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Kabul Restaurant

106 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
+1 215-922-3676
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (23 reviews)
“aushak” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Indian, Halal
$$ - $$$
106 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had four for dinner, the starters were good and full of flavor. the main courses were OK but not spectacular, I may just be comparing to Punjabi food. the portions are more than generous. my rule of thumb is a small portion of excellent...More

Thank Lagden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I very much wanted to give this restaurant a better ranking. My wife and I have always enjoyed Afghan food. However, almost everything we partook of (from the tea to kadu) were strangely flavorless. The lamb in saffron was oddly flat. They weren't busy when...More

Thank C J
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Food was average and so was the service. Lamb Kabobs were a bit chewy; serving size was small. What bothered me most was the that automatic gratuity was included in the bill. I would not have tipped to the level included.

Thank SunnyNewJersey1
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 7 and we ordered different types of food and they all tasted amazing. We also tried their desert which were out of this world. Definitely a must to try this place...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I ordered a dish called Chef's Ashaak (spelling?) listed, with a description, under 'House Specialties'. I found it one of the most delicious restaurant meals I have had in a long time. Service was a bit slow, even though the place was not crowded.

Thank David7310
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We really enjoyed the subtle flavors of our meal - similar to Indian, but different. While the decor is not fancy - clearly a family working hard to provide culturally authentic food, we enjoyed our meal very much. And, it was very reasonably priced. If...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Have been eating at Kabul for years and have never had a bad meal. Always excellent food and great service. Highly recommended!!

Thank afmusic
Reviewed 5 March 2017

You know when you have a really great meal at a restaurant years ago and then remember it later and decide to go back and get all excited? Well, that was my situation with Kabul. I must have eaten there in the late 90s or...More

Thank CarlottaW
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Restaurant was available with seats on a saturday evening. So went in in a group of 3. Waited almost an hour for the food to arrive. Just 3 main courses. Uncleared tables when we arrived and took a while to cleaned up. Food was not...More

Thank Gielock
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is the second time we have visited Kabul and we agreed we can no longer keep it a secret! Kabul is an Afghani restaurant located on Chestnut Street among a mix of restaurants--both ethnic and trendy. At once when you enter, you are welcomed...More

Thank armhumber
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-3676
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