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Palm Kabob House

6341 Adobe Rd, 2436 Armstrong Avenue, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2647
760-362-8583
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Description: An unexpected find in an out-of-the-way place. The entry point for Joshua Tree National Park, 29 Palms is also known for its Marine base. For some reason, Middle-Eastern folks who really know how to cook have landed there. They serve plenty of kabobs, kafta & shawarma; we stuck with the vegetarian food: lemon lentil soup, roasted cauliflower salad, and the absolutely best stuffed grape leaves I've ever eaten. Easy to say, I know, but seriously, these people understand how to spice food in a way that's both subtle and complex. A very satisfying meal.
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English first
Newport Beach, CA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Almost like a diner, very brightly lit, with booths. Server was pleasant, food was excellent. Chicken stir fry, was infused with lemon, nothing like I've had before, so good. The rice was authentic too. Overall very good food, atmosphere to be desired!

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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Just came back from Palm Kabob House. I must say it does not look like much from the outside, but the inside is well-decorated with comfortable tables and booths. The women's bathroom was enormous and very clean. The appetizers were a delicious lemon lentil soup for me and a house salad for my husband (his vinaigrette was a bit too... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Palm Kabob House has the best food in the area. Don't be put off by the diner atmosphere. The food is delicious and flavorful. Servings are huge for the price. We both took leftovers back to the hotel to reheat for dinner. I would definitely dine here again.

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Livermore,CA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You don't really expect to find quality middle eastern food in a locale like Twentynine Palms - but that's what you find at Palm Kabob House. They offer a great variety of items. We especially liked the veggie platter and the cauliflower salad. Portions are generous; the leftovers made up part of our picnic lunch the next day.

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Ellabell, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Don't get me wrong. This place is absolutely delicious if you like Mediterranean food. The grape leaves are amazing. The fries are great too. They're not your typical fries, but more like thick sliced fried potatoes. They're great. I'm calling Palm Kabob average for two reasons. 1: I ended up getting it to go, so I didn't actually eat their... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Mediterranean with a difference. Hummus delicious and made with an unusual garlic or some other spice, for a slightly different version. Had the quail special -- terrific. And the soups, especially the lentil, tops.

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jamison, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The middle eastern-style food was awesome and well prepared. Food selection was great and reasonably priced.

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Palm Springs, California
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184 reviews 184 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was recommended by the 29 Palms Visitors Bureau and they were right. The place is on Adobe road in a location that looks like you could pass it up-But Don't. Food is fantastic and the selection is huge. Portions are good size and even the sandwiches are a good sized meal. Many different items with lots of Mediterranean and... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I love this place. They have delicious kabobs, hummus, pita is fresh, the lamb is so good! If you like Mediterranean food, you won't be unhappy. I typically get my food to go, but I know the service the couple times I have been there has been very good. Yummy!

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Menlo Park, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

As other reviewers have said, the decor is nothing to get excited about. Kind of felt like a very polite fast food place when we came in, but it was filled with Marines eating huge plates of food, and they looked happy. I ordered the sampler plate… ohmygosh… Mediterranean heaven on Earth. Hummos, baba ganoush, stuffed grape leaves, pita and... More

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