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924 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046-3119
+1 703-536-4566
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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147 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been one our favorite restaurants in Northern Virginia for years. We’ve finally lost count on the times we have had dinner there! A favorite of my wife’s, we’ve had at least one of her birthdays and a Valentine’s dinner here, and we’ve been pleased with every visit. This last time we enjoyed their Appetizers of Bulanee Kachalu (turnovers... More 

Thank GastroEclectico
Vineland, New Jersey
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244 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner because we were in the area and saw it was on one of those coupon sites. What a find! Wasn't sure which entree to get and took the server's recommendation. The Quabili Palow was great! Tender lamb with rice and seasoning. My wife liked her Banjan Chalow, which was eggplant. Not a fancy place, but... More 

Thank Stu C
Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Northern VA is foodie heaven and this is one of the best places in NoVA. I spend quite a bit of time here as my daughter's family lives here (when they're not out of the country) and we make sure to eat at Panjshir every time. I almost always get Kadu Chalow with lamb. The way they do pumpkin really... More 

Thank Wix S
Corvallis, Oregon
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Love this place, especially the pumpkin dishes (Kadu Chalow) with or without lamb. Yummy bread, rice, salad, and desserts. The cardamon tea is tasty enough to convert this coffee drinker! Excellent service. Warm and professional. The good mood permeates the place and other diners. Park around back in the small lot or along the white wall along the side of... More 

Thank CurlsPearce
Alexandria, VA
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a smallish (not large chain) restaurant really nicely decorated with booths and tables. Wine and beer served; a good selection of bottles and even a few half-bottles. There was also a table card that listed just the glasses available. Then the menu tempts with so many things: in addition to entrees there are "side orders" and "appetizers" along... More 

Thank keut
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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267 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Used a groupon to try out this place on a sunday night. I was not disappointed. The waitresses were pretty friendly and quite a few people were present in the restaurant. It located on Main Street in Falls Church, parking is in the back and you can enter from the back too. My friend ordered a palow and I ordered... More 

Thank Sundncr
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248 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

As s Brit, I'm used to Indian food, but I had never tried Afghan cuisine. If Panjshir is anything to go by, I've been missing out. For the uninitiated, the food here is somewhere between Indian and Middle Eastern, with vegetable dishes, kebabs and fragrant rice prominent. Everything we tried was good. The vegetarian platter was a great way to... More 

Thank Pittsburgh_cyclist
Sarasota, Florida
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

I happpened to be in Falls Church and found this little Afghan restaurant near the hotel. It is very clean and the staff is friendly. My dish, Zardack Palow, consisting of carrots cokked in a sweet sauce with chick peas and walnuts, rice, and lamb chunks in a very fine sauce. My only reservation is that the helping of lamb... More 

Thank sarandi2
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Great Service -- Good ,food. Mutoo was very tasty. Aushak appetizer was really tasty. Lamb kabobs couldn't be beaten. All in all a wonderful dining experience.

Thank Marvin B
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Our group really enjoyed dining in this cozy, unassuming restaurant in the heart of Falls Church. The owner provided excellent personalized service and wonderful food. The Kabab-E-Gos-Fund (lamb kebabs) were well seasoned and succulent, the rice aromatic, and the Banjan Buranee (eggplant with tomato sauce and yogurt) was delicious. Prices are very reasonable. I can't wait to return to try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 22
Middle Eastern, Afghani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 924 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-536-4566

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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?