Moby Dick House of Kabob - Gaithersburg
105 Market St.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Open Monday through Thursday 11 AM to 10 PM. Open Friday and Saturday 11 AM to 11 PM. Open Sunday noon to 9 PM.
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: N/A
Reservations: Not Needed
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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