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Shish Kebab House

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36 La Salle Road, West Hartford, CT 06107
860-231-8400
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with family and friends

An enjoyable evening with great food. Tried several meals and appetizers. Delicious. Would recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
bi4ever
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west hartford,CT
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English first
west hartford,CT
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An enjoyable evening with great food. Tried several meals and appetizers. Delicious. Would recommend.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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88 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My first time having Afghani food was incredible. First, the service and attention was excellent. Nice atmosphere. The food (recommended by my server) was really, really good. Lamb, rice, potatoes, eggplant and pumpkin. All spiced deliciously. Topped of with an exquisite milk dessert with cardamom, rose water, fruits and pistachios. Will definitely return and I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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109 reviews 109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had a birthday party here. 13 adults and 3 kids. We did the family style dining. The food was out of this world!! And there was so much of it!! The dumplings with spinach and scallions were amazing. Service was top notch! Definitely will be back.

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Portland, Oregon
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229 reviews 229 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were in West Hartford exploring the downtown area. Across from Starbucks we spied the Shish Kebab House of Afghanistan. It looked from the outside like a small, hole-in-the-wall restaurant. The menu looked good so we went in. The front window area is just the base of the staircase. The restaurant is on the next two levels up and quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We ordered Beef Shammi Kabob and it was the best one I've had in the recent years. Our server, Monic was really helpful and Courteous. I hope she gets appreciated by the management. Overall, if I do visit this place in future, I would definitely visit Shish Kebab House.

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Southington, CT
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food was fantastic! Filling yet not heavy. We had the Mantoo and the Chicken Shammie Kabob. Both dishes were really delicious, flavorful, and fresh. The chicken was cooked just perfectly and the spinach rice is worth every carb. Try to get a side of the yogurt/garlic/mint sauce they put on the Mantoo; I could live on that sauce alone!... More 

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Connecticut
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138 reviews 138 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Went here on a date and was surprised how much I enjoyed it. The food was different but delicious. We shared different small plates and it was a fun evening. Service was good.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

My wife and I always enjoy dining at this family-owned and operated restaurant in West Hartford Center. There are a number of great restaurants to choose from here, but the cuisine here may be the most unique! From the expertly prepared kebabs -- we've had the chicken, salmon, and beef -- to the marvelous sides, we never leave hungry! Of... More 

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New Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Hello, Being an Afghan i myself did visit the restaurant today, the Samosa was good rest the Qabuli Pulaw was not even closer to what we have in Afghanistan, the potato was used instead of eggplant & it was not cooked properly ( was raw). The Manto was full of onion normally we don't stuff it with as much as... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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100 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The leg of lamb and sultans entres are delicious. Food always comes out hot and good portion size. The food is spiced to perfection. The wait staff is very friendly and accommodating . We asked for extra bread and to change tables and there was no problem. Overall a great dining experience and for lunch prices that are around 10-13... More 

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Additional Information about Shish Kebab House

Address: 36 La Salle Road, West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone Number: 860-231-8400
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Afghan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 La Salle Road, West Hartford, CT 06107
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-231-8400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Afghan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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