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Yekta Kabobi Restaurant & Market

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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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.
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch and tried the lamb kabob. Cooked really well and we were seated within a few minutes. Plenty of parking and the market next door has amazing produce.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kevinparsakia
Reviewed May 30, 2019

I was in the Washington D.C. area a week ago Tuesday for some medical tests at Walter Reed. I wanted to go to Germantown for lunch, but it was too far, so I decided to eat at the Yekta, a restaurant I've frequented since it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank rabagas
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Delicious!!! I had an awesome lunch with multiple spreads as appetizer and then the lamb. Very tasty. Friendly staff. And don't forget to check out the small supermarket.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank DCalexandre
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

I had visited two days earlier and I had the tahdig & khoresht (crispy rice with a stew choice). I chose fesenjan, which was a sweet and sour stew made with pomegranate molasses, ground walnuts, and chicken breast. For my main, I had mahicheh, the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank 785kjw
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

The four of us went to Yekta for dinner ahead of a concert at the Strathmore about 15 minutes down the road. First, it was quiet. Second, the menu had several unusual items which made it tough to choose. Hire, and most important for me,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed April 3, 2019

Last night I went into the city of Rockville MD for dinner. This Persian/Iranian restaurant is nicely decorated. It has a food shopping attached to the left as you enter the front door. The restaurant is to the right. There is one large room with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Dreamersdoit1
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

First of many to be visits. Large menu with a wide variety of choices. Delicious authentic Persian recipes. Staff was professional and efficient. Ambiance is pleasant and family friendly. Portions are ample and prices are fair. Market next door is an added treat. Very pleased...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ameb66
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We didn't know where to have dinner when staying nearby so we just starting walking and came to this strip mall and walked by several restaurants and Yekta was busy - almost always a good sign. We had no expectations but we both had excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris R
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a typical Iranian food restaurant. Quality of food is great, prices are very reasonable, service is good, restaurant is clean and well organized. I recommend Mahicheh, which is made of lamb shank braised in turmeric and tomato sauce, served with dill and fava...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shakir J
Reviewed December 31, 2018

My family likes the food here. There are good kabobs with rice and salad on the lunch menu, but there is more variety if you order off the dinner menu. They also had a lentil soup which is another favorite. We tried a couple of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Zulfia M
October 28, 2018|
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According to the restaurant, the lamb is Halal. Don't know about the chicken, but I suppose it is also.
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