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Colbeh, Nargila, or Kasbah?

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cappucino Dec 23, 2009 02:36 PM

We need a reasonably priced tasty dinner (preferably Medit or Sephardic). Could you rate these three restaurants 1 to 5 on the categories of quality of food and price?

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    dfsny613 Dec 24, 2009 06:16 AM

    Kasbah - great food (try the Moroccan Cigars) and decent prices, but lousy service, always showing lubavitcher rebbe videos and always incredibly crowded. Maybe a 3.5 for the ambience but a 4.5 for food and prices (prices being Manhattan kosher prices).
    Nargilah - Decent food, nothing special, average prices. Maybe a 3.
    Colbeh - Lousy food (though my wife loves it) and very overpriced. Maybe a 1. I admit I may be a bit biased against Colbeh (though I always disliked their food) as the one in Manhattan canceled our Shevah Brochus one day before the sheva brochus because they got a "better offer."

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      avitrek Dec 24, 2009 05:05 AM

      Do you mean Darna instead of Kasbah? Darna is Moroccan, while Kasbah is really more deli than anything else. I've only been to Colbeh once or twice and never paid so I can't comment on the price, but I enjoyed the food. Nargila is average food and average price. I enjoy Darna although it's probably a touch more expensive than Nargila.

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        brooklynkoshereater Dec 23, 2009 06:09 PM

        I've never been to nargila or kasbah, so i can't attest to their food, but i like colbeh very much.

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