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“A MUST Try!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Afghan Horsemen Restaurant

Afghan Horsemen Restaurant
1833 Anderson Street #202, Vancouver, BC V6H4E5, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H4E5, Canada (Fairview)
604-873-5923
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Ranked #491 of 2,779 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Afghan, Afghani
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Fairview
Penticton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A MUST Try!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Afghani food? well, we were visiting Vancouver - staying at the Granville Island hotel... saw this place and all the awards it has won, so we tried it... VERY happy we did!!! We shared a platter, and it was amazing!!! The lamb shoulder was the BEST lamb we have ever had - excellent!!!

We tried a few other specialty items like some of their drinks... some were amazing, one was so so... gf didn't care for the one... BUT the waiter was awesome... he brought out a sample of that drink saying it's an acquired taste which was extremely nice of the waiter (personally I liked it,,)

It's one of those places that you need to visit at least once - and I suspect you will then return again...

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Burnaby
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137 reviews 137 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 50 cities Reviews in 50 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Fantastic Food and great ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Fantastic Afghani cuisine is served at this restaurant. The waitress who served us was very friendly, There is Belly dancing on weekends which was a great entertainment. We were are group of 14 and were seated on the floor cusion seating which was so comfortable and relaxing.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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simonuineill
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Excellent Afghani”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We've eaten here a few times over the years and it never disappoints. Very busy at weekends so worth booking. Food is traditional Afghan with the best grilled lamb I've ever had and some great veggie choices - my partner had a Veggie Lovers plate with kabeli rice, cheese ravioli and other bits he loved. We were there on a Friday night and also got to experience the belly dancer (who was very good compared to some I've seen). Great food and friendly service

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48 restaurant reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Best middle eastern food in Vancouver”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

Excellent food. Service a bit slow but food well worth it. Belly dancer was great. Make a reservation to get the pillow room. Or one of the private booths for a more intimate and special evening.

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13 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Good service, plentiful and tasty food. The belly dancer turn was brief and she expected a tip but it was fun.
Food excellent, Sean a great waiter.

Visited October 2012
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