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Middle Eastern, Afghani
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924 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046-3119
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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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Northern VA is foodie heaven and this is one of the best places in NoVA. I spend quite a bit of time here as my daughter's family lives here (when they're not out of the country) and we make sure to eat at Panjshir every time. I almost always get Kadu Chalow with lamb. The way they do pumpkin really... More 

Thank Wix S
Corvallis, Oregon
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank CurlsPearce
Alexandria, VA
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133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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242 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Sundncr
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244 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Pittsburgh_cyclist
Sarasota, Florida
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank sarandi2
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Marvin B
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Ona, Florida
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank SpencerFlannagan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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156 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Robert H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $22
Middle Eastern, Afghani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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?