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The Kebab Factory

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414 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4321
617-354-4996
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful food, delightful dinner

We had a wonderful dinner with friends at the Kebab Factory. Everything was terrific but I especially loved the lamb kebabs, saag paneer and garlic nan. This is a tiny place, so it fills up on busy nights. The earlier you go, the easier it is to get a table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Deb255
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Newton, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner with friends at the Kebab Factory. Everything was terrific but I especially loved the lamb kebabs, saag paneer and garlic nan. This is a tiny place, so it fills up on busy nights. The earlier you go, the easier it is to get a table.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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316 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This is one of the best Indian restaurants in the area. The food is delicious and cheap. You get large portions and a lot of taste. The place is always clean and service is great! They have some lunch buffets that are also fast and you can pick what you want. The breads are done to perfection! the Malai Kofka... More 

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Thank Danuza
Dracut, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This is the best indian place in town, loved the variety in dishes and taste! Always consistent with their authentic taste to deliver Indian food. Amazing, keep it up. Strongly recommend for Indian food lovers ...

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2 Thank 190ashishs
Cambridge, MA
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I've been taking food out for 3-4 years now. It's relatively expensive, but reliable quality. There is usually a treat offered takeout customers -- they give you a small cup of soup while you're waiting. A really nice touch.

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1 Thank obp483
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We dont eat red meat so cant comment there, but their chicken dishes are amazing. We had three types of kebabs with two types of daals. Extraordinary. Their roties and naans are also very good. Have been there many times, and will be going back.

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1 Thank deepaksji
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

On Christmas day, there was a wait for 20 minutes or so. It was definitely worth the wait. While I was waiting with a friend, the owner served us some soup on the house which I thought was good hospitality. Small place but the music, lights and decor made me comfortable. Ordered chai, paratha and chicken kebabs. Food smells yummy... More 

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1 Thank Pooja J
Los Angeles, California
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171 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The Kebab Factory was our steady Indian Restaurant for about a decade, but recently that has changed. We were consistent patrons ordering takeout or delivery every other Friday and frequently the same exact meal. A few months back something happened with the quality of this restaurant. It's not bad, it's just no longer as excellent as it once was. We... More 

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Thank LearningCurv
Boston, USA
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I love this restaurant's food. I have ordered take-out many times. These days I hesitate to visit in person though because I am so put off by the giant television set that dominates the small space. I have friends who feel the same way. This is a really small space with a really big tv (tuned - ugh! - to... More 

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1 Thank PHS13
mnt199
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We just had a midweek dinner at the Kebab factory. We had meat samosas for appetisers and prawn saag/ lamb rogan josh for mains. Also a very nice paratha bread. Our first curry in the US after 15 years of Brit curry extravaganza. The Kebab factory is an excellent contender but surprisingly no poppadoms we served. We will be returning... More 

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logan, ut
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We happened upon the mid-day buffet at the Kebab factory and were very pleased with the selection. Fresh, tasty, Indian food and naan kept very hot and replenished often.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 414 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4321
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-354-4996

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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