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Ravi Kabob II

250 N. Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22203

703-816-0222

Neighborhood: Arlington, Arlington, Ballston

Cuisines: Middle Eastern

Opening Hours:
Open Tuesday through Thursday noon to 10, Friday and Saturday noon to midnight, Sunday noon to 10.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Nearby Metro Stops: Virginia Square-GMU, Ballston-MU

Price Range: Inexpensive

Dress: Informal

Noise Level: Chatty

Reservations: Not Needed

Website: http://www.ravikabobusa.com

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

Dirt Cheap Eats 2008: Ravi Kabob II

These exceptional Arlington kebab houses offer the prospect, rare these days, of eating well while eating a lot—a whole lot. An order of the matchless kebabs—made with halal lamb, chicken, or beef, marinated for 18 hours, and cooked over a charcoal grill until the meat is gently charred—comes with either bread (baked to order) or rice and a salad ($8.50). It’s the same deal for the karahi, a marvelous, head-clearing stew of tomato, ginger, chilies, and hunks of lamb or chicken or a portion of lamb’s brains. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

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