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Ravi Kabob House

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305 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203-3307
703-522-6666
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice kabob Pakistan's style, be aware all the food is very spicy, but delicious. Parking is limited to few spots. If you can order in advance by phone, the food takes too long to be ready

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Thank Malik421
Pasadena, California
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344 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We've visited this restaurant several times and have enjoyed all of our meals. Some of the kabobs can be quite spicy, so ask the wait staff if you want something more mild. The biryani (sp?) rice dish tastes excellent. The lamb biryani is only available on weekends.

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Thank JackandResh
Washington, DC
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708 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We eat in more than our share of kabob places in Northern Virginia. There's a big ethnic community, and a lousy kabob restaurant won't last long. Our experience is that nearly all of the kabob places are good. Ravi meets the standard for the area, and that standard is high. Our kabobs were beautifully cooked, and the side dishes were... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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224 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The chickpeas and chicken karahi are probably the best dishes here. The chickpeas are soft and spicy. Although a bit oily. It is open late and that what makes it appealing. Usually, great for after bar bite. Every time, I have been the place has been packed. The ambiance is not fancy. Just basic. The chicken karahi takes a while... More 

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Thank Sundncr
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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315 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Fresh naan bread, great chicken kabob, Decent prices (about 10$/plate). Be mindful that this place gets busy in the evening, even on weekdays! Few tables makes this restaurant (and parking lot!) very crowded, but worth it. Recommended by local friends

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Thank MarySL00
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Midnight date night consisted of exploring Arlington and I informed my husband I wanted to try "different cuisine from our norm" so he suggested kabobs based on his experience from a location close to his former place of employment (review saved for a later date)... Anywho he tells me the name and I google it to find we are less... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We walked and walked looking for something interesting in Ballston but much of the offerings were overpriced chains. At 8:30 in the evening Ravi Kebob House was still packed with people ordering both takeout and eat-in meals so we decided to give it a try. I ordered lamb kebobs and my wife had the chicken kebobs. The kebobs came with... More 

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Thank Mark B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I had hear of this restaurant but only managed to go there on my recent trip in Feb 2016. I got to eat typical Pakistani food after days of eating at burger joints. And I met a few fellow Pashtuns there!

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Thank Aziz A
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

If based on taste of food alone, this would have been a definite 5 stars. This small hole in the wall spot has the best tasting food I have ever had. The food is the best in the area for this type of meal. Always cooked just right . They also have long hours. The downfall and my complaints are... More 

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Thank Aiyah S
Karachi, Pakistan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

Pakistani food quality and taste is an excellent. Must visit if someone is around this area. My family and me stayed there for fifteen days. I still remember the taste of that food.

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Thank Muneer A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Pakistani, Halal, Afghani, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703-522-6666

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