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Kabul House

4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
+1 847-763-9930
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“aushak” (12 reviews)
“murgh” (10 reviews)
“kabobs” (14 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant is in downtown Skokie. The food and service are very good. I have been here several times and it never fails to exceed my expectations. The chicken and lamb kabobs are excellent, as is the lamb shank. Appetizers are also recommended. The service...More

Thank Walter P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice, fairly large seating area but moving I think over the summer about 3 miles away. Tasty food. Large portions. Pretty sure it's a BYOB.

Thank loelphoto
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Brought several friends here for a belated Bday lunch all of them for the first time here & first time trying Afghan food... Everyone absolutely Loved it - Everything about it: the simple, warm, lovely, culture honoring Decor, the Best possible Service, the reasonable prices...More

Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is always good value and very good food although cleanliness seems to have come down a notch (ceiling tiles are stained in a number of places and there were garbage on the floor that waiters didn't pickup). Always seems to be full! Will...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Good and delicious non vegetarian food in a pleasant and clean environment quick and polite service enjoy it

Thank khanriyasath
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Have not yet been to their new location, but the made from scratch menu is outstanding. Masterful spicing (lush and complex, not 'hot') makes their soups a treat. I often order several different appetizers + soup to make a meal so that I and my...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have eaten here numerous times. How many people can say, "hmmm, tonight I feel like having Afghani food" and then go out and have some? It is a luxury in this area. We have loved everything we tried, but honestly I cannot say how...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It was a cold night so someone from our family went to Kabul House for carry out. I have never had this type of food but it was wonderful!!! We can't wait to have their food again. We had leftovers so we got another lunch...More

Thank pondgal
Reviewed 30 January 2017

When I'm in midtown Manhattan on business, I often eat at a little Afghan restaurant on 9th Avenue near 52nd Street. Kabul House is better. The Aushak appetizer (scallion/leek dumplings with yogurt and meat sauces) was outstanding. I'm tempted to order this as a full...More

Thank TrentinaNE
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Oh yum. The veggie platter is to die for... eggplant, baby pumpkin, spinach and cauliflower. Who can make cauliflower interesting and sautéed spinach tastey. Start with the Mantoo beef appetizer to satisfy your meat craving. Settle in with the free soup and stuff your tummy...More

Thank 587Fran2014
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
the owner from Pakistan or Iran
18 October 2016|
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Response from Jad16 | Reviewed this property |
No clue. Could be from Detroit. What does it matter? The food's very good.
Glenn W
Is it byo?
4 April 2015|
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Response from illinois travelere | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There's a Binny's and an Austin Liquors on Dempster and a Walgreen's with a liquor department on Oakton.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4949 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-763-9930
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