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Shiraz Cuisine

72 Bigelow Ave., Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-2222
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Ranked #58 of 101 Restaurants in Watertown
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Persian
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
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  • English first
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English first
Newton, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Food good. Owner and staff attitude NASTY. Worse experience I ever had in a restaurant. No I do not drink or do drugs so I was well aware when we were treated badly. Thrown out 1/2 way through meal due to their over-booking.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

most of the their menu items , they don't carry it , the food was awful , the service very annoying she keep asking if we done or not !!!! she brought the bill in the before we finished eating, the restaurant was totally empty except our table and another one.we shocked when the owner came him self and asked... More

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Minden, NV
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

First time here. Interior decor much nicer than one would expect from the outside. For lunch I tried the hummus and the chicken kibbideh. Both portions were large, excellent in flavor and fairly priced. If I lived near here, I would definitely visit again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My experience at SHIRAZ restaurant was pretty appalling that I had never had it before. The manager's unprofessional, rude and snobby behavior made us sooo disappointed. We had an issue with the bill and coupon and asked the waitress to talk to the manager. When the manager came, he started talking load and mad at us and we were all... More

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Weston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This was my third time at Shiraz, and, as on the other two occasions, the food was very good. My partner ordered lamb shanks as she had before. She was very happy with it. I order a chicken special of the day and liked it very much. The flavors of the Persian sauces are delicious. I think some sort of... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This place is ok, but does have some MAJOR drawbacks that you should consider before deciding to head over there for lunch or dinner. Here are some points: 1) Just about Average tasting food, not bad. Persian tea is great to have after food. 2) Service is quick which i do appreciate. 3) Soft drinks are NOT free refills, you... More

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Boston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

U have been here several times and know that the food is good. Lunch not busy but dinner is. Great lunch menu and fantastic value.

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Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

One of the worst restaurant meals I can remember. Really bad chicken, not much taste. The sauce was equally unimpressive. I also really disliked the ambiance, which to me is actually more important than the food. I was there on a Friday night, and I did notice that a lot of the patrons knew each other, and there was a... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We enjoyed the food and the ambiance, and would recommend this restaurant. Persian cuisine is very delicious. We had chicken kebab with bones and that was great. The service was good and prompt. The appetizers were delicious as well.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Had been to Shiraz once before on a weeknight. Wasn't impressed, the place was empty, and the food was good but not exceptional. Returned this time on a Friday night, and the place was packed with locals, mostly families of middle eastern culture. There was nice live instrumental music, indigenous to the culture, and not intrusive, The appetizers were sensational... More

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