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924 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046
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Ranked #44 of 313 Restaurants in Falls Church
Price range: $22 - $22
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Afghan
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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Morro Bay, CA
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145 reviews 145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
14 helpful votes 14 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
5 reviews 5 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 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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Top Contributor
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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162 reviews 162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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348 reviews 348 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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
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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Great Falls, Virginia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

My last visit to Panjshir was maybe 12-15 years ago. This is one of the oIdest ethnic Afghan restaurants in greater Washington area. Recently, I was passing by the neighborhood and decided to pick up something for lunch. I chose the Quorma Pillao……a rice with thick tomato heavy based lamb curry and a piece of naan. This place may have... More 

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Additional Information about Panjshir

Address: 924 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046
Phone Number: 703-536-4566
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
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
Average Prices: USD 22 - 22
Cuisine: Afghan

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