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The Kebab Shop

630 9th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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Ranked #626 of 4,068 Restaurants in San Diego
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Colorado
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119 reviews 119 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

After all the rave reviews, we really wanted to like this place. But, the food quality just did not measure up: * Falafels undercooked - in fact totally RAW & GOOEY in the middle * Kebab meat was dry, cold, and without much seasoning * Garlic Yogurt Sauce - very basic and seemed mass produced * Hot Sauce - too... More

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Orange, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I had ordered the shawarma sandwich and was expecting the meat to be real shawarma instead of the gyro style. The sandwich still tasted really good and the portion is size is really big. Great taste and Value.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were craving kebabs and located this one online. Went for dinner and was not disappointing. Both had a doner (flat bread wrap), chicken and falafel. Very generous portions for the price. The bread was grilled, which tasted great and the filling was fresh and delicious. Friendly staff and clean restaurant. Can definitely recommend.

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Palm Desert
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

After a long drive from Los Angeles, I checked in to my hotel and was hungry. This place was walking distance so I decided to give it a try. I wanted the salmon kebab but they were out of salmon. So I chose the chicken. The guy said it would take 12 minutes since they make it fresh. That was... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Had my first İskender kebap here. Overall this place has great food at great prices. Unfortunately sometimes it gets really packed, but the food is worth the wait. Portion sizes are also pretty large, so you'll definitely get your money's worth.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Ordered a Shawarma and rice. Got a salad on a bun and fries. Ok i guess becasue it took 15 minutes to get it to me. the place was mostly empty. There might have been some meat in there, but not much. The drink machine was not working. I had ordered a water and lucky for me because the cashier... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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167 reviews 167 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

made first trip last night not knowing what to expect. I ordered the lamb kebob and my wife ordered the chicken platter. Food was very, very good, but portions were huge so plenty of leftovers.

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Orlando
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The kebob was amazing. the price is really good. The quality is acceptable. The size of entree was good, even enough for two.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Donner lamb combinations are my favorites. Good selection of salads. Close to Petco Park is a plus. Parking can be an issue.

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Found this gem on Yelp, and ordered their wraps, which were great and decently priced in the expensive Gas Lamp District. One of my friends thought it was too spicy, and they remade it!

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