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Chicken Döner Kebab in DC area?

Vodkalager Mar 11, 2008 09:33 PM

Hey all, I'm helplessly addicted to chicken döner kebab, but I can't seem to find it unless I'm abroad in Germany and the UK. There are some places in the DC area that serve shawarma (like the Lebanese Taverna), but shwarma has a different taste than the chicken döner that I'm looking for.

Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    pomme de terre Mar 13, 2008 06:39 AM

    Cafe Divan in Georgetown has doner kebab on the menu. I can't recall actually ordering it, but I usually like their food.

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      DCDOLL Mar 12, 2008 01:27 PM

      i could'nt tell from the other doner kabob thread but if it's the rotating chicken on a spit that is carved off, like the lamb version, Pik a Pita at the Pentagon City mall serves a very tasty plate with 2 side salads and fries and a pita (you can sub the fries for a 3rd side, choices are tabouleh, baba ghanoush, hummus & fettoosh) for about 7.50 with tax. Atmosphere blows but the food is great!

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      1. re: DCDOLL
        Minger Mar 12, 2008 01:53 PM

        Oh yeah! Good to hear it is still there. I love the chicken whatever in a pita and the deal you mention. The chicken is carved off the spit but the pieces are much bigger than what I ate as doner kebab in NYC. Maybe such variations are allowed under the one moniker.

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        colhghts Mar 12, 2008 06:05 AM

        Yes, we need this! Just got back from Germany where I had döner kebab more than once! I crave, I crave....

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        1. re: colhghts
          ktmoomau Mar 12, 2008 09:15 AM

          Yeah you will have to take a trip to NOVA to get this.

        2. monkeyrotica Mar 12, 2008 05:51 AM

          I guess it's time to resurrect the doner kebab thread:


          There are a few Turkish restaurants in NoVA that serve doner. Last I heard, there was a doner kebab cart at Mass and North Cap near Union Station, but it sells out quickly. Con't know if they do chicken.

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            Minger Mar 11, 2008 10:06 PM

            Haben Sie König Döner gesehen?

            I've never tried Döner Kebab in Germany or the UK but I've tried what I think is an authentic Turkish version in Lower NYC. The pita is stuffed with chicken meat from a rotating spit that is the consistency of pulled pork but in much smaller pieces or bits. It was messy to eat because the chicken meat would spill out all over the table; they are not in big chunks. If that is what you are talking about, I don't think I have seen this in DC, in my limited sampling.

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