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Charlie Kabob

395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372
+1 310-393-5535
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good55%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
6 Jan 2018
“Highly Recommended Quality Meal”
1 week ago
“Dinner on the Run”
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not impressed. I got the beef filet kabob which was good. The I wanted saffron rice which was ok not great and the tabouli Salad was not like how i like it. was not good to me. I don't know that i would...More

Thank dqueen1
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for Persian food, you will be disappointed. The food has Persian names but lacks flavor. These are what we tried: 1) I ordered Flafel platter but they gave me the sandwich. I didn't notice it until I got back to the...More

Thank Joethecritique
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I come to Santa Monica once a month and this is the highlight of my day. All of their meals are very substantial, filling and can possibly feed two people. All the food is always made to order so it is very fresh. The only...More

Thank world33
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

It's hard to choose if everything they sell are the "best seller". We tried the Charlies best and the sirloin. They are all so filling and delicious.

Thank Weiss W
Reviewed October 9, 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 August 24, 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 August 24, 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 June 28, 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 LauriA130
Reviewed June 22, 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 November 20, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-5535
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