The Helmand is an Afghan restaurant that has been serving authentic cuisine to Baltimore since 1989. It is named after the famous Helmand River in Afghanistan. Located in Mount Vernon, customers of The Helmand can experience an elegant, fine dining atmosphere and eat traditional Afghan dishes. The Helmand serves to further popularize Afghan cuisine in America, and has certainly been successful.

The owner of The Helmand, Qayum Karzai, is the older brother of the former President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai. Qayum Karzai also owns two other restaurants in Baltimore, Tapas Teatro and Helmand Kabobi.

Lamb, seafood, beef, and chicken are most commonly included in dishes served at The Helmand, but they also offer a variety of vegetarian and vegan options. The Helmand is open for indoor and outdoor seating, as well as carry out, delivery, and catering services. The Helmand has a 60-second rule for employees, guaranteeing that all customers will be greeted at their table within 60-seconds of sitting down. If you enjoy Afghan cuisine or you’re looking to try something new, The Helmand is the place for you.

With great customer service, a peaceful environment and dishes cooked with hundreds of years of experience, you can’t go wrong at The Helmand. Click here to visit The Helmand’s website and learn more about the afghan restaurant.