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Friends Kabob

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1195 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3402
+1 202-828-9191
11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Usually my first stop when in DC. Love the food...meat so tender and tasty..and large portions. Love this place!

Thank Mark M
Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had an economical and delicious dinner. It appeared lots of local workers came to have lunch here. They had an interesting Turkish or Iranian ice cream. The restaurant was clean and the proprietor was very helpful in assisting us with our choices. Highly recommend it.

Thank pjplomari
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I just wanted to personally thank "Amin" and all staff of this great kabob place. The chicken kabob has a I just wanted to personally thank "Amin" and all staff of this great kabob place. The chicken kabob has a secret special recipe that brings a full juicy flavour to your taste buds. Their plates are not plastic and portions... More 

Thank Hossein L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a nice little place close to L and 20th Street. When you first walk in you think it is an icecream place. It is not! It actually has real food. Good stuff at that. I had the special. I had no idea what it was except for the rice. It was great! Reina was very nice to have... More 

Thank Daniel S
Lutherville, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

I had the falafal platter and it was ok, but I've had far better. The platter comes with a bed of rice, 6 or so falafal balls (well prepared), a small amount of hummus, a small salad and a two small pieces of pita-like bread. The whole meal just came across as dry - the falafal needed some yogurt sauce... More 

Thank Matt P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

This is OK Afghan food. It's not spectacular, but not bad. It's a crowded shop, which means that maybe others have had other dishes available that are more stellar than the kebabs that I ordered. I will go back when I'm hankering for some Afghan food.

Thank offthewalls
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

I have tried so many different places for lunch in Downtown DC. This is definitely one of the juiciest and yummiest Chicken Kebabs I ever had, much better than Moby Dick's and other places around - you can't even compare. And I am super picky with my food. I have eaten here at least 15 times in last year and... More 

Thank Roselin79
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Went with three other friends and had a chicken kabob lunch. The chicken was a bit dry but the seasoning was very good. The place was busy and this was my first time but I will try it again next trip.

Thank PrsTrainer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 20th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3402
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-828-9191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?