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Kabul Afghan Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
Aushak
spring onion-filled dumplings topped with yogurt and meat sauce, sprinkled with mint.
Mantu
dumplings filled with ground lamb and chickpeas.
Sambosa-e-goushti
fried pastries filled with ground lamb and chickpeas.
Bulanee
turnover filled with spring onion and spices.
Bulanee Katchalu
turnover stuffed with ground lamb, mashed potatoes, and spices.
Pakawra-e-badenjan
batter dipped slices of eggplant topped with yogurt and meat sauce.
Pakawra-e-katchalu
batter dipped slices of potatoes topped with yogurt and meat sauce.
SOUP
Aush
noodles, vegetables, and yogurt soup topped with meat sauce, sprinkled with dill.
ENTREES
all entrees are served with salad and afghan bread; challaw: white rice, pallaw: seasoned rice.
Kabab-e-teka
cubes of beef marinated, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
Kabab-e-gousfand
cubes of lamb marinated, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
Kabab-e-murgh
chunks of breast of chicken marinated, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
Kabab-e-mahe
marinated salmon, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
Kabab-e-shrimp
marinated jumbo prawns, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
Sea-food Combo
skewer of marinated salmon, and skewer of marinated prawns, charbroiled, served with pallaw.
Kabab-e-kofta
marinated ground beef, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
Kabuls Combination Kabab
best of both worlds; skewer of lamb or beef kabab, and skewer of chicken kabab served with pallaw.
Kabab-e-chopandaz
marinated veal loin chop, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
Kabab-e-chupan
marinated lamb loin chops, charbroiled on skewer, served with pallaw.
VEGETARIAN ENTREES
Challaw Kadu
sauteed pumpkin topped with yogurt, served with challaw.
Challaw Gulpi
stew of cauliflower cooked with tomatoes, onion, garlic and spices, served with challaw.
Challaw Sabsi
spinach sauteed with onion, garlic and spices, served with challaw.
Challaw Badenjan
eggplant stewed with onion, tomatoes and spices, topped with yogurt, served with challaw.
Vegeterian Platter
combination of sabsi, kadu, and gulpi, served with challaw.
SIDE DISHES
Sabsi
sauteed spinach cooked with garlic, onion and spices.
Kadu
sauteed pumpkin topped with yogurt and meat sauce.
Gulpi
stew of cauliflower cooked with garlic, tomatoes and onion.
Buranee Badenjan
sauteed eggplant topped with yogurt and meat sauce.
Charbroiled Veggies
bell pepper, onion, and cherry tomatoes, charbroiled on a skewer.
Naantar
yogurt with chopped cucumbers, cilantro, and dried mint.
BEVERAGES
Afghan Tea
black tea spiced with cardamom.
Coffee/iced Tea
Sodas
coke, sprite, diet coke, lemonade, orange soda.
Juices / Mineral Waters
apple, orange, cranberry, calistoga, pellegrino.
Dough
refreshing yogurt drink with chopped cucumbers, a touch of salt, and dried mint.
DESSERTS
Baklava
paper-thin layers of syrup-soaked pastry filled with walnuts.
Firnee
cardamom, rosewater flavored milk pudding topped with pishachios.
Afghani Ice Cream
cardamom, rosewater flavored ice cream topped with pistachios.
Goush E Feel
fried pastry in the shape of elephant's ear, dusted with cardamom, sugar and pistachios.
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Wine
Beers
heineken, becks dark, sierra nevada, amstel light, stella, o’doul’s (non-alcoholic)
House Wine
glass, half carafe, full carafe.
Dessert Wine
dobonnet rouge, dry sack, cream cherry, port.
PRICE RANGE
US$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Afghani
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant since it opened long time ago. The food is always consistent, flavorful and delicious. The tea is so good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank zzzjad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do yourself a favor. Don't do anywhere else if you want true Afghan food served with simple elegance and incredible flavor. If you're a meat eater, try the sabsi shallow - be prepared to go face down in it - my absolute favorite dish they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tgladek
Reviewed 1 week ago

You already read about the amazing meat and rice. All those reviews are true, but please try the soup, you won't be disapointed! Promise! Enjoy,

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Zsolt R
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed great food and service with eight people comfortably seated at a large round table. The typical veggie dishes including delicious pumpkin (kaddo) and various rice preparations (challow, pallow) are the foundational elements and all done very well. We paid a very modest corking fee...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fred200099
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Actually there are a few vegetarian entrees ( the pumpkin is awesome ) but this is an elegant t kebab place. They will mix them however you like. The establishment has been in Sunnyvale for years at a now "renewed" location. Nice place with very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lblane738091
Reviewed 6 December 2018

I really enjoyed Kabul and will be going back! I need a few more experiences to decide if they are excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michelledconsumergal
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Heavy but delicious food. Lots of options to choose from. The service was average, but that's masked by the quality of the food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank abdfahim
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The food is good. The portion sizes vary but I highly recommend the lamb rice combo or the lamb chicken skewer rice dish. The afghani tea is excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank juno1210
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is a great place for lunch or dinner. Good food and not a lot of ambient noise. The Kadu is my favorite and the kabobs are great. A lot of food per serviing.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GSmoluk
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Delicious food, professional crew and a nice place is all you want to spend a dinner with family and friends.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen M
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I would say about $50 without drinks.
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