Great Takeout: Ravi Kabob House
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Ravi Kabob
Address: 305 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: 703-522-6666
Neighborhood: Arlington, Arlington, Ballston
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 11 AM to 1 AM, Friday and Saturday 11 AM to 2 AM, Sunday 11 AM to midnight.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Virginia Square-GMU, Ballston-MU
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Lamb and lamb brains karahi; kebabs, including lamb chops, bone-in chicken, kubideh, and seekh kebab; chana masala; mango lassi.
Price Details: Appetizers $1.25 to $2.50, entrées $9 to $17.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

If you like it spicy, the Pakistani Ravi Kabob House (305 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington; 703-522-6666) is the place. Halal lamb ($19.99) or chicken karahi ($17.99) is fragrant with ginger, garlic, and cilantro. Portions feed two and include fluffy basmati rice and pita. Other skewers—fiery yogurt-marinated lamb chops, milder chicken on and off the bone, and the ground meat seekh kebab—are succulent and beautifully seasoned ($7.99). The house chickpea stew, lahori choley ($2.99), makes a nice foil for the meats.

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