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906 J St, Modesto, CA 95354
+1 209-525-3636
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my husband's favorite restaurant in Modesto! It is consistently delicious each and every time we go. The service is excellent. The waiters are attentive, helpful, and seem happy to assist you with food and wine selections. They also are very happy to adjust a selection to meet any dietary restrictions. We have never had a bad experience at... More 

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Modesto, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended with my wife and another couple. My wife had Shish Kabob and our friends had roasted chicken on a skewer. I had dolmas as an entrée. All of us agreed our choices were excellent. It would have been helpful to have been offered a sharper knife with the Shish Kabob. The vegetables and roasted tomatoes along with the... More 

Thank scottandalene
modesto CA
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I attended with a friend. We enjoyed great service, attention to details. Good drinks and the food was excellent.

Thank 32dond
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 STARS!!! We appreciate your business :) Happy Holidays! More 

Ripon, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This restaurant is a real gem! The food is mostly served on skewers or at least it is cooked on skewers. The service personnel are fantastic. Try the hummus, saffron chicken and veggies, three types of rice that are all really good, braised lamb shank and Baklava freshly made.

Thank poolmike1
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Mike! We appreciate your business and you taking the time to give us a scathingly brilliant 5 star review! We hope to see you soon :) ~Kristin More 

South Carolina
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122 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

the place to go for Middle Eastern fare. The salmon skewer was heavenly, beef good also. The salad was huge and the sampler plate provided a bit of everything. We ate inside and it was mostly empty and a little gloomy. I discovered there was a terrace later, it was crowded so maybe that was where folk go. Will try... More 

Thank IrishGenie
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review IrishGenie! We are working on some bright prints to hang to add a little light in the restaurant, but yes, next time sit on the patio! See you soon. :0 ~Kristin O'Brien (A fellow Irish Genie) More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Definitely one of my favorite restaurants in town. The service is great and the food is amazing! I've been there many times and never regretted one single order. Lamb chops is my favorite but you can't go wrong with any dish at this place!! Highly recommend!

Thank SamirChantre
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate your continued business!! More 

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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Love everything !!! Rice, dolma & kabobs today. Yummy !!! Delicious food always good no matter what you get.

Thank Sarah G
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 stars Sarah!! We will see you again soon! :) More 

Merced, California
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181 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

So we were heading home from Sacramento and had to pass through Modesto, about dinner time. Trip Advisor to the rescue! This cool place was ranked #3, but I bet it will move up. We were greeted warmly (by Sarai?) And she introduced us to our waiter Sharill. Everything was perfect: nice wine selection, tasty appetizer and entree, and attentive... More 

Thank Photom299
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thank you for the brilliant review! We look forward to your next drop in! :) More 

Modesto, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with our experience at Skewers. The kabobs were delicious, more than plentiful and the service top notch. Damien, our server, was very friendly and accommodating. He made is feel very welcome and was quite informative about the food and overall experience. When we entered and left, the front desk staff was very friendly and anxious to... More 

Thank Nancy C
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review! We love to surprise our guests :) We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We reserved a table prior to going to the Gallo Center for rhe Arts to see a show. We weren't sure what to expect and were very pleasantly surprised. The wait staff was very friendly, the service was excellent, and the food was plentiful and delicious. Very enjoyable, woukd go again.

Thank Norahoward
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate you giving us a try and we can't wait to see you again :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $30
Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 J St, Modesto, CA 95354
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Modesto
  • Phone Number: +1 209-525-3636
Skewers Kabob House began as a family operation in 2003 and was dedicated to bringing healthy and delicious fare to Modesto. That same mission still holds true today, shown by their exceptional lunch and dinner menus, relaxing Mediterranean atmosphere, and pleasurable service. At Skewers, there's really something for the whole family! Bring the kids to eat for free Saturday and Sunday between 12pm and 4pm, enjoy a Mediterranean-style belly dancing show every Saturday, relax with a half-off bottle of wine on Wednesdays, or relax late into evening in our bar patio on the weekends. So whether you're looking to book a private party in one of their two Banquet Halls, or simply want to enjoy some family time with great food, Skewers Kabob House is an excellent choice!

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