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Yekta Kabobi Restaurant & Market

1488 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1430
+1 301-984-0005
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“kabobs” (32 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1488 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1430
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Reviewed yesterday

Visiting Yekta reminds me of those restaurants overseas that manage to accommodate both multiple-generational meals, and couples looking for a private meal. There's always room for a baby stroller, and a quiet corner for quiet conversation. All this in a single 60' square dining room....More

Thank johngranlund
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last tuesday evening my wife and i found ourselves in rockville, chilly from the evening cold and hungry….we live over an hour away, so the idea of driving back and not eating was not appealing. we had wanted to try yekta for quite some time....More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yetka is both a small restaurant and a Mediterranean food market. Food is simply scrumptious, service is excellent, prices are worth the meal and portions are perfect for any appetite. Parking is easy, located in middle Rockville near many shops and other restaurants. I've been...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is really good. The place feels like being in someone's home, Service is good. My family enjoyed the variety of food available.

Thank ProfessionalMom3
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I have the pleasure of having lunch at Yekta at least monthly. The service is attentive, the menu always has something interesting, and the soups are delicious. The staff is always willing to accommodate patrons. Tables are sufficiently far enough apart so that you can...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Went for lunch. Excellent foods. The appetizers were great. The main dish, with chicken and beef were tender and well spiced. The dessert with Baklava and Ice Cream were quite tasty. Good service. Food came timely. Will definitely go again.

Thank jamkib
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were there on a Friday night about six. It was not crowded and we did not have a reservation. The waiter was genial, though I thought he was disappointed when neither of us ordered alcohol. He helped us with the dinner choice and a...More

Thank Stu B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

First time at this restaurant. Heard about it for several years, but had only previously been to their grocery store adjacent to them. My meal was so delicious. All of my friends had excellent meals as well. Wait service was near perfect. Toward the end,...More

Thank LauraLevengard
Reviewed 29 August 2017

One of us ordered beef filet medium rare. It came medium and was sent back. The second time it was perfect and delicoud.The other ordered chicken kabob, which was somewhat bland. I don't recommend the chicken unless you like bland food. We shared a salad,...More

Thank BT20812
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Over all the food was good, but nothing absolutley amazing. Everyone was happy twith what they ordered. However, our waiter was horrible. I finished my soda and waited 20 min to get a refill before I asked another waiter. When the other waiter came back...More

Thank GingerChemist
Management response:Responded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we’re very sorry about the experiences and frustration you’ve had at the Yekta recently. We certainly strive to offer attentive and friendly service to all guests and it’s clear that’s not what you received. We’ll be sure to share...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1488 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1430
    (Congressional Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-984-0005
Yekta Kabobi is a unique family owned and operated authentic Persian restaurant. We were the first middle eastern grocery store and restaurant in the DC metropolitan area, and have been around since 1979. We specialize in the making of all types of kabobs. We also offer authentic Persian cuisine on a daily basis. We are located in Rockville, Maryland and easily accessible from anywhere in the Washington metropolitan area.
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