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“Hidden Treasure in this Palace” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kabob Palace

Kabob Palace
2315 South Eads Street, Arlington, VA 22202
703-486-3535
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Ranked #9 of 690 Restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Afghani
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Florida
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49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Hidden Treasure in this Palace”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

A great Mediterranean buffet.. flavorful smokey chicken, basmati rice with potatoes, OKRA and TOMATOES...yum. Not fancy, but awesome hearty food, Sodas lukewarm even out of the refrigerator. Ask for Ice. Agree with AL..it does look like a cafeteria, but who cares!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Tirupati, India
2 reviews
“Good one”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We eat in a lot of kabob restaurants. This one is an upgraded hole in the wall that we found a few years ago and hadn't been to for a while. Today's visit found the place with lovely airconditioning and a slightly better interior.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Excellent food, no frills”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Looks like a cafeteria, but the taste is superb. Just about everything on the menu is good. Worth the wait if there is a line.

Visited July 2012
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Washington, DC
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Good for its class. Pay attention to the cabbies!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We eat in a lot of kabob restaurants. This one is an upgraded hole in the wall that we found a few years ago and hadn't been to for a while. Today's visit found the place with lovely airconditioning and a slightly better interior. The food here has always been good. Bread is at the upper end of the range; kabobs are good; veggies are average, as is the salad. It can be a bit slow here, but that's because it's all done to order. Somewhat bigger menu than most. Best sign is the number of ethnic cab drivers who eat here. I wouldn't drive across town to eat here, but if you are nearby, stop in. And if you don't like the order-at-a-counter routine, there's a sit down restaurant run by the same people a few doors down. Remarkably, open 24 hours.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This place is overrated. We heard, through friends, how great the food is at Kabob Palace. It was ok for me.
The best dish that we had was the chapeli kabob. The chicken kabob was ok. The lamb chops were undercooked.
Overall just ok.

Visited May 2013
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