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Zahir's Bistro

579 Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
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Ranked #4 of 271 restaurants in Milpitas
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Mar 20, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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24 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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English first
Grenoble, France
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Looking for fine dining without ostentation in Milpitas, this is the place, italian and world fine food, classy and friendly at a time, large dining room well decorated although not very intimate, was there with a group of 10 and no one was disappointed

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Suwanee, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

New Orleans chicken was awesome! Mushroom appetizer was also great. Bread Pudding for dessert. I was part of a party of 10 there for a business meeting that included very discerning diners and everyone seemed to be very happy with the food. The service was also very good.....not too overbearing but there when needed. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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st. louis, missouri
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We were staying in Milpitas overnight before flying home from thye San Jose Airport. I looked at Tip Advisor reviews and saw Zahir's as the second best in Milpitas. So we decided to give it a try and were extremely pleased by the results. Firstly the tables are not crammed together so you actually have a chance to talk without... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Asked to be served a bit slow, but in US this seems just too difficult... Although place was near empty... Food was really nice.

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Van Alstyne, Texas, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Having seen the reviews on Trip Advisor, my business colleague and I decided to try Zahir's 579 Bistro during a business trip to the South Bay area this week. It was a great decision and two of the best meals we have had in this area. That's right - two meals each. It was so good the first night, we... More

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

I had the New Orleans Chicken, which was excellent! A chicken breast stuffed with Anduille sausage, spinach, and bacon! Served with Seasoned rice and brocolli. Service was attentive and accommodating. It's a family run business. I was served by the granddaughter of the owner. Modern, quirky decor gives it California character. I recommend the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

My daughter's boyfriend, a splendid young man. We were so lucky to select this restaurant! Food delicious, drinks superb (Grey Goose in the Bloody Mary). Appetizers perfect, entrées hot and perfectly seasoned, Hillary the best server. We are going back very soon. The owner personally made my Bloody Mary

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Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

My husband and I have frequented Zahir's Cafe over the course of + 20 years. This is his third location in Milpitas (other 2 are closed). To us it is his best yet - plenty of parking, easy access to major freeways, and modern decor. I can't say that the decor is glamorous or romantic, but it is fresh, clean,... More

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Morgan Hill, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Best food, cooked perfectly, friendly atmosphere. This my go-to place when I am looking for a great meal or to entertain. The service is top quality and very relaxed. I have had many meals there and have never been disappointed.

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Zahirs has been around for a number of years and has always been good. But now it is excellent. It is in a new location, Main Street, in Milpitas. We went there Friday night, May 24th with longtime friends. The atmosphere is one of upscale sophistication. The tables are set so that you can have a private conversation and the... More

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