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4201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3014
+1 215-386-8081
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“kebabs” (5 reviews)
“peas” (3 reviews)
“nan” (2 reviews)
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Pakistani, Indian, Middle Eastern, Halal
4201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Please, please, please try this place. It is beyond amazing. The service is so sweet and delightful. The nan, oh the nan, is top 1%. I have not had anything bad here and I crave it. I miss it. It is PHENOMENAL and so understated....More

Thank ManayunkMichelle
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A lot of reviewers have pointed out the negatives - slow service and no ambience. However, if you want delicious Pakistani food, I'd advise you to look past the negatives and give the food a try. I always get the half Kadhai chicken which they...More

Thank gourshruti
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The service is below acceptable. The place is not clean. Absolutely rude cashier. Didn't want to give me a receipt. Food came after 20 mins and was cold. The cashier insulted Gulf Arabs. Avoid. ..Avoid...Avoid!!!

Thank Khalid A
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I just wanted to take the time today do make a review, besides the delicious food they serve I was in there one night right before closing and witnessed them serving food to the homeless!! That warmed my heart!!

Thank Cristina A
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The place is a bit basic but the food is authentic Pakistani cuisine. I ate there at least twice on my visit to Philadelphia in 2013. They now deliver.

Thank Goodersr
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Foreign students go to this restaurant because of its reasonable price. The place is filthy & dirty. There are a few Paki restaurants and we thought of trying. Rotten food can easily hide under spice, but be prepared for after effect/sickness

Thank khan-Anne
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This is a greasy spoon place with the best kabab! Stars for food, not atmosphere. Just look for the parking lot filled with taxi cabs and you will know you are in THE place. The ground meat kabab came on a bed of light and...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Tasty Chicken Seekh, Boti kababs, nice breads and Chicken curry. Their kadai chicken and goat are also good. Place is not that great, an old diner, seating average. Food makes up for it though!

Thank HappyCamperAvi
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with this restaurant. There was a young man behind the counter that was very respectful. He even took potatoes out of my wife's vegetables dish after it was packed already(she has special diet). The portions were so huge I ate them...More

Thank OmHa2006
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent kebabs. The ambience isn't so good but the food is and that's what counts. We had the tandoori chicken, lamb kebab, biryani and lamb curry. Biryani was sub par, lamb curry was ok, kebabs were superb, roti and naan was average. We had kheer...More

Thank irlundee
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3014
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-386-8081
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