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Sakina Halal Grill

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Rice crisps mixed with fresh chopped onion, tomatoes and coriander. Prepared with a tamarind base chutney
Lamb Shish Kabab
Boneless chunks of lamb marinated in special seasoning, cooked on skewer, served mild or spicy
Lamb Shish Kabab Sandwich
Boneless chinks of lamb cooked on skewer, marinated in house seasoning with lettuce, onion, green pepper and tomato. Mild or spicy
Chicken Curry
Boneless chicken pieces cooked in curry sauce
Goat Curry
Fresh chunks of goat, cooked in curry sauce
We provide beautiful friendly environment with exceptional Pakistani/Indian Halal food.we are located in heart of Washington,DC few blocks from the White House,China town and city center.we take pride to serve our homeless community 7 days a week free mealsdine in or carry out .we were very blessed to provide over 16000 meals last year to our homeless community .no question ask policy is strictly enforce when it come to providing free meals. Owner believes that God choose him to serve to others who can offord decent meal.we believe in sharing love and spreading kindness through this restaurant.
$5 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Indian, Pakistani
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here the other day because my boss suggested it and liked their food. I’m not use to buffets in DC but they only have roughly 4 meats, a couple veggies, and some other sauces. Not what I would expect for the price tag but...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch buffet on Monday May 6. We arrived at 12noon and they were moderately busy. The buffet is small and really unimpressive. The Tandoori chicken was dry, chicken curry watery sauce, saag over cooked no paneer, Chana masala eh?, however chicken biryani, pakoras...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got a feeling the negative reviews are biased here. I've been here a few times now on business meetings and can't speak more highly of this place. They are pioneers of great food, atmosphere and social enterprise. More business should follow suit.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nkrune
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Sakina has very good variety of delicious Pakistani food verity in Buffet ,buffet offer during week ends and remaining week Ala cart. Price of buffet 15.99 USD / person

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ibnebatutariz2018
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

We visited this restaurant early on a weekday evening and got a table very easily. The staff were very friendly throughout the evening. We ordered a goat with ginger dish and a chicken tikka masala. Both came with rice. We also had tandoori naan which...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

I decided to try this establishment as it looked nice from the outside and was very close to the HI Washington Hostel where I was staying. Very nice looking upon entry and quite busy. My dinner was excellent and I had a chance to talk...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank StevenP3559
Reviewed April 1, 2019

This restaurant is one of the best places to have halal and Pakistani food. Staff is very friendly and give a very good service

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aownsahi
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Had heard a lot about the philanthropic works of the owner of Sakina's during the longest government shutdown. Decided to pay our compliments. Great Pakistani food in the heart of Washington DC.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Petiwala
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This place was relatively uncrowded compared to other restaurants, so we thought maybe it wasn’t great. But we were pleasantly surprised. Good food, good service. We went back twice during our visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank inkworksak
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

One of the reasons I came to DC this week (I’m from Connecticut) is because I wanted to eat at this restaurant. I saw a video about Kazi’s commitment to helping the hungry and was so impressed that I needed to go support him. I’m...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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