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2672 Del Mar Heights Rd, Del Mar, CA 92014-3100
858-792-2233
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice staff (owners) and very flavorful food !

I tried this place for the first time last week, for a "to go" order. My wife called it in and it was ready when they promised. I thought she was going to order me the lamb shank, but she ordered the lamb kabobs instead. When the owner saw my disappointment, he immediately ran to the kitchen and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
Mark S
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Encinitas, California, United States
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San Diego
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96 reviews 96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Lots of vegetarian options, reasonable prices, large portions and great service. The veggie kabobs and the veggie soup were amazing, and the hummus was the best we've ever had. The decor is very nice too! We will definitely be back.

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Encinitas, California, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I tried this place for the first time last week, for a "to go" order. My wife called it in and it was ready when they promised. I thought she was going to order me the lamb shank, but she ordered the lamb kabobs instead. When the owner saw my disappointment, he immediately ran to the kitchen and brought me... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were visiting some friends in San Diego & they took us to Alborz Restaurant in Del Mar. Food was okay but the service was on the slow side. There was nice live music there that took our attention away from the slow service. We ordered different foods, Dolmas, Kabab, Mediterranean salad & shared. They were all delicious but the... More 

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Davis, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Excellent tasting food and a large menu, but very expensive. Good spot if you want to impress someone. You can get lower priced Persian food elsewhere, but I guess you are also paying for the very nice atmosphere.

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Newton, MA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Ate lunch there on a Saturday afternoon in Dec with family. All the waitstaff and cooks were Spanish, which should have been an alarm right there. The lentil soup was good and the salad was fresh. The main dishes were just OK, nothing to write home about. I have had much better Persian food at a lot lower prices. The... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We all went there for dinner. Food was alright but service wasn't that great. Restaurant was clean & ambiance was nice. Overall it was okay but they need to improve service with a more friendly attitude.

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California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It was the first time I ate Spanikopita that I didn't like. There was a spice in there that I didn't care for, but my husband was fine with it, and he ate my lunch. The vegetarian soup was delicious, and the service was good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I've been here many times when I was a younger. Really looking forward to come back but the experience was horrible. I don't know if they changed people who were working from them.. But the waitresses were rude and not acceptable. I asked for bread because it was hard as rock.. My soup didn't even come before my entree.. I... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was awesome. Especially the kabobs. Service is ok. Family run business. We went through a groupon deal but went back again another time as we'll

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San Diego, California
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17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This used to be a place I would go once or twice a month. They had great food. My recent visit was perhaps the last one. Food was terrible. Place was HOT. Entertainment was ok.

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Additional Information about Alborz Restaurant

Address: 2672 Del Mar Heights Rd, Del Mar, CA 92014-3100
Phone Number: 858-792-2233
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2672 Del Mar Heights Rd, Del Mar, CA 92014-3100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 858-792-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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