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Kabul House

Certificate of Excellence
Middle Eastern, Afghani
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4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
(847) 763-9930
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right by my house, very nice restaurant so you can have a good time eating out. The food is fresh, and very authentic. A little pricey but would def recommend for tourists.

Thank rabzah9
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I were near Skokie and in the mood for something different. I hopped on TripAdvisor and Kabul House was listed as the best place in Skokie- we agree! Neither of us had ever tried Afghan food, but I'm dying to go back! It was crowded but we lucked out and got a tiny table for two. The... More 

Thank jodilinn
Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food and fantastic staff! We went to dinner here with a couple of friends and had an excellent experience! We have tried a variety of middle eastern food in the past, but not had the chance to try Afghan food. We had been missing out! The rice was fantastically flavored as was the lamb. A must have here is... More 

Thank BunnyFish7
Skokie, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kabul House consistently provides excellent food. Prices are average to above average but the quality of the menu items is worth it.

Thank Craig60077
Tampa, Florida
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

My colleague and I were in the area doing business, we wanted to try a different type of cuisine so we stopped by Kabul based on their high reviews. We were quickly greeted by the host. He recommended the vegetable platter which included (Spinach sauteed in garlic, onion and spices, Sweet baby pumpkin cooked with honey and onions then topped... More 

Thank Travelingseven
Winnetka, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The kabobs are their signature food. They used to have wonderful baklava, but I don't like their new twist which is adding syrup over it.

Thank waha94
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I've never been to Kabul but the food at this restaurant tastes amazing. I have had the chicken kabob, which the chicken is moist yet perfectly cooked. They serve this with rice and raisins and again excellent. They provide a local chutney which adds flavor and just the right amount of heat to the dishes. I'm not sure if they... More 

Thank TonyChicago773
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

back in chicago for an appointment with the block center (its all good), and the first restaurant we went to was the kabul house. again, we walked away repeatedly commenting on how great the food was and how much we love that place ! the house soup (THEE soup) is delicious, if we lived nearby we d be stopping for... More 

Thank oh-happy-rain
Bloomingdale, Illinois
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148 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Despite the title of my review, I'll go back and hope for better service because the food was THAT good. The Aushak and Mantoo appetizers were incredible - I wished I had ordered Mantoo as an entree. The gulpi (cooked cauliflower in tomato sauce) was also terrific. The waiter failed to bring us soup, which was disappointing, as the Aush-Rishta... More 

Thank Awilda0216
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Wanted something a little different but were wary from previous reviews. However, we were pleasantly surprised. The food was delicious and the staff was great. It was a tiny bit smokey but more of a nice fragrance from the kitchen. We ordered the dumplings appetizer and were all jockeying for who got the last one. For dinner my son ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Middle Eastern, Afghani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: (847) 763-9930

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