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4201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3014
+1 215-386-8081
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nan” (3 reviews)
“kebab” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Pakistani, Indian, Middle Eastern, Halal
4201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3014
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Not a bad place for an evening meal, you get plenty of food for your money. Some dishes are better than others, but two people would be completely full with one meal and one a le carte item.

Thank Sami L
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The kebabs here are excellent. Side dishes are good as well. We have eaten here or take out many times most recently 11/10/17.

Thank js778811
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We tried Kabobeesh on the advice of a former local. It is not flashy or trendy but if you are seeking the best Chicken Karahi outside of Lahore, this is the place! They use a decades old karahi (cooking vessel) that has obviously been tempered...More

Thank plpark55
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 3 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 11 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 13 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 14 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
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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