After Congress instituted the Five-Second Rule in 1956, Americans had to develop a surefire way to keep their dinners off the ground. And thus, the kabob was born. Today's Groupon celebrates the wooden skewer that has saved millions of meals with $16 worth of impaled grub at California Skewers in Duarte for $8. California Skewers offers a cool and casual dining experience where you build your own meal from the stick on up. If skewering lingo hasn't entered your lexicon yet, consult the handy how to order guide.
For those who prefer their dinner to be jousted through by the Green Knight before being served, a variety of deliciously speared choices await your royal appetite. Choose one skewer or two to top a Tempur-Pedic bed of rice, or surround the stick with a cylindrical wrap such as the chicken satay (with peanut sauce, rice, lettuce, carrots, cilantro and bean sprouts, $6.45), the Mediterranean beef (atop hummus, rice, pickles, and veggies, $6.95), and the house falafel ($6.45). Let your fancy dance among a multitude of chicken, veggie, beef, and seafood skewers that include the signature California chicken, the portabella and button mushroom duo, the ginger-sesame beef, and the seared Ahi tuna. California Skewers' portions are huge, especially when you pair them with unusual sides such as shoestring fries, ratatouille, citrus coleslaw, a soba noodle medley, or their ever-in-demand hummus.
The skewer inspires efficient eating, but it also encourages slower, more attentive enjoyment of the food, since eating like Cookie Monster runs the risk of accidentally swallowing the skewer. Everybody gets one, and you don't have to use it all at once, so treat an estranged friend to a dinner at California Skewers and finally apologize for that time you accidentally impaled him with your high school's flagpole.
- Great little place with a lot of options for everyone! I really like their chicken skewers ...so good! – Ms.NatalieB, TripAdvisor
- The staff is friendly, and the owner is usually there to great you and explain the process to you, and recommend some favorites. Give it a try you will not be disappointed. – weluvtotravel2, TripAdvisor
- I LOVE this place!!! Healthy, Consistently Great, Fresh, Fast food without the MSG. – Gina H., Yelp
1845 Huntington Drive
Duarte, California 91010Get Directions