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Kabul Afghan Cuisine

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351 W Washington Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6181
+1 408-245-4350
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Sunnyvale, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is really good, I had the sautéed Pumpkin with Challaw, it's always very good. All the lamb courses are also great. The staff is excellent and very attentive, no long wait. The servings are large so I never get to the desert.

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Sunnyvale, California
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going here consistently for over 20 years. It's usually awesome, but we noticed the last couple of times the food has been overly salted. Hopefully its just a new cook and can be corrected, otherwise it will not be the same and we will not be continuing the next 20.

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Thank Marc K
France
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93 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We ordered 2 plates: look was terrible taste was ok for my wife and good for me but not outstanding. The meat were spiced correctly and plates was large. The price was too high for what you get.

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Kfar Hess, Israel
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was my first time in this new location of Kabul. I went with friends who are non-vegetarians, and we all found great food choices. For vegetarians, just order the veggie plate, as it's really hard to choose only one or two of the veggie dishes, and they are all awesome. Get the Afghan tea too. House wine was ok.... More 

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pune
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The ambience is subtle not too overpowering a red persian carpet and the crowd with an afgani family their language lended a nice touch !The salad greens tasted gud and a gud size portion.The veg pilaf cauliflower vegetable was aromatic balanced with just the right spices. A memorable trip to afghanisthan right in sunnyvale!

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Have you ever been to a restaurant where it is so good that you just can't bring yourself to order something different from the menu? Well, this is such a place. The Aushak (appetizer) and ANY of the Combination Shish-Kabobs are SOOOO good. I have eaten here about 10 or 12 times and each time it has been 5 stars.

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Thank Glen P
Sunnyvale, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've been going to Kabul since the week it opened nearly 30 years ago. Fantastic kabobs, vegetable dishes, and stews. It is a family favorite and a hit with all our visitors, even for less adventurous eaters.

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Thank Nancy T
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious Afghan dinner at this restaurant. Their new location is very nice, very near "downtown" Sunnyvale and various other restaurants, coffee houses and bars. We shared the Qabili Pallaw lamb dish, along with the Vegetarian Platter that included three different vegetarian dishes, all delicious and plentiful. The prices were very reasonable, and with tea, tax and tip,... More 

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Thank Larry L
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Great Afghan cuisine, good service and nice atmosphere. Be sure to ask for their hot garnish. The Aush soup is also fabulous

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Thank Chris O
Sunnyvale, California
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love middle eastern food and mediterranean food and Kabul doesn't disappoint. I like coming here with large groups because they have round tables that make conversation easy. The food is very good too. I usually order some sort of lamb or pumpkin dish. The dishes come with rice on the side and bread. I always have leftovers to take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 W Washington Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6181
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-245-4350

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