Cheap Eats 2013: Afghan Famous Kabob
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 19, 2013
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Afghan Famous Kabob
Address: 14702 Lee Hwy., Gainesville, VA 20155
Phone: 703-754-1600
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Afghan
Opening Hours: Open Sunday through Thursday 11 to 9:30 and Friday through Saturday 11 to 10.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Bone-in chicken kabob; lamb chops; bulanee; sambosas; seasoned rice.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

This is the most well rounded of the counter-service Afghan spots, with lots of veggie-friendly entrées. We like the delicate, leek-filled dumplings and the sampler of fried eggplant, spinach, and sautéed pumpkin topped with tangy yogurt. Sides—crisp green salad, spiced chickpeas—also stand out. Carnivores, don’t miss the aromatic shami kebabs, seasoned ground beef broiled over charcoal.

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