We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Afghan Kabob Palace

400 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1742
+1 434-245-0095
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (12 reviews)
“kabobs” (11 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
400 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1742
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (135)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered a great dinner for four, which included a couple of delicious appetizers, salads, several entrees, and desserts. The food was delicious and the service was great. If we lived in Charlottesville, this would be a regular dinner spot for us.

Thank BAN1992
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SOOOO MUCCHHH really good food for the buck. The Naan is superb. The first time I ordered in for delivery, one of the principals came to my office to ensure I wanted THAT much food. I didn't. But then I had lunch for a week....More

Thank Lis M
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Had not eaten Afghan food for over a year and decided that it was definitely time. We were not disappointed. What a feast! The restaurant was more elegant Than I expected. The food was superb. Not knowing the portions, we ordered more than enough. I...More

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Oh, my. The ashok with leeks was heavenly. We had the complete dinner for four on Wednesday night, and came back for a rerun on Thursday, because it was that good. From the cardamon-ginger tea to the dessert custard with rosewater, every dish was delicious....More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

As one reviewer already wrote: "decent, not very great." Compared to the long gone Panjshir II restaurant in Vienna, VA (5-star), this was good, but only 4-star. Yet, as the only Afghani restaurant in C'ville, we plan to return. Kadu is one of my favorite...More

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We went today with my sister and brother in law, and it was a great surprise : very good quality buffet, very tasty (with both spicy and non-spicy food), and not even expensive. The room is not too big so it's rather cozy and calm,...More

Thank LuisaNoor
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The food here is decent, not very great. It has a mix of Afghan, Pakistani and Indian cuisines. Good service.

Thank JayeshKannan
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is a lovely place to eat--the food, the atmosphere, the service. If you are a vegetarian, it is better to order off the menu than partake in the buffet. Most of the seemingly vegetable dishes are made with chicken bouillon. From the menu, I...More

Thank SwamiAsokananda
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Food was delicious. Not knowing much about Afghan food, we tried some items that looked good. The experience was great, as well as the service. We'll be trying the restaurant again for the other items on the menu. My guess is that the rating will...More

Thank scubajoe01
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We enjoyed our dinner here a great deal, opting for the Dinner for Two for $38. It included samosas, kabobs, salad, baklava, tea, and more. Quite a nice selection. The place was clean, the food fresh, and the service attentive. We could not ask for...More

Thank vwp
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Charlottesville
Excel Inn & Suites
152 reviews
.19 miles away
Cavalier Inn at the University of Virginia
551 reviews
.27 miles away
Residence Inn by Marriott Charlottesville
265 reviews
.64 miles away
UVA Inn at Darden
351 reviews
.68 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Sedona Taphouse
243 reviews
.50 miles away
Moe's Original Bar B Que
89 reviews
.34 miles away
Ivy Provisions
56 reviews
.52 miles away
Nearby Attractions
University of Virginia
1,088 reviews
.40 miles away
The Corner
65 reviews
.67 miles away
John Paul Jones Arena
43 reviews
.19 miles away
The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia
53 reviews
.39 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Afghan Kabob Palace staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1742
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-245-0095
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing