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906 J St, Modesto, CA 95354-0802
+1 209-525-3636
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it! Kabobs we're awesome Very Nice atmosphere. Waitress was very nice and never kept us waiting.

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Thank Ruth B
Modesto, California
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was delicious, plentiful, authentic, and flavorful! The staff were friendly and helpful, and parking was easy.

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Thank MsKiesha
Lafayette, California
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162 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With so few decent and comfortable “go to” places to eat in Modesto, Skewers endures. They have a menu that has something for everyone’s taste and a good bar. We had the Lamb Shanks and Sabzee Stew. Both dishes were fresh and very tasty. The service is friendly and efficient. It’s not a superstar establishment, but it does what it... More 

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Thank casilva54
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have eaten with family and friends at Skewers Restaurant for the past three years and been treated to excellent service and an amazing cuisine. Skewers has its famed dishes like garlic saffron chicken, imported basmati rice and sirloin steak that has been marinated for 72 hours before it is served. The restaurants ambiance is clean and refreshing. We have... More 

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Thank Bob A
Modesto, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great food and service. Always order half rice and half vegetables so I get more veggies. Everything we have ordered has been delicious. We have had parties in their banquet room including our 60th wedding anniversary celebration.

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Thank Joyce T
Modesto, CA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Waitress never returned after bringing the food. Not once. I finally had to go up front to request check. She had overcharged me. I requested a correction to the bill and she refused. Very rude.

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Thank Graceada
Newman
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Skewers is a lovely restaurant in downtown Modesto. The food is delicious and full of flavor. We love going there for all of our special occasions!

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Thank James B
Modesto, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have only been for lunch however, Skewers has a very nice atmosphere even during the day. Always have had great service and food is delicious. I typically order the greek salad with the chicken. I love the flavor of the chicken and the greek salad is crisp, fresh and yummy. I have never had chicken that included skin, or... More 

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Thank lorigarcia
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review Lori! It is our pleasure to have you dine with us for lunch and we appreciate your continued business! More 

Durham, North Carolina
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We walked over from our hotel and ordered the Mediterranean Sampler (starter) and the Chef's Combo (entree) with a bottle of wine. It was varied, all delicious, and plenty of leftovers for the next day's lunch. Service was attentive and cheerful. Very clean. Just a fun not-run-of-the-mill cookie cutter restaurant. Seemed filled with locals celebrating birthdays and friendships. Would return... More 

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Thank knittergram
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us on your trip! Next time you are in town we look forward to seeing you. We appreciate you taking the time to give us a 5 star review! More 

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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We have dined at Skewers since they opened. Love the main dishes especially the lemon chicken and salmon. My husband loves the lamb chops. The appetizers are also very good. The variety tray is perfect to get a taste of many dishes in one. We also cater from them for all our occasions. What differentiates them is the consistency of... More 

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Thank Caroline M
brad m, Manager at Skewers, responded to this review

Thank you for 14 years of support! We love our guests like family and are honored to be a part of your family's milestone events :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 J St, Modesto, CA 95354-0802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Modesto
  • Phone Number: +1 209-525-3636
Description
Skewers Kabob House began as a family operation in 2003 and was dedicated to bringing healthy and delicious fare to Modesto. That same mission still holds true today, shown by their exceptional lunch and dinner menus, relaxing Mediterranean atmosphere, and pleasurable service. At Skewers, there's really something for the whole family! Bring the kids to eat for free Saturday and Sunday between 12pm and 4pm, enjoy a Mediterranean-style belly dancing show every Saturday, relax with a half-off bottle of wine on Wednesdays, or relax late into evening in our bar patio on the weekends. So whether you're looking to book a private party in one of their two Banquet Halls, or simply want to enjoy some family time with great food, Skewers Kabob House is an excellent choice!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?