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3493 Laurel Fort Meade Rd, Laurel, MD 20724-2044
+1 301-498-3200
11:00 - 22:00
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Burtonsville, Maryland
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I had stopped here once before the renovation but because it was not the closest Indian/Pakistani restaurant to home, I did not return until last week. My loss. My son and I found the food to be superb. We are both vegetarians and found plenty of potions. The falafel was superb, some of the best I've had. The chickpeas --... More 

Thank ERM21
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441 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Gourmet Shish Kebab closed for a while to undergo some much needed renovation. We returned this evening and was told it had reopened in late 2015. The restaurant was painted, has new tables and chairs, new lighting, remodeled restrooms, and an expanded menu. Most people seem to use it for carry-out meals. The owner is the same and the food... More 

Thank jaimeelsabio
Laurel, Maryland
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200 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Good food in big servings. My wife and I usually split the combo platter. The place is clean and recently refurbished. It had been closed for some time for renovation. A wide variety of foods from Greece to the west to India on the east. There is a Mango drink from the Emirates that is thick and delicious. Good for... More 

Thank Patrick S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Got a chicken kebab. Spices are different from middle eastern flavors. Small amount of chicken for price tag. No sauces for dipping. One quarter of a small tomato barely grilled and another quarter of an onion. The bread provided was huge though....thick like a small pizza pie which was not really what I expected from getting kebabs from other places.... More 

Thank Lisa C
Annapolis, Maryland
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Gourmet Shish Kebab has been around for a very long time and I have been eating there since before the change in ownership. They have the best middle eastern cuisine in the area without the fancy accoutrements. It's basically very good food served in a very simple setting with few high quality kebab choices at extremely reasonable prices. Try the... More 

Thank JungleeBhalu
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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228 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

I like to check out Trip Advisor posts ahead of time when my husband decides on a restaurant, and then order the dishes that are mentioned most as being good. Several said their Naan bread was the best they had. That was true, it was the best we have had, and we have eaten at quite a few Indian Restaurants.... More 

Thank augweddedbells
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179 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013 via mobile

Excellent taste chicken, white beans and spinach. Placed order at counter with suggestions from helpful staff. Found a seat and waited for our food to come up then went to pick it up. A lot of self service so be prepared. This helps keep cost down I would bet. Naan was very good. Thicker than others I have had. Very... More 

1 Thank Jeppy405
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

Been going here years. Always good, rarely any wait. Could use an atmosphere upgrade but good middle eastern food and good value.

Thank Devomon B
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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326 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Went there for a dinner and got a combination plate of chicken curry, shish kebab, cabbage and beans, all of which was quite good and reasonably priced. The condition of the restaurant was rather rough though, seen better days. Takeout is a good option.

Thank Wyosoldier
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441 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

This is becoming one of our favorite spur-of-the-moment restaurants to stop for a good, quick, meal. While the interior is nothing special, totaling lacking in atmosphere, and in need of upgrading, the food is cooked fresh and is consistent in its quality. Most of the restaurant's business seems to be carry-out, although we always eat in. The Nan/flat bread is... More 

Thank jaimeelsabio

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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
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Indian, Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3493 Laurel Fort Meade Rd, Laurel, MD 20724-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Laurel
  • Phone Number: +1 301-498-3200

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