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shiraz

Hollis st., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
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Ranked #141 of 598 restaurants in Halifax
Cuisines: Persian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The restaurant is small - it is located in a former taxi dispatcher hut. The owners, an older couple from Iran, have tried to make it cheerful and welcome. The feeling is very homey, it feels nice to be take care of by those lovely people who put their hearts into the place. The food is good, prepared as if... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This place looks like a dump as you drive or walk by - a little better inside and the food was very delicious and very interesting. There are three or four tables and it is as it looks from the outside; very small. It felt like I walked into a place in Cairo. It tasted like great street food would... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Great food full of flavours... When you see this little place on Hollis st you wouldn't believe how good the food could be! They have pretty much all famous Persian dishes and all the ingredients are fresh. This is my favourite mom & pops restaurant and I'd definitely back.

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Halifax, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Definitely visit this restaurant and order some amazing food. The owners prepare your meal especially for you and your guests. It's a very small place n you can always get your order "to go". Make sure to order the freshly made baklava - it is so so delicious. It's simple but excellent. Make sure to write a review afterwards and... More

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Stockbridge, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This is a tiny restaurant on Hollis St. in a free-standing brightly-painted building. The owner, who is very gracious, serves the food on china plates. Hot tea is served in small, lovely decorative glasses. You can order take-out if you don't care to eat in since the space is small. The food is delicious, traditional Persian food, just like home-cooked.

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Halifax, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Pick up a few chicken samosas...the BEST in town!. The chicken kabobs are yummy, along with the dill rice. Also suggest the baklava.

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Halifax,Nova Scotia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Brilliant Persian food coming out of a tiny kitchen. The kebabs were tender and tasty.Big portions. Def worth return visits for take out.Not many tables inside.

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Ankara, Turkey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I like the whole meals that I have eaten and chatting with the owner is other nice side of Shiraz. I also recommed it for its halal meat.. thank you so much.

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Jamieson, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I tried this "Shiraz" at another location and IT WAS WORST THAN MY COWS STOOLS. I ordered the "Queen Keboooooob" and IT smelt like the waiters creamy grilled stools THIS RESTAURANT was terrible NEVER GO TO THIS STOOL LOADED ARENA !!!

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Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We always go there when we go to Halifax. The food is very good. It is a family operated place and we always enjoy chatting with the owner. I can't really recommend any plate as all are so good

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