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Shalimar Kabob

46000 Old Ox Rd. Send to Phone
703-326-0044
A Pakistani restaurant find in Northern Virginia.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Shalimar Kabob Restaurant Review

: Looking for Pakistani food in the metro area is a tough find, but it could lead you to this quaint and no-glam location on a back road in Sterling. This eatery cooks up some very flavorful dishes. Among these, the kabobs are probably the main reason to eat here, and of the various selections, the outstanding one is the very spicy chapli kabob, made with special house herbs. It comes with a side of naan, chickpeas, rice and a scoop of salad. On weekends, check out the nehari (spicy beef curry), paya (spicy beef trotters) and chicken biryani. If you like lassi drinks, go for the mango lassi, though you might want the special Kashmiri tea. Pakistani/Indian sweets are available for dessert. A daily buffet is offered, too.



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