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Khyber Pass

34 St. Marks Pl. (Second & Third Aves.) Send to Phone
212-473-0989 | Order Now! | Menu
This authentic Afghani eatery is an East Village institution.


 
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Lunch Fri.-Sun., Dinner nightly
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Khyber Pass Restaurant Review

: The intimate setting --- complete with wafting aromas from the available hookah --- and genuine Afghan cuisine make Khyber Pass a special treat. On an otherwise unassuming --- some would call it tacky --- stretch of St. Marks Place, the venue quietly sits, one of the few Afghan restaurants in the whole of New York. It soldiers on with a solid kitchen that turns out authentic cuisine. Dig into fesenjan, sweet-and-sour chicken with pomegranate and walnuts, or ashak, steamed scallion dumplings with yogurt-mint sauce. Menu selections also include meat kebabs and vegetarian dishes like kabuli palow, browned basmati rice topped with raisins, slivered carrots and almonds. A two-person prix-fixe is available for less than $50.
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