Cheap Eats 2017: Amoo’s Restaurant

About Amoo's Restaurant

cuisines
Chinese
Location(s)
6271 Old Dominion Dr
McLean, VA 22101
4316 Markham St
Annandale, VA 22003

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The orchid-strewn kebab plates at this McMansion-country Persian spot are some of the prettiest around. And thanks to the care of father/son owners Masoud and Sebastian Oveysi, some of the most delicious, too. One of the combo plates—say, Cornish hen and savory ground-beef kubideh—makes an easy share. It’s worth paying a few extra bucks for a rice upgrade. The plain basmati is good, but the elaborate polos—accented with orange peel and carrot or with lima beans, lime, and dill—are stellar. Also good: Lamb chimichurri kebab; eggplant dip.

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