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Maiwande Kabob

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5467 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044-1139
(410) 992-7754
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Columbia, Maryland
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556 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always good at Maiwand and today was no exception. The wait can sometimes be long but it's worth it.

Thank Philip S
Columbia, Maryland
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149 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We ordered a carry out order of the chicken kabob platter. The service was friendly and there is a lot of food for the price. The chicken is spiced well and cooked nicely. The rice is flavorful and the salad is crispy. The tandoori bread is delicious and the yogurt cilantro yogurt sauce compliments the dish well.

Thank 10isgirl
Sarasota, Florida
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We came in with a very large group but the food and the service did not suffer. Everyone in the group agreed the food was wonderful. I ordered the Chicken Tikka Kabob and was very pleased with the taste and texture. The Samosa appetizer was excellent. Our server was very nice and never overwhelmed by the crowd. I would eat... More 

Thank MTClarity
Columbia, Maryland
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Excellent food. Be prepared to wait awhile -- everything is made on site and to order. You can take out or eat in; you may have to wait for a table. There is outdoor seating.

Thank Illysa I
Columbia, Maryland
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Have been eating take-out there for 15 years. Combo platters plus sides are always good, and just made while you wait,

Thank bri_nate
Columbia, Maryland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

OH my goodness. I get the vegetarian platter once a week, pretty much. It's so tasty, and I don't feel extremely guilty for eating it, as long as I don't eat it all in one meal! Spinach, chick peas, eggplant, pumpkin, potatoes... all so good! And get the green sauce on the side. I'd put that **** on everything.

Thank Vanessa A
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Best kabobs ever! Reasonably priced, great for takeout. It's a joke in the wall so seating is limited, and they have a TV that's tuned to a news channel. I highly recommend the kofta or chicken Kabob, and their chick peas are also the bomb!

Thank Robert L
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

We love this place! We eat here so much that we get tired of it and then we come back to it over and over again. I love the lamb platter. My girlfriend loves the vegetarian platter. We always get extra naan, it's so good. We've never had a bad meal. I can't recommend this place enough.

Thank woody2762
Ellicott City, Maryland
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201 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

I'm writing this review after having dined here and taken carry-out numerous times over the last few years. My favorite is the chicken Malay, always delicious. The dining room is clean, very simple and uninteresting, wait staff are friendly and courteous. It's location in a shopping center provides ample free parking. Another reviewer commented that the food is Americanized and... More 

Thank William J
columbia maryland
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

First time here, I got a vegetable platter, it was very good, I did the take out. Place is small but has a nice selection of food. I will be going back to try other items. It was fast, good price and nice people. Love how the cook the bread in front of you. It is worth a trip.

Thank ptk21044

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Afghani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5467 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044-1139
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: (410) 992-7754

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