upscale, but really happy

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Palo Alto, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My family and I have eaten at Kabul for about twenty years. When my children return to the Bay Area, Kabul in San Carlos, is their first choice for dinner. Aushak has been the choice, often we get an extra to-go for the next day. Bashir, the owner, and his staff are friendly and courteous. Food is delicious. Afghan spices... More

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San Carlos, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Lunch or dinner, Kabul Afghan Cuisine has excellent food and service. Over the years I've tried various choices from their menu and have found all to be well-prepared, well-seasoned, and well-served. Whether just the two of us, or a group of 8-10, the service is very efficient. We love the place--hidden as it is in a strip mall at the... More

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San Carlos, Ca.
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

White tablecloths, low lighting and great prices for really tasty cuisine. I love the Mantoo and my husband loves the beef something. My son loves the lamb with eggplant stew. The best is the eggplant appetizer, unreal. My younger son hates eggplant but he fights for this. I love that you can go out and get a great meal without... More

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San Francisco
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Kabul has an interesting location in a strip mall but don't let that fool you. This is a fabulous place and would definitely recommend. The bread and kabobs are excellent!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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134 reviews 134 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Still a great place for authentic Afghanistan food. We enjoyed the lamb kabobs and the vegetable plate which consisted of some wonderful pumpkin, eggplant, and cauliflower dishes. Service was excellent and the price for 2 was quite reasonable

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seattle, washington
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136 reviews 136 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Six of us had dinner here last week- one vegan, 2 vegetarians, & 3 meat eaters. We all loved it, and 4 of us eat their often. Each entree was accompanied by a fresh green salad and most came with a large dish of white rice. I ordered lamb with spinach -- big chunks of not over cooked, tender lamb,... More

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