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Yekta Kabobi Restaurant & Market

1488 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1430
+1 301-984-0005
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“koobideh” (13 reviews)
“kabobs” (35 reviews)
“kebab” (12 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
1488 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1430
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The cuisine is authentic Persian with many Iranian families dining there. There is also a small Persian supermarket attached to the restaurant next door. We ordered traditional stews and kabobs with rice, which were delicious and authentic. The fresh herbs and bread before the meal...More

Thank dctravelexpat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will enjoy the food at this beautiful restaurant. It takes you to a Persian Paradise with a beautiful tiled ceiling, shining chandeliers, and lovely artwork. You can enjoy any of the great kabobs(chicken, beef or shrimp) that are served with rice. At lunch they...More

Thank PastaBea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Sunday afternoon and the restaurant was crowded with many Iranian family groups having their weekend meal. Food was quite good and the service was good. Fair prices for what you receive.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all know kabob houses. This, however, is a full service restaurant specializing in Persian cuisine, with a somelier on staff and a fine selection of wines, and, of course beers. From unique soups ( you won’t find French onion and chicken noodle there!) to...More

Thank mrmrae
Reviewed January 20, 2018

I hadn't been to Yekta for many years - since before they moved to their now not so new location. I had fond memories and lunch there last Thursday just confirmed them. It was great. And the prices are very reasonable. The $10 chicken kabob...More

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Visiting Yekta reminds me of those restaurants overseas that manage to accommodate both multiple-generational meals, and couples looking for a private meal. There's always room for a baby stroller, and a quiet corner for quiet conversation. All this in a single 60' square dining room....More

Thank johngranlund
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Last tuesday evening my wife and i found ourselves in rockville, chilly from the evening cold and hungry….we live over an hour away, so the idea of driving back and not eating was not appealing. we had wanted to try yekta for quite some time....More

Thank Edward B
Adrien H, Owner at Yekta Kabobi Restaurant & Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review, Edward, and we’re very sorry that you were disappointed with your recent visit to Yekta. While we’re glad you enjoyed parts of the meal, we regret that the lamb kabob was not up to...More

Reviewed December 22, 2017

Yetka is both a small restaurant and a Mediterranean food market. Food is simply scrumptious, service is excellent, prices are worth the meal and portions are perfect for any appetite. Parking is easy, located in middle Rockville near many shops and other restaurants. I've been...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017

The food is really good. The place feels like being in someone's home, Service is good. My family enjoyed the variety of food available.

Thank ProfessionalMom3
Reviewed November 12, 2017

I have the pleasure of having lunch at Yekta at least monthly. The service is attentive, the menu always has something interesting, and the soups are delicious. The staff is always willing to accommodate patrons. Tables are sufficiently far enough apart so that you can...More

Thank Stephen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1488 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1430
    (Congressional Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-984-0005
Yekta Kabobi is a unique family owned and operated authentic Persian restaurant. We were the first middle eastern grocery store and restaurant in the DC metropolitan area, and have been around since 1979. We specialize in the making of all types of kabobs. We also offer authentic Persian cuisine on a daily basis. We are located in Rockville, Maryland and easily accessible from anywhere in the Washington metropolitan area.
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