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Panjshir

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Middle Eastern, Afghani
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924 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046-3119
17035364566
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Corvallis, Oregon
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, especially the pumpkin dishes (Kadu Chalow) with or without lamb. Yummy bread, rice, salad, and desserts. The cardamon tea is tasty enough to convert this coffee drinker! Excellent service. Warm and professional. The good mood permeates the place and other diners. Park around back in the small lot or along the white wall along the side of... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This is a smallish (not large chain) restaurant really nicely decorated with booths and tables. Wine and beer served; a good selection of bottles and even a few half-bottles. There was also a table card that listed just the glasses available. Then the menu tempts with so many things: in addition to entrees there are "side orders" and "appetizers" along... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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200 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Used a groupon to try out this place on a sunday night. I was not disappointed. The waitresses were pretty friendly and quite a few people were present in the restaurant. It located on Main Street in Falls Church, parking is in the back and you can enter from the back too. My friend ordered a palow and I ordered... More 

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Pittsburgh
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225 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

As s Brit, I'm used to Indian food, but I had never tried Afghan cuisine. If Panjshir is anything to go by, I've been missing out. For the uninitiated, the food here is somewhere between Indian and Middle Eastern, with vegetable dishes, kebabs and fragrant rice prominent. Everything we tried was good. The vegetarian platter was a great way to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I happpened to be in Falls Church and found this little Afghan restaurant near the hotel. It is very clean and the staff is friendly. My dish, Zardack Palow, consisting of carrots cokked in a sweet sauce with chick peas and walnuts, rice, and lamb chunks in a very fine sauce. My only reservation is that the helping of lamb... More 

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Thank sarandi2
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Great Service -- Good ,food. Mutoo was very tasty. Aushak appetizer was really tasty. Lamb kabobs couldn't be beaten. All in all a wonderful dining experience.

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Virginia
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Our group really enjoyed dining in this cozy, unassuming restaurant in the heart of Falls Church. The owner provided excellent personalized service and wonderful food. The Kabab-E-Gos-Fund (lamb kebabs) were well seasoned and succulent, the rice aromatic, and the Banjan Buranee (eggplant with tomato sauce and yogurt) was delicious. Prices are very reasonable. I can't wait to return to try... More 

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Miami, Florida
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

my family enjoyed eating in this restaurant, the food was authentic, the owner was nice, smiling and welcoming, the chairs were comfortable, the mother of the owner is the cook and the food is tasty. parking is the the back of the restaurant, we went for lunch and the prices are reasonable

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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144 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I had the lamb kebab. Delicious. I also had a pudding desert with cardamom. Excellent! We were attended to by the owner himself and also by a shy, young guy who was all smiles. I have been here a few times. Never crowded. Always quiet, with a nice ambiance to enjoy a dinner among friends or family.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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227 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I like Afghan food, and Panjshir's is not bad, but the whole place seems tired - from the staff, to the food. This may have been the place to go to 10 years ago, but as dated as the interior is, so is the restaurant. Service is slow, if tolerable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $22
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Afghani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 924 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: 17035364566

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