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4949 Oakton, Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 763-9930
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Ranked #1 of 159 Restaurants in Skokie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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English first
Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I've been going here for years, and Kabul House never fails to deliver. Great menu, great food, great service. I've taken several friends here who don't like Middle Eastern cuisine and even they loved the food and the atmosphere. If you're in NW Chicagoland, give Kabul House a try. PS--I'd recommend the dumplings appetizer.

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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I ate here last night. I was hesitant to eat here because Middle Eastern food is not my favorite cuisine but I was happily surprised. The restaurant itself is decorated tastefully with a several child sized colorful Afghan dresses on the wall. The wait staff was friendly and well informed. It is a BYOB restaurant so we bought our own... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've been to the Kabul House over the years and dined there with various people for both lunch and dinner. I usually like to try something new, from appetizers to desserts. They never disappoint. I'd recommend the Kabuli Palau rice dish, Afghan national dish and any of the kebabs.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Worth the drive. On vacation wkend in the city and decided to take a risk and Uber up to Skokie from dwntown. After 29 years of waiting for authentic Afghan food, the meal was amazing. Family of four with two and a friend under 8 years old loved the food. The mantoo, chicken kabobs (Murgh) and Kabuli palau were hits... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Have been here 3 times. twice for lunch and once for dinner. my favorite appetizer is the eggplant, but my friends favorite is a ravioli type meat. The salmon entrée is just Fab! but my favorite is the Kabul salad with giant grilled shrimp. there are 2 dressings. I do not like the really sweet mango, I prefer the spicey... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Warm service, light-filled space, comfortable and private seating arrangements, excellent food with refined, subtle, well-balanced flavors. We went for early dinner about 4:30 on a weekday. We were welcomed and seated right away. Gerber was our waiter and he was a sweetheart. We told him it was our first time, so he took some time to explain about the restaurant's... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our family includes a range of picky eaters, including a vegetarian, and this is a great place to satisfy all of those appetites. The food is excellent and the option to bring your own wine also lets us match our specific tastes as well. As for specific dishes, every lamb dish we've tried is excellent, and the Aushak options are... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Happened to be in Skokie (of all places) for a conference, and my wife and I decided to try the Kabul House. We had to wait a while, but everything we had was astoundingly good. I would return in a heartbeat. I would note that the restaurant does not have the greatest ventilation, as smoke literally gets in your eyes... More 

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Dane County, Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great place for yogurt + lamb dishes and salmon. Servers and managers very gracious. Tip: Test the sauces before slathering your food; some are mild and savory, but what came with lamb kebab was very spicy and too vinegary for us. It is easy to leave if off. This downtown Skokie location had plenty of street parking during early dinner... 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 1 - 20

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