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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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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 45
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

This food is so fresh and good it has not changed in taste in years a MUST to try, good location and parking. Small restraurant so go early to get a seat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Skokie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This food is so fresh and good it has not changed in taste in years a MUST to try, good location and parking. Small restraurant so go early to get a seat.

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Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

sweetie and I have been coming to Chicago often the last few months, and the best part has been trying new restaurants. I have loved indian food for years, sweetie has acquired a taste for it making him open to trying other things... so tonight we had dinner at the Kabul house, our first afghani restaurant, and it was TRULY... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about Kabul House

Address: 4949 Oakton, Skokie, IL 60076
Phone Number: (847) 763-9930
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Afghan, Afghani

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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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