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Afghan Kebab House #1

764 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6321
+1 212-307-1612
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb tikka” (6 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
“aushak” (3 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
$$ - $$$
764 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6321
Neighbourhood: Midtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I went here on a whim while visiting NYC and this restaurant set the pace for the whole trip. It is a small place with amazing food. We had the aushak(?) appetizer and then ordered the combo kebabs with a side of...More

Thank Jaysuhn12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've had Afghani food before and it was ok. THIS! This was damned good! The yoghurt dill sauce, set out as a condiment, was...unreal!

Thank jasminmau
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Walked in off the street with a good friend with no knowledge of the food quality/service. Female wait staff was attentive. No alcohol available; BYOB. Ordered eggplant boorani, ribeye steak, and cauliflower dish. Food taste/amount served is excellent. Quiet atmosphere, muted music over speakers in...More

Thank ExcitedNYS
Reviewed 9 October 2016

staff seen arguing--very unprofessional food mediocre--other customers were arguing with staff as well

Thank operatorsm1
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We enjoyed out meal and the service at Afghan Kebab House. We did not have appetizers only because we weren’t that hungry. I had the Palan Sabei and it was very good, my partner had the Combo Kebab and he enjoyed it. Both came with...More

1  Thank LadyScags
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered Kabuli which is meat Kebab with rice. They have a nice drink call dough which is yogurt milk with mint and cucumber.

1  Thank Abdul_Alyafei
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I've been going to this cafe for at least 15 years, it's in my 'hood, and it is CONSISTENTLY DELICIOUS!! Fresh, never pre-prepared, aromatic, flavorful….the best! A real plus to keep expenses down is that they do not serve alcohol, though when you arrive with...More

1  Thank frankiez286
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A smallish place on busy 9th avenue which has been around for 20 years. Their rice is full of fragrance and their best dishes are Lamb, Beef and Shrimp on skewers which are delicately flavored and are served with rice. Afghan bread and salad. Hot...More

1  Thank jeelaylone
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Genuine Afghan cuisine serving all sorts of eastern delicacies spiced appropriately. Best Elephants Leg (Doner) that I have had since my youth in the Khyber Pass in Bradford Yorkshire England..

1  Thank richard p
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Just to update a review from last year. It appears that changes have been made (new point of sale system), updated decor, cloth tablecloths. And it appears that there are new owners??, at least a new crew out front. The food was CLOSE to our...More

2  Thank Dennis C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 764 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6321
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-307-1612
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