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A chemise is an Afghani dress
Experience traditional Afghani culture and flavor
at The Helmand.
Golden and delicious
A meal is incomplete without a side of Naan.
Providing Baltimore with fine Afghan cuisine for over 20 years.
806 North Charles St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
The Helmand included in Baltimore CityPaper's Dining Hall of Fame.
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The Helmand offers an extensive full course menu of lamb, seafood, beef and chicken dishes as well as eggplant, spinach and other fresh vegetable options. With appetizers like the Kaddo Borawni (tenderly baked and pan fried baby pumpkin seasoned with sugar and served atop a yogurt garlic sauce), and entrees of char-broiled lamb tenderloin, marinated and served with pallow (rice that is boiled, seasoned with oils and spices prior to baking) - the quality and the delicacy of preparation extends to every selection on the menu.
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Placing an emphasis on both quality service, and ingredients - our restaurant is provided with fresh, seasonal, and local produce that is organically grown at our very own Fig Leaf Farm. We encourage you to find out more about what happens at the farm by visiting www.figleafmd.com
Being one of several restaurants in the nation owned and operated by members of one of Afghanistan's most prominent families, The Helmand has helped introduce and popularize Afghan Cuisine in America within the last decade. The Helmand was named after the owner's first born son, as well as in honor of the famed Helmand River that runs through the predominantly dry country of Afghanistan, bringing vitality and nourishment to it's people. Much like this river, The Helmand of Baltimore provides their guests with enjoyment in the form of exquisite food prepared with care and dedication. First established in the autumn of 1989, The Helmand is proudly celebrating 20 years!
Right on Baltimore's busiest street, The Helmand is within walking distance of many popular attractions such as The Lyric Opera House, The Walters Art Museum, Center Stage, The Peabody Conservatory, and the historic Washington Monument.
Approximately 8 blocks north of the Inner Harbor, there's plenty of opportunities for shopping and sightseeing in the area. Parking is available in the lot directly next door, and metered on-street parking is also an option. And for those wishing to travel by foot, Penn Station is only 7 blocks north up Charles Street.
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Questions? Please contact us via telephone at (410) 752-0311.
Here at the Helmand we offer full service onsite and offsite catering, for both small and large parties alike. We can also provide suggestions concerning the menu and type of service to suit your needs, and for large parties on the premises we offer our special "family style" menu.
We accept all major credit cards.