Cheap Eats 2008: Moby Dick House of Kabob
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Moby Dick House of Kabob - Dupont Circle
Address: 1300 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-833-9788
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 11 AM to 10 PM. Open Friday 11 AM to 4 AM. Open Saturday noon to 4 AM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Dupont Circle, Farragut North
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: N/A
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes kabob e kubideh; grilled swordfish kebab; hummus.

Why go: The name has it wrong; it’s really the sides—the fluffy, buttered rice sprinkled with brick-colored sumac and the hot, heavenly rounds of blistered bread—that inspire the devotion of Moby’s legions of regulars.

What to get: The juicy, assertively seasoned kabob e kubideh, so tender you can cut it with a plastic fork; grilled swordfish kebab; satiny and garlicky hummus.

Best for: A complete and affordable pre- or postmovie dinner.

Insider tip: Don’t order until fresh disks of bread have been mounted on the wall.

Open daily for lunch and dinner.

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