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“Very Tasty”
Review of Jahan Kabob

Jahan Kabob
Ranked #6 of 49 Restaurants in Morrisville
Cuisines: Afghani
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Jahan Kabob is a small Afghani fusion (a bit of Pakistani, Indian, etc.) restaurant located in the Pennsbury Shopping Center in Morrisville, which is about a minute from the Calhoun Street Bridge that connects to Trenton, NJ. From the outside, Jahan Kabob doesn't look like much, and inside there are just a few tables, leading me to believe that take-out comprises a large part of its business. However, we went for a relatively late mid-week dinner (around 7:30 PM), so the lack of activity (both eat-in and take-out) was not surprising. We decided to eat at the restaurant.

We picked up a couple of menus and sat down at a table before deciding on our meals, which we ordered at the counter. [The various portions of the meal were served at the table, however.]

Although we were the customers to eat in while we were at the restaurant, a number of patrons picked up take-out while we were there. The chef, who seemed very friendly, chatted with most of them in a manner that suggested that they were locals or regulars.

My companion and I both had chicken kabobs (the Mediterranean and Chicken Seekh Kabobs, respectively), both of which included rice and salad, for under $10 each. I had initially asked for two other items on the menu, but the restaurant apparently had run out of the main ingredients at that late hour. That said, we were both pleased with the kabobs. Both were grilled and very tasty. We did think the rice was a bit oily, which another reviewer had noted as well.

Surprisingly, the restaurant was unable to make the specialty drinks we wanted (milk chai and afghan lassi). In fact, the only specialty drink available was mango lassi, so we each order one. They were quite tasty, but also quite thick, making it a bit of a challenge to drink until much of the ice melted.

In summary, don't go for the atmosphere. Given the small amount of number of available seating, take-out may be a better option for most patrons, particularly at lunch or dinnertime, but do try the food. If our visit was representative, you can expect to get a warm and friendly reception along with a tasty meal.

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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The chicken Kabab was fresh and had a good taste
The rice on the side was a bit oily but the salad was fresh
Good option for take out food
The place is pretty busy and the lamb Kabab also looked good
May be try next time !

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

We go here often for lunch and take out. The food is absolutely the best. They make a gyro and falafel that you can either have on a pita or homemade naan. Definitely if you want a different experience for your sandwich try the naan! My favorite is the lamb shank dinner. I won't make it at home since no one else in the family will eat it so it's always a treat to go here. It's a deliciously braised lamb shank finished off with a wonderful tangy sauce mixed with peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes and spices. That with the rice and your in heaven.
We've also had their samosas as an appetizer and they are wonderful. We've had the chicken and vegetable (little spicy) both are great.

The owner and family are always kind and welcoming, give this restaurant a try you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I've been to Jahan Kabob at least a dozen times. If you've never had Afghani cuisine, then it is sort of a mixture of Indian and Middle Eastern. It has all the kebabs and gyros and other staples of Middle Eastern food, with the delicious spiciness of Indian. I've never been disappointed in any of the dishes I've had at this restaurant, and it is my go to local Middle Eastern place. I especially enjoy the kofta entree and the cholay appetizer.

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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Everything the other reviews say is true. The food is simply outstanding. The ambience is "meh" (the place is located in a dated strip mall). The owner is a nice guy, gave great tips on the best plates. The gum chewing cashier mentioned in another review seems to be gone. The food is truly outstanding. Don't going looking for wonderful ambiance, just great food!

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