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Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food is very authentic and very well prepared. Prices are somewhat steep but this can be understood in light of difficulties obtaining the appropriate raw ingredients. Atmosphere is reasonable. Lively but not too noisy and a contrast, in its calm flow, to the gas station outside.

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Eastsound, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I'd try Chelokababi again to explore more of its Persian food. We'd heard that it was quite good, but with no guidance on the menu our choices were rather bland. Our waiter's English appeared to be limited and that affected our ability to ask and have questions answered. Service was polite and the setting quite nice.

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Mountain View, California
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289 reviews 289 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We've been here several times, usually for lunch. When it's busy, the food is better, and the service can be iffy. When we go late, the service is better, but the food suffers. (strange!) Kebabs are the star dishes - very generous portions. Occasionally we've had the chicken over-cooked (hence 3 stars - otherwise, Chelokababi would be very close to... More 

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

What's not to like? Great food, generous pour of fairly priced wine, and service that was on par. Really enjoyed this place and can be walked to easily from The Wild Palms Hotel.

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Austin, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We came for lunch. Three of us had chicken and beef kabobs, which they loved. I had the Middle Eastern platter (under appetizers). There are only a handful of times in life when a plate is set before you that simply delights the eyes - this was one such time. The colors, the textures, the appearance - that whole big... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Chelokababi is a nice Persian restaurant where you can have a very good quality Persian food. The restaurant interior is designed to match traditional Persian restaurant. Very nice and welcoming staff. Not very pricey compared to other Persian restaurants in Bay Area.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I stayed in Sunnyvale during my recent trip to the bay area-asked the hotel reception where i can get something to eat and they recommended this place. What a great surprise. The food was really good especially the beet and chicken kebobs. You should definitely try both. The service was fast and i also felt like their prices were not... More 

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204 reviews 204 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have gone here for birthdays and other special occasions, and I am always impressed. The food, service and price is amazing. The kebab's, appetizers, beverages and desserts are all to brag about. Great food, we will be back again.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Liked-- close by; kebabs that were a little different Disliked-- supposedly beef filet kebabs, which were clearly not super high quality beef.

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Palo Alto, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Let's be honest about it, if you are on diet or looking for some fancy ambiance you should fine some place else. For Persian food, this is D-place. Food at Chellokababi is the best in its class in south bay, staff is fast and friendly. Kabobs and stew dishes are just delicious. Dont forget to try an appetizer or side... More 

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Additional Information about Chelokababi

Address: 1236 S Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-8965
Phone Number: (408) 737-1222
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 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 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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