Moby Dick House of Kabob is a Persian kabob restaurant chain in the Washington metropolitan area.
It is named after a restaurant in Tehran which was right near the American Embassy during the Pahlavi’s time; that restaurant was permanently closed after the Iranian revolution in 1979
Quality Since day one, our founder has insisted that we use only the finest and freshest ingredients we can source.
Taste We have relentlessly fine-tuned our recipes and cooking techniques until just the right taste has been achieved.
Reputation People identify us with our consistent quality and customer service.
We act today as we want to be remembered tomorrow.
Relationships We have a deep appreciation for both our staff and our customers.
Our relationship with them is what inspires us to keep moving forward. Iranian Restaurant in
Spices: The significance of spices in Persian cuisine primarily originated from ancient times and heavily influenced by the Indian, Asian and Egyptian culture.
Due to its geographical proximity, Persia quickly became a trade hub for east and west civilizations allowing many spices, fruits, and herbs to pass through its enormous gates. Iranian Restaurant in Washington
Moby Dick’s Fresh Baked Pita Naan Bread: Bread
Second in importance only to Rice is the bread. Pronounced naan in the Persian language, the name has slowly become the universal term used for all types of bread.
One of the most popular types is the pita. Originally from Greece, the pita bread has over time spread in popularity across various regions of the world, primarily the Middle East.
Moby Dick Flame cook kabobs: Flames
Mankind has been cooking their meals over open flames, not long after the discovery of fire itself. Done correctly, this cooking technique can help create some very tasty dishes while intensifying and improving flavors.
Moby Dick’s Basmati Rice: Rice
Its unknown when exactly rice was introduced to Persian cooking through the Indian subcontinent but history shows that it truly became a staple in Iranian cuisine by the end of 16th century CE.
Moby Dick’s Signature Kabob: Kabob
The word Kabob (kabab, kebab) originates from the Middle East and often refers to a dish comprised of various cuts of meat, fish or vegetables, skewered or spit and cooked over or on the side of open flames.
It increased in popularity over time and spread through central Asia and later across the entire world.
At Moby Dick, we use the best meats available to create the most amazing dishes available and affordable to all.