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Panjshir

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924 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046
703-536-4566
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yummy Afghan food

A trip to Afghanistan in downtown Falls Church. Not a large place so it has a cozy comfortable atmosphere. The food is delicious. I especially like the dumplings. And they have carry-out!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Falls Church, Virginia
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Falls Church, Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

A trip to Afghanistan in downtown Falls Church. Not a large place so it has a cozy comfortable atmosphere. The food is delicious. I especially like the dumplings. And they have carry-out!!

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Morro Bay, CA
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157 reviews 157 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stopped through here while visiting the folks in Falls Church. There isn't an Afghan restaurant close to us, so it was a treat. The food was very delicious, especially the vegetarian apple/tomato sauce entree. Service was good, the owner came over and talked to us, tea and dessert was tasty. A step above most Afghan restaurants I've been to. Looking... More 

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Falls Church
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been a customer at Panjshir since it opened. I appreciate the fact that the owner remembers me even though I am there only a few times per year. Love the food, esp the pumpkin kadu; you MUST try it. Always suggest this to my out of town guests; no one ahs been disappointed.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I had never eaten Afghan food before eating here andhave come to love it. Although I have been to other Afghan restaurants since I consider this one the best and have been eating here about twice a month for several years. It is small in size with about 12 tables, and quiet enough that you can hear your dining companion... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

On a cool Saturday evening one expects a warm and inviting dining room - Panjshir's was chilly to the point that my wife wore her coat through dinner. The dishes we shared were simple, with simple ingredients, but were priced noticeably higher than other Afghan restaurants in the area (as was the entire menu). Finally, we usually fight over the... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I eat here often and my only complaint is that their Awshak is so good that I don't get to try the other items as often as I might. The service is friendly and efficient and the owner makes certain that things run well. In almost thirty years of eating here, we've never been served a bad dish. All their... More 

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CA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Been making occasional visits here as a special treat with friends. The food continues to taste wonderful, but the portion size is quickly shrinking and the service has gone from welcoming to annoyed. Our favorites include the kadu chalow (sweet) and the zamarod palow (savory). Skip the muntoo appetizer, though, unless you enjoy marginally reheated ravioli. The pricing has always... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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167 reviews 167 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We dined here recently with 2 friends and all of us liked our dinners and were happy with the restaurant. Service was very pleasant and fast. Portions are small but that's okay, prices were pretty good too. Very attractive dining room for a place in a strip mall. We shared some crispy fried appetizers, I had aushak, my friends had... More 

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Washington, DC
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355 reviews 355 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We liked this place. Give where it is in a strip mall, it's relatively elegant. An apple and lamb main course was tasty. Kadu (pumpkin) is one of our favorite Afghan foods, and we liked theirs. We've had better, but this was fine. The standout was the spinach side dish. It was light, tasty, and slightly spice. On the downside,... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

It is always a pleasure to dine at Panjshir Restaurant. The owner is very friendly and remembers his clientele. I enjoy taking people there who are not familiar with Afghan cuisine. They unanimously enjoy the food! My favorite dish is the Muntoo...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 924 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: 703-536-4566

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 22
  • Cuisine: Afghan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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