Restaurants & Bars

Afghan Grill in Edison

Share:

Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Restaurants & Bars

Afghan Grill in Edison

Leslie | Jul 25, 2001 06:58 PM

I finally got to eat at the Afghan Grill in Edison (1700 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08817; (732) 767-1262). The food was excellent, the service attentive and it was a wonderful dining experience.

While the restaurant didn't have my favorite dishes, Kabuli Pilau and Kadu Bouranee (pumpkin dish), my boyfriend and I enjoyed what we did get. Diners start off with hot towels and a plate of crudites. We had an appetizer of grease-free boulanee (fried dumplings with chicken-also available with vegetables). Our entrees came in metal dishes with their own little fires under them keeping them warm. I had a lamb stew with a spinach gravy. My boyfriend had one of the two beef dishes-beef marinated in saffron and grilled. His dish came with greens, onions, and scallions.

We also ordered a la carte naan (puffy bread baked perfectly) and pilau (rice with saffron). I indulged with dessert, homemade mango ice cream with walnut topping. It was a little more expensive than we thought it would be but definitely worth the money. There are plenty of vegetarian dishes available.

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound