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Charlie Kabob

395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA
+1 310-393-5535
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good64%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“rice” (5 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2016

Ate here last night with my wife. Queue for food when we arrived around 8pm I ordered the Charlie's Special (combination of skirt beef kebabs, chicken shish and adana kebab). Came with rice and salad and bread. Initially ordered a half rotisserie chicken for my...More

Thank PathManSlough
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The lentil soup was vile. It tasted strongly of detergent. I told the man behind the counter but he just stared at me. Then he said he would take care of it, but I watched him from our table over the next twenty minutes and...More

Thank AerialsGymnasts
Reviewed 24 August 2016

There is no ambiance - i go to the one at Santa Monica Place. But the food is so good you won't be staring at anything other than your plate. They've catered a formal event for me - I refused to tell the guests where...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

LOVE the ground sirloin kabob. And I don't know how they make the rice so fluffy and delicious; best I've had.

Thank Lauri A
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem . We wet roaming around Santa Monica and ate here . It is delicious good at a good price . We are huge fans of Persian food . I would recommend the kebabs and the pita sandwiches not so much...More

Thank kibura
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Whether you call it kebab, kebob, or kabob it's mighty tasty quickie food while up top in the mall. Nice varied selection of meat with fixings accompanied with rice and salad - it almost isn't quickie food at all. Very tasty and fills you up...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 9 May 2015

After a long flight from the UK, I was hungry, really hungry and wanted something fresh, hot and filling. After a little walking around, I found Charlie Kabob (in the rest of he world this would be kebab), I ordered the small chicken and beef...More

2  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Good halal restaurant inside the mall. The gyros were pretty good. There was a slight delay in getting the food.

Thank Sibish B
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

It has good selection of Iranian traditional food and starters. The quality of the main courses not up to our expectation and not similar to Iranian restaurants within LA. I don't recommend it for Iranian cuisine lovers.

Reviewed 6 July 2014

So, I was looking for a Halal take away place in Santa Monica today and found this Persian restaurant. They are tucked away, in the food court, on the top floor of Santa Monica shopping mall. Place was busy when I got there. Staff was...More

2  Thank Shahzad A
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-5535
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