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Soltan Banoo

4645 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
(619) 298-2801
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Ranked #1,000 of 4,043 Restaurants in San Diego
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Eclectic, Persian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Chula Vista, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I are just returning to the San Diego area after 10 years in the LA county area. City Heights is a familiar haunt and we are loving trying the new restaurants ~ so in passing Soltan Banoo - housed in a small house - we had to stop in for lunch. The decor is lovely and our... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

THE worst persian food I have ever had. The chicken kabab were not properly seasoned . There were charcoal spots on the chicken . Even the rice was not properly prepared !! The food comes with green salad . It would have been nice to have some dressing on the salad . If you are looking for persian food, simply... More

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San Diego, CA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Soltan Banoo is worth going to just for the ambiance. It is located in an old house and has both indoor and patio seating. The decor has a middle eastern vibe to it. At night there are small lights on that give the restaurant a lovely aura. They advertise the food as "eclectic Persian cuisine." I think that means it's... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My family and I dined at Soltan Banoo while on a trip to San Diego. We love ethnic food and were staying in a neighborhood close to this restaurant so we decided to give it a try. We were glad we did. The restaurant had a relaxing, casual ambiance. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. And, most importantly, the food... More

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san diego
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174 reviews 174 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Yesterday, a friend of mine had me meet her at Soltan Banoo. The neighborhood is chock-full of old bars and hip restaurants. I had just returned from a trip to the Middle East, so I was not as enthusiastic about her choice, as I might be. Yet, the food and the staff changed my mind immediately. This place is authentic,... More

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San Diego, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This restaurant is great for non-Persians because food tastes delicious, ambience is nice, staff is friendly, and prices are decent. However, if you are Persian or are used to traditional Persian food, this place won't impress you. Ice cream desserts are a must to try though. Not very good for younger kids either.

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Albany, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Straight from the Airport to the restaurant… Eating there again on the final day of our San Diego visit and getting extra food for our in-flight meal going home… Looking forward to our next SD trip so we can visit again Our favorites are Pomegranate Soup (amazing), sambosas, Albaloo Polo and Zereshk Polo. Great chai and desserts too! Perfect for... More

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Dallas, Pa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Divine! The best meal I had in San Diego. The decor is magical, the service is warm and friendly and my meal was fablous! I ordered the platter appetizer to share and it was quickly devoured. My Albaloo Polo with lamb was incredibly delicious and perfectly seasoned! Thank you for such a wonderful evening!

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East Lansing, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I'm half Persian and visit Persian restaurants often when travelling. My wife, 12 year-old son, and I visited Soltan Banoo last night and had a great time. We ordered Koubideh Kabob, Chicken Kabob with Zereshk polo, and a regular Chicken Kabob for my son. We all loved our meals and were really impressed with the service, quality of the food... More

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San Diego, CA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Soltan Banoo is a very cute Persian ("eclectic" as they call it) restaurant. The decor is charming with old furniture, Persian artifacts, tiling, lighting, and the front room has a particularly nice atmosphere. I had the Shirin Polo with a green salad. The salad was actually better than the Shirin Polo but the Shirin Polo was still good. My only... More

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