Subscribe Now »

Special Holiday Deal

Give the Gift of the

Give one person a magazine subscription for $29.95, and get each additional subscription for just $19.95.

Cheap Eats 2008: Moby Dick House of Kabob
Comments () | Published June 1, 2008

Moby Dick House of Kabob - Germantown
Address: 12844 Pinnacle Dr., Germantown, MD 20874
Phone: 301-916-1555
Neighborhood: Germantown
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Saturday 11 AM to 10 PM. Open Sunday 11 AM to 9 PM.
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.

See all Cheap Eats 2008 restaurants 

Subscribe to Washingtonian
Posted at 12:00 AM/ET, 06/01/2008 RSS | Print | Permalink | Washingtonian.com Restaurant Reviews