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The Kebab Factory

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414 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4321
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Raleigh, NC
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We placed an order for delivery. It arrived quickly and hot. Delicious garlic Naan. Chicken Tika masala and fried cauliflower were excellent. Plenty of rice.

Thank patentgeek
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I came with my family, they loved the food very much. First time they had Indian food. The buffet is a great deal!

Thank pinacolada2017
Fort Worth
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97 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I'm not super knowledgeable about Indian food, but I was excited to try The Kebab Factory. It was delicious. A very large menu with great descriptions. The staff is very friendly and helpful too. We had the butter chicken, mixed kebab (lamb, chicken, shrimp), and garlic flat bread. All was incredibly delicious and huge portions. I'll be back soon!

Thank Shannon B
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I may be Indian and it may make my standards of Indian food both biased and high, but I believe while Kabab Factory did a good job with their chicken tandoor dish and shrimp. The other dishes were lacking some essential flavors to make it great. A decent sized selection of food. But I would try another location. Will update... More 

Thank Sushant B
Newton, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner with friends at the Kebab Factory. Everything was terrific but I especially loved the lamb kebabs, saag paneer and garlic nan. This is a tiny place, so it fills up on busy nights. The earlier you go, the easier it is to get a table.

Thank Deb255
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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609 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015

This is one of the best Indian restaurants in the area. The food is delicious and cheap. You get large portions and a lot of taste. The place is always clean and service is great! They have some lunch buffets that are also fast and you can pick what you want. The breads are done to perfection! the Malai Kofka... More 

Thank Danuza
Dracut, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015

This is the best indian place in town, loved the variety in dishes and taste! Always consistent with their authentic taste to deliver Indian food. Amazing, keep it up. Strongly recommend for Indian food lovers ...

2 Thank 190ashishs
Cambridge, MA
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2015

I've been taking food out for 3-4 years now. It's relatively expensive, but reliable quality. There is usually a treat offered takeout customers -- they give you a small cup of soup while you're waiting. A really nice touch.

1 Thank obp483
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2015

We dont eat red meat so cant comment there, but their chicken dishes are amazing. We had three types of kebabs with two types of daals. Extraordinary. Their roties and naans are also very good. Have been there many times, and will be going back.

1 Thank deepaksji
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014

On Christmas day, there was a wait for 20 minutes or so. It was definitely worth the wait. While I was waiting with a friend, the owner served us some soup on the house which I thought was good hospitality. Small place but the music, lights and decor made me comfortable. Ordered chai, paratha and chicken kebabs. Food smells yummy... More 

1 Thank Pooja J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4321
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-354-4996

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