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Ariana Kabob House

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9910 Mira Mesa Blvd, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92131-1066
858-578-1468
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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San Diego, California
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This quiet, charming restaurant suffers by being surrounded by other restaurants and having much too small a parking lot. We learned to park across the street. The owner is a polite and accommodating gentleman, and the food has always been delicious and meticulously prepared. Authentic Afghan cuisine that suits my vegetarian preferences and my husband's love of meat. We've never... More 

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Thank TumblinSun
San Diego
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The boneless chicken special with rice and salad is very tasty and delicious. Don't live without having an order of baba ghanouj Is very fresh and with real taste of different species and oil. The pita bread is very good. Service is great and Omar the manager is very professional. Our server Alejandro, was very helpful and polite.

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Thank Fipps
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego! The food is consistently excellent and reasonably priced. Great vegetarian sampler plates as well as delicious chicken, lamb, and beef dishes.

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Thank Regina H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

This place! Loved it and would recommend to everyone. Peaceful, clean, delicious food, fast service, and very welcoming

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Thank Wahab A
San Diego
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We just happened upon this restaurant a few weeks ago. It looked quiet so we weren't sure, but it was amazing! We've been back since and the service and food are equally lovely. We've had the beef and chicken kebab plates, a side of dal, a combination plate and a vegetarian plate - all amazing! Plates are served with bread... More 

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Thank CaseyMac81
San Jose, California
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant is in an out of the way location and is hard to see. Parking in the area is tight due to the hotels, Denny's, and other restaurants there. They do have parking spots marked for their restaurant though, and we had a security guard make sure we were going to eat there. The interior of this Afghan Kabob... More 

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Thank Chris M
Bourton on the Water
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134 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We almost walked past this place as it looked quiet, but are so glad we went in. It was excellent and the waiter was helpful and stopped us ordering too much. Very nicely flavoured dishes, spicy but not hot. Good quality beef and chicken. All delicious. Wine and beer was nice and well priced. The whole package was a good... More 

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Thank Joala
san diego
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We have a new local favorite! Three of us dined at Ariana last night and I can’t imagine how we missed this gem. I will get right to it. We started with an order of Pakawra Badenjan and also the Sambosa. The Pakawra Badenjan had this really delicate batter that gave it the perfect texture and sweetness to work with... More 

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Thank asfriedman
San Diego, California
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133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The price was right, about $7 for a lamb wrap. The garlic sauce is really yummy; the hot sauce was all right, but the garlic sauce really makes the sandwich. Service and seating are casual, with just counter service for ordering/picking up food. Self-serve drinks, tables that can accommodate small to medium-size groups (2 to 6).

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Thank Nancyuen
San Diego, California
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165 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We have driven by this place since it opened and were wondering about it! Noticed a friend "Liked It". So we decided to give it a try. We were the first and only sit down customers there at 5:30 PM on a Monday. Two other customers stopped by for take our. The vegetarian Sambosa appetizers were crispy with a spicy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Afghani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9910 Mira Mesa Blvd, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92131-1066
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 858-578-1468

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