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Charlie Kabob

Santa Monica
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395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA
+1 310-393-5535
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Slough, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Ate here last night with my wife. Queue for food when we arrived around 8pm I ordered the Charlie's Special (combination of skirt beef kebabs, chicken shish and adana kebab). Came with rice and salad and bread. Initially ordered a half rotisserie chicken for my wife, but they ran out so swapped this for a Chicken Shish. I enjoyed it!... More 

Thank PathManSlough
Arlington, Virginia
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The lentil soup was vile. It tasted strongly of detergent. I told the man behind the counter but he just stared at me. Then he said he would take care of it, but I watched him from our table over the next twenty minutes and he did nothing. In any case I did not eat the soup and was glad... More 

Thank AerialsGymnasts
Santa Mo
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

There is no ambiance - i go to the one at Santa Monica Place. But the food is so good you won't be staring at anything other than your plate. They've catered a formal event for me - I refused to tell the guests where I'd gotten the food until they went back for seconds and a casual lunch. The... More 

Thank Amy S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

LOVE the ground sirloin kabob. And I don't know how they make the rice so fluffy and delicious; best I've had.

Thank Lauri A
knoxville tn
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem . We wet roaming around Santa Monica and ate here . It is delicious good at a good price . We are huge fans of Persian food . I would recommend the kebabs and the pita sandwiches not so much . Get a kebab platter instead with rice 😊. Also the appetizer platter was really... More 

Thank kibura
Los Angeles, California
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1,946 reviews
671 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 587 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Whether you call it kebab, kebob, or kabob it's mighty tasty quickie food while up top in the mall. Nice varied selection of meat with fixings accompanied with rice and salad - it almost isn't quickie food at all. Very tasty and fills you up for more shopping. ...

Thank David B L
Boughton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

After a long flight from the UK, I was hungry, really hungry and wanted something fresh, hot and filling. After a little walking around, I found Charlie Kabob (in the rest of he world this would be kebab), I ordered the small chicken and beef kabob and it was done in seconds, right in front of me! The beef was... More 

1 Thank Andrew F
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

Good halal restaurant inside the mall. The gyros were pretty good. There was a slight delay in getting the food.

Thank Sibish B
Rome, Italy
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294 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

It has good selection of Iranian traditional food and starters. The quality of the main courses not up to our expectation and not similar to Iranian restaurants within LA. I don't recommend it for Iranian cuisine lovers.

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

So, I was looking for a Halal take away place in Santa Monica today and found this Persian restaurant. They are tucked away, in the food court, on the top floor of Santa Monica shopping mall. Place was busy when I got there. Staff was friendly and, for food that had to be cooked per order, the service was super... More 

2 Thank Shahzad A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-5535

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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