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The Kebab Factory

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414 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-4321
+1 617-354-4996
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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704 reviews
468 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 635 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here since I was craving indian food and this place was recommended by a client who’s from India. When I got here and saw the place dead empty I must say I thought I got the wrong place (and to this day, I’m not sure). The curries are good, although not authentic (just one generic type of curry).... More 

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Thank rafkam
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first review of this restaurant was in December 2014 and I liked it a lot then. In the past one year or so I believe the owner has changed or has decreased his involvement in this location and the quality of food has worsened. On one of my visits I ordered daal which was not completely cooked and I... More 

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Thank Pooja J
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently ordered Kebab Factory from Seamless and we were so happy with the meal we received. The price is pretty decent for Indian food and the quality was excellent - the portion sizes were also generous. They offered a coupon through seamless for the vegetarian samosas, which were mild and delicious. To me, the highlights of the meal were... More 

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Thank Pan-heera
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Disaster trying to make a large order through GrubHub. I called the restaurant when the order was 15 minutes late and they assured the food was on the way. I called again when the food was 40 minutes late and they admitted it had not been sent. This may be a nice place to visit, but forget takeout/delivery orders based... More 

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Thank ccalberti
Raleigh, NC
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 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.

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Thank patentgeek
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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!

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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!

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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 

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Thank Sushant B
Newton, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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.

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $40
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 617-354-4996

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