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Kabul Afghan Cuisine

833 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1199
(408) 245-4350
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Ranked #3 of 325 restaurants in Sunnyvale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Afghan, Middle Eastern
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sunnyvale, CA
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187 reviews 187 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
745 helpful votes 745 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My second wife and I use Entertainment.com and Restaurant.com coupons and other discount coupons every chance we get -one of the legacies of my first wife -me always married to a coupon lady! However Kabul doesn't have discount coupons, and they aren't any good on holidays anyways. We always go to Kabul on major holidays, especially Valentine's night, just like... More

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Boston
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My friend told me about this place - I believe there's another location farther up the Peninsula. It was fantastic. If you've never had Afghan food, give it a try!

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Daly City, California
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35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

For a small restaurant in the back of a strip mall, this place was incredibly good. It would have been a good restaurant no matter what the location, as a matter of fact. Neither my husband nor I had ever had Afghan food, although we love Middle Eastern and Indian food. This has characteristics of both, with its own great... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Have eaten here for years. Time to write them the top review that they deserve. The kebabs are large, well flavored, and perfectly cooked. My favorites are lamb, chicken, or shrimp. Great for an intimate dinner, but they can handle a group just fine. Small venue, however they seem to keep the room flowing with plenty of servers. Appetizers are... More

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Monroe, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great decor and courteous staff, but the portions are very bid. No one in oye party of 6 could finish their dishes. Unlike other middle eastern places where are the Kebabs are always spiced and well done. We found the meat here closer to medium-rare and not as tasty as we would have liked. It is possible we chose the... More

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Denver, CO
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60 reviews 60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We used to live near this restaurant many years ago, and had always planned to go but never got around to it. We were back in town on a trip and so finally went there. I had the Kabab-e-Chupan, my companions had the seafood combo and the Kabab-e-Murgh. We finished up by sharing the "elephant ear" dessert. All of us... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A favorite in Sunnyvale, I bring visitors who enjoy Afghan food to Kabuls. Their lamb dishes are delicious and always satisfying. They have a very nice selection of main courses. Service has always been great. It's conveniently located on a busy street with plenty of parking. I highly recommend this lovely restaurant.

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Sunnyvale, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been eating at Kabul for 10+ years now and every time the food is fantastic. Prices are reasonable too! I recommend the Kabob e murgh, (chicken kabob), but my wife loves the salmon kabob. Also the Mantu (lamb dumplings) is wonderful- great appetizer but also a nice entree. I love the pallaw seasoned rice as well as the... More

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Sunnyvale, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Everyone I take here is impressed. The food is exotic and tasty, the decor is pleasing and the service is fantastic.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Was in Sunnyvale for a night, and sought out Kabul Afghan Cuisine for dinner thanks to its TA reviews. Afghan food is one of the world's great cuisine. The dinner was excellent, traditional soup, char-broiled lamb, with salad and delicious rice. Very good service too. The restaurant was packed on a Saturday evening, glad I called about 90 minutes in... More

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