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Shalizaar Restaurant

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Middle Eastern, Persian
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300 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-2020
650-596-9000
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ahhh just like being in .....

Tehran, Esfahan or any city in Iran. The tastes and smells of authentic Persian food fills the senses and satisfy the palate. The kabobs are very good, tender and flavorful. The fesehjun or pomegranates and walnut stew is DIVINE! It's just the right balance of sweet, tangy and ohh..heaven. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Tehran, Esfahan or any city in Iran. The tastes and smells of authentic Persian food fills the senses and satisfy the palate. The kabobs are very good, tender and flavorful. The fesehjun or pomegranates and walnut stew is DIVINE! It's just the right balance of sweet, tangy and ohh..heaven. The chicken in it is soft and delicious. Definitely a staple... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

In my opinion, and the opinion of several of my friends, Shalizaar has the best Persian food in the Bay Area. The kebabs are great, the bread made in the oven in the dining area is great and the service is great. Once, we went to Shalizaar with a party of approx 20, several different families - all seated at... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Best food, and service you can ever imagine. Awesome customer service. Fresh baked bread, Crispy Tahdig!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

although this is an upmarket persian restaurant, the value for money is not so great. The food is always good, not exceptional, but always well presented and consistent in quality. The wine list is OK, but again priced higher than the value of the wines. We have been a few times, and although popular it is not on my "goto"list

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

this is a good place to visit in california , lots of fun and , great place and people , really wothy the visit and definitely will go there again , in all seasons, so will recommend to any one who like the place too

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I go to Shalizar every time I'm in the Bay Area to have Gormeh Sabzi (lamb/beef stew with parsley, fenugreek and lime). I've brought friends and they've all enjoyed their meals as well, Great atmosphere and good service. Convenient to Hillsdale and the highway (Belmont Ave exit).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Shalizaar is incredibly inviting and visually appealing. The decor is nice to look and the environment is very inviting. The food was quite good and very fresh. I had the combo kabobs and enjoyed the beef much more than the chicken as the meat had more flavor. I would eat here again and look forward to trying something new.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Three of us enjoyed a lovely lunch of authentic Persian food. The restaurant has earned many awards. An interesting assortment of flat bread, soft cheese, fresh herbs, and walnuts started our meal. Two of us had koolibeh and the other lamb, all delicious. The wait staff were quite attentive, except for being slow to bring coffee after the meal. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A friend invited me to this beautiful restaurant for lunch. I had the usual Kubideh and it was just as you could find it in Iran. The Naan was delicious too. Even though the restaurant was full to this capacity our order was prepared and brought to us in a good time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My sister and I went there for lunch.I ordered the shish kabobs and my sister ordered a stew vegetarian style.Ther server was very polite and effecient.The bread was very good.Its is traditional flat bread with herb toppings.I liked it.My kabobs were very good and flavorful.Rice was cooked well and tasty. My sister's meal was not vegetarian and had to be... More 

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Additional Information about Shalizaar Restaurant

Address: 300 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-2020
Phone Number: 650-596-9000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002-2020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: 650-596-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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