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579 Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
408-946-4000
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Nice!

I was part of a large birthday group (20 people) dining at Zahir's, and the whole evening was very enjoyable. I looked around the table and all plates except one were completely clean (and the one was on a diet!) so I know I wasn't the only one who thought the food was excellent. Service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Jmrusch
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Fremont, CA
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Fremont, CA
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I was part of a large birthday group (20 people) dining at Zahir's, and the whole evening was very enjoyable. I looked around the table and all plates except one were completely clean (and the one was on a diet!) so I know I wasn't the only one who thought the food was excellent. Service was also very good; we... More 

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Mouscron
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I booked via Opentable and extended for more people two times via phone directly to the restaurant. Friendly staff at the phone. Arrived with 9 colleagues ewe got a privilieged very large table at the back of the resturant in a kind of seminar area. good as it was quiet but too quiet: no ambiance music at all and sober... More 

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Concord, CA
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Oh my goodness. What a wonderful find. The experience we had was nothing short of excellent! We were promptly and warmly greeted by the owner upon arrival. The atmosphere was simply classic and elegant. The friendly waitstaff did not disappoint and provided a perfect amount of attention to our every need. We shared a delicious pear and walnut salad which... More 

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Pune
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Zahir's is the kind of a place I am ready to have my dinner everyday - my doctor be damned. Simple ambience - you may even call it Spartan - but the quality of the steaks and fish are extraordinarily good. Warm friendly owner and waiters. Have lost track of how many times I have been there and never have... More 

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San Jose, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Loved the entire experience - service was just right, decor lovely and not overdone, menu diversified, food brought smiles to all three faces! We will definitely be back!

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Seattle
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627 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

OK, the outside and inside are underwhelming in terms of ambiance and decor. So don't take your date here for a romantic time. It is well maintained and clean, it's just boring looks-wise. Food was well made and classic. Service was good. Nothing was wrong with the place yet I don't feel any urge to return either.

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northern California
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Wonderful dinner served by gracious staff. The decor is stunning, and very calming. It's a treat to dine in a place where you can actually talk to your companion. I had the honey pecan chicken and it was delectable. We cleaned our plates. Can't wait to return.

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Newburgh, New York
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158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I entertained several business guests here based on the recommendation of a local colleague and found it to be a strange experience. This place seems to be searching for an identity. The feel inside is that of a large catering hall with not enough business. Part of the room was separated by a movable divider (just some unused tables behind... More 

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Grenoble, France
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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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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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Additional Information about Zahir's Bistro

Address: 579 Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone Number: 408-946-4000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 579 Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: 408-946-4000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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