Kabab Station has opened in Lancaster city with a variety Persian dishes.

The restaurant at 247 N. Queen St. features a variety of lamb, beef and chicken dishes, with meat for shawarma cut from cone-like vertical rotisseries. It can be served on a plate or in a pita, wrap or roll.

The menu also includes chicken, lamb and beef kababs as well as chicken, lamb and vegetarian curries. There are also a variety of soups and salads as well as baked sweets and cookies.

Baked items as well as coffee and ice cream can be bought from a case by the door.

Kabab Station has seating for around 30, including at an area on a raised platform where customers can sit on a thick carpet surrounded by pillows.

Kabab Station replaces Grub ’N Stuff, which closed in December. Grub ’N Stuff had been operated for 2 1/2 years by the owners of Puff ’N Stuff, a “hippie shop” next door.

The restaurant is owned by Ahmad Zaki who will have his friend Gary Olsen helping him operate it.

Zaki, who is originally from Afghanistan and moved to Lancaster in 2014, has experience working as a chef in his home country as well as in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.He was also interpreter for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan for about five years until he moved to the Lancaster area.