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The Kebab Shop

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630 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6410
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lamb, chicken skewers, and rice- all tasty. Garlic white sauce is a must have. We are regulars here. Consistent food and service.

Thank Hope n Shelbo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch. Clean, fast and fresh. Ate here two days in a row and enjoyed both meals. Falafel was not greasy, but nice and crisp. They had a regular and spicy humus, and both were good. Will go back when in town

Thank Jeff L
Chandler, Arizona, United States
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

If this review doesn't get you to try this place then just walking by and smelling the kebab rotisserie grill will. Always stop by on my trips to San Diego and this visit didn't disappoint. Brought a friend and she agreed this place is tasty. Enjoyed the original lamb/beef doner kebab: freshly prepared salad mix (shredded romaine lettuce, carrots and... More 

Thank N_Smith_AZ
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I ate here recently with my wife for lunch. We both ordered the lamb/beef donair fully dressed with the hot sauce and we both enjoyed them very much. It was so good. Would definitely go back. The place was busy. The service was good and the price is reasonable. Can't wait to return.

Thank HomerWellsSD
Portland, Maine
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

This place is a very busy place. You will find many people every time you pass by. People who work there are very nice. Food is healthy and tasty. The portion is generous. If you want to order Beef, you should call ahead. There were many kinds of salad. If you are vegetarian or vegan, do not worry. They have... More 

Thank Meow_meow55
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Excellant food, quick attentive service, friendly staff, and very fair prices. Asked for a substitution on part of the meal- no problem. I had the meal where you pick a main dish, shrimp kabob, a hot side, fries, and a cold side, eggplant salad.

Thank Gary S
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Was in SD on a business trip. Heard about this place through trip advisor. It was a short walk from my hotel. The food was very flavorful. Quick service. Their sauces are awesome. I wish I could have ordered everything on the menu!

Thank Gkpv
Fort Collins, Colorado
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

It's a kebab. Easily understated, but equally appreciated by any who've enjoyed them in Europe or ethnic pockets in a large city. The kebab (wrap) was well-sized, hot and full of fresh flavors. They used a mayonaise-based dressing which they shouldn't have - ultimately costing a star. Cost is a little high for a doner, but at 8 bucks, nobody... More 

Thank Netwerknerd
San Diego, California
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

If you need a quick bite without compromising taste and service, head over to the kebab shop, you'll leave satisfies no matter what you order!

Thank Virginia V
New York City, New York
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent flavors, huge portions at reasonable prices. We got the rice plate and the wrap with a few sides. The dill sauce is to die for! The staff is friendly and the entire joint is unpretentious.

Thank DocMetrics

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fast Food, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown

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