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Gourmet Shish Kebab

3493 Laurel Fort Meade Rd, Laurel, MD
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Ranked #35 of 151 restaurants in Laurel
Cuisines: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Most recent review
- Feb 27, 2014
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews 131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I like to check out Trip Advisor posts ahead of time when my husband decides on a restaurant, and then order the dishes that are mentioned most as being good. Several said their Naan bread was the best they had. That was true, it was the best we have had, and we have eaten at quite a few Indian Restaurants.... More

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Excellent taste chicken, white beans and spinach. Placed order at counter with suggestions from helpful staff. Found a seat and waited for our food to come up then went to pick it up. A lot of self service so be prepared. This helps keep cost down I would bet. Naan was very good. Thicker than others I have had. Very... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Been going here years. Always good, rarely any wait. Could use an atmosphere upgrade but good middle eastern food and good value.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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152 reviews 152 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Went there for a dinner and got a combination plate of chicken curry, shish kebab, cabbage and beans, all of which was quite good and reasonably priced. The condition of the restaurant was rather rough though, seen better days. Takeout is a good option.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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119 reviews 119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is becoming one of our favorite spur-of-the-moment restaurants to stop for a good, quick, meal. While the interior is nothing special, totaling lacking in atmosphere, and in need of upgrading, the food is cooked fresh and is consistent in its quality. Most of the restaurant's business seems to be carry-out, although we always eat in. The Nan/flat bread is... More

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San Diego, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Got the Shish Kebab plate made with lamb. it was very nice. Added the naan and Spinach and Eggplant curries. A good place to get an affordable meal.

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Maryland
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197 reviews 197 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We were looking for a place to meet cousin's for dinner. They live in Silver Spring, we live in Baltimore. After not really finding what we wanted in the Columbia area, we found this place listed on TA. We arrived about 5 minutes late because our GPS couldn't find the restaurant. But we had passed a sign saying Kebab, so... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

It's not much on atmosphere (it's self-service), but Gourmet Shish Kebab has excellent middle-eastern food. Prices are about ~$10/plate, but portion sizes are large and the food quality is great. Especially good are the homemade falafel, kafta, kebabs, naan-like bread, cucumber salad, vegetable curries and lassis. The homemade hummus is reason alone to stop here. We've eaten here numerous times... More

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Laurel, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011 via mobile

This place is one of those rare gems that you stumble in one day and fall in love with. I have eaten everything on the menu and love all of it. The lamb kebabs are the best I have ever eaten

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