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Ariana Afghan Kabab Restaurant

) #1,396 of 9,272 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ Middle Eastern, , Halal
787 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5621
+1 212-262-2323
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (11 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
“kabobs” (3 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
787 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5621
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

I recently took my kids to dinner while we were visiting New York. The food was delicious and the wait staff were friendly and personable. I highly recommend the restaurant and will return again myself.

Thank Jhopp1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Listen, I've been going to this place for years. It's healthy and it's home-style. The owner is there every day and the quality is the same every time I go. I always order the Kabuli Palaw with Chicken. It's delicious!! I bring guests from out...More

Thank Max B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great food, good portions, and friendly service. For appetizers we had the pumpkin turnovers, which were crispy with a delicious filling. We also enjoyed the chicken Manto. For entrees we had the Kabuli Palow and another dish with eggplant and lamb. Both were delicious. For...More

Thank msague
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My girlfriend and I wanted to delve into some new cuisine so we stumbled upon an Afghan restaurant and thought this would definitely meet our quota. We were impressed from the start, with the restaurant's owner being highly attentive and welcoming. The atmosphere is friendly...More

Thank tromanCardiff
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Ariana is just around the corner. We order delivery via grubhub. (They also accept Seamless.) They're always prompt and the food is delicious. I'm especially fond of the spinach samusa and the bolonee qandana, a turnover filled with leeks (though actually they use scallions); you...More

Thank hopfrog
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of tiniest restaurants I have been to, but mighty in tasty and flavorful dishes. We have been here before and will go back. This time we had the pastries with potato and spices, and beef with spices, as appetizer. Crisp fillo-type dough,...More

Thank Fatadevis
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Kadoo Boulanee, Firnee, Kabobs and more served by owner with a sense of humor, welcoming atmosphere. Always come here when in NYC and feel at home, satisfyingly fed.

Thank IBmama2
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Started with manto appetizer -- can't even identify the delicious combination of herbs -- with just a touch of heat, in perfect dumplings, enhanced by a tangy sauce recommended by Raffi, your ever-present owner/waiter. The pumpkin curry over rice was just the right mix of...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A homey, laid back restaurant with delicious food. We shared the Mantu appetizer - delicious. You must order this. The black tea with cardamom was warm and inviting. I had a chicken shish kebab dish with delicious long grained rice decorated with carrots and raisins....More

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This place was recommended and I'm really glad we went. The restaurants decor reflects origins of the owner and is really interesting. The owner served at the tables and he was very friendly. We shared a starter of aubergine and yogurt, then had lamb with...More

Thank bean10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5621
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-262-2323
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