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Shiraz Cuisine

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72 Bigelow Ave., Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-2222
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
Good for:
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious!

I have been to Shiraz 3 times since May of this year and each time has been a wonderful experience! The first visit was with a party of 15 and the service was exceptional and everyone's meals were delicious! The next 2 times were with just my family of 5. Again no complaints only great things to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2014
Annemarie M
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have been to Shiraz 3 times since May of this year and each time has been a wonderful experience! The first visit was with a party of 15 and the service was exceptional and everyone's meals were delicious! The next 2 times were with just my family of 5. Again no complaints only great things to say about the... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
229 reviews 229 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 72 Bigelow Ave., Watertown, MA 02472
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: (617) 923-2222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Persian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?