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Kabul Afghanistan Restaurant

540 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1010
(608) 256-6322
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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

First of all, before I get in depth with the full review, I would like to say, this review is from an afghan national whom has had the opportunity to try all sorts of middle eastern and Mediterranean dishes. So, at any rate, we arrived and the staff were VERY friendly and professional. Our server had limited knowledge in what... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visit Madison annually, and my favorite is always the raspberry chicken from Kabul. We look forward to our meal all year! The hummus is always fresh and delicious, and the lamb stew has a tender and beautiful flavor on a bed of seasoned rice. Never had a bad experience here and looking forward to our next visit.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The eggplant with yogurt and meat sauce is really good for an appetizer. I got a beef entree and subbed cous cous for rice. It was also very nice. They sure kept the naan coming too. I only wish they made pita sandwiches (like a shwarma or gyro or whatever you want to call it)... I've only had afghan food... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This restaurant had to relocate across the street due to new construction taking over their old location to build a high rise -- yes on State Street. Although the new restaurant is spacious and nicely decorated, sadly for me some of the charm is gone. The quality of food remains top notch, but there are a few kinks that need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Kabul is better than ever!!! They offer hand-crafted decor and a choice of dining experiences from quiet booths upstairs in the back to refreshing patio seating! Hamid had done an outstanding job with the restaurant and always makes us feel like we are special! We'll be back often!

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Madison
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not to be deterred by the new second floor location, finally reopened after the iconic street level restaurant was forced to close due to new student housing construction, I happily entered a world of culinary bliss, If there can be a more exquisite meal had anywhere up and down State Street, please let me know; otherwise, treat yourself right and... More 

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Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Our love affair with Kabul continues. Their new location is between It's Sugar and Wendy's across from the old location. There is an al fresco dining option. Proceed to the second floor. You enter into the long bar area. There are tables and two booths in the rear. Walls are white with wood grain tables. Our visit was for lunch.... More 

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New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We often go to Kabul when in Madison and were very upset when the restaurant temporarily closed when the building they were located in was bought to put up a high rise apartment building. I am happy to say that they have reopened in a new location and their menu is better than ever. Many outstanding dishes with their stuffed... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I tried out Kabul for the first time last night. They just reopened in their new location- we sat upstairs but the outside seating looked great as well. We had Ashak for an appetizer then split a citrus salmon dish and a lamb dish. Everything was cooked perfectly as the fish and meat both melted in your... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I usually research for restaurants(on tripadvisor) In our trip to Madison i wanted to surprise my wife with something new, she loves Pakistani, Indian and all Mediterranean and middle eastern food. I found this place in downtown Madison and decided to try Afghan food, well we asked the server for a good traditional dish and it happened to come with... More 

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Additional Information about Kabul Afghanistan Restaurant

Address: 540 State St, Madison, WI 53703-1010
Phone Number: (608) 256-6322
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: Afghan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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