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Khan's

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73rd St. at Broadway, Queens, NY 11372 40.747257 -73.892541
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917-446-9948 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Food Cart, Middle Eastern
  • Price Range: $

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Nearby Subway Stops

7 at 74th St.-Broadway; E, F, M, R at Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave.

Prices

$3-$6

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

This venue is closed.

If you ever thought that the chicken-and-rice platter at this unassuming cart parked next door to the wildly popular Sammy’s Halal tasted suspiciously similar to its neighbor’s, you would be correct. As it turns out, Sammy himself has taken Khan’s owner Parvez Zaman under his wing, and you might as well consider Khan’s the sixth branch of Sammy’s. Not only does Sammy share his suppliers and secret spice mix with Khan’s, but he occasionally drops by for a friendly chat. The proof, however, is in the platter, and a side-by-side chicken-and-rice taste test showed the two to be virtually indistinguishable: Sammy’s had more cilantro in the salad and perhaps a surplus of onion, but Khan’s was a tad more fiery overall. Nor did Khan’s splatter us with furiously chopped chicken parts while we waited in line. But as far as the chicken-and-rices go, call it a tie.

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