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Khyber Pass Cafe

1571 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2229
+1 651-690-0505
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1571 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2229
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been wanting to go to Khyber Pass for years. Finally went for dinner one night in the middle of the week. Service was great and the decor is very authentic. I love Mediterranean food, but I was somewhat disappointed, as my lamb kabab...More

Thank mozartMinneapolis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh, flavorful food filled with aromatic spices? Check. Friendly, attentive staff? Check. Solid wine and local beer selection? Check. Family friendly? Check. Cozy, inviting atmosphere? Check. This restaurant literally ticks all the boxes. Whether you're looking to break out of your routine and try something...More

Thank taylorplayer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister took me here since she was familiar with this neighborhood. This is among the most delicious food of the style which I have had in a long time. Strongly recommend for a pleasant lunch. Had the cardamom flavored tea as a drink and...More

Thank dhefu
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Went for a 7:00 dinner on a Friday and able to be accommodated without a reservation. Selection is great, food is very authentic. If you like lamb, this is the place. Healthy serving size of lean succulent chunks of tasty lamb. A nice simple selection...More

Thank Brando62
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Both at lunch for the buffet or at dinner for a leisurely meal, you will find yourself surrounded by carpets, weavings, and other artifacts from Afghanistan. Delicious food to go with the pleasant ambience.

Thank Sieglinde G
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We have going to this wonderful spot for at least 20 years, but have not been there for several. We were greeted warmly by the owner and were served by attentive and helpful staff. We decided to do the buffet as we wanted to experience...More

Thank gpotvin
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I've been meaning to go to this restaurant for a long time but finally went this month. Why did I wait? Nice menu of Afghan food, useful explanations, and helpful waitstaff. The decor was traditional and modern all at the same time. I give this...More

Thank CornellGirl
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times and have loved everything we've ordered. Especially love the Kadu Borani. The lamb or vegetarian shola are favorites as well.

Thank MnTravelingMom00
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited for an early dinner, and we loved it. The food was flavorful and distinctive. Great atmosphere with music and decor to set the stage. Friendly and welcoming in every way. Put Khyber Pass Cafe on your list!

Thank Kristi W
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I've lived down the street from this restaurant for years, but had never been. So glad I finally went! We loved the atmosphere, with rugs on the ceiling. The staff were welcoming and helpful for first-timers. The food was delicious. We loved the squash appetizer,...More

Thank MP2132
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-690-0505
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