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Kabul Restaurant

2301 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6905
+1 206-545-9000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“eggplant” (18 reviews)
“custard” (7 reviews)
“korma” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Afghani, Middle Eastern, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2301 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6905
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We have been going to this wonderful restaurant for years and it never fails to please! Owner Wali is personable and his son provide excellent service - they are truly happy you chose their establishment and enjoy sharing their cuisine with you! The Ash (soup)...More

Thank Marie N
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Went to Kabul in Wallingford for the first time. We did not know what to expect. We were seated within 10 minutes. It is a small, cozy restaurant but not very loud. Since we had never eaten Afghan food, the Waiter made some suggestions. We...More

Thank Neal S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The food at this place was phenomenal. The kebabs are marinated in aromatic and tasty spices but the food is not spicy hot at all. I only gave them a 4 because service was a little disorganized. The place is very small so that could...More

Thank Azzouni
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This place has been around forever, but while it's no longer trendy , it's still amazing. The food is perfectly seasoned and perfectly cooked. The dessert is to die for.

Thank ediblecrayonz
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We had a very fun and delicious dinner at Kabul! We had the lamb kabob, wonderful long grain rice, and eggplant. We also had a delicious appetizer of pastry enclosing turnip and shared two desserts- baklava and a Rose custard, both of which were outstanding....More

Thank ScubadiverNskiier
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I really enjoyed the food and the hospitality of the owner. The staff was amazing...Totally recommend it.

Thank Abdolkarim D
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation and haven't been disappointed. The food is incredible - whether you like meat, veggies, or fish, this place impresses everyone! Been here a number of times and the quality is always there. We had our wedding reception here - informal...More

Thank AWM85
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The food represents authentic Afghan fare with its own unique blend of spices; extremely tasty and friendly staff!

Thank Anon00001
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Kabul Afghan Restaurant in the Wallingford neighborhood for the 2nd time and was as delighted as the first time several years ago. Warm atmosphere, wonderful selection of dishes including vegetarian- all with exotic Afghan spices(not hot spicy but very subtle and unique)-a nice change...More

Thank VSL-11-11
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We took a friend who had never had Afghani food. Between the 3 of us we had the eggplant, both vegetarian and with meat, and the Kabul pulau, which I can never resist. I had the cardamom tea. Everything was delicious as usual. Appreciated that...More

Thank paokano
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6905
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-545-9000
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