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Zamarod Afghan Cuisine

10123 Colvin Run Rd, A, Great Falls, VA 22066-1873
+1 703-757-9300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (5 reviews)
“saffron rice” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10123 Colvin Run Rd, A, Great Falls, VA 22066-1873
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is very good. The night we went they were really crowded so service was a little slow. However, the server was very pleasant and was really trying to do his best to accommodate the crowd.

Thank 181Marge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to this highly recommended restaurant, and we were not disappointed. Warm, friendly, attentive, and delicious. The food was prepared with obvious care and pleasing to both eye and palate. What a lovely date night!

Thank NRLong
Farah A, Owner at Zamarod Afghan Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

To be part of your valentine and dining experience, we at Zamarod are honored and privileged . Glad you have enjoyed your date night with us. Looking forward to serving you again . Sincerely Niaz

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We have eaten at Zamarod a number of times and are never disappointed. The food is excellent exceeded only by the hospitality and cordiality of the owner and chef. Zamarod has been open four years and is a wonderful addition to Great Falls, Virginia. It...More

Thank FredB911
Farah A, General Manager at Zamarod Afghan Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

We are very pleased and if it wasn't for the support and your dining we wouldn't be here.thank you much for your review we are looking forward to serving you again. Sincerely Niaz

Reviewed 19 October 2017

This restaurant is a hidden gem in Great Falls, Virginia, and more than worth a trip out of your way to eat there. Fantastic Afghan food--my favorite dish is Quabili Palaow, chunks of lamb in tomato sauce with saffron rice that has carrots, raisins, and...More

Thank jolkmc
Farah A, Owner at Zamarod Afghan Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

We are truly greatful and much appreciated for your kind words. We are very pleased that you had enjoyed your dinning with us, and thank you again for taking time to let others know about our services. Sincerely Niaz

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Zamarod has quite good Afghan cuisine in an intimate atmosphere. They have some outdoor dining, but it is too close to the parking lot to be useful. the owner greets guests and ensures their satisfaction. The music is Afghan and the owner will set the...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The food is very good. The chef will make great recommendations. If you don't like something, he will modify it.

Thank PhotoGalVA
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Fresh, tasty and interesting food in a warm family atmosphere. Vegetarian options and meat dishes. Never disappoints.

Thank Jazz F
Farah A, Owner at Zamarod Afghan Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We are delighted with your review and kind words. We appreciate your support and we will do whatever it takes to earn our customers trust and business. Sincerely niaz

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is my favorite restaurant in the area and a go-to choice when we have company to entertain. The dishes are exceptional and unique. Dor prepares the best lamb shanks I've ever eaten. Sometimes I just get the vegetable platter--eggplant, pumpkin, and spinach a usual...More

Thank hokiewilhelm
Farah A, Owner at Zamarod Afghan Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

we sincerely appreciated your review as always its a pleasure to be part of your dining experience.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We do take-away, I'd guess, every two weeks, if not more often, although we do sit-down when the mood strikes. Our frequent visits there are the best testament to the wonderful cuisine, the welcoming atmosphere, and the attentive service. We've been eating there since it...More

Thank WagnersParsifal
Farah A, Owner at Zamarod Afghan Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

coming home after a long day and reading your review I felt like a million bucks. I am very pleased that you took time to write this review. your kind words give me encouragement to do more and better

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Elegant but comfortable little gem tucked away in a little strip mall with impressive subtlety and care in the food preparation. Hummus comes with slices of cucumber and the salmon with pumpkin and spinach is a standout.

Thank cranberries0928
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Questions & Answers
Farah A
8 September 2015|
Response from Farah A | Property representative |
We have variety of vegan and vegeterian dishes. Patio is open throughout fall season.
4 September 2015|
Response from BlueOceanSurf | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant. Not sure if I understood the question. I don't believe (Google also confirms), the restaurant serves breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10123 Colvin Run Rd, A, Great Falls, VA 22066-1873
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Great Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 703-757-9300
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