Afghan Kitchen South Surrey

4.6
132 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Afghan
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
*Please call us for large group reservations*

Afghan Kitchen is the manifestation of a young boy’s dream. He roamed the streets of Kabul in his sandals and saw how hard his family worked to sustain themselves. In the times of war, they moved to different neighbouring countries until they finally came to Canada.

Afghan Kitchen presents you the vision of the young boy’s very own restaurant since he was six years old. Every corner of Afghan Kitchen is thoughtfully curated. Every dish uses mum’s recipe.

This is a family-owned and -run business that reflects the best of Afghan roots, traditions, and values. Afghan Kitchen is the taste of home.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Afghan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of Operation
Monday- CLOSED
Tuesday- 11:30am - 9:30pm
Wednesday- 11:30am - 9:30pm
Thursday- 11:30am - 9:30pm
Friday-11:30am - 11:00pm
Saturday- 11:30am - 11:00pm
Sunday- 11:30am - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(604) 727-0070
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Mom's recipes
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
161 st.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Offers

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

We will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve.

Monday, December 24, 2018

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Come celebrate New Years with us. Live entertainment and wonderful selection of cocktails and dishes.

Monday, December 31, 2018

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m
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

great vegetarian food options. a bit noisy but fun, excellent service, very friendly, didn't wait even a minute!

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BG
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service was outstanding. The host recommended an excellent selection for my first visit and sent someone out to the store to try to get the gluten free beer I wanted. He also explained a special seating area where customers could enjoy an authentic Afkan Dining Expeience sitting on cushions at low tables.
The foo and atmosphere and decor wee all interesting and very well done. I would recommend this place anytime.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always, it was such a pleasure to go to AK. Not only is the food incredible with flavour, but the ambience and the entertainment! Having lived out here for over a year now and exploring the different places, AK is hands down the best dinning spot in South Surrey and is at the level of as if being in downtown Vancouver. The staff is always, and I mean always, so welcoming - they always know how to make you feel special and are so attentive. Thanks AK, it’s amazing to see you grow and thrive!

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j
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

The ambience is good for the area as it was missing an ethnic eatery. The food was ok for taste, the meat quantity (for the main entrée platters) not enough to my liking compared to other restaurants of the same or similar theme. 1 beef skewer on one and 1 palm size lamb shank on the other, definitely reduce the value stars in my opinion. The place is energetic and sound level was good when the dancer isn't performing but gets really too loud during the performance, in my opinion needs a bit of tweaking the level down.

The drinks are pricey as I don't consider the place a 5star restaurant. Would repeat maybe and try something else and see what else they have to offer and hopefully better the second time around.

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food and very friendly and sincere service

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SR
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Amazing food - all homemade from scratch. Kind Server who explained everything (which ingredients they use and how they’re cooked) - very informative

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KR
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food, lots of vegetarian and vegan options. Very attentive and lovely staff. Enjoyed the meal and will definitely return.

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r
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great meat and vegan options. There is something for everyone here. Servers are also excellent.

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JC
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place to accommodate vegans and meat eaters! We had mostly vegan dishes, but also had a meat dish - all were very tasty and nicely presented. We enjoyed it so much, we can’t wait to come back!

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A
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Afghan kitchen had popped up on my Instagram a few times so we decided to check it out. My fiance and I had such a wonderful meal! The food was so yummy and the presentation was beautiful. They have daily happy hour food and drink specials after 9pm as well! Try the Afghan nugguts!

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e
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As in previous visits the food here is outstanding; their kekobs and lamb shank are delicious. Owner is a good host and the service is consistently very good.

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MC
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Reserved on line, arrived early. Quickly accommodated. Great food, large portions. Nice to have a unique restaurant in the area!

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R
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Afghan food is my favourite type of food. we have a few options in the greater Vancouver area - Afghan horseman, Afghan chopan, and Afghan kitchen. I must say, Afghan kitchen is my new favourite place for afghan food. Not only is the food quality the best I've had in this this cuisine, but also the pricing is extremely reasonable and service was excellent.

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S
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 4Ambience 1

The service was very good. The food was generally uninteresting and not flavourful. There is no ambience - this is a mall store with no effort having been made to make it seem like anything else. Strongly recommend a nearby Indian restaurant as a much better alternative.

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AF
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love the uniqueness of Afghan food. Tasty. Comfort Food. Vegan, Vegetarian options.
Great food, great service, live entertainment, always love it!!!

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C
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

We found the food very bland. We ordered the vegetarian platter for two,it was mostly pureed veg with rice. not worth $42.00 My husband and Mom ordered the chicken platter and they found it boring no spice and over priced.

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LH
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

After discovering this place a few months ago I have returned as often as possible bringing other friends to enjoy an amazing dining experience. AK is warm & welcoming as are its owners and employees. I highly recommend checking it out if you've not yet done so.

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VL
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food and the service at this restaurant is outstanding! Delicious and beautifully presented. I'd never tried Afghan food and it was an eye-opener. Not just lamb dishes, but chicken and beef too. We've been there twice and I can't wait to go back.

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s
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Haven't eaten Afghan food before. I loved it. But next time I'll pace myself better.

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VL
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We were looking for somewhere dinner for date night. It seems there is nothing other than Earls, or Chinese or Indian. SO when we found this place, we discovered a real treat! Delicious food, great service and not bad ambiance for being located in a strip mall. Can't wait to go back!

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SH
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

A casual, and unique dining experience! Went for dinner and chose the authentic seating option (on the floor with cushions). Food was full of flavour, and plentiful. The chicken skewers were soooo good, and my lentil stew was equally lovely. Will definitely be back for more!

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E
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As usual, a delightful dining experience for something other than the ordinary ❤️

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went for dinner with family. I have been there few times but it was my family's first time. They LOVED IT. From the food to drinks and the dessert. Everyone was stuffed by the end of the night. Everyone wants to go back again soon. Looking forward to that. Would definitely recommend this place!

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F
Vancouver
71 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Finally a trendy حالل place to go to. The food is really tasty and authentic, the space is nice and the service is good. The atmosphere is energetic. They also have good happy hour specials. Highly recommended!

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AP
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Good food and ambience. The waitress was excellent and very friendly with lots of smiles.

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SA
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 3

Had a fantastic time at Afghan Kitchen. The only negative of the night was that they did not acknowledge my wife’s birthday. I noted it in the booking and even mentioned it to the manager when we talked about the corkage fee which they quoted me incorrectly on.

Apart fron that we had a great time. Food is worth the visit.

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SR
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Super delicious food.

Music was a little bit too loud sometimes... - hard to have a conversation...

Restaurant was a Little too cold (a/c was on high) - i had to wear a sweater and my jean jacket...

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T
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Hassip was courteous, helpful, and very engaging with Afghani culture. Later on we found out he was the manager. He has decorated the Afghan Kitchen wonderfully, producing incredible food with a beautiful authentic experience. We would recommend this to anyone.

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SM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Fabulous food, flavourful and excellent quality ingredients! Our waiter was friendly, professional, patient and sweet!

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service.

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OT
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My husband and I went and thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the food and think it would be a great place to enjoy with friends or family! 💕it!

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TK
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food, excellent service, attentive without being intrusive, as this was our first visit to the restaurant the server provided excellent insight into Afghan food prior to us ordering. Will definitely be visiting again.

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SP
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Nice spot for a night out with the girls. The drinks are tasty and creative, the food is great and the portions are large.

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OT
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous food and service. My whole family from my 2 year old to my 72 year old father loved it. We will definitely be back.

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F
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent place, great food and very nice staff

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OT
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely restaurant. Portions are massive and very delicious. We several dishes and all of them impressed us. Our server was fantastic and was very accommodating to my husband’s dairy allergy. Will absolutely be returning.

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L
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our first time at Afghan Kitchen. What a wonderful surprise. We were given a very warm welcome. Our server was lovely and explained all of the food choices very thoroughly. Portions were very generous and absolutely delicious. We'll be back.

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LD
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love this place! Have eaten here many times and love all the dishes! must eats - the boulani, lamb shank and the KBL-YVR platter and the desserts are all so good. Looking forward to trying more of the other dishes. Great place for vegans as well and the meals are huge and well worth the price.
Beautiful interior and friendly service as well. Takeout and skip the dishes delivery service are also offered here as well.

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PN
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food was excellent. The customer service exceptional. Have recommended AK to friends and family.

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EH
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

2nd time we've been here in 10 days. Delicious food with such friendly staff. Mama is a great cook, love her lamb shanks! Also got to see a little of the dancing before we left. Fun atmosphere !

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