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Kabul House

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Afghan, Afghani
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4949 Oakton, Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 763-9930
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2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
very good!

We visit this restaurant frequently. It's good for any occasions: small and big. The atmosphere is cozy and unique. Food is excellent. The only negative thing is I wish their waitresses would be a bit faster to serve. Try it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
HumanBe
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Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We visit this restaurant frequently. It's good for any occasions: small and big. The atmosphere is cozy and unique. Food is excellent. The only negative thing is I wish their waitresses would be a bit faster to serve. Try it!

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Portland, Maine
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52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Been eating Afghan food (when available) for more than 30 years at great restaurants all over Kabul House is right up there with the best-- the soup was spot on, the dumplings perfect, the kebabs exquisite. Fast, friendly service-- Sorry, what's not to like? The portions were good, and I expected to bring some home. I wasn't disappointed in that... More 

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WI
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very friendly service and a pleasant ambience conducive to conversation. The food was very flavorful without being excessive. The portions were also generous. I had glazed salmon that was perfectly done with a delicate sauce. I tasted my companion's lamb, chicken and vegetarian dumpling dishes. They were all wonderful. This restaurant was a real treat.

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Tamarac, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I am always in the mood to try new types of food so when we saw this restaurant was marked number 1 to boot, it was a 'must visit'. We were greeted warmly and a table was available immediately. I ordered Kabuli Palau which the menu said was the national dish. It has a piece of very tender lamb covered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

delicious, unique cuisine -- fairly priced and beautifully presented lots of vegetarian choices free street parking

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Glenview, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I am an Indian and a true food lover. After having tasted multiple cuisines and a urge to try more, Kabul House, an Afghan specialty restaurant was shortlisted and tried and it is an excellent place to be at. My pregnant wife and mother-in-law who joined me over dinner had a great time with the food and the flavors some-what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great place in downtown Skokie for lunch or dinner ... alone or with a group ... staff is lovely and so is the food ! I house sit in the area and this is always one of my favorite places to eat when there

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is probably the best Afghan restaurant I've ever been. The place is quiet, not big, and unassuming; the staff is very friendly and the orders are taken quickly and the food is prepared in reasonable time. The food is simply a dream. My wife and I dined here a few times, and each time was better than the previous... More 

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Morris, Illinois
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The service was very good, and the staff was great about accommodating all of our questions about the cuisine. Don't be afraid to experiment here - you'll get the help you need and everything we tried was delicious. I have to recommend the Aush-Rishta soup - the menu says it's "the soup", and they're right. The mantoo was excellent as... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We were looking for something a little different and not only did we find it, we were greeted with excellent staff and the food was phenomenal. There are so many great options on the menu that we absolutely want to go back! We've been talking about it ever since. Go, you will not be disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4949 Oakton, Skokie, IL 60076
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: (847) 763-9930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Afghan, Afghani
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?