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5900 Kingstowne Towne Ctr, Alexandria, VA 22315-5750
(703) 822-9999
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Florida
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

This place has great food, the best kabobs ever. The place is clean and ok for sitting. Is not a fancy place but it is accommodating to eating with families. The food is the best kabob I had found so far on Virginia. Prices are good too. Lots of food in one dish. Plenty of variety in the menu. Love... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The only thing I order from this location is the chicken kabob and rice. Oh my God the rice melts in your mouth, and the rice has zesty taste to it which I love. Would recommend this place.

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Thank Jessica A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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354 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the chicken. It was tasty but did not blow me away. The restaurant is clean and cute. Counter service was fine. A nice lunch.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Simple setting, counter service, but some great food. I love their Kubedeh. Lots of food - usually enough for lunch the next day.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Fell in love with Moby Dick in DC, and was thrilled to find an outlet nearby when we moved to the suburbs. Great hummus, great grilled chicken, a great DC staple successfully moved out to the suburbs.

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Thank tepsicity
Peshawar
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The seating isn't that impressive but then it's in kingstowne shopping centre, has regal cinema next to it and a lot of other spots to eat and shop and enjoy, plus its halal food with yummy kabab and chicken and you will enjoy the food a lot, must visit and taste it,

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Thank Dr Hassan U
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,052 reviews
1,286 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

This was my first experience with Middle Eastern food, and it's still my go-to! It is always pretty clean, and food is always made fresh instead of waiting under a heat lamp. It's also right next to the movie theater, so it's a good pre-movie supper place.

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Deerfield, Illinois
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Kabob comes in many varieties. Mine came today as a swordfish with long rice with a hint of saffron, salad, slice of tomato, cubic of feta and a half of lemon. I started coming to this place once in a while alternating swordfish and salmon kabobs. Food is always fresh, has unmistaken Middle Eastern flavors and well Americanized. It is... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I felt like a dunce though because I was thinking american kabobs - which it is not. It was good lesson/expanding of knowledge for me! Service is counter service - walk up, order, pick up order at the counter. Although our children did not care for the food - my husband loved it. Quality and quantity was good - you... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I often get the chicken kabab platter, "Moby's Joojeh". It comes with delicious mild spiced rice; bit of "Greek"salad with nice lemony o&v dressing; savory grilled chicken breast chunks; a great yogurt dressing for over the chicken and their stone oven cooked pita. A meal full of flavor, low in fat, totally satisfying. Can even go into 2 meals if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5900 Kingstowne Towne Ctr, Alexandria, VA 22315-5750
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: (703) 822-9999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?