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  • 143 1st St, Cambridge 02142 42.366465 -71.07793
  • (At Bent St)
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  • (617) 492-4646
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User Ratings (Based on 8 reviews)

avg-come back to15
Food 4_5 Value 4
Service 4 Atmosphere 4_5

Other Restaurant Info

(617) 492-4646
Major Credit Cards
Sun-Thu: 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 5pm-11pm
Accepts Credit Cards, Beer Served, Catering, Liquor Served, Notable Wine List, Take Out, Vegetarian, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine Served

User Reviews

  • Helmand

    Posted by Anonymous on 2014-04-14

    Great food

    I just had dinner with my friend at the Helmand's and every thing was great, the food the service, I am for sure going back again.

  • Helmand

    Posted by Jill Turk on 2010-07-26

    wonderful experience!

    After reading many negative reviews I returned to this restaurant. I was pleasantly surprised to like it even more than previously. My friend is a vegetarian and there was plenty for her to choose from. I ordered fish which was moist, crispy and plentifu

  • Helmand

    Posted by Anonymous on 2008-01-17

    a nice spot

    i thought this place was great, its bright and cheery and i didnt have a long wait at all. that said, the portions are not very large (2 meatballs in a kofta order!) so i think the value is a bit lacking considering how much you pay. but the food is delic

  • Helmand

    Posted by Harris on 2007-10-09

    Afghan Review

    I'm an Afghan and I have been to Helmand twice. To begin with the restaurant has a nice layout. The indoor bakery makes it very nice and traditional. I get a feeling of being in a restaurant back home when I am at Helmand. I agree with some of the comment

  • Helmand

    Posted by Alan on 2006-12-11

    Good (but not great) Afghani food

    I went the the Helmand with a large group of friends on a Friday night. Overall the food and the presentation were quite good. I thought nearly all of the dishes we ordered were well seasoned, but the main dish portions were fairly small (so I would recom

  • Helmand

    Posted by Anonymous on 2006-09-19


    Right now, I am waiting for them to open so that I can make a reservation. It is my favorite place to take people who are visiting from our overseas office. The food is delicious and the place is so pretty. Even when they are busy, they don't rush you

  • Helmand

    Posted by Anonymous on 2006-04-08

    Amazing experience

    We love the Helmand! When you walk in you are in a beautiful restaurant where you expect the prices to be high. They are not. The dishes are perfectly cooked and very flavorful. We especially love the bread and the dipping sauces. We have gone there for s

  • Helmand

    Posted by Anonymous on 2005-11-12

    Excellent Afghani Food

    Great bread cooked in stone oven in the dining area.

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