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Charcoal Kebab

394 Elden St, Herndon Pkwy., Herndon, VA 20170-4818
+1 703-435-2400
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebabs” (14 reviews)
“peas” (10 reviews)
“keema” (7 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
394 Elden St, Herndon Pkwy., Herndon, VA 20170-4818
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, no curb appeal and with the counter and kitchen at the back, the first opinion is to walk straight out. Don't. The food does taste good, well the fresh cooked meat and bread does. The sides, well I would give those a miss.

Thank weechancer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been eating here for years and have never had a bad experience. Love the chicken kebabs here and always get chick peas as my side dish and the bread which comes with your meal is amazing. Highly recommended

Thank Jibran K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to this place for lunch. He had keema and I had lamb kebab and both are excellent. Bread was superb, spinach and chick peas sides are equally tasty, as well as the salad. I also love, love their rice! TIPS:...More

Thank M D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, I went to a kebab place and got a gyro. After some plans fell through, I decided to get a to-go order from Charcoal Kebab on my way home for dinner. My food was ready when I arrived. I got a gyro salad (wrap...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The food was overcooked and the side dishes were warming a long time resulting in an unappetizing set of choices. There are much better options available.

Thank DAW59
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This kabob restaurant is well-known by locals and professionals alike. Went here for the first time for lunch today and it was really busy. This, to me, is a great sign! It also means that this is not a fast food restaurant. Upon placing my...More

Thank VA_Newlywed_0813
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Charcoal Kebab has become our go to weekend destination for relaxed, authentic, and oh so tasty Afghani cuisine. Love the keema and kubedeh kabobs. We've introduced a number of friends to this simple but inviting eatery and everyone loves it. I'm a big fan of...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I just at at this place for the first time. And I was very pleasantly surprised. This was our first time in this area and we were amazed by the diversity in food selections Including many kebab restaurants. This one had good ratings so we...More

Thank stephenmaddox1
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A great kebab place. They now have halem all week instead of weekends only. A must have for the adventurous. This is a great inexpensive place to get a good meal.

Thank cjdotheworld
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Thought I would try a new kabob spot. When I went to pick up my food the woman at the register had a runny nose and was coughing over the open food trays on the other side of the sneeze guard (sneeze guards protect food...More

Thank TT11541
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 Elden St, Herndon Pkwy., Herndon, VA 20170-4818
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: +1 703-435-2400
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