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The Kebab Shop

Downtown
Mediterranean, Turkish
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630 9th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Kebabs, phone your order in and enjoy

These are awesome kebabs, I can only speak for the Doner Lamb/Beef but the other reviews mention falafel as well. We rung in an order for 5 people and it was ready to collect in 15 minutes, everyone enjoyed their lunch and the price was good as well, thoroughly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Stone, United Kingdom
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  • Dining on a budget
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San Diego, California
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101 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

We ate here the other day and overall it was alright... Not exactly a place I would too eager to visit again. I actually picked this place based on the reviews online and ended up being a bit disappointed. The hummus wasn't good at all. The saffron rice was alright (it was very dry). We ordered the kofte kebab döner... More 

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Stone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

These are awesome kebabs, I can only speak for the Doner Lamb/Beef but the other reviews mention falafel as well. We rung in an order for 5 people and it was ready to collect in 15 minutes, everyone enjoyed their lunch and the price was good as well, thoroughly recommended.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a very much European Döner Kebob shop. The falafel is probably the best that I've had. The Döner is plentiful and delicious. Prices are a little high. This is a busy shop, so call your order in ahead of time - especially at lunch. Don't miss this place. http://www.thekebabshop.com/east-village-downtown/

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Northridge, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I stopped in for dinner last night and ordered a doner box. From the way it looked, I didn't think there was going to be much food in it but I was wrong! I almost could not finish it! I ordered mine with the chicken and lamb/beef. Everything was really fresh and very well prepared. The only thing that sucks... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I ate here a few times while I was in San Deigo, the food was pretty average but its quick and cheap!

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San Diego, California
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I live 2 blocks from TKS and eat here at least twice a week. I always get one if the doner boxes. Its a good portion of food for a good price. Great for a quick, somewhat healthy meal. The sauces are pretty awesome to. Keep up the good work guys!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stopped in during NFL halftime on Sunday for a quick lunch. It was delicious! The cashier was so kind and helpful. Service with a big smile. Good sized portion and cooked to order.

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Colorado
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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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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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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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Additional Information about The Kebab Shop

Address: 630 9th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 630 9th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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