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Charlie's Kabob Grill

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12235 Capital Blvd, Wake Forest, NC 27587-6200
+1 919-554-0938
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Central Jersey
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service great food. Tasty n good amount. Need to know what your ordering so you don't get upset. Will be back for gyros n salad!

Thank Reigne8
Oxford, NC
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Charlie's is THE go-to place for my wife and me when we go to Wake Forest. The Mediterranean food is fresh, flavorful, and, in a word, fantastic! I never get anything but the "Charlie's special" (a Greek salad, Lebanese rice, and lamb gyro meat with delicious taziki sauce). My wife likes the kabobs or the gyros. The service is also... More 

Thank Randy M
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

So, we've lived in the area for about 8 months and had seen the signs and the outside but hadn't ever ventured in and we recently got a coupon in the mail for a free meal with the purchase of another meal and two drinks and we thought 'why not'. Well, it was so good, that we came back the... More 

Thank MarshallTFoster
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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443 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We love a quick, healthy, and tasty meal at Charlie's Kabob. We always get the platters where you can choose your sides. Love the lamb shwarma with greek salad, humous, and pita. Prices are good too! Staff is friendly and you can eat in or take out.

Thank LPLoveToTravel
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

While I usually get a Greek salad with a chicken Kebob, every now and then I get a gyro or souvlaki. Outstanding Greek/Mediterranean for a tristate transplant!

Thank basisdiva
Merritt Island, Florida
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Visited today with the hubs and daughter. Monday's special is lamb gyro with fries and a drink for $6.49. The owner/manager/Charlie(?) turned back a meal because he did not feel the cook had prepared the fries well enough. He said they needed to be golden. Suchvprude he had in his product. I was impressed. On the whole this little restaurant... More 

Thank traveling32952
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite places to eat! The food is awesome, especially the hummus! Everyone in the family has a favorite and we are never disappointed!

Thank 11AnneC11
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We came across Charlie's (off of Capital) a few years after moving to the Wake Forest area, and decided to give it a try. I brought home a sampling of their offerings to try out and it went over well, and we've been regulars for the last 5 years or longer. Great food, and great value.

Thank Pat B
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I love Greek food and this place doesn't disappoint. Everything is fresh and made to order. I've never had a bad meal here.

Thank EricaRC
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

First let me be clear that this "average" rating only pertains to this particular visit. Typically, the food is really good. Visited here on a Thursday evening. Ordered Charlie's Special and a Spicy T Wrap. The gyro meat which comes in both dishes wasn't very good this time and I think the reason is because it was cut into think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12235 Capital Blvd, Wake Forest, NC 27587-6200
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 919-554-0938

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