Carrollton, TX 75006
Alison McLean Chicken Karahi
- 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sunday
- Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Takeout
- Lunch, Dinner
- No Alcohol
- Parking Lot Available
- Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Top pick: That $7.50 lunch combo includes a piece of naan and appetizer portions of three different main courses. You choose the mains; we recommend the nihari and dal palak (spinach and lentils).
The downside: Al Markaz’s pastry items, like samosas, are good when they’re fresh. Problem is, they’re very rarely served fresh. Also, if you ask a dozen regulars about the biryani, you’ll get a dozen different opinions about whether or not it’s worth ordering.
Fun fact: Al Markaz is one of the oldest restaurants on this list. When it began, the pick-three lunch combo was just $6.
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