Really good Persian food. The lamb chops were amazing. It is a pity that they will close soon. I hope they will relocate somewhere in Bethesda.
The staff was rude and arrogant. He did not come to check on quality of food until my table companions were done. The rice was old and the meat was over cooked and dry.
Felafel sandwich was heavy on the onions. Lamb kebab was good but nothing special.
Wonderful experience. It was my mom's Birthday and they surprised her with cake and candle while the music of restaurant was playing the "Happy Birthday" song.
attentive service, good food and a nice atmosphere. We will return, specially with parking on the back around bethesda, it's a gem.
This restaurant is very reasonably priced. The food is very good and the service is excellent. We were served by a very nice gentleman who strove to give us exactly what we wanted. Moreover, it has a parking lot behind the restaurant. Highly recommend.
Kabob Bazaar is tucked away on Wisconsin Ave. and can be easily missed or dismissed on a strip of store fronts that includes Philadelphia Mike's, a Persian rug store and an optometrist. The easiest way to get to it is through the rear entrance of the "mall" in the parking lot located on Woodmont Ave. and walk through it to Wisconsin Ave. So logistics are needed to get there. It's figuratively a small price to pay.
The Mediterranean menu is extensive, with both traditional and creatively prepared dishes, all a delight., whether appetizers, entrees, or dessert. The ambience was so enjoyable--brick walls with arches and niches with photos from the Old Country-- and even though the restaurant was filled and included a number of large parties, the four of us had no trouble engaging in conversation in, well, conversational, volume. Our server, a wonderfully warm older gent from the Old Country, was so welcoming and warm that we all thought, unfortunately as it turned out incorrectly, that he was the owner. And, when the check came it literally was a small price to pay.
You'll want to come back again and again!
Our first time dining here as we wanted to have lunch before heading over to the National Philharmonic concert at the Strathmore. The staff was very nice and still had our table reserved although we were 30 minutes late due to traffic. The restaurant is just difficult to find if you are on a certain street (forgot the name). Parking is not the best and you have to be careful where you park or you will get towed. Overall, the food was good and the lamb kabob was cooked perfectly. Plus, they had flat screen TVs visible so you can watch the games.
Food was excellent as always. Service was attentive. Love their rices. Favorite place to eat.
This was my second time at the restaurant and the food was top notch each time. The Persian vegetable soup was tasty, thick and different. The main courses were delicious. The two of us both had baklava for desert. It was heavier, dryer and not as sweet as we're used to but very good in its own way. The person I was with was enthralled by a pomegranate sauce noted on an entrée on the menu but didn't want the dish. The waiter brought over a very generous sample of the sauce for her to try. She loved it.
The one downside of the evening was that two groups of college age people (10-12 in each group) were there - one inside and one outside. The inside group was there when we arrived and the outside group came towards the end of our meal. These groups, of course, greatly reduced the speed of service. It was still accommodating but stretched out. The time to get our check and pay it was inordinately long.
In terms of the noise level, we were more affected by the inside group. They were not loud on a constant basis or in any way obnoxious. However, a TV set was on in the dining room with a college football game on the screen. The group reacted to plays as the game progressed. It felt that I was in a sports bar rather than a relatively low key restaurant. I've been to other restaurants that had a TV on in the bar area but not in the middle of the restaurant.
The above will not keep me from returning because the food is really good. However, I might consider not staying if similar groups were there, unless my interest was to watch the game.