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Shamshiry

8607 Westwood Center Dr, Ste 100A, Tysons Corner, VA 22182-7506
703-448-8883
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Persian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Arlington, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Shamshiry has long been a family favorite for Persian comfort food. Start a meal with Panir Sabzi snack-appetizer (flatbread with cheese, fresh basil, green onions, and radish). Their rice is consistently perfectly cooked, the meats are succulent, and one of us always orders the Shirin Polo (rice with candied orange peel, almonds, onions, and raisins). Our daughter lives for their... More

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Fairfax, Virginia, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you want to eat Kababs, either chicken or beef, head to this restaurant. We ordered Barg (beef Kabab), Shamshiry (combination of Barg and Sheesh kabab) and Chicken Soltani (combination of chicken skewer and sheesh kakab). Taste wise Barg, Sheesh kabab and Chicken Skewer were good. However Barg was tasteless and very bland. The serve too much rice with each... More

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USA
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173 reviews 173 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I had the fortune of dining at this restaurant with some friends and was treated to a great dining experience! Although I've spent plenty of time in the Middle East, I've not experienced "Iranian Cuisine", so I didn't really know what to expect. Ultimately, I discovered that the cuisine is characterized by perfectly prepared, skewered meat, rice, and various cold... More

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Pacific Palisades, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was in DC on a business trip. A Persian woman I know recommended this restaurant as being the best Persian food in the Washington, DC area. I can't vouch for that since I haven't been to any others. But I can tell you that the food was very good and that there were lots of Persians in the restaurant... More

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I visited shamshiry a coupe of years back and in went again latest night while in the DC area, I had the famous chelo kabab with the green rice, and the authentic yogurt drink (doogh) and I wasn't disappointed, the quality of the food was the same as I had it two years back. The waiter Bilal was an excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The best Persian food in Virginia. Delicious food with great service. The prices for that amount of food is awesome.

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Vienna, Virginia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Hi very good food and it's great they will substitute a fresh garden salad if you dont' want the tons of rice they provide.. they do not serve beer or wine.. so just enjoy the tea!

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Washington, DC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is one of those places where the people from the country show up in droves. We went there in a Sunday afternoon, and the place was packed with Persians. The food was plentiful and very reasonably priced.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The menu is the same like any other Iranian restaurant you go to, but the meat was tender and delicious and above average. The restaurant is simple and small but the staff could learn a lot to be more professional and what is service industry is about The price is average and acceptable Still I would prefer to explore other... More

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Marlboro,nj,usa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First time eating Iranian restaurant. The place is located in a strip mall and open quite late in night. The food is very healthy and mostly grilled. The rice is absolutely the best I have eaten and my family agrees. Service is good. Be aware that Paneer Sabzi is not a curry dish like in India. It is a salad... More

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